March jobless rates show improvement locally, statewide

The latest unemployment figures provide good news for much of the tri-county area, as well as for the state. The Department of Employment and Workforce reports that York County’s jobless rate dropped .2 percent in March to 6.7 percent. That’s still well below the 9.6 percent rate the county experienced in March 2013. Chester County’s […] Read More

N.C. man arrested after deadly drunk driving wreck in York Co.

A North Carolina man has been arrested in connection with a three-vehicle wreck in York County January 31 that claimed the life of a man three days later. 59-year-old Anthony Ogden of Gastonia is charged with felony DUI resulting in death. Ogden was one of three drivers involved in the crash that happened on US […] Read More

Future MLB Hall-of-Famer throwing out first pitch at BB&T Ballpark

One of the greatest home run hitters of all time in Major League Baseball will throw out the ceremonial first pitch Friday when the Charlotte Knights play their first game in BB&T Ballpark uptown. Jim Thome played for 22 years in the big leagues, finishing his career with 612 homers. Thome played for the Knights […] Read More

Rock Hill’s Molly Hardwick finishes 6th in golf championship

Amid the stellar greens of Augusta National, Molly Hardwick completed her first full year of playing the game of golf with a dream performance at the hallowed course. She finished sixth out of the 11 finalists in her age category at the First annual Drive, Chip and Putt Championship. Hardwick, who took golf up last […] Read More

SC High Court rules against Catawba Indian Nation video gaming

The South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled that the Catawba Indian Nation is not allowed to offer video poker and other electronic gaming devices on its York County reservation under the Gambling Cruise Act. The ruling is a setback for the tribe’s efforts to establish revenue-generating gambling games the way many tribes do in other […] Read More