Local DNC events gaining steam

As the Democratic National Convention gears up in Charlotte, a local effort here in York County is underway to bring business and some of the 35-thousand delegates, security staff and media to South Carolina. The group known as SC in 2012 is hosting the first of what look to be several information sessions on how [...] Read More

Haley: I’m not seeking to be Romney’s VP

Governor Nikki Haley said Monday she has no interest in being GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s running mate. Haley said on today’s edition of ABC’s Good Morning America that Romney already has a strong woman by his side — his wife. Haley, a Romney supporter, says the former Massachusetts governor is not part of, “the [...] Read More

Police Chief: Rock Hill officers assisting with DNC security

With the Democratic National Convention coming to the Queen City in just a little over five months, Rock Hill Police Chief John Gregory says that a handful of Rock Hill officers will be heading to Charlotte, joining some 2-thousand other law enforcement officers from across the country for the three-day event. Gregory said Wednesday around [...] Read More

Investment expert weighs in on tax rate changes

The president of a local investment management firm says he’s not surprised that markets on Wall Street did not react to President Obama’s proposal to reduce the nation’s corporate income tax rate from 35 percent to 28 percent. Kendall Anderson of Anderson Griggs Portfolio says the cut is a step in the right direction. Anderson [...] Read More

GOP, democratic leaders weigh in on State of the Union

The chairman of the York County Democratic Party says President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night was a campaign speech. Richards McCray said on today’s edition of Palmetto Mornings on WRHI that the speech was a vision of what the president would do if he’s re-elected in November. McCray says the address emphasized [...] Read More