6 candidates stricken from York County ballots after paperwork snafu

More than 200 candidates for local and state office were nixed from ballots all across South Carolina Friday, including six candidates here in York County after the State Supreme Court said they incorrectly filed paperwork to run for office. Among those include Republican county council candidates John Rinehart Sr. and Gary Williams, York County Coroner candidate David Blanton [...] Read More

‘DNC for Me’ shows business how to profit off September Convention

With September’s Democratic National Convention just over four months away, local business owners hoping to get in on the action had their first chance to see what the DNC will bring to the Carolinas. The group known as SC in 2012 hosted “The DNC for Me” Tuesday night at the Baxter Hood Center, where organizers [...] Read More

Mulvaney kicking off re-election campaign

5th District Congressman Mick Mulvaney is officially kicking off his re-election campaign next week. The Indian Land Republican is hosting a 25-dollar-per-person and 40-dollar-per-couple barbecue Tuesday, May 1 at 6 p.m. at Cherry Park. Mulvaney is seeking his second two-year term on Capitol Hill. He already has a Democratic challenger in this year’s race. Joyce [...] Read More

Murphy speaks on steroids, Romney campaign before Knights game

Former Atlanta Braves slugger and two-time National League Most Valuable Player Dale Murphy was in Fort Mill Friday to sign autographs and throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Charlotte Knights-Gwinett Braves game. Murphy says he likes the progress Major League Baseball has made in fighting the use of steroids and other performance enhancing [...] Read More

Mulvaney to face democratic opponent in congressional race

The chairs of the York County Democratic and Republican parties talked about this year’s election during appearances on today’s edition of Palmetto Morning’s on WRHI. Democratic chair Pat Calkins says Joyce Knott, who’s running against first-term G-O-P Congressman Mick Mulvaney, would do an outstanding job. Republican Party chair Glenn McCall says the 5th US House [...] Read More