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

Youth forum focuses on bullying, cyberbullying

Thursday night, Rock Hill City Council Chambers were filled to the brim with students for a community youth forum on bullying. The event, held by the city’s No Room for Racism Committee, focused on the long-lasting effects of bullying and cyber-bullying, and how students can stop it before it becomes a major problem. Committee chairman [...] 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

Kelsey tapped to coach Winthrop men’s basketball team

Winthrop officials announced Thursday the hiring of former Xavier University assistant basketball coach Pat Kelsey to lead the men’s team. In a release Thursday, Winthrop Athletics Director Tom Hickman said Kelsey emerged as a dynamic and energetic leader who has had a rich background in working for and learning from highly successful coaches. “We were [...] Read More

Rock Hill NAACP standing behind efforts to shrink ‘Castle Doctrine’

South Carolina lawmakers could repeal a 2006 law similar to Florida’s Stand Your Ground law in light of the shooting of an unarmed teen. South Carolina Representative Bakari Sellers has filed a bill to undo the state’s expansion of the so-called Castle Doctrine. Columbia Free TimesIn 2006, South Carolina lawmakers did away with a person’s [...] Read More