Former WRHI news anchor retires from teaching

Former WRHI news anchor and Winthrop University Mass Communication Professor Haney Howell spoke at last night’s Mass Communication dinner about his retirement. During his 25 years as a broadcast instructor at Winthrop, Howell says the biggest change he has seen in the department is the technology and the way students have embraced it. Howell last [...] Read More

Williams earns honorary degree

A Winthrop University professor received a prominent award and a local businessman received an honorary degree at Saturday’s graduation ceremony. While 300 students walked across the stage for their degrees, Rock Hill businessman Gary Williams was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. A native of Atlanta, Williams moved to Rock Hill in [...] Read More

Jurors in Stasko trial visit N.C. 49 crash site

Jurors in a street racing murder trial spent about 20 minutes Thursday at the site of the collision that killed three people including a Winthrop University professor two years ago. Escorted by bailiffs from the courtroom, the jury of seven men and five women walked by the intersection of Riverpointe Drive and Highway 49 in [...] Read More

Stasko to face a jury Monday in death of three on N.C. 49

A Matthews man will be the first of two people to face a jury next Monday as he faces three second-degree murder charges in the death of three people. 23-year-old Tyler Stasko along with 46-year-old Carlene Atkinson face second-degree murder charges after the two were allegedly street racing on North Carolina highway 49 just above [...] Read More