Gov. Haley praises Rock Hill School, brings anti-bullying message

Governor Nikki Haley brought her anti-bullying message to a Rock Hill school Monday in a multi-stop tour through the upstate. Haley spoke before the sixth grade class at Castle Heights Middle School and commended the students, faculty and staff for their hard work in achieving “school to watch” status. Haley also spoke with the students [...] 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

York Mayor excited about new economic development board

York Mayor Eddie Lee says he’s excited about the creation of the city’s economic development board. Lee chairs the panel, which met for the first time last week. He said Friday that projects have been stalled for several years because of the economic downturn. Lee says those projects need to be re-energized and started again… [...] Read More

Search for suspects underway in Walmart robbery

Authorities in Lancaster are looking for two suspects who police say robbed a customer at the Indian Land Walmart at gunpoint Monday. In a release from the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, deputies say the two suspects flashed a handgun to a clerk just after 8 o’clock Monday night and fled the scene in a silver-ish [...] Read More

Winthrop Poll looks at SC resident’s attitudes

The economy, jobs and the budget were the most important problems facing the US and South Carolina. That from the latest Winthrop University poll that questioned nearly 900 adults in the Palmetto State between January 29th and February 6th. Poll director and Winthrop political science professor Doctor Scott Huffmon says in this poll, people were [...] Read More