$1B research ‘ghost town’ in NM to be based on Rock Hill

It sounds like a few pages torn from the script of the 1998 Jim Carey Film “The Truman Show,” but in just a few short years, a global research firm will cut the ribbon on a $1 Billion, 15-square mile ghost town. And it’s all based on the city of Rock Hill. Washington, D.C.-based Pegasus [...] Read More

Grits stop set for Friday at the SC Welcome Center

As the tourism season winds up for the summer, the York County Convention and Visitors Bureau is set to hold the annual Grits Stop at the South Carolina Welcome Center on I-77. Bureau spokeswoman Sonja Burris says the event is designed to give visitors a first taste of what South Carolina has to offer. [Audio [...] Read More

Mulvaney: Federal budget deficit stems from ‘willful ignorance’ in Congress

U.S. Congressman Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) says there’s what he calls a willful ignorance in the nation’s capitol when it comes to the federal budget deficit. Mulvaney said on Friday’s edition of Straight Talk that lawmakers who have been in Washington for 30 years have heard that deficits are the end of the world. He says [...] Read More

Cooley Group announces $10M expansion in Lancaster

A New England Company with a production facility in Lancaster County announced plans Monday to triple its investment in the Palmetto State. Rhode Island-based Cooley Group has operated in Lancaster for the past decade, but said it plans to spend another 10-million dollars to add new equipment at its site in the Lancaster Business Park. [...] Read More

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