Hear 3 SC Senate District 16 candidates on Straight Talk

Three candidates, Republican Greg Gregory, Democrat Keith Brann and Liberterian Stan Smith are up for election this Tuesday in the race to fill the State Senate District 16 seat that was vacated by now Congressman Mick Mulvaney. Gregory says the Palmetto State needs to make sure Higher Education and Public Education are up to standards [...] [...] Read More

Main Street Children’s Museum featured in New York Times

Main Street Children’s Museum, which opened in December 2010 in Rock Hill, was included in a feature story about children’s museums in today’s New York Times. The article “Classroom and Playground, All Rolled Into One” by reporter John Schwartz discusses the purpose of children’s museums. “In Rock Hill, S.C., the new Main Street [...] [...] Read More

SC unemployment numbers out

Unemployment numbers that came out on Thursday saw York, Chester and Lancaster counties with a drop in there unemployment rate for the month of January. York and Lancaster both stand at 14.6 percent while Chester has a 176. percent rate. District 47 Representative Tommy Pope on the role the legislature in Columbia needs to play [...] [...] Read More

State unemployment rate falls to 10.5 percent, local figures follow suit

New unemployment numbers were released this morning by the State Department of Employment and Workforce. The employment outlook improved in January for the 5th straight month down 4-tenths of a percent to 10.5 percent. Statewide, an estimated 36-hundred residents went back to work, underscoring local improving numbers… with York County’s jobless rate dropping 7-tenths of a [...] [...] Read More

Greene versus Obama showdown in 2012?

Alvin Greene lost to Senator Jim DeMint in his bid for US Senate, but now he’s on to what he says “bigger and better plans.” I’m thinking about running for president and those out there that want to help they can just send, they need to just make contributions to make that happen. And someone [...] [...] Read More