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

Winthrop VP Brien Lewis Named Catawba College President

Brien Lewis, Winthrop University’s vice president for university development and alumni relations, was announced today as the 23rd president of Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C. Lewis has held many titles at Winthrop since his arrival in 1999 as executive assistant to the president and secretary to the Board of Trustees. He took over leadership in [...] Read More

Bikers race for a good cause

Thursday afternoon, local bikers took to the streets outside the Williams and Fudge offices on Dave Lyle Boulevard for the company’s annual bike race, raising bikes for Toys For Happiness. Each year, hundreds of bikes are donated and distributed to children who otherwise might not have presents under the tree Christmas morning. This year, 195 [...] Read More