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

Mulvaney to face democratic opponent in congressional race

The chairs of the York County Democratic and Republican parties talked about this year’s election during appearances on today’s edition of Palmetto Morning’s on WRHI. Democratic chair Pat Calkins says Joyce Knott, who’s running against first-term G-O-P Congressman Mick Mulvaney, would do an outstanding job. Republican Party chair Glenn McCall says the 5th US House [...] Read More

Former WRHI/Interstate 107 employee named chairwoman for 2013 Come See Me Festival

Erika Bell, former WRHI and Interstate 107 employee, has been named the chairwoman for next year’s Come See Me Festival in Rock Hill. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Bell was a board operator and news writer at WRHI back in the 1990s. She’s been involved in several roles with Come See Me since 1996. [Audio [...] Read More

Facelift coming to White Street as phase one of textile corridor renovations

In the coming months, you can expect a facelift in the sections of White Street adjacent to the Cotton Factory and Dave Lyle Blvd. Rock Hill city planners said Thursday following an extensive workshop with city council that improvements to the road and sidewalks from Dave Lyle to Laurel Street will take shape in the [...] Read More

Clover school district receives national accreditation

Yesterday, the Clover School District received news that their hard work and educational efforts have earned them a rating of ‘highly functional’ from the nationally recognized accreditation organization, AdvancED. Mychal Frost, public information officer from the Clover School District, joined Palmetto Mornings on WRHI to share the news. AdvancED is a worldwide organization that uses [...] Read More