Kelsey tapped to coach Winthrop men’s basketball team

Winthrop officials announced Thursday the hiring of former Xavier University assistant basketball coach Pat Kelsey to lead the men’s team. In a release Thursday, Winthrop Athletics Director Tom Hickman said Kelsey emerged as a dynamic and energetic leader who has had a rich background in working for and learning from highly successful coaches. “We were [...] Read More

Fort Mill close to deciding on future water service plans

With the continual growth in Fort Mill, Mayor Danny Funderburk says the window of opportunity is quickly closing on a plan to either renegotiate with the City of Rock Hill or build a water plant within the township. The town’s water service agreement with the Rock Hill expires in 2014, and Funderburk says he recognizes [...] Read More

MorningStar to present a plan for PTL at March 5 council meeting

The drawn-out battle over the future of the Heritage USA tower in Fort Mill had a little spark added to the discussion Monday, after a mediation session between county leaders and MorningStar Ministries ended with MorningStar agreeing to detail its plans to restore the tower that was once the centerpiece of evangelist Jim Bakker’s Christian [...] Read More

MorningStar to present PTL action plan in March

Changes could soon be on the horizon to the future PTL property in Fort Mill. A mediation session Monday between York County and MorningStar Ministries ended in the decision to prepare a detailed presentation before the March 5 County Council meeting. In a release late Monday from the county manager’s office, MorningStar is set detail [...] Read More

Chamber president pushes buy-local efforts

The York County Regional Chamber of Commerce is reminding residents how important it is for them to shop at local businesses, especially during the holiday season. Chamber President Rob Youngblood said on Friday’s edition of Straight Talk on WRHI that a lot of people are still concerned about the economy because it hasn’t come back [...] Read More