Traffic is light to moderate on S.C. 160 in the Fort Mill and Tega Cay areas as a light snowfall that began around 8 a.m. quickly intensified. Road conditions are increasingly slick, so drive slowly and carefully!
In honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the town of Fort Mill held a food and supply drive Monday at the historic Spratt Building on Main Street. The donations will be passed along to the Fort Mill Care Center and other agencies that help those in need.
Duke Energy employees at the Catawba Nuclear Station in Lake Wylie, South Carolina gave up their day off to participate in the company’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. The created hygiene kits for students at Kinard Elementary in Clover who are part of the food backpack program and for York County senior citizens served by the York County Council on Aging’s Meals on Wheels program.
Although many college students slept in Monday morning to cap the three-day weekend, students from Winthrop University, Clinton College and York Technical College woke up bright and early to serve their community.
Fort Mill residents filled the historic Spratt building on Main Street with donations of food, clothing and supplies in a drive organized by the town of Fort Mill in honor of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Lt. Joe Johnson of the Rock Hill Police Department in South Carolina is back to work after surgery and other treatment for bone cancer. Johnson has 23 years at the department and hopes to continue to serve the community and inspire others by sharing his story of surviving cancer.
A burst pipe that led to flooding and water damage at Winthrop University’s Courtyard residence has been fixed, but some rooms will remain uninhabitable for the majority of the rest of the spring semester, according to school officials.
Newly-elected Rock Hill Mayor John Gettys said the community needs to work to ensure all citizens of Rock Hill "reap the benefits of our shared prosperity." Gettys replaces Doug Echols, who served as mayor for 20 years. Gettys defeated candidate William "Bump" Roddey in a runoff election on Oct. 31, 2017 after narrowly losing the general election by less than three dozen votes on Oct. 17.
Nikita Jackson defeated incumbent Anne Williamson and candidate Brandon Smith last October for the Rock Hill City Council Ward 5 seat. Jackson said she would work to slash utility rates and will help educate Ward 5 residents on how to become more energy-efficient.
Keystone Substance Abuse Services held the sixth annual Joe Davis Run for Recovery in Walter Elisha Park in downtown Fort Mill, South Carolina. Despite temperatures barely above 10 degrees, hundreds of runners showed up for the event, a fundraiser for Rock Hill-based Keystone, which serves all of York County.