Don Worthington

Don Worthington

Rock Hill’s Ed Currie hoping to turn pepper fame into fortune

In November of 2013, Ed Currie’s “Carolina Reaper” pepper was officially named the world’s hottest chilli pepper by Guinness Book of Records. Now, two plus years later, Currie hopes to turn that fame in fortune with a global business and Fortune 500 customers. He wants to grow, process and ship his peppers all from Fort Mill, South Carolina.

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Rock Hill kindergarten students offer message of patriotic unity with words, music

Two groups of kindergarten students at Rock Hill's Richmond Drive Elementary School performed a patriotic costume character and music program for parents Friday. Costumed students played the parts of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, the Statue of Liberty, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., Susan B. Anthony and more. A second group of kindergarten students will present the same program on March 3.
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Rock Hill kindergarten students offer message of patriotic unity with words, music 1:53

Rock Hill kindergarten students offer message of patriotic unity with words, music

Rock Hill school leaders break ground on new Montessori building 2:27

Rock Hill school leaders break ground on new Montessori building

Fort Mill Middle School celebrates Black History Month 1:30

Fort Mill Middle School celebrates Black History Month

Video: how well do Fort Mill softball pitcher and catcher Bella Roy and Lauren Collie know each other? 2:05

Video: how well do Fort Mill softball pitcher and catcher Bella Roy and Lauren Collie know each other?