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Major cities where home prices are plummeting

Real estate prices concern everyone, whether you own a home or are renting one. Affordability and cost of living are crucial factors when trying to make long-term plans, find new jobs, or deciding where and when to make an investment. Price bubbles come and go, and jobs move from one area to another.

Business

Real estate Q&A: Promises made in wills and trusts can change on a whim

Q: I have been living with my girlfriend in her condo for the past 15 years. She has stated in her living trust and will that I can continue to live in the condo after she dies, and then it would belong to her son. Now she has changed her mind because her son wants me out as soon as she passes away. Can she do that, and would I have to leave my home?

Local

New home care services for seniors coming to Lancaster County

The Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will assist Home Helpers Homecare & Direct Link with their official Grand Opening and ribbon-cutting on Monday, August 1, 2016 at 3 pm. Lancaster County government officials and City officials will be present and will assist with the celebration. Home Helpers Homecare offers companion care, personal care, medical Care, Alzheimer and dementia care among other services.

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Winthrop Board of Trustees chair explains 2017-18 tuition increase, throws shade at USC

Winthrop University Board of Trustees chair Karl Folkens said the modest tuition increase stands in contrast to other universities around the state, which have recently announced higher percentage increases. Winthrop will be raising its tuition prices by 2.48 percent starting next semester. The University of South Carolina-Columbia announced they would raise its tuition rates by 3.46 percent starting in the fall.
David Thackham dthackham@heraldonline.com
Winthrop Board of Trustees chair explains 2017-18 tuition increase, throws shade at USC 1:48

Winthrop Board of Trustees chair explains 2017-18 tuition increase, throws shade at USC

Rock Hill Mayor Doug Echols talks Catawba River bridge decision 1:27

Rock Hill Mayor Doug Echols talks Catawba River bridge decision

Fort Mill mayor talks Catawba River bridge decision 0:47

Fort Mill mayor talks Catawba River bridge decision

National dance champs take center stage at Rock Hill's South Pointe 2:06

National dance champs take center stage at Rock Hill's South Pointe