Fort Mill South Carolina Middle School is among 12 middle school teams throughout the state competing in the SC Bar State Middle School Mock Trial Competition Dec. 2-3 at the Marc H. Westbrook Lexington County Judicial Center.
Jaime Harrison, South Carolina Democratic Chairman, wants to lead the national party. He’s up against better-known, better-hyped rivals, but he’s confident his experience as a vote-counter will make him a serious contender.
NarroWay Productions in Fort Mill, South Carolina, presents a sensory friendly Christmas performance for children with autism and other special needs – one of the first of its kind in the area. “The Nativity Set,” is a play about an old nativity set that comes to life.
The take-a-book, return-a-book exchange was built inside the restored 1917 passenger wait station depot that now sits on the grounds of the Van Wyck, South Carolina Community Development Center at 5036 Old Hickory Road.
The Smith family of Fort Mill, South Carolina enjoyed a once in a lifetime trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando Fla., earlier this fall thanks to Ace & TJ’s Grin Kids, a Charlotte-based charity that sponsors all-expense paid trips to the Florida theme park for disabled and/or terminally ill children and their families.
Lancaster County, South Carolina school board member James Mitchell Brooks, 50, who represents the Indian Land community, is one of two people charged with trafficking methamphetamine after the pair were pulled over for a traffic stop. The other person arrested is a Fort Mill resident.
During the Christmas holiday season, which can be especially painful after the death of a loved one, the York County, S.C., Coroner’s Office holds an open house with a “Remembrance Tree.” It’s a way to honor the memory of people who have died and stay in touch with their families.
Don Murfin received AARP’s top volunteer award, the Andrus Award. Murfin runs three cafes in two York County communities, Lake Wylie and Fort Mill, serving free meals and encouraging fellowship. Murfin was presented with the award at Sisk Memorial Baptist Church in Fort Mill.
Gov. Nikki Haley made another visit to Fort Mill Wednesday to help officially open the LPL Financial high-rise and campus In Kingsley II near downtown. Haley is no stranger to Kingsley, having attended groundbreaking and ribbon cutting events at the Fort Mill commerce site.
With only one game on tap for the Nation Ford Falcons basketball teams after the Thanksgiving break, the school made sure they didn’t have any turkey hangovers as both the boys’ and girls’ teams swept the Lancaster Bruins.
The Nation Ford High School Marine Corps JRROTC celebrated the anniversary of the Corps Nov. 10 with a ceremony featuring Col. Ron Morgan (Ret.) a lifetime member and representative of the Marine Corps Reserve Association, cutting the cake. Col. Morgan also presented the MCRA award to Nation Ford as the most outstanding JROTC program in the Southeast. The Marine Corps was founded in 1775.