A concept for a new app created by a team of eighth-graders from Banks Trail Middle School in Fort Mill, South Carolina, earned Best In State honors in the Verizon App Challenge and is now in the running for national awards.
In the space of one hour, students crossed the oceans, explored land forms around the world, and identified physical features of various world regions, all without leaving the Fort Mill, South Carolina, Middle School media center.
A lot folks had a little extra spring in their step and a warm aura that belied the frozen conditions as they walked their dogs, waited for the school bus or hustled off to work. Most of the them are dedicated Clemson fans still basking in the glow of their Tigers, the newly minted champions of college football.
The Rev. Jason Everson, who put Good Samaritan United Methodist Church in Lake Wylie, South Carolina, “on the map” because “everybody knows Jason” and he’s proven to be “a godsend” to his community, is leaving to become a U.S. Navy chaplain.
COLUMBIA Gov. Nikki Haley reported owing between $500,000 and $1 million on financial disclosures filed as part of her nomination to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations by President-elect Donald Trump.
Awaiting his confirmation as Donald Trump’s White House budget director, U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney reported to the committee that is vetting him for the post that he failed to pay more than $15,000 in payroll taxes for a household employee.
Dwayne Hartsoe didn’t have the highest expectations of his Fort Mill boys’ basketball team coming into this season. Nobody did. But the Yellow Jackets are ranked in the 5A top-10 and beat Clover by 14 points Tuesday night to move to 2-0 in Region 4-5A.