State Rep. Raye Felder has a proviso in the House version of the upcoming state budget, which would exempt schools from impact fee charges, solving what Fort Mill Town Council members caled a vexing problem.
The Fort Mill High School Academic Team won the Division I title over Wilson High School, Indian Land Middle defeated Williams Middle for the Division I championship title and Fort Mill Middle won the Middle School Division II championship match against Hickory Tavern at the second annual South Carolina State Championship of Academics.
Two students from Indian Land and Nation Ford high schools were among peers from 39 countries and 26 states who participated in the weeklong Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.
Fort Mill’s S.C. Strawberry Festival pageant, now in its sixth year, will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 11, in the Nation Ford High School auditorium. Past and present Strawberry Queens and contestants made and sold goodies for the Cookies for Kids’ Cancer bake sale at the For Every Season Consignment Sale at The Pointe arena.
Officials say flying drones can pose a danger to the public and potentially invade personal privacy. Sightings of the remotely controlled craft where they shouldn’t be – like over the Carowinds amusement park – have led the York County Council to consider an anti-drone ordinance.
Fort Mill resident Eric Kinsinger paid for a billboard on Carowinds Boulevard slamming MorningStar Ministries over the old, unfinished tower the church acquired when it bought the property that used to be part of PTL and the site of Heritage USA.