The Bike/Ped Task Force, part of the Eat Smart Move More York County coalition, has released an online survey asking residents throughout the county to share their bicycling habits and what amenities they would like to see in their communities.
Clint Eastwood, fresh off his biggest financial success with “American Sniper,” is reportedly going to direct a film based on the life of Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, who is known for saving the lives of 155 passengers and crew in January 2009 when he landed a disabled Charlotte-bound jet in the Hudson River.
All four York County school districts ban cheering during the time that graduates names are announced – and over the years several people have been arrested for breaking the rules. Schools say the ban is so all names can be heard and to maintain decorum. Dys says that’s just stupid. What do you think?
Republican York County lawmaker Rep. Raye Felder wants a hearing so her constituents in border areas can learn exactly how they will be affected by the first official survey in 200-plus years. Others say all questions have been answered.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina in Charlotte, NC, is working to get free, federal food to Clover, SC, residents as Clover Area Assistance Center looks for donations to replace food lost when the two groups split.
Charlie Hawkins has one mission left. It’s the way he’d rather be remembered than wars won or medals awarded. “I have a desire to leave the world a better place than when I got here,” he said. Hawkins, 91, of Lake Wylie SC received his latest honor Wednesday, in a pinning ceremony at Hospice & Community Care in Rock Hill SC.
Clover school bus drivers pleaded for pay raises to lift them out of the poverty zone Monday as school board members weigh a $73 million budget that includes a dozen new teaching jobs. The proposed budget, scheduled for a June 22 school board vote, includes the maximum property tax increase on businesses.
Two new “government centers” that would serve the east and west sides of York County, SC, will not appear on a November referendum to bond new building projects. A York administration building and a Rock Hill booking center will have to find their funding elsewhere.
Community members passionate about reading unite to make books more accessible in the Lake Wylie and Clover communities with Reading in the Wild. The take-a-book, leave-a-book initiative for children and adults launches the first week of June at businesses volunteering space for the program.