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.
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.
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.
Clover High School football coach Chad Smith, entering his third season in Blue Eagle Country, sees a bright future for the program, and the progress made in spring workouts did nothing to dim his outlook.