Charlotte Power Squadron and Catawba Power Squadron held their annual children’s outing Saturday at Red Fez Club in Steele Creek. The event brings children, including orphans and refugees, from several counties.
Kevin Tolson and John Williams want to be the next sheriff of York County, replacing 20-year Sheriff Bruce Bryant who isn’t running for re-election. Tolson and Williams square off June 14 in the primary vote.
Organizers of the 14th annual Riversweep on Lake Wylie say volunteer turnout was the lowest ever at the May 21 event with 239 compared to more than 1,000 in the past. The cleanup effort is usually held in fall but was changed to the spring following the 2015 event’s cancellation because of the drought. Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation and Lake Wylie Marine Commission organize the event that spans all of Lake Wylie in North Carolina and South Carolina with 14 site locations.
Government belongs to YOU, not politicians. You have every right to know what your elected and appointed officials are up to and how government bureaucracies operate at every level whether they be towns, cities, counties, school boards or state government.
The Lake Wylie Rotary Club honored six Clover High School students during its Spirit of Service Scholarship Awards night at Good Samaritan United Methodist Church in Lake Wylie, South Carolina. The club also named an Unsung Hero of the Year.
When we say, “The bugs are back,” we aren’t talking about the Charlotte Hornets who had such a great season. Spring reminds us the Carolinas are home to bees and wasps, snakes and mammal-type varmints.