While other Southern cities and states may wrestle with the issue of Confederate monuments and memorials on display in public places, one thing is certain when it comes to South Carolina: A law called the S.C. Heritage Act prohibits the removal of such statues or displays without legislative approval.
The link between missing school and ending up in jail is so well established that law enforcement officials realize that one of the best ways to prevent crime is to ensure children remain in school and get an education.
Planners in Rock Hill have spent years working to find ways to attract more people and businesses to the city’s historic core, particularly the central downtown area. Now that the realization of those efforts looks more imminent, planners need to find places to put the cars.
Proponents of legislative reforms to improve South Carolina’s Freedom of Information Act didn’t get everything they had hoped for in the bill that passed on the last day of the session. But the bill came close, and it should be regarded as a victory for open government and citizens’ ability to gain access to public information.
Five candidates for Fort Mill Town Council participated in a roundtable discussion this week with reporters from the Fort Mill Times. In this video — Part 1 — candidates share their thoughts on traffic, roads, infrastructure and overall growth.
Tracy KimballBy Tracy Kimball
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