Editorials

Editorials

Is that the best name they could find?

University Center is a nondescript, generic moniker that adorns millions of strip malls, college student centers and other dull locations around the country and has no connection to the unique history of the Bleachery.

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Haley shouldn’t veto relief bill for farmers

Gov. Nikki Haley doesn’t object when the state offers special tax incentives to attract new business and industry to the state. So it’s hard to understand why she is so dead set against providing a helping hand to farmers after they suffered $330 million in losses because of a massive flood.

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Differences remain between the races

While idealists might believe the nation should be color-blind or at least far more tolerant of racial differences by now, the recent Winthrop Poll indicates that we have a long way to go before race ceases to matter much.

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Budget fails to address priorities

The Legislature had $1.2 billion more to spend this year thanks to higher-than-expected revenue growth, but lawmakers chose to shortchange K-12 education, higher education and county governments.

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Nail down details on Riverside project

While the Riverside development, which received initial approval from the Rock Hill City Council Monday, looks promising, we hope some vital details are worked out before the council gives its final go-ahead.

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Zap Zika before it’s too late

Congress and President Obama are engaged in a needless spat over the president’s Feb. 8 request for about $1.9 billion to fight the growing danger of the Zika virus. For two months, the Republican-controlled House and Senate have not acted. Further delay will degrade preparedness for a virus that carries a greater punch than was first believed. The dispute is one that White House and legislative staff could easily resolve in an hour – and ought to get done tomorrow.

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Don’t stop cities from banning bags

Some coastal communities have sought to reduce the number of bags that end up in the ocean or littering roadsides and beaches by banning disposable, single-use plastic bags. But those efforts would be squelched if a bill in the S.C. House passes.

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Use moratorium to plan smart growth

A moratorium would provide a reasonable breathing space to allow the county council, members of other local governments, residents and businesses a chance to assess how much more growth the area around Lake Wylie can accommodate and to come up with reasonable ways to sustain quality of life.

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Neighbors remember Heath Springs man found stabbed to death

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Rock Hill considers smoking ban at city parks

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Rock Hill High holds spring football scrimmage

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Seeing double? No, just an unusual number of twins at Gold Hill Middle School

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University Center developers release video of project

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Owners of The Varsity in Rock Hill sell iconic restaurant

Roy and Darlene Russell have sold their 36-year-old restaurant The Varsity to the owner of Legal Remedy pub and restaurant in Rock Hill. The Russells opened the The Varsity on Oakland Avenue in 1980.
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Owners of The Varsity in Rock Hill sell iconic restaurant

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Video from South Pointe spring football scrimmage Friday night

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Friends remember Chester County firefighter killed in three-car crash

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York Prep basketball prospect DJ Burns is also a talented musician