A university is a place where students come to learn, not only about the world around them but also about themselves. Being a student-athlete provides another learning laboratory that delivers life lessons for personal growth and the betterment of communities around them.
TWO YEARS ago, Alan Wilson made the difficult decision to hand what could be the most important case of his career to another prosecutor. And not just any prosecutor but one whom he acknowledged for the first time last week that he didn’t particularly trust.
WHEN THE questions were first raised about how then-House Speaker Bobby Harrell was spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds, it felt like he simply hadn’t provided enough detail on his disclosure reports — reporting a total amount he reimbursed himself for “legislative travel” in a quarter instead of itemizing that travel, for instance.
As a state senator, I took an oath to represent all of my constituents to the best of my ability. I know that politics can be divisive, and not everyone will agree with my ideas or what I think are the best solutions to keep our community moving forward. But I have a responsibility to serve all of my constituents.
At the 60th anniversary of the brave bus ride of Rosa Parks in Birmingham, Ala., some have said her case marked the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement in this country. I beg to differ. While Rosa Parks deserves to be honored, there was an earlier and similar case here in South Carolina, handled by Matthew Perry and his partner, Lincoln Jenkins.
STATE HEALTH inspectors swooped in on three abortion clinics this fall, making unscheduled inspections that turned up regulatory violations and resulted in suspended licenses and fines that are still being negotiated. The most frequently mentioned violations involved paperwork problems and aborted fetuses being sterilized with steam rather than incinerated.
Students at The Children's School in Rock Hill read books to dogs and cats Monday at the Humane Society of York County in Fort Mill. The K3 through- second- grade students spent October raising money to help a dog receive heartworm treatment.
Tracy KimballBy Tracy Kimball
Rock Hill students read to cats, dogs at local animal shelter
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Rock Hill residents remember civil rights legend Brother David Boone