Jim Casada

Jim Casada

National efforts can help bobwhites

A previous column covered some of the problems quail face, and noted how populations of this saucy little patrician have plummeted. Things are so bad that simply hearing a mating whistle in the spring, or flushing a wild covey in the winter, is reason to celebrate. That’s quite a change from a sound that was once an integral part of the rural landscape.

Jim Casada

Properly preparing venison treats for prime eats

It’s that wonderful time of the year when the whitetail rut is at hand. Many hunters already have venison in the freezer and tasty stews, soups, roasts, and countless other delights featuring deer meat are in the offing. Properly handled and prepared, venison is a wonderful and wonderfully healthy meat.

Jim Casada

Outdoor pastimes for a Carolina summer

While the official start of summer is weeks away, the wilting heat, withering humidity and occasional afternoon thunderstorm are upon us. It doesn’t mean staying indoors as there are plenty of activities to keep you outside for a Carolina summer.

Jim Casada

In bed with the bream

After a busy turkey season, it’s time for a more relaxing outdoor sport – fishing for bream. It’s the most predictable and relaxed type of hunting or fishing to be found.

Videos

Officers converge on scene of Rock Hill restaurant on special task

Torch Run officers from multiple York County law enforcement agencies waited tables Thursday at Fatz Cafe for Cops and Calabash, raising money for Area 11 Special Olympics. More than 1,000 athletes will participate in the Special Olympics Spring games at Cherry Park next week.
Officers converge on scene of Rock Hill restaurant on special task 1:25

Officers converge on scene of Rock Hill restaurant on special task

Driver accused in 2016 Chester triple fatal faces in court the families of those who died 0:59

Driver accused in 2016 Chester triple fatal faces in court the families of those who died

BMX, translated: Winthrop students, staff welcome international riders to Rock Hill 0:31

BMX, translated: Winthrop students, staff welcome international riders to Rock Hill

John Gettys says he's running for Rock Hill mayor to improve sports tourism, literacy 1:33

John Gettys says he's running for Rock Hill mayor to improve sports tourism, literacy