Two York County area schools were named finalists for the 2019 Palmetto’s Finest award from the South Carolina Association of School Administrators. The winning schools were from Georgetown County and the Lexington area.
The Carolinas’ two biggest Indian tribes are locked in battle, against a backdrop of centuries-old land claims and 21st Century politics. The Catawbas want NC land to build a casino. The Cherokees call it a naked “land grab.”
A Eureka Catholic hospital reverend canceled a transgender man’s hysterectomy minutes before a surgeon was scheduled to operate, California’s ACLU said. The patient sued, alleging gender identity discrimination.
Garner, NC, native David West, a former NBA All-Star and college All-American, won’t get $1.5 million from BP for damages from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster for lost wages, a U.S. appeals court ruled.
The late-winter floods that have swept over Plains states starting last week are the second major inundation in less than a decade to hit the air base outside Omaha, Nebraska, that serves as the headquarters of the U.S. military's Strategic Command.