Wednesday Apr 16
The Charlotte Observer
Man struck in both legs during Chester drive-by shooting
CHESTER A Chester man told deputies he was shot twice — once in each leg— after a black car with tinted windows drove past him and the people inside started firing gunshots Tuesday night, according to authorities.
Fort Mill Times
Fort Mill, Indian Land schools named Palmetto Gold and Silver Award recipients
Several local schools in Fort Mill and Indian Land – nearly half – also received Gold or Silver Awards for closing achievement gaps between subgroups of students or qualifying in both categories.
Lake Wylie Pilot
Special Olympics athletes ready for annual games; Rock Hill volunteers still needed
York County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs clients practice Tuesday for the Area 11 Special Olympics, scheduled for Friday at Cherry Park in Rock Hill.
Rock Hill Herald
S.C. teachers, administrators defend Common Core standards
Benjamin Brown works on his writing in his second-grade class at Sunset Park Center for Accelerated Studies.
Rock Hill Herald
Chester unemployment rate is lowest in more than 12 years; SC, York, Lancaster rates fall too
Chester County’s rate was 7.8 percent in February. The last time the monthly rate was below 8 percent was 7.5 percent in 2001, according to the federal Bureau of Labor and Statistics.
Chester Councilman Charged with Threatening Police
SLED arrested and charged Chester city councilman Odell Williams, 70, with two counts of threatening the life of a public official.
The Island Packet
Fort Mill Democrat runs for seat held by Mulvaney
Fort Mill Town Councilman Tom Adams has filed to run against Republican incumbent Mick Mulvaney of Indian Land in the district that includes York, Chester and Lancaster counties.