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21 hrs ago | Post and Courier

USC hosts political experts on 2014 fall election

Five political science experts and scholars are slated to appear at the University of South Carolina to discuss the upcoming fall elections.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors, The Citadel, Francis Marion University

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Fort Mill Times

SC senators consider how to attract, keep teachers

The newly created Senate Committee on Public School Teachers took testimony Tuesday on how the state can encourage more students to become public school teachers, keep good teachers in the classroom and more quickly remove incompetent teachers.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, South Carolina Government, Allendale County, SC, Horry County, SC, McCormick County, SC

Clover Herald

From rap to cookies: York teacher engages young minds

And her students at York's Harold C. Johnson Elementary learn about South Carolina geography by decorating cookies to represent the different regions.

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Related Topix: York, SC, Piedmont, SC, Education Etc., Gaffney, SC

Rock Hill Herald

Winthrop's Acting President: - Team Winthrop' moving forward

Addressing Winthrop University's faculty and staff members on Tuesday morning, Acting President Debra Boyd said "team Winthrop is moving forward."

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Winthrop's acting president preparing to set positive tone as classes start

Where: Byrnes Auditorium, followed by live music and a picnic on Winthrop's front lawn As Winthrop University begins its 129th academic year this month, the school's acting president says she wants to set a positive tone during the campus' traditional opening ceremonies.

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Related Topix: South Carolina

The Edgefield Advertiser

Bagwell Named VP for Academic Affairs at PTC

Piedmont Technical College President Dr. Ray Brooks has announced that Dr. Jack Bagwell has joined the college as the vice president for academic affairs.

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Lincoln, South Carolina

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Rock Hill officials want more information before committing to streetcar system

More financial information is needed before Rock Hill City Council will consider moving forward with a streetcar line between downtown and Winthrop University.

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Related Topix: Rock Hill, SC

Rock Hill Herald

Winthrop's alumni leader leaving for Rock Hill city job

File image from 2012: Debbie Garrick, associate vice president for university development and alumni relations at Winthrop University, shows The Herald the prisoners' stocks in the basement of Tillman Hall that were used when the building was constructed with convict labor in 1894.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Police arrest panhandler near Winthrop

A 48-year-old Rock Hill woman was arrested for public intoxication on Tuesday night after police officers were called to College Avenue to investigate a panhandler asking people for food.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Williams' death big news, but suicide happens, on average, almost weekly in York County

This June 15, 2007 file photo shows actor and comedian Robin Williams posing for a photo in Santa Monica, Calif.

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Related Topix: York County, SC, Public Relations, Fort Mill, SC, Rock Hill, SC

Clover Herald

York leaders OK council raises

The increase, which is effective immediately, bumps annual council member pay from $5,000 to $5,547, while pay for the mayor pro tem rises from $6,000 to $6,657.

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Related Topix: York, SC

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Aiken Standard

Fulmer accepts new position with eduction non-profit

Aiken County native and educator Jason Fulmer has joined the staff of the New Teacher Center, a non-profit education organization headquartered in California.

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Related Topix: Aiken County, SC, Education Etc.

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Winthrop staff to trustees: former president Williamson yelled at, bullied campus employees

Visit heraldonline.com to read PDFs of some Winthrop employees' statements about President Williamson.

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Rock Hill Herald

HR experts: Workplace bullying is - prevalent,' hurts employee morale

Workplace bullying affects employee morale and productivity, and a followup response by employers is as important as weeding out the problem, human resource management consultants say.

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GwdToday.com

Bagwell Named VP for Academic Affairs at PTC

Piedmont Technical College President Dr. Ray Brooks has announced that Dr. Jack Bagwell has joined the college as the vice president for academic affairs.

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Winthrop honors former biology professor, school's 10th largest donor

Winthrop University honored one of the school's most prolific donors this week and celebrated her lifetime of donations that includes support for student scholarships.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Concord, NC

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Fired Winthrop president moving out of campus home

Former Winthrop University President Jamie Comstock Williamson gets help packing up her SUV as she moves out of the on-campus President’s House on Wednesday morning.

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Rock Hill Herald

Community News: Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

The Whippoorwill String Band will perform a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Fewell Park in Rock Hill.

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Related Topix: Rock Hill, SC, Fort Mill, SC, York County, SC, Fort Lawn, SC, Richburg, SC

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Winthrop graduate joins trustees board, replacing Zais

A Winthrop University graduate will replace South Carolina's top education official on the Winthrop Board of Trustees for at least the reminder of the seat's term, school officials announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Newberry College

Sun Aug 03, 2014

The State

SC tax holiday draws bigger crowds, York County merchants say

Merchants in York County said the three-day South Carolina sales tax holiday that wrapped up Sunday brought in more business than last year --- largely because North Carolina discontinued its tax-free weekend.

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Related Topix: York County, SC, Rock Hill, SC, Lancaster County, SC

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