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    Affordable Care Act face-off

    South Carolina has decided not to expand Medicaid to cover the Affordable Care Act supplements, which would have provided the state hundreds of millions of dollars for three years to provide for low income individuals and families to receive insurance. Here are two views about it from our Lake Wylie...

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    Nanny’s Mountain needs solution

    Discussions about a park for Lake Wylie continue, but the time frame seems to put it in the future. We ought to continue the push for a park at Crowders Creek — but how about a short term solution?

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    Service groups’ hard work pays off

    The significant amount of money local charities return to our community – and the individuals and businesses who give – deserves kudos. Despite financial difficulties in these past year’s from the economic recession, our community continues to step up to help others and serves...

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    Tax dollars should help area they come from

    We would like to thank York County Councilmen Bruce Henderson and Michael Johnson for questioning the Convention and Visitors Bureau staff about its request to use $1.5 million from the county’s hospitality tax reserve account to relocate the visitors center services to Riverwalk in Rock ...

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    Time to re-imagine Winthrop

    With the planned June retirement of Winthrop University President Anthony J. DiGiorgio and the search for his replacement reaching the final stages, it’s time to revisit the institution’s role in our state and region.

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    SOS: Save Our Squad

    We’re sending out the SOS – Save Our Squad – to Lake Wylie and fellow York County residents, and those who could be deciding its fate, the York County Council.

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    Shame on our state politicians for voting no

    Mick Mulvaney, representing Dist. 5 including York County, and three other South Carolina Republicans voted earlier this month to not help support the people of New York and New Jersey by backing the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill. This was very disappointing. Luckily, 354 U.S. House members supported...

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    Here we grow again

    The U.S. Census Bureau reports the population boomed again in 2012 in South Carolina and North Carolina. York County, sitting on the border of the two states, obviously will feel the impact. Lake Wylie experienced dramatic growth in the latest Census.

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    ‘Thank you’ is still in style

    The peak shopping season is upon us. Success is important to the health of our economy, so it’s important to ensure robust holiday sales.

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    Are we ready for exploding growth in York County?

    An analysis of new U.S. census data shows trends that can either be encouraging or alarming for citizens of York County. Planned growth is good for an economy that is still struggling to recover from a deep recession. Runaway growth that happens when an area reaches a tipping point can overwhelm...

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