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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 Hill.
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.
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.
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 the $10 billion relief effort intended for flood insurance programs vs. the 67 – all Republicans – who did not.
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.
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.
Any successful business knows the No. 1 key to success is to let people know you exist.
YMCA Camp Thunderbird Camp offers children an unforgettable summer adventure for sure.
The saying goes, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Apparently, this advice to avoid problems in the first place is not always heeded. For instance, until more traffic studies are done to say that prevention methods, like a traffic light, are needed.
Members of the Lake Wylie Pilot editorial board were chatting about what local residents might not know about Lake Wylie and York County. As a result, the Pilot will run an occasional piece about our community. In light of last week’s news about Henry Knob’s water contamination, we thought we’d start with Lake Wylie’s monadnock, a Native American term for an isolated hill or a lone mountain that has risen above the surrounding area, typically by surviving erosion.