York County

Old Town Farmers Market: Where Rock Hill Shops Local

August 9, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Shannon Simmons
Old Town Farmer's Market in Rock Hill

Homegrown fruits, vegetable, and meats are just some of the things you can find at the Old Town Farmers Market . Originally starting as a Thursday evening event, the market has grown and partnered with local restaurant Legal Remedy Brewing to host more events. Sarah Key ,...

What’s Happening Behind the Scenes | Endowment Intern Shannon Simmons

July 5, 2018 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Shannon Simmons
Rockin Rags Creations

A lot of small steps are taken before a piece is anywhere near ready to be published, and that is what this week has been all about for me. During week four of my SCETV summer internship, I have been able to work on different tasks in the office that will help move the...

Distinguished Artists Play Southern Sound Series in York

May 31, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
The Steel Wheels playing the Southern Sound Series

The Southern Sound Series is an annual event hosted by the Culture and Heritage Museums at McCelvey Center's Lowry Family Theatre in York, South Carolina. The musical acts this year included Nikki Lane, The Steel Wheels, Mark O’Connor Band, and Rhiannon Giddens. While each...

Grammy Award-Winning Mark O'Connor Band Plays in Southern Sound Series

May 4, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Mark O'Connor Band

The Grammy Award-winning Mark O’Connor band was featured in the 2018 Southern Sound Series . This series is an annual event hosted by the Culture & Heritage Museums at McCelvey Center’s Lowry Family Theatre in York, South Carolina. The Mark O’Connor Band consists of 6...

Winthrop Student Organization Inspired by Coachella

April 25, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Karina Young
WUCHELLA 2018

With live music and student artists, a Ferris wheel, foam pit, water balloon fights, “WUchella” letters, hair braiding, and food—WUchella was born—all thanks go to the DiGiorgio Student Union (DSU) at Winthrop University . This year’s WUchella event hosted by DSU was the...

Winthrop Student Creates Hip Hop Foundation in Honor of Her Father

April 19, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Karina Young
Alisha Sweatt at one of her Hip Hop Makes me Feel Presentations

Lover of Hip Hop, Alisha Sweatt , uses her personal experiences to make new connections within herself and with others. Sweatt developed a strong, deep passion for Hip Hop when her father, DJ and producer, passed away in 2005 at a young age. To cope with his death, she made...

Question and Answer with Rock Hill Mayor

February 23, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Mayor John Gettys

The City of Rock Hill welcomes John Gettys as the newly elected Mayor. Before becoming Mayor, Gettys was on the Rock Hill City Council from 2002 until 2010. Following his time with the City Council, he served on the Sports Commission until this past December. Gettys says...

Winthrop University Sorority Hosts Event to Promote Heart Health

February 19, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by K. Young
Pink Goes Red Event

Did you know the average heart is the size of a fist in an adult or that your heart pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood each day? These things are important to know, especially when it pertains to your health. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Mu Xi chapter and Eta Alpha...

Piedmont Perspectives: Catawba River Art Guild Exhibit

February 5, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by K. Young
Piedmont Perspectives Art Exhibition

White, blue, orange, green, yellow and more were all colors that collided into one to create the works of art that covered the wall in art exhibit. Naked trees, white rocky shoal spider lilies, and three-dimensional sculptures filled the room as questions roamed and deep...

Civil Rights Journalist Made a Difference in Rock Hill

January 16, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
Marshall Doswell

Marshall Doswell came to Rock Hill as the Managing Editor of The Evening Herald in 1957. After living in South Carolina for a short time, he was made aware of the racial division and tension that existed here. Knowing the power of the press, Doswell felt called to use his...

Rock Hill: City on the Move

January 8, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
 Rock Hill Mayor Doug Echols.  On Jan. 8, 2018, Echols will complete a 20 year tenure as the City's longest serving mayor.

Doug Echols concludes his 20 year tenure as Mayor of Rock Hill, SC on Jan. 8, 2018. He is the longest serving Mayor in Rock Hill history. Attorney and former City Council member John Gettys assumes the Mayor's Office. Rock Hill is a City on the move. It is now the fifth...

8th Grade Students Learn about SC Career Opportunities

November 30, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
Teen CEO Day at Winthrop Coliseum

When it comes to the event Teen CEO Day , CEO stands for “Career Exploration Opportunity.” Teen CEO Day allows eighth grade students from Chester , Lancaster , and York Counties to talk with representatives from local companies about different career paths and the job...

York County's 1 Cent Sales Tax Improves Roads

October 31, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Pennies for Progress Sign

"We have a great place to live, we have great school systems, and people want to live here. They’re coming; it’s growing. Without pennies...my personal opinion is without pennies, there’s no way we could keep up with the roads infrastructure. And so, with pennies, we have...

A Brighter Future for Better Fathers

October 6, 2017 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by L. Lanier and K. Cannon
"My Father" sign at a Father's Day event.

The Lancaster Fatherhood Project is a nonprofit organization that focuses on helping noncustodial fathers become responsible and involved in their children’s lives. Tyrom Faulkner , the Executive Director for the Lancaster Fatherhood Project, talks about their goal as an...

UCI BMX World Championships Bring Economic Impact to Rock Hill

August 29, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
BMX World Championships

Rock hill, South Carolina , has a growing sports tourism industry designed to bring significant economic impact to the area. About seven years ago, the city of Rock Hill started developing the Riverwalk community, with one of its major attractions being the BMX Supercross...

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