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New Fort Mill high school, opening in 2019-20, announces coaching staff additions  Rock Hill Herald

Catawba Ridge High School (SC) announced several additions to its athletics coaching staff. Catawba Ridge is Fort Mill's newest high school and opens in the ...

5 fun things to do this weekend in York County  The Herald

This weekend's events in York, Chester and Lancaster SC counties.

Fort Mill high school attendance lines to change when Catawba Ridge opens  The Herald

The Fort Mill school district held a public meeting at Nation Ford High School on new high school attendance lines. The South Carolina district's third high school ...

Here’s where Fort Mill district leaders want new high school attendance lines drawn  The Herald

The Fort Mill, South Carolina, school district has its top recommendation for high school attendance lines once Catawba Ridge joins Fort Mill and Nation Ford ...

New attendance lines drawn for high school students in Fort Mill  WBTV

More than 1000 high school students within the Fort Mill School district will attend a new high school next year.

‘Whatever happens, I’m blessed’: Fort Mill woman’s cancer won’t stop community fight  The Herald

Fort Mill High School in South Carolina hosts its Pink Out event Oct. 19 against Northwestern. The event raises money for cancer research through American ...

‘Zero tolerance,’ police say after Fort Mill High student Instagram threat  The Herald

The Fort Mill High School student who was charged Monday with making threats against the school on Instagram was arrested after a family member alerted ...

Fort Mill school board to rezone district lines

FORT MILL, S.C. — After a month of critical research, presentations and meetings, the Fort Mill school board has passed a vote to rezone district lines.

Schools in Rock Hill, Fort Mill receive national Blue Ribbon honor  The Herald

York Preparatory Academy, a public K-12 charter school in Rock Hill, and Fort Mill High School are among five South Carolina schools named National Blue ...

Fort Mill schools top SC report cards; others in York County have ‘room to improve’  The Herald

School report cards were released on Nov. 29, indicating how well York, Chester and Lancaster County, South Carolina schools are preparing students for ...

What neighborhoods should go where? It’s time for new high school lines in Fort Mill.  The Herald

The Fort Mill School District has a public meeting scheduled to discuss new high school attendance lines that will need to be in place by the 2019-'20 school ...

This week in Fort Mill history, in 1918: Fort Mill sees first victim of Great War  The Herald

Read about Fort Mill, South Carolina events from this week in history, dating back to 1918.

Fort Mill High School student in custody after sharing threatening messages  FOX 46 Charlotte

A student at Fort Mill High School has been taken into custody after sharing a threatening messages Monday morning, school officials say.

Fort Mill High was a secret shelter for homeless student. Soon, he'll be a college grad  The Herald

Antonio Dawkins was effectively homeless for a large portion of the time he attended Fort Mill High School, even sneaking into the school some nights to use the ...

They’ll be York County’s newest team in 2019. Catawba Ridge High is getting ready now  The Herald

Catawba Ridge (S.C.) High School opens in August, 2019 and principal Dee Christopher updated The Herald on when he expects to hire and athletic director ...

Fort Mill school board candidates talk about why you should vote for them  The Herald

The Fort Mill, South Carolina, school board candidates went head to head debating education issues during a public forum.

Rock Hill cruises past Fort Mill in top-5 ranked wrestling  The Herald

The Herald's Jan. 10, 2019 high school sports roundup, including info, photos and video from the Rock Hill-Fort Mill wrestling match.

What’s good? Fort Mill students awarded invention grant  The Herald

Each month, The Herald will highlight positive news from our region. If you have a story to submit, e-mail the details to Amanda Harris at ...


Appalachian State hosts three highly-regarded basketball underclassmen for their home game vs. Louisiana-Monroe.

New leaders named for Fort Mill elementary, high schools  The Herald

The Fort Mill school board on Tuesday approved the appointment of new principals, effective July 1. Changes in leadership affect elementary and high schools.

York, Lancaster County schools honor teachers for positive impact on students  The Herald

Each month, The Herald will highlight teachers, school staff or students who have made a positive impact in York, Chester and Lancaster County, S.C. schools.

Fort Mill community coming together to support beloved teacher  FOX 46 Charlotte

A Fort Mill family is hoping to get results for a man loved by many. That includes students at Fort Mill High School.

The Copperheads have a leader; principal chosen for Fort Mill’s new high school  The Herald

Fort Mill school district names principal for Catawba Ridge High School.

Think Fort Mill is getting crowded? Just check out the race for school board.  The Herald

Voters in the Fort Mill School District are going to have to do their homework this year. Picking new school board members is a multiple choice question, with a ...

HS roundup: individual wrestling state rankings updated, while region hoops heat up  The Herald

The Herald's Jan. 13, 2019 high school sports roundup, focusing on region basketball action and's latest state rankings for individual wrestlers.

Reported Catawba Ridge theft was a mistake among contractors, Fort Mill police say.  The Herald

A boom lift was reported stolen from the Catawba Ridge High School construction site, but was found after another contractor mistakenly took it. The item was ...

Fort Mill residents: Builders, newcomers must fork out more for first-class education  The Herald

Hundreds of people attended a York County Council hearing Wednesday night on higher development fees for the Fort Mill school district. The fees on new ...

Fort Mill’s top job is down to these three men. Here’s what they have to say.  The Herald

Fort Mill, South Carolina, has three finalists for its town manager position. Interim town manager Davy Broom is joined by Bessemer City, NC, administrator ...

What are your neighbors up to? Fort Mill pageant contestant aims to empower women  The Herald

Kendall Costanzo, who was named Miss Fort Mill High School 2018, will be representing her community in June for the Miss South Carolina Pageant.

School board filing opens for 2019 terms in York County, SC  The Herald

School board candidate filing opens Aug. 1, 2018, for boards in Fort Mill, Rock Hill, Clover and York school districts. Several candidates announced prior to the ...

York County high school graduations kick off Saturday  The Herald

York County SC area high school graduations start Saturday. Traffic may be higher during graduation times.

Unanswered goals spoil Fort Mill High girls lacrosse run in SC championship  The Herald

The Fort Mill High School's girls lacrosse team held a 4-3 lead at the half Saturday, April 28, 2018, in the 5A girls' lacrosse state championship against JL Mann ...

The Herald’s live updated Sept. 7, 2018 high school football scoreboard  The Herald

Follow all of the Sept. 7, 2018 high school football action in The Herald's three-county coverage area of Lancaster, Chester and York, with this live-updated ...

Fort Mill lacrosse coach inspires team through pregnancy

A Fort Mill High School lacrosse coach was recently honored for teaching her girls the importance of sticking together, even at nine months pregnant.

Fort Mill water is safe to drink as town lifts boil water advisory  The Herald

The boil water advisory in Fort Mill, South Carolina, on Friday has been lifted after test results showed water is safe to drink. The town issued a boil water ...

Dancing in the streets. Fort Mill Jam showcases downtown’s revitalization.  The Herald

There will be dancing in the streets at the Main Street Fort Mill Jam on July 14 and Aug. 11, 2018. The event is designed to promote downtown merchants and ...

Fort Mill’s 2018 Strawberry Pageant Queens crowned  The Herald

This year's winners in the 2018 SC Strwberry Festival pageant are: The 2018 South Carolina Strawberry Queens are: Teen, Georgia Devaney; Miss, Liza Walker ...

With security in mind, Fort Mill schools are adding more armed guards and counselors  The Herald

The Fort Mill, South Carolina school board voted Monday to approve the addition of six new armed security officers and three new mental health counselor ...

Fort Mill High dance team invites you to have breakfast with Santa  The Herald

Celebrate the Holiday Season at the Fort Mill High School Dance Team's annual Breakfast With Santa Saturday at the school. This festive event is sure to bring ...

I want to go to Fort Mill's SC Strawberry Festival, but what's the parking situation?  The Herald

If you're new to the S.C. Strawberry Festival, be aware that parking downtown close to Walter Elisha Park, where there are road closures, is not your best bet.

Student with gun at school in Rock Hill had previous convictions, charges  The Herald

The student at a Rock Hill, South Carolina, high school charged with having a weapon on campus has a previous weapons charge that he is facing from a 2017 ...

It once was dear old Fort Mill High. Now, it could become homes sweet homes.  The Herald

The former Fort Mill High School site on Banks Street in Fort Mill, South Carolina, could soon become 51 new single-family homes.

‘You’ve got to reboot’: Why a recycling staple won’t be collected anymore in Tega Cay  The Herald

Tega Cay's recycling program already sits on thin ice, and within a week won't be taking one of its major recycled materials. Starting Jan. 1, plastics won't be ...

Meet the students behind the new CMPD recruitment video  FOX 46 Charlotte

You've probably seen the Tega Cay lip sync video. If not, maybe you've seen Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's new recruitment video. What you may ...

Welcome Catawba Ridge Copperheads; mascot chosen for Fort Mill’s third high school  The Herald

The Fort Mill school board Tuesday approved naming Copperheads as the Catawba Ridge High School mascot.

‘Say something’: Bullying left Rock Hill resident with long-term challenges  The Herald

At 38, Rock Hill resident Veronica Morris is still dealing with trauma from being bullied in elementary and middle school. She lives with Post-Traumatic Stress ...

York County area students head back to class Monday. Here’s what to know  The Herald

South Carolina students in York, Chester and Lancaster counties head back to class Monday, August 20, 2018. Here's what families should know.

Police: Fort Mill High School student faces charges after cryptic message on Instagram  WSOC Charlotte

A 16-year-old student at Fort Mill High School student was charged Thursday after police say he posted a cryptic message on Instagram that many saw as a ...

What are your neighbors up to? CarolinaCrown opens season, residents celebrate wins  The Herald

CarolinaCrown, Fort Mill, South Carolina's own premiere drum and bugle corps, kicked off its 2018 season Sunday. York County area students and residents are ...

This week in Fort Mill history in 1998 Springs Farm lost 25 percent of its peach crop  The Herald

What happened this week in Fort Mill, South Carolina history, according to the archives of the Fort Mill Times.

Fort Mill, SC Strawberry Festival pageant contestants share passions  The Herald

The South Carolina Strawberry Pageant is 7 p.m. Saturday at Fort Mill High School. The contestants, representing a range of age groups, use the pageant to ...

‘Sweetest thing’ in Fort Mill is the 2018 SC Strawberry Festival  The Herald

This year's S.C. Strawberry Festival is sure to be the sweetest thing in Fort Mill May 4-5 as the town hosts live music acts, arts and crafts vendors, local cuisine, ...

Fort Mill High’s Buzz TV wins national award  The Herald

Fort Mill, South Carolina, High School's television production team, The Buzz TV, on Tuesday, Oct. 3, for was named winner of a national Emmy award for best ...

'World is your oyster': Fort Mill students chosen for tech industry apprenticeships  The Herald

Ten Fort Mill School District students have been selected for pre-apprenticeships at North and South Carolina technical and manufacturing companies.

Fort Mill HS student charged after 'cryptic' Instagram post

A Fort Mill High School student was arrested after police say he posted a cryptic, vague message on Instagram that was initially perceived as a threat.

Fort Mill's Brewer twins trade the beach for Tiger stripes  The Herald

The Brewer twins from Fort Mill, South Carolina were set to compete with the College of Charleston track program. The recent Fort Mill High grads changed their ...

Fort Mill baseball wins three games in 2018 Wheels tourney  The Herald

After a one-run loss to open the 2018 Wheels baseball tournament in Rock Hill, South Carolina, the Fort Mill High School baseball teams rebounded with three ...

New Fort Mill cafe wants to help you eat healthy at their table – and yours at home  The Herald

Matthew Brady and his father, Matt Sr., opened up a Fort Mill, South Carolina location of Clean Eatz, a Wilmington, N.C.-based franchise.

This week in Fort Mill history, In 1998: Barfield named Business Person of the Year  The Herald

What happened this week in Fort Mill, South Carolina history, according to the archives of the Fort Mill Times.

York County region students honor Veterans through song, parade  The Herald

York County, S.C. area students marked Veterans Day Friday with breakfasts, parades and tributes. Others are celebrating Monday.

Fort Mill gets a new high school in August. How a divine partnership made it happen.  The Herald

St. Anne High School is moving from its Rock Hill, South Carolina campus to Fort Mill and St. Philip Neri Catholic Church.

2018 spring HS football recap in York, Chester, Lancaster  The Herald

The Herald takes a look at the 12 high school football programs in its coverage area, Northwestern, Rock Hill, South Pointe, Fort Mill, Nation Ford, Clover, York, ...

Wanna play? From Special Olympics to inclusive park, Fort Mill children play together  The Herald

Students in Fort Mill, South Carolina, recognized Special Olympics athletes Friday, April 13, 2018, while also raising awareness for an all-inclusive playground ...

Fort Mill Schools: A history of firsts  The Herald

As students hoist backpacks filled with sharpened pencils and shiny folders and climb aboard yellow buses, schools in Fort Mill open their doors for the start of a ...

Fort Mill needs a high school. It needs a mascot. Students made their top pick clear.  The Herald

Students from Fort Mill, South Carolina schools gathered to pick Copperheads as their top choice for Catawba Ridge High School.

What are your neighbors up to? Winthrop senior earns National Science research grant.  The Herald

Winthrop University senior LaRaven Temoney has earned a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program grant. York County SC ...

What’s good? York County Scouts support first responders, Rock Hill author honored  The Herald

Each month, The Herald highlights positive news from York, Chester and Lancaster County, South Carolina. York County region Boy Scouts raised $20000 in ...

Fort Mill School Board Announces New Principals  News Talk 94.3 WRHI

The Fort Mill school board this week approved the appointment of new principals, effective this coming July 1. Chad Allen will lead Pleasant Knoll Elementary ...

Age-restricted homes slated for old Fort Mill High School site  The Herald

Fort Mill School District Superintendent Chuck Epps said the district decided to sell some property to a residential developer is the new homes will be ...

Fort Mill High School Band in Normandy  The Herald

The Fort Mill High School Marching Band recently played a concert at the Normandy American Cemetery in France, where two of the 28 *service* members from ...

These were top performances by local college football players in 2018 season-openers  The Herald

The Herald's weekly roundup of performances by local college football players, from Sept. 4, 2018. This week's roundup includes big games by Josh Wilkes, ...

Fort Mill High School commencement Saturday  The Herald

Fort Mill High School will award diplomas to 503 graduates at commencement ceremonies at 2 p.m. Saturday at Winthrop Coliseum.

Fort Mill’s Ol’ School Crowd raising money to pay student lunch debt  The Herald

The Ol' School Crowd, a group of Fort Mill High School graduates from the class of 1974 and others, are raising money to help pay students' negative lunch ...

Want to be an ambassador for Fort Mill? Braving the spotlight is the first step.  The Herald

The deadline to enter the 2018 South Carolina Strawberry Festival Pageant in fort Mill, South Carolina, is fast approaching. Applications will be accepted ...

Holiday events and this weekend in York, Chester and Lancaster, SC  Rock Hill Herald

Keystone Substance Abuse Services Holiday Open House will be 4-6 p.m. Dec. 6 at Keystone Youth Center, 1668 Herlong County, Rock Hill. Details: ...

Fort Mill High School graduate drafted in third round by Boston Red Sox  The Herald

Brett Netzer of Fort Mill, South Carolina was drafted Tuesday by the Boston Red Sox in the third round of the first year Major League Baseball Draft.

Fort Mill High football program retires No. 54  The Herald

The No. 54 jersey worn by the late Billy Marett, a Fort Mill High School student and football player who passed away at age 17 from leukemia, is now just one of ...

Fort Mill students prove they know numbers; Residents celebrate wins  The Herald

York County residents are celebrating accomplishments.

Suspended Fort Mill High School student charged for assault on campus, police say  The Herald

A suspended Fort Mill High School student was charged with assault Monday after he went on campus at the end of the school day and got into an altercation ...

This week in Fort Mill history: In 1957, fire destroys McKibben’s Furniture on Main St  The Herald

1977: Vereen Barron, sponsor for John Blackwell, was crowned Fort Mill High School Homecoming Queen.

Wando H.S. marching band makes history  WCBD News 2

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. – The Wando Marching Band made history with its best finish ever in the Bands of America Grand National Championships this ...

Southern Sugar brings charm, coffee, wine, other goodies to Fort Mill’s Main street  The Herald

A boutique bakery, espresso and wine bar, Southern Sugar, recently opened on Fort Mill's Main Street. The owners worked with Fort Mill's Forte Legato to create ...

Nation Ford will perform in New York on Thanksgiving, but the show is top secret  The Herald

The Nation Ford High School marching band is planning a top-secret performance that will make its public debut during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in ...

Fort Mill marching band takes home win at regional competition  The Herald

The Fort Mill, South Carolina, High School band finished in first placed Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Bands of America North Carolina Regional Championship in ...

Fort Mill community, educators remember teen killed in Oconee car crash  The Herald

Dalton Evans, 18, was killed Thursday in a crash in Oconee County. The crash was reported at 10:56 p.m. on Shiloh Road east of Seneca, near Clay Drive.

Antonio Dawkins: From homeless to college grad and beyond  Sporting News

Antonio Dawkins had his “procedure” down to a science. He always made sure to shower after football practice. He'd walk outside with teammates before ...

Fort Mill school board member chosen to represent local region in state association  The Herald

Michele Branning, a Fort Mill school board member since 2014, was elected as the Region 13 director of the South Carolina School Boards Association.

This week in Fort Mill history: 1997: PTL’s Grand Hotel to close  The Herald

In Fort Mill, South Carolina history in 1997: Another chapter in the fall of Jim Baker's former ministry at Heritage USA was nearing an end. The Grand Hotel of ...

Widow of Fort Mill soldier who died in Iraq remembers husband  FOX 46 Charlotte

FORT MILL, SC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A 24-year-old soldier who graduated from Fort Mill High School lost his life a little more than two weeks ago. His wife spoke ...

Tega Cay police join lip sync challenge with 'Ridin,' other tunes  The Herald

Several officers from the Tega Cay police department have made a video as part of the nationwide lip sync challenge.

Fort Mill High School 2015 graduates  The Herald

Fort Mill High School will award diplomas to 386 graduates Friday. Valedictorian is Sean Anthony McParland. Salutatorian is Anne Elizabeth Janick.

Gaffney hosted a Tournament of Champions. How do you think Fort Mill’s band finished?  The Herald

Hundreds of students are putting in just as many hours to make this marching season the best yet for both the Nation Ford and Fort Mill High School marching ...

Soldier from Fort Mill dies in Iraq  The Charlotte Observer

Army soldier Javion “Jay” Shavonte Sullivan, 24, whom military officials say is from Fort Mill, died Monday in Iraq.

Learning life lessons. Fort Mill and Nation Ford cheerleading squads compete at State  The Herald

Fort Mill High School and Nation Ford High School were two of 16 teams who qualified to compete in the South Carolina finals at Colonial Life Arena in ...

Fort Mill band takes home best win yet at national championship  The Herald

The Fort Mill High School marching band from Fort Mill, South Carolina Saturday competed in Lucas Oil Stadium for the Bands of America Grand Nationals in ...

Heart and hustle propels undersized Fort Mill running back  The Herald

Jackson Randall may not be the biggest player on the Fort Mill, South Carolina football team, but he runs with grit and swiftness.

Fort Mill High to award 413 diplomas Saturday  The Herald

Fort Mill, South Carolina, High School will award diplomas to 413 students at commencement exercises at 10 a.m. Saturday at Winthrop Coliseum.

This Week in Fort Mill history: Do you remember?  The Herald

1997: Thomas Williamson, 11, and his sister Rebecca, 7, of Fort Mill, South Carolina possibly saved a neighbor's home when they put out a fire.

Check this list for Christmas parades and more in York, Lancaster and Chester areas  The Herald

A look at Christmas parades in York, Chester and Lancaster counties.

York County high school graduations start Saturday  The Herald

Starting Saturday, local high school students will put on caps and gowns and walk across the graduation stage. Here's an early look at the schedule: ...

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