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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 ...

A list of holiday events and more this weekend in York, Chester and Lancaster counties  The Herald

Here are top picks for things to do this weekend in York, Chester and Lancaster counties in South Carolina.

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 ...

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

A 15-year-old student has been suspended from Fort Mill High School in South Carolina after he was charged with making threats Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, on ...

‘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 ...

Events you don’t want to miss this weekend in York, Chester and Lancaster counties.  The Herald

Vernon Grant's “A Christmas Wish” opens on Nov. 22 at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill. Grant's favorite subject, Santa Claus, along with his ...

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 ...

Holiday events and this weekend in York, Chester and Lancaster, SC  The 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: ...

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.

‘This is tough’: Fort Mill district draws high school attendance lines amid protest  The Herald

The Fort Mill, South Carolina, school district set new attendance lines for Fort Mill, Nation Ford and Catawba Ridge high schools. New lines are needed when ...

Fort Mill High School marching band is ready for some Carolina Panthers football  Charlotte Observer

With the NFL season now in full swing, the marching band from Fort Mill High School in Fort Mill, S.C., is ready for some Carolina Panthers football.

Fort Mill High School student arrested over Instagram posts, police say  The Herald

Police arrested a Fort Mill High School student Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, after the student allegedly made threats of violence against the school on Instagram, ...

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 ...

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 ...

WALTER BARRON JR.  Chronicle Independent

A memorial *service* to honor the life of Walter Taylor Barron, Jr., 94, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Bethesda ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 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.

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 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 ...

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.

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

The Fort Mill school board election this fall already has nine candidates for four seats. Terrin Boddie, Wayne Bouldin, Michele Branning, Christine Dayton, Hazel ...

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 ...

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

Each month, The Herald will highlight positive news from the York County region.

It’s back across the pond for the Fort Mill Band. This time, to re-trace some roots  The Herald

The Fort Mill High School Band launched a new fundraising campaign to help pay for a trip to Europe and a showcase with other elite bands from around the ...

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.

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’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 ...

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.

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.

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 School band is heading overseas again with local history in tow  The Herald

Fort Mill, South Carolina, High School band will learn history lessons connected to England and Scotland before 2019 trip overseas.

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 ...

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 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.

‘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, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

PRACTICE IN THE HEAT: New heat restrictions invoked for SC high school athletes | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

There are new heat restrictions for high school athletes in South Carolina.

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, ...

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

Rather than packing their bags to head off to a four-year college after graduation, 10 Fort Mill School District students are prepping for their futures with summer ...

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 ...

New coach Joelle Brotemarkle talks about the Fort Mill soccer program  The Herald

Fort Mill High School recently hired Joelle Brotemarkle as the school's new girls' varsity soccer coach. Even though the team has posted successful seasons, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

‘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 ...

Fort Mill (SC) gets new Catholic high school  The Herald

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 (SC) student charged with disturbing schools  The Herald

A 16-year-old Fort Mill High School student was charged with disturbing schools, though police say there weren't any specific or credible threats to the high ...

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 ...

Three Fort Mill High grads keeping big league baseball dreams alive in the minors  The Herald

With the dog days of summer in full swing, local minor league baseball players from Fort Mill are helping to lead their teams while keeping their big league ...

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

Police say a suspended student at Fort Mill High School in Fort Mill, South Carolina, was charged with assault after returning to campus and getting into an ...

Fort Mill Schools: A history of firsts  The Herald

In 1871, the Fort Mill Academy opened as a private preparatory institution for boys only. Students studied the basics, plus Latin and Greek. Tuition was $20 for a ...

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 ...

Police: Fort Mill High School student faces charges after cryptic message on Instagram | WSOC-TV  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 ...

Fort Mill SC remembers grad 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.

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.

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 ...

Jackets place 4 of 10 to finish 6th at Coastal Clash  The Herald

Led by senior Jake Hart, who won the 152-pound weight class, the Fort Mill High School wrestling team finished sixth at the Coastal Clash tournament in Myrtle ...

Legion playoffs: Gaffney beats Fort Mill by mercy rule  Spartanburg Herald Journal

GAFFNEY – At this point in the American Legion baseball season, a second round of a possible five games in five days to determine spots in the state ...

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

York County residents are celebrating accomplishments.

Age-restricted homes to be built in Fort Mill  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 ...

SC championship Fort Mill High mock trial team needs $5000 for nationals  The Herald

Fort Mill High School's South Carolina state champion mock trial team is heading to Idaho next month to compete for the national title. But the cost of going is ...

Fort Mill High cheer squad heading to Macy’s Thanksgiving parade  The Herald

The Fort Mill, South Carolina High School cheer squad has been invited to perform at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.

Fort Mill SC graduates raising money for 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 ...

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 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: In 1957 Linda Fields won 1st place in a talent contest  The Herald

1977: Patrolman Gene Crump of the Fort Mill Police Department lost an eye after being hit by a bottle in the Paradise community in Fort Mill, South Carolina.

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 ...

Cheerleaders from Fort Mill, Nation Ford top 10 in SC  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 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 High School graduate drafted in third round by Boston Red Sox  The Herald

Former Fort Mill High School shortstop Brett Netzer was drafted Tuesday by the Boston Red Sox in the third round of the Major League Baseball Draft. Netzer ...

Catawba Ridge chosen as name for third Fort Mill high school  The Herald

The Fort Mill School Board has approved the name Catawba Ridge High School for the district's third high school, which is set to open in August 2019.

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.

The Buzz TV brings regional award to Fort Mill High School  The Herald

What began as one weekly The Buzz TV episode ended up winning Fort Mill High School students the highest honor of its kind from an eight-state region.

Fenwicks, two girls win SC 5A swimming titles for Fort Mill High  The Herald

Fort Mill didn't come home empty handed from the South Carolina 5A state swimming championships with one boys' swimmer winning two events and two ...

What are new Fort Mill football coach's plans for the program?  The Herald

The Herald caught up with Fort Mill's new varsity football head coach, Rob McNeely, on Dec. 14, 2017 to talk about his plans for the Yellow Jackets program.

Fort Mill High's Dee Christopher named 'Principal of the Year'  The Herald

Fort Mill High School Principal Dee Christopher was named the South Carolina Secondary Principal of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School ...

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.

Fort Mill Attorney Seeking Election to the Fort Mill School Board of Trustees  News Talk 94.3 WRHI

Attorney Brian Murphy, announced today his intention to seek election to the Fort Mill School Board of Trustees in the upcoming November 2018 general ...

Family of Fort Mill soldier killed in Iraq speak out  WCNC

FORT MILL, S.C. -- The entire Fort Mill community is mourning the loss of Spc. Javion Shavonte Sullivan. Officials said the 24-year-old died January 8 in Al ...

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.

Fort Mill (SC) band to play in Washington, DC  The Herald

One of the concert bands at Fort Mill High School in Fort Mill, South Carolina will travel to Washington, D.C. to perform for the U.S. Army Band.

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