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NCAA Championships to return to NC

NCAA Championships to return to NC

PRESS RELEASE RALEIGH, N.C. — The NCAA announced today that they will be returning championship events to sites in North Carolina for the first time since the state passed sweeping anti-LGBT legislation in 2016. The original law, HB 2, was replaced last month by a new law, HB 142, which continues to discriminate against transgender […]

HB2- A deal to repeal

HB2- A deal to repeal

RALEIGH, N.C. – Gov. Roy Cooper and state House Republican leadership have reached a deal to repeal House Bill 2. It is unclear if a bill has been written or filed. The agreement reached between Gov. Cooper and House Speaker Tim Moore would repeal HB2, reset bathroom access to pre-HB2 standards, and would prevent local governments […]

Chase High School honors our 3 RC Clemson Champions

Chase High School honors our 3 RC Clemson Champions

by Thomas Crawford Chase High School honored our hometown Clemson Champions yesterday. The band played the Clemson fight song, “Tiger Rag.” National Champions Rodney McSwain (#28) and Anthony Chuck McSwain (35) along with Carlos Watkins were recognized for their Championship at Clemson and their continuing contributions for CHASE High. Monday, March 20 was Carlos Watkins […]

Isothermal will host basketball camp for middle schoolers

Isothermal will host basketball camp for middle schoolers

SPINDALE  – Middle school students will have a chance to sharpen their skills on the basketball court this winter during a Saturday day camp at Isothermal Community College. The Tom Jaski Memorial Basketball Camp will be held on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Isothermal Gymnasium in the Student Center. […]

Clemson wins national football championship — video

Clemson wins national football championship — video

TAMPA — The Clemson football team won the national championship 35-31 with a touchdown in the last second of the game. Quarterback Deshaun Watson had an incredible performance in the game Monday night against Alabama. In Tampa. Watson finished with 463 total yards and four touchdowns to lead Clemson back from a 10-point 4th quarter […]

ACC conference likely to avoid Charlotte again for championship over HB2

ACC conference likely to avoid Charlotte again for championship over HB2

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) —  The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) championship football game is likely to avoid Charlotte again over the HB2 law. ACC Commissioner John Swofford won’t agree to it as long as a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people is not repealed or adjusted. The law limits protections for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender […]

2 RC players selected for NCPreps 2A All-State team

2 RC players selected for NCPreps 2A All-State team

Here are the members of the 2016 NCPreps.com 2A All-State football team. Included among them is our own Spencer Norris from R.S. Central and Cade Hamilton from East Rutherford. Congratulations. OFFENSE QB – Malik Surratt – Shelby RB – Keimon Bailey – Holmes RB – Dennis Leggett – South Columbus WR – Sage Surratt – […]

N.C. death initiates zip lines regulation ruling

N.C. death initiates zip lines regulation ruling

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Labor says the state does NOT need new regulations for the zip-lining industry.  Most deaths are caused by human error. The department stated that no amount of regulation can remove all risk during a zip-line ride. Research into possible rule changes were required by the N.C. General Assembly after a […]