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Lancaster County inmate escapes deputy’s custody

A Lancaster man escaped the grasp of a sheriff’s deputy Saturday as he was being walked into the county’s jail. Deqwon Blackmon, 23, was on his way into the Lancaster County Detention Center on an attempted murder charge when he “managed to escape from custody” while a deputy walking him into the jail’s sally port, […]

High School Football: Week 1 final scores

#3 South Pointe 28 Rock Hill 20 Final Lancaster 41 Andrew Jackson 6 Final #3 Northwestern 28 Charlotte Catholic 45 Final Nation Ford 27 Boiling Springs 62 Final Fort Mill 41 Lugoff-Elgin 0 Final #5 York 27 Irmo 6 Final Clover 22 Forestview 42 Final Lewisville 36 Blacksburg 46 Final #1 Byrnes 50 TL Hanna […]

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Lancaster County gas authority rolls out CNG fleet

Compressed Natural Gas is slowly catching on in South Carolina — and Thursday — the newest CNG fueling station in the state opens its doors in Lancaster County. The Lancaster County Natural Gas Authority rolls out its CNG-based fleet and fuel station with vehicles already in use that have been converted to CNG for daily […]

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Business leaders push Congress to reauthorize Export-Import bank

A handful of Rock Hill and York County business leaders Wednesday called on elected officials in the U.S. Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import bank before its charter expires in September. The bank, considered a lender of last resort for businesses, finances the export of goods made in the United States to companies where local financing […]

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DHEC extends comment period on ThermalKem plans to Oct. 27

Bending to the will of a handful of residents Tuesday night, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has agreed to extend its public comment period on the agency’s plans to clean up the former ThermalKem site in York County until the end of October. Tuesday’s meeting had initially marked the start of a […]

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Winthrop trustees seeking Foundation funds to pay for presidential search

Winthrop University’s Board of Trustees Monday approved a plan to ask the non-profit Winthrop University Foundation to pay for the search for the school’s eleventh president. After nearly an hour in Executive Session, the trustees voted unanimously in favor of the plan. A typical presidential search for an institution Winthrop’s size would cost around $75,000, […]

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Another new era for Winthrop: Boyd leads Convocation processional

For the last thirty years, Debra Boyd has found herself somewhere in the Blue Line procession after each Convocation ceremony held in August. But Monday, Boyd and her husband Warren found themselves leading the line of trustees, faculty, staff and students for the first time. It’s one of the few public moments Boyd has spent […]

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