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3 charged in armed robbery…of the wrong house

Two teenagers and a third Lancaster man face felony charges in an armed robbery that landed the suspects at the wrong house. Shortly before 11 p.m. the night of January 14, investigators say Austin Collins, 17, Matthew McManus, 25 and Carlos Romero, 16, walked into an Edgemont Drive home and held two people inside at […]

Clover High teacher resigns after arrest

A Clover High School teacher was arrested and charged with sexual battery of a student, officials said. Michael P. Landreth, 24, was charged with sexual battery with a student 16 or 17 years of age and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, according to the arrest record from the York County Sheriff’s Office. The […]

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Cop, utilities employees honored for saving eight-month-old Lilly

Rock Hill police officer Rex Hernandez and utilities employees Graham Boatwright, Desmond Campbell and Dahh Ross were hailed for their quick actions Monday night in saving eight-month-old Lilly Smith. Smith was not breathing when her mother ran to them on the side of Cherry Road January 21 begging for assistance. Hernadez, who joined the police […]

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Man wanted in Publix pharmacy armed robbery

Rock Hill police are searching for a man wanted in the armed robbery of a grocery store pharmacy Monday afternoon Shortly before 4 p.m. Monday, a man dressed in a black sweatshirt and white baseball cap walked up to the Publix pharmacy, demanding prescription drugs. “The suspect stated he had a gun, but did not […]

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Blown heating motor blamed for Fort Mill school evacuation

Sugar Creek Elementary School was evacuated late Thursday morning after smoke was reported in a campus computer lab, Fort Mill Schools spokeswoman Kelly McKinney said. Around 11:45 a.m. Thursday, a burning smell was reported in the second and third grade halls, first thought to have been coming from a computer lab. The decision was made […]

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4 of 5 pit bulls recovered Wednesday dehydrated near ‘death’

A new report by the York County Sheriff’s Office Thursday revealed four of the five pit bulls recovered in a suspected dog fighting case were dehydrated and near death, spokesman Trent Faris said. A Veterinarian from York County Animal Control discovered four of the dogs were dehydrated to 12 percent, two had broken teeth and […]

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York County Council, museum foundation agree on auditor

A forensic audit of the York County Culture and Heritage Foundation is now underway in what may be the final leg of a years-long dispute surrounding donated property, a new museum and a possible Native American burial ground along the Catawba River. Following a special called meeting Tuesday of the county’s  Culture and Heritage Commission, […]

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