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House fire that injured two firefighters ruled ‘undetermined’

The cause of a fire that sent two Newport firefighters to the hospital has been undetermined, the York County Fire Marshal’s Office told WRHI’s news partner CN2 Wednesday. The March 23 blaze at a home off Volunteer Drive forced two people out of their home and hospitalized firefighters Rich Diamonti and Joseph Volk for several […]

Surveillance footage released in Walmart iPhone heist

York County Sheriff’s deputies have released surveillance video from the March 25 robbery of $15,000 worth of Apple smartphones from the Walmart in Lake Wylie. Two black men walked in the store around 11 p.m. and while one distracted the clerk and another broke in the case, swiping seven iPhone 6 phones valued at $699 […]

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Habitat for Humanity launches neighborhood revitalization effort

Across the country, Habitat for Humanity is likely best known for its programs building new homes low-income families. But in recent months, the non-profit’s York County chapter has launched a new program aimed at helping existing homeowners facing financial struggles with capital projects inside their own homes. Calling it a ‘neighborhood revitalization’ effort, development director […]

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Executive Inn demolition underway

The day before an original April 1 deadline loomed for the former Executive Inn in Rock Hill to be completely demolished, construction crews started work tearing down the Anderson Road motel that’s stood for decades. Issues surrounding the removal of asbestos delayed the demolition efforts, which prompted the City of Rock Hill to bypass the […]

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Business Rock Hill: 03/25/15 Marketing the Knowledge Park

Rock Hill’s Economic Development Corporation has hired a marketing firm to sell the Knowledge Park plan to both locally and on a national level.  

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Clover High named runner-up for “Palmetto’s Finest” award

Clover High School fell short for the second consecutive year in its quest to be named Palmetto’s Finest. Chapin High School edged out Clover High and St. James High School of Horry County for the award. While the result was not what students and school officials hoped for there is much to celebrate, and district […]

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Rock Hill man fires at cop, leads midnight foot chase

Authorities from across the state spent several hours Monday night chasing a Rock Hill man after he fled from a traffic stop and fired on an officer chasing him. Sargent Tony Breeden, a 20-year veteran of the department stopped a car for speeding around 10:20 p.m. Monday on Heckle Blvd. One of the passengers, 30-year-old […]

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