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Watoto Children’s Choir tours in Rock Hill March 10

The Watoto Children’s Choir brings makes a stop in Rock Hill next week as part of a four-month tour across the United States. The children — all orphans — are ambassadors of the Watoto tribe and are working to raise awareness about the plight of the orphaned and vulnerable children from Africa. Their tour started […]

Piedmont team, assistant chief earn top nods from S.C. EMS group

Piedmont Medical Center paramedics Marcus Barnes and Rodney Dutton and EMS Assistant Chief Robert White swept up a series of awards at the S.C. EMS Network’s annual symposium this past weekend in Myrtle Beach. Barnes and Dutton were runners up in the state paramedic competition, while White was named the S.C. Paramedic of the Year. […]

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Business Rock Hill: 02/04/15 The Pump House

A pair of local developers are busy renovating an old pump house that once serviced the Celanese plant in Rock Hill.

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Longtime Chester supervisor Roddey ousted in election do-over

Chester County supervisor Carlisle Roddey may have run — and lost — his final race for office Tuesday. Roddey, who has held the office leading the county’s day-to-day operations for two stints over the last 30 years, lost by 352 votes to political newcomer Shane Stuart. The March 3 election was a do-over ordered by […]

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I-77 wreck shuts down southbound traffic

The southbound lanes of Interstate 77 are currently shut down as emergency personnel tend to a wreck on near the Dave Lyle Blvd. overpass. Drivers are being rerouted off the interstate as of 3 p.m. The South Carolina Highway Patrol reports the wreck occurred around 2:14 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, but did not involve injuries. But […]

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Winthrop finalist Shao gives nod to Knowledge Park partnership

At the College of Charleston, Alan Shao and his 800-plus colleagues on staff are responsible for shaping the minds of about 11,000 students studying — and living — in one of the south’s oldest cities. At Winthrop, the faculty and staff census is a bit smaller and the student body is about half the size. […]

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York County council defers vote on location of new administrative offices

Businesses in downtown York will wait a little while longer before they will learn if the city’s largest employer — York County — will move its administrative offices out of the area. Monday night, county council members delayed a vote that would decided the location of the county’s future administrative headquarters until March 16. They […]

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