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H-Tax committee approves $1M for Clover area aquatics center

York County’s Hospitality Tax committee has signed off on a plan to contribute $1 million over the next eight years towards the construction of a Clover YMCA. York County council will consider the committee’s recommendation at its April 6 meeting. The project, a joint effort between the Upper Palmetto YMCA and the Clover School District, […]

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$27k in watches, jewelery swiped from Norman Hege Jewelers

Rock Hill police say in the span of two minutes — $27,000 in watches and birthstones was swiped from a jewelery stores early Wednesday morning. Surveillance footage shows two men, dressed in black clothes, ski masks and gloves broke in the store around 12:30 a.m. on March 18, crashing the store’s front door along Herlong […]

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York County councilman: County needs to adopt ordinance on drone use

With the Federal Aviation Administration’s stance on drones still struggling to get off the ground, York County leaders may soon find themselves enacting local legislation surrounding the use of the air-robots. The airplane version of a toy car, some drones now cost under $500 and can be controlled with a smartphone. They’ve become popular among hobbyists […]

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Fort Mill man shells out $1,000 for PTL tower billboard

This week marks 11 years since MorningStar Fellowship Church was first ordered by York County to tear down its 21-story dilapidated tower. Today, the former Heritage USA tower still remains and is a constant reminder to nearby residents of the property’s history — ridden with scandal and scams following the downfall of Jim Bakker’s PTL […]

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County approves downtown York site for new headquarters

The money has yet to be set aside to actually build it — but York County’s administrative offices will remain within downtown York for the next several decades. County council members, voting from within the existing county headquarters that predate most of their ancestors, approved the measure 5-2 Monday night to spend $24 million on […]

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Ebinport Road repairs start today with the help of federal money

A three-week long project to repave a 1.6-mile stretch of Ebinport Road kicks off today. The the S.C. Department of Transportation approved funding for the approximate $1.5 million project in 2014 with new federal road money secured for the Palmetto State. For many, the Ebinport potholes have become a daily occurrence, as have the number […]

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Mahony tapped as 11th president of Winthrop University

Winthrop University’s Board of Trustees named the school’s eleventh president early Friday afternoon. After about 45 minutes in closed session board members unanimously chose Daniel Mahony to lead the university effective July 1. Mahoney was in the running for the president’s post with  Jeff Elwell, a dean at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. A third finalist, Alan […]

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