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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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Business Rock Hill: 01/21/15 TIF and York County

Rock Hill City Manager David Vehaun explains why a proposed Tax Increment Financing district for Rock Hill’s Knowledge Park is strikingly similar to economic incentives provided by the county to new businesses.

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York Co. teens get a glimpse behind the scenes of local media

While many York County teenagers took the day of from school Monday to catch a few hours of extra sleep — about 20 of them spent the day getting a peek behind the curtain of York County’s media outlets. Students from the Youth Leadership York County program, organized by the York County Regional Chamber, learned […]

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