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York County ramps up for 2017 ‘Pennies’ roads funding referendum

With more than a half billion dollars worth of new roads funded by an extra sales tax in York County since 1997, county leaders are gearing up their efforts for another ‘Pennies’ referendum in 2017. County engineer Lisa Haywood laid out a short-term schedule for the next iteration of the one-cent sales tax program before […]

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Contractor slices 14,400-volt power cable; thought it was a water line

A S.C. Department of Transportation contractor working on a lengthy roads project is lucky to be alive after slicing open a 14,400-volt electrical cable Thursday night on Dave Lyle Blvd. near Interstate 77. WRHI has learned the contractor through the pipe he with a circular saw was a water line, but quickly learned otherwise after […]

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Police: Man robs Lancaster burger joint at gunpoint

Investigators need your help finding that suspect, pictured below.

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Winthrop adds ‘First year experience’ office to help with college transition

The transition from high school to college is, no doubt, a tough one for teenagers and their parents. But a new program at Winthrop University sets out to make that move a little bit easier. Winthrop has created an Office of the First Year Experience through the school’s University College division, amassing courses, programs and […]

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Volunteer group gives away school supplies for National Guard troops

Cash, who is not related to anyone in the battalion, says she’s often asked by reporters which service member is her son or daughter.

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‘Outcast’ filming underway in York, also known as Rome, WV

As if the scorching August sun wasn’t enough — spotlights roared to life this week in York as a crew filming the upcoming “Outcast” series on premium TV network Cinemax set up shop in the White Rose City. A cast and crew of more than 200 are in York, says mayor Eddie Lee, who is […]

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Business Rock Hill: 08/12/15 139 Main work underway

Construction is now underway on the $3.7 million 139 Main apartment project on East Main Street.  

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