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Details of $60M bond referendum to become public Wednesday

This week, the details of a $60 million bond referendum that could come before York County voters this November will become public. York County Council will discuss the referendum plans Wednesday in a public workshop that will likely glean attention from the City of Rock Hill, local law enforcement and the voting public. In June, […]

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Rock Hill man receives life sentence in killing of wife, granddaughter

Even the prosecutor had to stop and collect his emotions while explaining the details of a pair of murders he called “ghastly.” Ronald Gregory, 68, didn’t apologize, show emotion, or say much at all Monday while entering a plea to killing his wife and granddaughter. Gregory refused a lawyer and defended himself, pleading guilty but […]

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Business Rock Hill: 07/09/14 Quidditch World Cup

Rock Hill’s PRT Department explains why the U.S. Quidditch Association chose Rock Hill for its 2015 National Championship.

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Ex-Lancaster Sheriff Cauthen charged with slingshotting neighbors’ property

Former Lancaster County Sheriff Johnny Cauthen turned himself in to Rock Hill Police detectives today on two charges of damaging property. Cauthen, 58, is charged in connection with two June incidents where his neighbors said he shot several pieces of “slingshot ammo” at his neighbors’ property. In one June 6, 2014 police report, one of […]

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Power restored to 600+ Rock Hill utilities customers

More than 600 City of Rock Hill utility customers’ power was restored Wednesday evening following a traffic collision and contractor’s gaffe. Just after 12 noon, a single car struck a utility pole near the Winthrop Coliseum, knocking out power for about six hours. During the afternoon drive, city crews and police closed a portion of […]

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City of Rock Hill officials: Movato’s ‘dangerous cities’ rankings flawed

The City of Rock Hill is attempting to set the record straight about a real estate firm’s claims that Rock Hill is among the top 20 most dangerous small cities in the nation. The Movato Real Estate group says its rankings, released earlier this year, are based on 2012 data by the Federal Bureau of […]

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Boyd: Winthrop is “resilient” and has “emerged stronger” following president’s firing

In her first written statement as acting president of Winthrop University, Deba Boyd says Winthrop has “emerged stronger” since the June 13 suspension and June 26 firing of former president Jamie Comstock Williamson. In 40,000 written and 20,000 e-mailed letters to alumni, donors and friends, Boyd said Winthrop is now “more responsive to the needs […]

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