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Rock Hill Rescue Squad booted from York County emergency dispatch list

“Our volunteer agencies that we partner with to deliver services — we have to be extra critical — and hopefully, not unfairly.”

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Closeup: 6/16/15 Naomi Swope Elkin

Middle school math teacher Naomi Swope Elkin. http://www.wrhi.com/files/audio/CU-2015-06-16.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

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Straight Talk: 6/16/15 Susie Hinton & Sandra Oborokumo

Rock Hill NAACP chair Susie Hunton and city councilwoman Sandra Oborokumo discuss the current state of race relations in Rock Hill and surrounding communities.

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Community delivers public ‘thank you’ to Winthrop’s Debra Boyd

A change in Winthrop University’s leadership is on the horizon, with new president Dan Mahony starting in his new role July 1. But before Mahony’s formal start at Winthrop, community leaders took a few moments Monday to thank the woman who has led the university in the interim: Acting president Debra Boyd. Boyd, who was […]

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York County approves Rock Hill Knowledge Park tax deal 5-2

It took just under a year from start to finish — but after months of debate, negotiation and a little bit of fear-mongering by opponents, York County council has inked itself a new deal supporting Rock Hill’s efforts to revitalize the city’s blighted Bleachery district. Known as the ‘Knowledge Park’ city leaders, private businesses and […]

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Ex-York County councilman Chappell, 86, in good health

Chappell, 86, told his former colleagues that he was ailing from an unspecified “medical” condition and did not “have long” to live.

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York County’s neighborhood crime watch program gets a facelift

“We hope that people pay attention to it. But it really goes back to the neighborhood watch group themselves. They want to publish that they’re reporting all [suspicious] activity,” she added.

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