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York County Manager receives favorable review, 9 percent raise

Just a year into his new post leading the day-to-day operations in York County government, county manager Bill Shanahan appears to be making a splash. In his regular one-year review Monday night, county council members said they were pleased with Shanahan’s leadership style. “He has increased transparency in county government and believes in a productive […]

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Winthrop alumni push for renaming historic Tillman Hall

As Winthrop University celebrates the 50th anniversary of its acceptance black students, new calls for the school to disassociate itself with the legacy of slave owner and infamous white supremacist¬†Ben “Pitchfork” Tillman are again coming before the school’s board of trustees. Board members Friday received a five-page bound position statement written by three Rock Hill […]

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High School Football: Week 6 Final Scores

Final scores from high school football games across the OTS Sports Network and the Carolinas. Rock Hill 14 Gaffney 31 Lancaster 27 Chester 0 Union County 21 South Pointe 35 York 19 Northwestern 44 Fort Mill 14 Clover 7 Lewisvile 19 McBee 63 #2 Byrnes 45 Spartanburg 41 #3 Dorman 54 Mauldin 14 #4 Goose […]

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Rock Hill’s Executive Inn residents given until October 10 to move out

Once an a-list hotel known for its hot breakfasts forty years ago, the Executive Inn in Rock Hill is now considered condemned by the City of Rock Hill, and a site “unfit for human habitation.” In a letter to the hotel’s owner, Puam Patel, dated October 2, city inspector Michael Nugent outlined more than a […]

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Thursday Night High School Football FINAL Scores

#1 York 19 Northwestern 44 Players of the Game: York Dunlap-Johnson Offensive: Wally Wilmore Founders FCU Defensive: Deivonne Clark Northwestern Rock Hill Coca-Cola Offensive: Jerry Howard Comfort Systems Heating and Cooling Defensive: Jamah Mitchell Union County 21 South Pointe 35 South Pointe Players of the Game: Imperial Pool and Spa Offensive: Greg Ruff Comfort Systems […]

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Piedmont Medical Center expands Ebola prevention plans

New signs will are now in place at the entrances to Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill informing patients experiencing symptoms of the Ebola virus — and who may have come in contact with people from countries known to be hotbeds for Ebola — to stop and pick up the phone before entering the facility. […]

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Rock Hill mayor joins Democrats’ effort to move confederate battle flag

Rock Hill Mayor Doug Echols has signed on to an effort by S.C. gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen to remove the Confederate flag from the state house grounds. In Columbia Wednesday, Sheheen unveiled his plan to remove the flag, if elected November 4. Echols, Rock Hill’s mayor for more than two decades, was one of eight […]

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