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York’s Eddie Lee to continue mayor-professor-historian role

York mayor Eddie Lee will continue his role shaping young minds at Winthrop University and leading the White Rose city after defeating challenger Dan Warren in Tuesday’s election. Lee, a professor of history, has served for the last 14 years as the city’s mayor. “I’m honored and I’m privileged and I’m delighted to be given […]

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$89 million referendum earns a ‘thumbs up’ from York County voters

York County voters approved an $89 million Tuesday with nearly six in 10 voters casting ballots in favor of the plan. With 94 of 95 precincts reporting, the measure passed with 6,186 votes in favor of the referendum and 4,464 against. The bond package would pay for upgrades to York County court facilities, magistrates’ offices […]

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Fort Mill’s Guynn Savage elected as the town’s first female mayor

Longtime Fort Mill resident Guynn Savage was elected Tuesday as the town’s first mayor. Unofficial results with 12 of 15 precincts reporting show Savage received 575 votes to challenger Tom Adams’ 367. Savage and Adams have both served on town council for the last eight years. “He’s a fine man,” Savage said of Adams’ character. […]

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#YorkCountyVotes: November 3, 2015 election results

Live election results from York County’s office of Voter Registration and Elections.

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York County on the Move: 11/03/15 Alysen Woodruff

York County’s Clean Community coordinator, Alysen Woodruff http://www.wrhi.com/files/audio/YCOTM-2015-11-03-Woodruff-MIX.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

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York Co. employees to see immediate 3.1 percent pay bump

  The results of a year-long staffing and salary study by York County and its consultant MGT Americas confirmed the cries of many: York County’s employees are underpaid. In response, county council Monday unanimously approved a 3.14 percent pay increase for county employees, retroactive to the start of the new fiscal year this past July […]

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Council nixes $770k expansion to Worth Mountain preserve

  A plan to add nearly 500 acres to a western York County nature preserve fell flat on its face Monday after the county council dismissed a plan to spend $770,000 to buy the land. The York County Forever committee had asked the council to sign off on the deal that would expand the park […]

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