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Realtors group donates child car seats to York County Sheriff’s Office

York County Sheriff Bruce Bryant likely hasn’t driven with a car seat in his truck in decades. Like many law enforcement officers, Bryant’s deputies patrol York County with a hardened rear seat designed to keep an adult suspect — and the officer — safe on the way to the York County Detention Center. But from […]

Cross-county fraternity bike ride rolls through York County

While some college students are spending the summer working, studying abroad or mooching off their parents, another small group of fraternity brothers are cycling across the nation raising money and awareness of people with disabilities. Dodging the rain and severe thunderstorms Thursday, members of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity’s Push America Journey of Hope team […]

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Lt. Gov. candidate Sellers’ statewide senior center tour stops in York Co.

State Representative and democratic Lieutenant Governor candidate Bakari Sellers was in York County Wednesday on a tour visiting senior centers across the state. Sellers’ tour comes with less than 100 days before the general election where he will face republican candidate Henry McMaster for the post housed in the State House opposite the governor’s wing. […]

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Pew: District needs to help be a ‘pipeline’ for knowledge jobs

Rock Hill Schools Superintendent Kelly Pew says she is working to forge a partnership with the Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation, Winthrop University and York Technical College to help cultivate a workforce needed for the city’s future Knowledge Park Initiative. Pew spoke of that partnership Wednesday before¬† dozens of business leaders at a luncheon hosted […]

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Chester County nears deal on ‘Project Witness’ plant in Fort Lawn

Chester County could be on the brink of scoring another major employer to the area — with plans of adding another 250 jobs in Fort Lawn. County Supervisor Carlisle Roddey said late Tuesday the company, dubbed ‘Project Witness,’ would bring approximately 250 jobs and $18 million in private investment. The company is a manufacturing operation […]

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‘Phat Bottom’ lawnmower track earns first rezoing nod from county

The Phat Bottom Motor Speedway will live to fight — and race — another day. York County Council Monday approved the first of three public readings to rezone 15 acres of rural property east of U.S. 321 allowing for lawnmower races. The site first opened in 2009, but it wasn’t until after Brian Saunders bought […]

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York Co. Sheriff’s Office DNA lab earns inagural accreditation

After three years, the York County Sheriff’s Office DNA Laboratory is now open. The laboratory received from Forensic Quality Services that it has achieved accreditation under the global basis for laboratory accreditation in management and technical requirements. FQS is the longest established provider of accreditation to forensic testing agencies in the United States and the […]

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