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Clover cop spots vet’s missing rings; burglary investigation revisited

An observant police officer working in Clover turned out to be the big break in case of stolen military memorabilia from a man’s home last year. A week ago, we reported that a Clover woman called York County sheriff’s deputies to say she had found three gold rings from the Vietnam War. She told deputies […]

Judge grants Fort Mill hospital permit to Piedmont Medical Center, again

The ball is now, once again, back in the court of Rock Hill’s Piedmont Medical Center — and its parent company Tenet Healthcare — to build a new hospital in Fort Mill. Piedmont Medical Center spokeswoman Amy Faulkenberry said a State Administrative Law Court judge again ruled in favor of Piedmont and Tenet’s plans to […]

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Catawba Nuclear Station employees donate to Toys for Happiness

Employees with Duke Energy’s Catawba Nuclear Station donated thousands of dollars and hundreds of toys to Toys for Happiness, dropping them off at Santa’s Secret Warehouse today. Spokesman Scott Andresen says hundreds of employees chipped in to help needy children. “We have about 1200 employees at the station, and I would say a good majority […]

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Rock Hill man killed in early morning motorcycle wreck

Authorities have identified the man killed while riding on his motorcycle in York County early this morning. Coroner Sabrina Gast says 33-year-old Matthew Filer of Rock Hill was riding his motorcycle in the 200 block of Cel River Road when he hit a cement culvert. Gast says Filer was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Growth, state’s roads plan hot topics at York County Council retreat

Newly-elected and existing members of York County Council spent the day hearing from county department heads on day one of the county’s two-day retreat in Columbia Thursday. Christi Cox and Robert Winkler, elected November 4, joined incumbents Britt Blackwell, Bruce Henderson, Michael Johnson, Bump Roddey and Chad Williams as the county council plans its next […]

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Red Flag: Phat Bottom Lawnmower Speedway shuts down

Organized lawnmower racing is now a thing of the past here in York County. Brian Saunders, the owner of a dirt track speedway off Jim McCarter Road in rural York County said pressure from his neighbors and legal hurdles with York County led him to shut down the track. Phat Bottom Speedway held its last […]

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Comporium collects over 300 items for Toys for Happiness

More than 300 toys collected during Comporium Communication’s company Christmas party were enough to fill a van that made its way to Santa’s Secret Toys for Happiness warehouse. Comporium spokesman Paul Kutz says the company has a tradition of giving back that comes from deep roots in the community. “That started even before the Barnes […]

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