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Mahony disturbed by vandalism at Winthrop University’s Tillman Hall

Vandalism has struck the Winthrop campus. University President Dan Mahony sent a note to school officials today telling them that at about 9:30 this morning, someone wrote “violence racist” in red paint on the portrait of former Governor Ben Tillman on Tillman Hall. Mahony says Tillman was inarguably a racist, but that does not justify […]

Lancaster Co. sheriff wants more officers in rapidly-growing area

Lancaster County Sheriff Barry Faile says enhanced law enforcement efforts are needed in the Indian Land community. Faile says he needs more deputies in that area to respond to calls and regulate traffic. He says he needs to keep response times in Indian Land to a minimum. Faile says investigators need to be permanently assigned […]

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Audit finds diversion of CHF funds, but criminal charges unlikely

York County Council Chairman Britt Blackwell says criminal charges are not likely to be filed after a forensic audit of York County’s Culture and Heritage Foundation’s finances discovered issues in their record keeping. The county issued a statement Wednesday noting that the firm Greer Walker of Charlotte found that the foundation had put $800,000 towards […]

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#11: Winthrop’s new president takes ‘open’ approach to leadership

For the third time in three years, Winthrop University has a new president. Dan Mahony, the latest man to hold the position, marked his first day in office Wednesday morning, taking over for Acting President Debra Boyd. Mahony, Winthrop’s 11th chief executive, walked in without the fanfare of his predecessor, Jamie Williamson, but spent his […]

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Chester police chief resigns to take security job at local schools

Chester police chief Andre Williams has resigned, telling Channel 9’s Greg Suskin that it is time to move on. He will work for the school district as a liaison between the Chester County school system and the new private company taking over school security. Williams’ title will be director of security for Chester County Schools.

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Dan Mahony, new Winthrop president, starts Wednesday

For the third time in two years, there’s a new person at the helm of Winthrop University. Wednesday morning, that new face is Dan Mahony, whose open-ended term as the university’s Chief Executive kicks off with the start of the new fiscal year. Mahony takes over for Debra Boyd, who has served as Acting President […]

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Fort Mill weighs impact of I-77 toll lane proposal north of Charlotte

As the decision on whether to add new toll lanes along Interstate 77 north of Charlotte gets handed around the North Carolina legislature like a hot potato, local officials in York County are considering the effects the toll project might have on our community. Joe Cronin, planning director for the Town of Fort Mill, said […]

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