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Eagles Win First-Ever Big South Lacrosse Championship With 13-8 Victory Over Liberty

ROCK HILL, SC – The Winthrop lacrosse team won the 2015 Big South Conference Championship Sunday afternoon, defeating the Liberty Flames 13-8 to earn the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Winthrop will find out quickly where they will play in the NCAA Tournament as the brackets are revealed Sunday evening at 9 p.m. […]

Barnes & Noble college division to take over Winthrop bookstore

Barnes & Noble College — a division of the global bookstore giant — has been named the new operator of Winthrop University’s campus bookstore, more commonly known as “The Bookworm.” A five-year deal with Winthrop inked Friday will replace Follett Higher Education group, the longtime operator of the campus bookstore. Starting June 1, Barnes & […]

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‘Huckabee Report’ ends, Mike Gallagher commentary starts Monday

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee hangs up the hat on his final media obligation today, making room for a possible GOP bid for President. Huckabee, 59, took over the longtime radio commentary of Paul Harvey in 2009 and launched a short-lived radio show with Cumulus Media that ended in 2013. His three-time daily, four-minute commentaries […]

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Police identify man who led officers on chase across three counties

The York County Sheriff’s Office says the man who led them in a pursuit Thursday afternoon is in custody. Law enforcement officers pursued the car on a high-speed chase down Interstate 77. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they spotted a stolen vehicle near South Boulevard and Tyvola Road. The driver, who’s since been identified as 26-year-old Troy […]

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2 Rock Hill massage parlor employees charged with solicitation

York County drug agents shut down a massage parlor Thursday afternoon where employees are suspected of running a prostitution ring inside. Officers raided the Latin Hands Spa at 2443-B N. Cherry Road around 2:45 p.m. after receiving several complaints of prostitution at the businesses and after revewing advertising on the website backpage.net, York County Multijurisdictional […]

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Special Olympics torch run stops in Rock Hill on its way to Columbia

Area 11 Special Olympics athletes in South Carolina joined local law enforcement officers in bringing the torch run through Rock Hill today. Hundreds began at Cherry Park and stopped at the city hall plaza for a ceremony. Joshua Myers, a 27-year-old athlete who has autism, says he’s been competing in Special Olympics for nearly 20 […]

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Fort Mill, Tega Cay mayors leery of apartment and condo moratorium

Early next week, voters in the Fort Mill School District will be asked to approve a $226 million bond referendum to pay for new schools and upgrades to the district’s existing facilities. The bond referendum, supporters say, is a means of proactively handling explosive growth in the northern quadrant of York County on the upper […]

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