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York County African-American leaders want Black judge nominated magistrate

A group of African-American leaders led by York County Councilman Bump Roddey says they want the county to get its first African-American magistrate. Roddey says he understands that there are two finalists for the nomination to become the Catawba-Ebenezer Court magistrate. That magistrate would be nominated by Senators Wes Hayes and Creighton Coleman to succeed […]

Longtime Rock Hill School Board member Brown not running again

This statement was issued late Tuesday afternoon by Walter Brown. For the past sixteen years, I have been honored to serve on the Board of Trustees of Rock Hill School District. The support I have received from the members of not only the district I represent but also the entire district has made those years […]

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BMX World Cup coming to Rock Hill with more than 3000 riders

At 10:00 Eastern Standard Time Monday morning, it was exactly one year until the 2017 UCI BMX World Championships take place at the Novant Health B-M-X Supercross Track in Rock Hill. Mayor Doug Echols says the city will roll out the red carpet and show the visitors the true meaning of Southern hospitality. “Early projections […]

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Charlotte based company gives bikes and helmets to Boys and Girls Clubs members

A Charlotte based company gave back to the community Monday. Sara Blancke is the director of development and marketing for the Boys and Girls Clubs of York County. “Southeast Industrial Equipment out of Charlotte chose Boys and Girls Clubs to give back in a big way today as part of their annual midyear team sales […]

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Latest jobless figures show mixed bag for SC, tri-county area

South Carolina’s unemployment rate reached a 15-year record low in June, but the news was not as good in the tri-county area. State Department of Employment and Workforce figures show that York County’s jobless rate rose from 4.5% to 5.3% in June. Lancaster County’s rate jumped from 5.3% in May to 6% in June, while […]

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Treated water from Whitewater Center means little to Lake Wylie

A plan to hyper-chlorinate and dechlorinate six-million gallons of water in the lower half of the Charlotte Whitewater Center has drawn the concern of a few, including the city of Rock Hill and Catawba Riverkeeper Sam Perkins. The chlorination and eventual discharge of the water is in response to the recent death of a teen […]

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Tega Cay spraying for mosquitoes beginning at 9:00 tonight

At the request of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the city of Tega Cay will spray for mosquitoes tonight. The spraying comes in response to a travel-associated Zika Virus case found in Tega Cay. It’s only a precaution. The city of Tega Cay says beginning at nine o-clock tonight, a spray […]

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