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Winthrop Athletics Inducts Nine Former Student-Athletes Into Hall of Fame

ROCK HILL, SC—Nine former student-athletes were enshrined in the 2015 class of the Winthrop Athletics Hall of Fame during an induction dinner and ceremony held Friday night in the Richardson Ballroom of the DiGiorgio Campus Center. Those inducted include Ian Cardey (soccer), Kyle Christman (golf), Jennifer (Churchill) Bruce, basketball, Bob Masella (soccer), Ana Paula Novaes […]

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Blown heating motor blamed for Fort Mill school evacuation

Sugar Creek Elementary School was evacuated late Thursday morning after smoke was reported in a campus computer lab, Fort Mill Schools spokeswoman Kelly McKinney said. Around 11:45 a.m. Thursday, a burning smell was reported in the second and third grade halls, first thought to have been coming from a computer lab. The decision was made […]

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4 of 5 pit bulls recovered Wednesday dehydrated near ‘death’

A new report by the York County Sheriff’s Office Thursday revealed four of the five pit bulls recovered in a suspected dog fighting case were dehydrated and near death, spokesman Trent Faris said. A Veterinarian from York County Animal Control discovered four of the dogs were dehydrated to 12 percent, two had broken teeth and […]

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York County Council, museum foundation agree on auditor

A forensic audit of the York County Culture and Heritage Foundation is now underway in what may be the final leg of a years-long dispute surrounding donated property, a new museum and a possible Native American burial ground along the Catawba River. Following a special called meeting Tuesday of the county’s  Culture and Heritage Commission, […]

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Fort Mill school superintendent proposes May 5 bond referendum

The Fort Mill School Board will decide next month whether to put a bond referendum on the ballot for May 5th. Superintendent Chuck Epps says he’s recommending that the board borrow $226 million over five years to build a third high school, another middle school and to renovate existing buildings. Epps says he’s not surprised […]

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Two current, one former York County deputies receive Medals of Valor

On January 15th 2015, two York County Sheriff’s Deputies along with one former Deputy were awarded the South Carolina Sheriff’s Association Medal of Valor. The recipients of the award are Lieutenant Chris Blevins, Master Deputy Greg Garrison and Former Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Powell for their heroic actions on January 7th 2014. The York County Sheriff’s […]

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York Co. teens get a glimpse behind the scenes of local media

While many York County teenagers took the day of from school Monday to catch a few hours of extra sleep — about 20 of them spent the day getting a peek behind the curtain of York County’s media outlets. Students from the Youth Leadership York County program, organized by the York County Regional Chamber, learned […]

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