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DHEC extends comment period on ThermalKem plans to Oct. 27

Bending to the will of a handful of residents Tuesday night, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has agreed to extend its public comment period on the agency’s plans to clean up the former ThermalKem site in York County until the end of October. Tuesday’s meeting had initially marked the start of a […]

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Former Louisville and Missouri Men’s Basketball Player Transfers To Winthrop

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop Men’s Basketball Coach Pat Kelsey has announced that Zach Price, a 6-10, 250-lb. center, has transferred from Missouri. His eligibility for the 2014-15 season is pending a waiver from the NCAA. Price, who was a 4-star recruit out of Jeffersontown High School in Louisville, KY, originally signed with Louisville in 2011 and […]

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Winthrop trustees seeking Foundation funds to pay for presidential search

Winthrop University’s Board of Trustees Monday approved a plan to ask the non-profit Winthrop University Foundation to pay for the search for the school’s eleventh president. After nearly an hour in Executive Session, the trustees voted unanimously in favor of the plan. A typical presidential search for an institution Winthrop’s size would cost around $75,000, […]

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Another new era for Winthrop: Boyd leads Convocation processional

For the last thirty years, Debra Boyd has found herself somewhere in the Blue Line procession after each Convocation ceremony held in August. But Monday, Boyd and her husband Warren found themselves leading the line of trustees, faculty, staff and students for the first time. It’s one of the few public moments Boyd has spent […]

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Winthrop freshmen introduced to Eagles’ athletic teams during pep rally

Nearly 1,000 members of the 2014 freshman class came together at the Winthrop Coliseum Saturday to a “Rock The Hill, Rock The Globe” pep rally as part of the University Global Learning Initiative. The students were introduced to the Winthrop athletic teams, heard from men’s basketball head coach Pat Kelsey about the important role a […]

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Elderly man shot in possible home invasion, deputies say

A Rock Hill man was treated for a gunshot wound early Saturday morning in Rock Hill while York County Sheriff’s Deputies investigate a possible home invasion. York County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Trent Faris said the man, 69, was shot around 6:30 Saturday morning at 4447 Gentry Lane. He was airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center. Information on […]

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High School Football 2014: Week 0 Scores

Week 0, August 22, 2014 #3 Byrnes 30 #1 Northwestern 22 Final Offensive Player of the Game: Dupree Hart Defensive Player of the Game: Trae’von Hinton Sumter 34 #8 York 42 Final Rock Hill 40 Blythewood 6 Final N. Covenant 0 #5 South Pointe 40 Final Offensive Player of the Game: Greg Ruff Defensive Player […]

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