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Midday crash on I-77 near York-Chester County line turns fatal

State troopers are investigating a deadly crash on Interstate 77 in Chester County this afternoon. The crash happened just after noon in the southbound lanes of I-77 near mile marker 68, close to Richburg. Troopers say one car overturned near a rest stop near the Highway 9 exit in Chester County, but have not released […]

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Carowinds announces record-breaking ride to debut next Spring

Carowinds has confirmed its plans for 2015 at last and FURY 325 is the final name chosen for their new B&M Giga-Coaster. It will have white supports, Teal Swarm track with Stinger Green highlights, and as the name implies, stand 325 feet tall before dropping you down at an 81º angle and hitting 95 mph. […]

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Acting Winthrop President: Team approach key to school’s future

It comes as no surprise that Winthrop University’s acting president is looking to her own faculty and staff to develop a team approach to moving the university forward. Boyd, a former English professor, rose through the ranks of academia during her 30-year career at Winthrop, and was recently named the university’s Chief Executive Officer — […]

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New attorney to represent fired Winthrop president

Former Winthrop University president Jamie Comstock Williamson has obtained a new attorney representing her interests in an ongoing dispute over her dismissal as the school’s tenth president. Board of Trustees chairwoman Kathy Bigham confirmed Friday that Malissa Burnette of Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC in Columbia is now representing Williamson. Through her former attorney, Bev […]

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Family Trust breaks ground on new headquarters in Rock Hill

Rock Hill-based Family Trust Federal Credit Union broke ground Tuesday on its new headquarters that will be built on West White Street near downtown. Family Trust President and CEO Lee Gardner says he hopes the offices will be completed by the second quarter of 2015. Gardner says he’s excited about the design of the building. […]

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$7.2M more needed to renovate historic York County courthouse

Nearly 15 years worth of cost overruns, structural issues and construction surprises have added another $7.2 million to York County’s efforts to renovate and restore the historic courthouse in York. York County staff presented the latest financials on the project Monday night. The renovations, first approved by council in 1999, were scheduled to be finished […]

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Council to again consider fate of York lawnmower speedway

Tonight, York County Council will consider second reading of an ordinance that would rezone 15 acres of property off John McCarter Road in York for a lawnmower racing track. Owner Bryan Saunders brought the track and a home outside of York last August, but did not know the property’s zoning was not consistent with his […]

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