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Coffee with a Cop improves communication with Rock Hill residents

The Rock Hill Police Department Saturday hosted its latest Coffee with a Cop event at the Little Cafe on Cherry Road. Police Chief Chris Watts had his entire command staff there, so if he didn’t know the answer to a resident’s question, somebody else probably did. Watts says communication is the key. “This is just […]

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South Carolina, York County see lower jobless rates in May

News on the employment front during the month of May was largely good for South Carolina and the tri-county region. The Department of Employment and Workforce says the Palmetto State’s jobless rate fell from 5.8% in April to 5.6% percent in May. In York County the unemployment rate fell from 4.9% to 4.5% last month. […]

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Man sets another man on fire, seriously burns himself too

Lancaster police say a man is accused of pouring gasoline on another man and then lighting him on fire late Thursday night. Officers received a call about a person being set on fire in the 100 block of North Gregory Street. When they responded, they found a car on fire and worked to put it […]

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RHEDC celebrates progress in Rock Hill and looks ahead

The last year has been one of the best years in the 32-year history of the Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation. That from RHEDC executive director Stephen Turner following Thursday’s annual meeting. Turner says financially the nonprofit has been able to make more new investments than ever before. “That’s reflected in new investments we’re making […]

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WRHI’s Chuck Boozer And Rev. Ronal King Collect Hundreds Of Fans For Less Fortunate

For the third straight year, Palmetto Mornings’ co-host, Chuck Boozer, along with Christians to Feed the Hungry’s Ronal King, braved extreme heat and collected fans for those who have no air conditioning in York County.  Boozer and King set-up in the Rock Hill Lowe’s parking lot from 11a-5p on Thursday afternoon when temperatures reached the […]

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Clover Police say Gastonia woman left child in hot car

A woman was arrested after someone saw her three-year-old son alone in a car outside a store Wednesday. 23-year-old Sara West of Gastonia was arrested after a shopper at the Bi-Lo store in Clover saw the child, red and sweaty, took a photograph of the car and sent it to police. The shopper then told […]

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New CEO for Piedmont Medical Center

Piedmont Medical Center today announced the appointment of Bradley S. Talbert to serve as the hospital’s new chief executive officer (CEO). He succeeds Bill Masterton, who accepted a position at a teaching hospital in Louisiana. In this position, Talbert is responsible for overseeing all areas of operations at Piedmont Medical Center. Talbert comes to PMC […]

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