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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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New road signs unveiled at Rock Hill MLK Interfaith Prayer Breakfast

Rock Hill’s First Baptist Church welcomed hundreds of people to this morning’s 12th annual Martin Luther King Junior Interfaith Prayer Breakfast. Mayor Doug Echols told the audience that while there is much to celebrate on this holiday, there’s much more work to do. “It causes us I think to reflect on our own personal character […]

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Rock Hill’s Belle Mitchell loses five-year battle with cancer

A memorial service has been planned for Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Rock Hill for seven-year-old Belle Mitchell, a Rock Hill child who died early Saturday morning after a five-year battle with cancer. “Our sweet Belle is now in Heaven,” her mother, Kelley, wrote on the family’s CaringBridge website Friday night. […]

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Improvements coming to both ends of Norfolk Southern rail yard

This summer, work is set to start on $8 million worth of upgrades to railroad crossings, tracks and roads surrounding the Old Town and Aragon Mill sides of the Norfolk Southern rail yard in Rock Hill. For the last five years, an ad hoc railroad study group has considered options for dealing with frequent crossing […]

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South Pointe High to forfeit 3 varsity basketball games

South Pointe High School will forfeit three December games for dressing a student athlete not eligible for academic reasons. South Pointe Athletic Director Mike Drummond said the school self-reported its infraction to the S.C. High School League January 7. During a routine check of the school’s winter sports rosters, Drummond’s office discovered a player was on […]

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Police: Missing 7-year-old found safe with family member

UPDATE: Zye has been located safe with a family member. Pock Hill police say they need your help in finding 7-year-old ‘Zye’ Darius Baxter. Baxter was last seen getting off the bus at the corner of Whitner and Whitgreen Streets around 1 p.m. Thursday wearing a red book bag, black jeans and a jacket. He […]

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