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York County solicits input on comprehensive growth plan

York County’s zoning department kicked off the first of four input sessions on the county’s comprehensive plan Tuesday night. The sessions, all drop-ins lasting two and a half hours, are designed to give citizens input on the county’s plans for best utilizing unincorporated and undeveloped portions spanning across the county’s 696 square miles. “We’re trying […]

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Clover man, 27, found in Rock Hill woods

York County Coroner Sabrina Gast has released the name of the person found by Herlong Avenue late Tuesday afternoon. 27-year-old Justin Ramo of Clover was pronounced dead at the scene. The Coroner’s Office is working with the Rock Hill Police Department in the investigation. An autopsy will be conducted today.

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Teen charged with murder, arson in mobile home fire that killed a 14-month-old

A Rock Hill teen faces a charge of murder and arson in connection with the March 6 fire at his family’s mobile home unit and the death of his 14-month-old half-brother. Jacob Morgan, 17, was arrested earlier today after authorities determined Morgan intentionally set fire to the trailer inside the Apple Valley Mobile Home Park. […]

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Keystone annual meeting honors OTS Media for community service

Keystone Substance Abuse Services held its annual meeting and volunteer recognition breakfast at Winthrop University this morning. Keystone executive director Janet Martini says there were some awards handed out today. “We have two of our mission award winners–that’s our most prestigious award,” Martini said. “We’re honoring the Good Folks of York County and the Houston […]

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Potential Rock Hill park smoking ban extinguished

Despite decades worth of health warnings, changes to federal smoking laws and even a ban on smoking indoors — lighting up in Rock Hill parks will remain legal — for now. A plan for city staffers to conduct additional research into the plan failed Monday after a 3-3 tie with council members Kevin Sutton, Ann […]

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Winthrop Falls 81-70 To Coastal Carolina In Big South Championship

CONWAY, SC— Winthrop placed four players in double-figures led by sophomore Keon Johnson’s 18 points but couldn’t overcome a hot shooting second half by Coastal Carolina as it fell 81-70 in the Big South Conference Championship, Sunday afternoon at The HTC Center. Winthrop, which made its 13th Big South Conference Championship game appearance, falls to […]

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Eagles Soar Into Big South Championship Game

Keon Johnson scored 15 points to lead the Winthrop men’s basketball team to a 71-58 win over Longwood in the Big South tournament semi-finals. Winthrop, the 5th seed, and Longwood, the 9th seed, saw a back and forth first half before Winthrop’s Xavier Cooks hit a three as time expired to give the Eagles their […]

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