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Elderly man who watched child porn in vehicle sentenced to six years

A 73-year-old York man has been sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to one count of sexual exploitation of a minor. Prosecutors say Leroy Moore was arrested last December after a police officer found him in a vehicle at the front of a Lowe’s parking lot viewing child pornography on a […]

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Northwestern two-sport star signs scholarship

Northwestern High School’s Alexis Loney has signed on the dotted line to play basketball next season at Denmark Tech.

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Chester police need help finding missing man who needs insulin

Chester Police need your help locating a 70-year-old black man whose family reported him missing. Joseph Heath was last seen driving a 2007 charcoal grey Chevy Malibu with license plate number VT19827. Heath suffers from the early stages of dementia and is a severe diabetic in need of insulin. Anyone with information about his whereabouts […]

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Blackwell ‘very optimistic’ Rock Hill TIF discussions nearing closure

Five months worth of negotiations between Rock Hill and York County on a proposed extension to a tax district for the city’s Knowledge Park corridor may be just about over. Britt Blackwell, chairman of the county council, said Thursday the county and city are close to a deal following an ‘optimistic’ meeting last week between […]

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Family Trust set to open new headquarters, branch by Labor Day

Family Trust Federal Credit Union’s new headquarters and branch on West White Street in Rock Hill will be open by Labor Day. That from Family Trust president and CEO Lee Gardner. He says the new branch will not have traditional teller lines. “We felt like the new way of delivering financial services is not one […]

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Home repairs begin in Fort Mill’s Paradise neighborhood

Dozens of volunteers turned out today to begin exterior home repairs in the Paradise neighborhood of Fort Mill. Habitat for Humanity of York County and Lowes are partnering on 18 projects thanks in part to a $70,000 grant from Lowes. Fort Mill Mayor Danny Funderburk says the work complements behind the scenes improvements going on […]

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GALLERY: York High School #flaggate demonstrations on social media

York Comprehensive High School has reversed its decision on banning the U.S. Flag from flying in students’ trucks on campus, less than a day after reiterating that policy to the student body. Here’s a collection of WRHI’s digital coverage on #flaggate, including select Facebook and Twitter commentary from readers across the globe. [View the story […]

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