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Ex-Lancaster Sheriff Cauthen charged with slingshotting neighbors’ property

Former Lancaster County Sheriff Johnny Cauthen turned himself in to Rock Hill Police detectives today on two charges of damaging property. Cauthen, 58, is charged in connection with two June incidents where his neighbors said he shot several pieces of “slingshot ammo” at his neighbors’ property. In one June 6, 2014 police report, one of […]

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Power restored to 600+ Rock Hill utilities customers

More than 600 City of Rock Hill utility customers’ power was restored Wednesday evening following a traffic collision and contractor’s gaffe. Just after 12 noon, a single car struck a utility pole near the Winthrop Coliseum, knocking out power for about six hours. During the afternoon drive, city crews and police closed a portion of […]

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City of Rock Hill officials: Movato’s ‘dangerous cities’ rankings flawed

The City of Rock Hill is attempting to set the record straight about a real estate firm’s claims that Rock Hill is among the top 20 most dangerous small cities in the nation. The Movato Real Estate group says its rankings, released earlier this year, are based on 2012 data by the Federal Bureau of […]

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Boyd: Winthrop is “resilient” and has “emerged stronger” following president’s firing

In her first written statement as acting president of Winthrop University, Deba Boyd says Winthrop has “emerged stronger” since the June 13 suspension and June 26 firing of former president Jamie Comstock Williamson. In 40,000 written and 20,000 e-mailed letters to alumni, donors and friends, Boyd said Winthrop is now “more responsive to the needs […]

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Three-Year-Old Lancaster Boy Dies After Being Found In Hot Car

In a sad update to a story we reported last week, a three-year-old Lancaster county boy has died after being left in a hot car. Logan Cox was found by his mother in a vehicle after he apparently snuck out of the house and locked himself and the family dog in the car. The mother […]

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Child suffers heat stroke after sitting in hot car in Lancaster

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office says a three-year-old boy is in critical condition suffering from heat stroke after he was found in a vehicle. The Sheriff’s office says EMS workers were already treating the child when deputies arrived on Walnut Road in Lancaster Wednesday afternoon. Criminal investigators and the Department of Social Services say it […]

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More than four dozen mailboxes targeted in the Clover area

The York County Sheriff’s Office says about 50 mailboxes in the Clover area were either opened or run over and destroyed. It happened overnight on Highway 577, Parham Road, Cross Road, Brandon Road, and Kendrick Road in Clover, along with Patrick Road across the North Carolina border. The sheriff’s office says street signs and stop […]

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