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Piedmont Medical Center expands Ebola prevention plans

Later this week, new signs will be installed at the entrances to Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill informing patients experiencing symptoms of the Ebola virus — and who may have come in contact with people from countries known to be hotbeds for Ebola — to stop and pick up the phone before entering the […]

Rock Hill mayor joins Democrats’ effort to move confederate battle flag

Rock Hill Mayor Doug Echols has signed on to an effort by S.C. gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen to remove the Confederate flag from the state house grounds. In Columbia Wednesday, Sheheen unveiled his plan to remove the flag, if elected November 4. Echols, Rock Hill’s mayor for more than two decades, was one of eight […]

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Two fatalities investigated by York County Sheriff’s and Coroner’s office

The York County Coroner’s Office and the Sheriff’s Office have investigated a pair of fatalities. The coroner’s office says 59-year-old Trevor Ford of Tega Cay died after his bike crashed on the bike trails in Fort Mill’s Baxter Village. Meanwhile, the coroner’s office says 78-year-old Charles Burrell of Clover was killed after being struck by […]

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New Winthrop University poll shows Haley with 10-point lead over Sheheen

Republican Governor Nikki Haley holds a 10-point lead over Democratic challenger S.C. Sen. Vincent Sheheen in the November elections, according to the latest Winthrop Poll released Wednesday, Oct. 1. Haley leads Sheheen by a 43.6-33.6 margin among likely South Carolina voters. Petition candidate Tom Ervin, a self-funded attorney and former judge, has a slight effect […]

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Scott’s campaign trail rolls through Chester County glass plant

With Congress now out of Washington until after the November election, voters across all 50 states are bending the ears of their senators and representatives on their thoughts on new military action against the Islamic State overseas. U.S. Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina weighed in on President Obama’s plans Tuesday. He told WRHI that […]

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York County jail officer charged with selling prescription drugs

A now former corrections officer at the York County Sheriff’s Office now faces charges of his own. The York County Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit charged John Strait, 30, with Distribution of Alprazolam and Distribution of Alprazolam in the proximity of a park. Officers had received information that Strait, a former shift sergeant at the York […]

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York County drug agents find 2014’s 18th meth lab in Clover

2014’s 18th methamphetamine lab has been discovered in York County. Sunday night sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a chemical odor coming out of a shed behind a residence on Hay Row Road in Clover. Members of the York County Multi-jurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit were called out to the shed, where they found an […]

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