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Names of victims in two deadly York County crashes released

York County’s coroner has released the names of two people killed in separate wrecks 15 minutes apart Wednesday afternoon. The first wreck happened around 1:30 p.m. on Bersheeba Road in the western part of the county. Alexander McConnell of Clover died when the car he was riding in flipped multiple times. Investigators say the Kia […]

Clover High named runner-up for “Palmetto’s Finest” award

Clover High School fell short for the second consecutive year in its quest to be named Palmetto’s Finest. Chapin High School edged out Clover High and St. James High School of Horry County for the award. While the result was not what students and school officials hoped for there is much to celebrate, and district […]

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Comporium contributes $300,000 to Knowledge Park infrastructure work

Comporium Communications has presented the city of Rock Hill with checks totaling $300,000 toward infrastructure improvements in the Textile Corridor portion of the Knowledge Park development. State law allows telecommunications companies to earn infrastructure tax credits by investing in public economic development projects instead of paying certain licensing taxes to the Department of Revenue. It […]

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Rock Hill man fires at cop, leads midnight foot chase

Authorities from across the state spent several hours Monday night chasing a Rock Hill man after he fled from a traffic stop and fired on an officer chasing him. Sargent Tony Breeden, a 20-year veteran of the department stopped a car for speeding around 10:20 p.m. Monday on Heckle Blvd. One of the passengers, 30-year-old […]

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House fire, explosion and fallen brick wall injures 2 firefighters

Two volunteer firefighters are recovering from their injuries after a brick wall “toppled over” on top of them while the two were spraying water on a fire Monday afternoon outside Rock Hill. Multiple fire departments were dispatched to the Volunteer Road home at 4:12 p.m. Monday after a man reported flames inside his father’s home. Firefighters […]

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Executive Inn owner to miss April 1 demolition deadline

A series of missteps leading up to the demolition of the former Executive Inn motel in Rock Hill have delayed the demolition process to a point well past the April 1 deadline. Issues surrounding asbestos removal at the Anderson Road site, including an incomplete evaluation and a mandatory 10-day waiting period mandated by the S.C. […]

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Former York Co. deputy ramps up 2016 campaign for sheriff

Former York County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Scurlock launched his 2016 campaign for sheriff last week. WRHI’s Mike Crowder caught up with the ex-Carolina Panther learn why he’s seeking his former boss’s seat.  

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