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Suspect in custody in early afternoon shooting in Lancaster

Authorities in Lancaster say a suspect is in custody in connection with a fatal shooting on Old Landsford Road near Memorial Park Road. Police say the victim was in a car in the street, and the suspect was found in a house near the shooting scene. 28-year-old Danielle Lamar Peay of Lancaster is charged with […]

Bush brings GOP presidential campaign to supporters in Rock Hill

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush brought his Republican presidential candidacy to Rock Hill Tuesday night, speaking to a couple hundred people in the Magnolia Room at Laurel Creek. Bush says he wants to restore the American dream and make sure our children and grandchildren have more opportunities than we had. “If you’re looking for an […]

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Winthrop University president foregoing special inauguration event

Winthrop University President Dan Mahony has announced that he will hold his investiture into office as the school’s 11th president in conjunction with next May’s commencement. Mahony sent an e-mail to faculty and staff Monday that said he has decided against holding a stand-alone inauguration event. Mahony writes that he would rather spend that money […]

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York Co. Rotarians set aside S.C. football rivalry for ‘ultimate’ tailgate

Clemson University’s football team may be No. 1 in the latest AP Poll, but ahead of next weekend’s Palmetto Bowl, Tiger and Gamecock fans set aside their rivalry for a good cause Thursday. Packed like sardines inside Rock Hill’s City Club, hundreds gobbled down cheeseburgers and hot dogs for the York County area Rotary Club’s […]

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2015 Vernon Grant Christmas card and ornament unveiled

The 2015 Vernon Grant Christmas ornament and card were unveiled today at the Museum of York County. This year’s ornament is called little buddy. OTS Media, the parent company of WRHI, sponsors the ornament. OTS managing partner Allan Miller says over the past 28 years, sales of the annual ornament have generated $285,000. Miller says […]

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Winthrop students show support to the French following terror attacks

Dozens of Winthrop University students gathered in front of Byrnes Auditorium Tuesday night to light candles on behalf of those lost in Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris. Scott Shinabargar, an associate professor of French and head of the Department of World Languages and Cultures at Winthrop, told the crowd he really didn’t have a lot […]

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Catawba Studios project to proceed with or without county funds

The Catawba Indian Nation may — or may not — get the financial support it wants from the county for a proposed film studio, but the tribe’s chief says the plans for the project will move forward. The tribe and Los Angeles-based Studio South are asking the county for $1 million in hospitality tax funds […]

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