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Ex-candidate Ervin joins Sheehen on campaign trail in Rock Hill

A day after withdrawing from the South Carolina governor’s race, former independent republican candidate Tom Ervin joined democratic nominee Vincent Sheheen on the campaign trail. The duo traveled across the state, visiting North Charleston Wednesday morning before their single-prop plane landed at the Rock Hill airport. “It’s time to put partisan politics aside in South […]

Healthcare workers, EMTs and 9-1-1 center pull off secret Ebola drill

Dozens of first responders and medical personnel thought they were dealing with a real threat of Ebola Wednesday — at least for the first part of a secret exercise known only to key hospital officials, county leaders and the news media. Piedmont Medical Center, the hospital’s EMS department, Emergency Room and York County 911 Center […]

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VIDEO: East Main Street reopens to downtown traffic

East Main Main Street and Elizabeth Lane — from Main Street to White Street — reopened to traffic Wednesday morning. Barricades and traffic cones were removed as city crews and private contractors wrapped up months of utility work and construction in the Downtown East area where finishing touches are wrapping up on the new Fountain […]

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Final project on 1997 ‘Pennies’ referendum completed

Nearly 20 years after the first Pennies for Progress sales tax referendum was approved by York County voters, the final project on the 1997 ballot measure wrapped up over the weekend. The two-mile stretch of Albright Road from Black Street to S.C. 901 opened Monday, Pennies’ program manager Phil Leazer said. The $12.1 million project […]

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Graham confident Republicans can turn tide in the US Senate

Can Republicans win control of the United States Senate during next week’s midterm elections? U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham thinks so. Graham says he believes the Senate can control 53 of the 100 seats in the upper chamber. He says if the GOP doesn’t come up with a game plan in the first 90 days of […]

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Body of elderly man found in Lancaster County pond near Kershaw identified

The body of a man who disappeared on a private pond near Kershaw Monday night has been identified as 77-year-old Gerald Deaton of Lancaster. Channel 9’s Greg Suskin reports that Deaton was found still partially in his john Boat, which was taking on water. The Coroner’s office says it’s not clear if it was a […]

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Rock Hill School board gives amended tax plan a ‘thumbs up’

Months of private talks and two hours’ worth of public discussion Monday appeared to be enough for the Rock Hill School District’s board of trustees to sign off on an amended tax district designed to the centerpiece of infrastructure improvements within the Knowledge Park district. Board members voted 5 to 2, with council members Walter Brown […]

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