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Rock Hill Police Department received 6th consecutive national Accreditation Award

The Rock Hill Police Department (RHPD) received a Meritorious Gold Standard Advanced Law Enforcement Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in St. Louis, MO on April 2, 2016. RHPD was initially accredited in March 2001 and has successfully received their 6th consecutive award. CALEA Accreditation is an ongoing obligation to […]

Bleachery site renamed as part of Rock Hill’s Knowledge Park project

Government officials, business leaders and developers Monday unveiled the specific plans for the Bleachery site on West White Street in Rock Hill. It’s part of the Knowledge Park project. Knowledge Park Leadership Group Chairman Andy Shene says the primary objective of the project is to create knowledge economy jobs and attract knowledge economy businesses. “We’re […]

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Web Extra: Unveiling of University Center at Knowledge Park 05/23/16

City officials, business leaders and developers unveil the plan for developing the 23-acre Bleachery site in Knowledge Park. http://www.wrhi.com/files/audio/WE-2016-05-23.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

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Winthrop Officially Welcomes New Athletic Director, Dr. Ken Halpin

ROCK HILL SC—Newly named Winthrop Athletic Director Ken Halpin was introduced to the Rock Hill community before a packed Eagle Club Room during a Monday morning news conference. Halpin, 34, who currently serves as deputy athletics director at Eastern Washington University, said becoming the athletic director at Winthrop was the realization of a career goal […]

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Lancaster County authorities arrest two men on drug charges

Two men were arrested on drug charges Thursday, May 19, 2016, during the execution of a search warrant by agents of the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force and members of the Special Weapons and Tactics Team with assistance from two detectives of the Lancaster Police Department. The warrant was executed in the City […]

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Missing Rock Hill swimmer confirmed dead at Myrtle Beach

On Friday morning, officials with the Myrtle Beach State Park said crews found a body in the ocean and confirmed it is James Ross III, from Rock Hill, according to his parents said. Beach patrol crews and the U-S Coast Guard initially conducted a search after witnesses said they heard a man between 20 and […]

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Hayes, Climer go toe to toe in much-anticipated Senate debate

State Senator Wes Hayes and Republican challenger (Former York County GOP Chair) Wes Climer faced off Thursday night during a debate at Winthrop University sponsored by the Clover Lake Wylie Republican Women’s Club and York County GOP. Both said they support term limits, even though Hayes has been in the legislature for decades. “It takes […]

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