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Duke Energy gets new 40 year license for Catawba River

The federal government has approved Duke Energy’s license to manage 225 miles of the Catawba River in North Carolina and South Carolina for 40 more years. To get its new license, the utility agreed to conserve $16 million in land, spend $4 million developing public recreation sites and build passages so fish can get around […]


Rawlinson Road Baptist Church was the staging ground early Thanksgiving morning as nearly 100 volunteers lead by Reverend Ronal King and Christians to Feed the Hungry undertook their yearly quest to provide Thanksgiving meals to those less fortunate in York County. This year nearly 4000 meals were prepared and delivered to those in need. Deliveries […]

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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 […]

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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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