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Sheriff, FBI: 2 in custody in Lake Wylie murder

Local and federal investigators believe they’re now a lot closer to solving the double murder of a Lake Wylie couple from October 2014. The night of October 23, Doug and Debbie London were shot and killed their Tioga Road home. A join investigation between the York County Sheriff’s Office, Charlotte Mecklenburg Police and the FBI […]

Crews install final track piece in ‘Fury 325′ coaster at Carowinds

Construction crews are busy at Carowinds finishing up the last piece of track on what will be the world’s fastest giga coaster. Construction on the Fury 325 started in September. The park has used 2,100 tons of steel for the coaster. “We have a little more tightening up to do around. We have a some […]

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Carolinas Healthcare asks for stay in Fort Mill Hospital order

Carolinas Healthcare Systems has filed a motion with the South Carolina Administrative Law Court asking for a stay to the order it issued last month granting a certificate of need to Piedmont Medical Center to build the hospital in Fort Mill. In a statement, Carolinas Healthcare said it “believes the appeals process should be concluded […]

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Huckabee in Rock Hill: “People now know me”

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee brought his book tour through Rock Hill Thursday — one of dozens of stops on a 14-state trip. Huckabee, having exited a radio syndication deal and television contract with FOX News, is showing subtle signs he may make a second attempt at running for president. On the idea of a […]

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Executive Inn owner to demolish property April 1

The once luxurious — and now infamous — Executive Inn on Anderson Road in Rock Hill will be torn down, the City of Rock Hill confirmed Thursday morning. The property, declared unfit for human habitation in October 2014, was condemned by the city. About thirty families living at the motel were evicted and moved out […]

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FREE AT LAST: Charges against Rock Hill’s Friendship 9 tossed out

Wednesday morning, the eight living men known as Rock Hill’s Friendship 9 walked in to a city courtroom, each carrying a 54-year-old misdemeanor trespassing charge on their criminal record. Just before lunch, they walked out of that same courtroom; records expunged and an official apology from the state in hand. Circuit court judge John Hayes […]

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[photos + video] The exoneration of the Friendship 9

Hundreds of people — including dozens of media outlets from across the globe — packed into the Rock Hill law center Wednesday morning to watch in person as the nine Friendship Junior College students and four others from Atlanta had charges of trespassing vacated in court.   Judge John Hayes explains his decision to vacate […]

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