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House fire that injured two firefighters ruled ‘undetermined’

The cause of a fire that sent two Newport firefighters to the hospital has been undetermined, the York County Fire Marshal’s Office told WRHI’s news partner CN2 Wednesday. The March 23 blaze at a home off Volunteer Drive forced two people out of their home and hospitalized firefighters Rich Diamonti and Joseph Volk for several […]

Surveillance footage released in Walmart iPhone heist

York County Sheriff’s deputies have released surveillance video from the March 25 robbery of $15,000 worth of Apple smartphones from the Walmart in Lake Wylie. Two black men walked in the store around 11 p.m. and while one distracted the clerk and another broke in the case, swiping seven iPhone 6 phones valued at $699 […]

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Habitat for Humanity launches neighborhood revitalization effort

Across the country, Habitat for Humanity is likely best known for its programs building new homes low-income families. But in recent months, the non-profit’s York County chapter has launched a new program aimed at helping existing homeowners facing financial struggles with capital projects inside their own homes. Calling it a ‘neighborhood revitalization’ effort, development director […]

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Executive Inn demolition underway

The day before an original April 1 deadline loomed for the former Executive Inn in Rock Hill to be completely demolished, construction crews started work tearing down the Anderson Road motel that’s stood for decades. Issues surrounding the removal of asbestos delayed the demolition efforts, which prompted the City of Rock Hill to bypass the […]

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Names of victims in two deadly York County crashes released

York County’s coroner has released the names of two people killed in separate wrecks 15 minutes apart Wednesday afternoon. The first wreck happened around 1:30 p.m. on Bersheeba Road in the western part of the county. Alexander McConnell of Clover died when the car he was riding in flipped multiple times. Investigators say the Kia […]

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Clover High named runner-up for “Palmetto’s Finest” award

Clover High School fell short for the second consecutive year in its quest to be named Palmetto’s Finest. Chapin High School edged out Clover High and St. James High School of Horry County for the award. While the result was not what students and school officials hoped for there is much to celebrate, and district […]

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Comporium contributes $300,000 to Knowledge Park infrastructure work

Comporium Communications has presented the city of Rock Hill with checks totaling $300,000 toward infrastructure improvements in the Textile Corridor portion of the Knowledge Park development. State law allows telecommunications companies to earn infrastructure tax credits by investing in public economic development projects instead of paying certain licensing taxes to the Department of Revenue. It […]

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