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Winthrop’s strategic plan, capital campaign being announced late next month

Winthrop University President Dan Mahony is scheduled to release the school’s strategic plan September 22nd during the state of the university address. Winthrop vice president of university advancement Danny Nicholson says that plan will provide a road map for the capital campaign that will follow. “Currently we’re working on taking a look at what is […]

York County detectives looking for sex offender who failed to register

York County Sheriff’s Office detectives need your help finding a man who failed to register as a sex offender. If you know the whereabouts of 45-year-old Rodney Douglas James of Rock Hill, you are urged to call the sheriff’s office at 803-628-3059 or Crime Stoppers at 1-877-409-4321.

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VP coming to York County to campaign for congressional hopeful

Vice President Joe Biden is coming to Fort Mill in a couple of weeks to campaign for a former aide who’s trying to knock off 5th District incumbent Republican Congressman Mick Mulvaney. Biden will speak on behalf of fellow Democrat Fran Person September 12th in a$250-per-person fundraiser. Person is a former University of South Carolina […]

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Arrest made in August 15th Credit Union Robbery

Rock Hill Police have announced this morning that an arrest has been made in their investigation of the August 15th armed robbery of Arrowpointe Pointe Federal Credit Union on Old Point School Road. Through their investigation, police on Monday arrested Eric Karene Dixon, 25 years old, charging him with armed robbery and possesion of a […]

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Mother calls sentence against son’s killer ‘slap on the wrist’

A Rock Hill man who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a friend he said was like a brother was sentenced to up to five years in prison as a youthful offender Monday. 20-year-old Robreece Pickett admitted it was his fault, and apologized to the family of 17-year-old Jaterreon Thorne in […]

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SI article will feature Tega Cay’s decision not to offer youth tackle football

The Tega Cay Parks and Recreation Department’s decision not to offer tackle football in their youth leagues wasn’t a national story, until Sports Illustrated found out about it. That decision to only offer flag football to children between the ages of seven and 12 was made by Tega Cay Parks and Recreation Director Joey Blethen […]

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York County Library Board Of Trustees Fires Director Colleen Pappas

Five of the 9 members of the York County Library Board of Trustees met this morning and voted to terminate Pappas even though their investigation into accusations made against her by library staff has not been completed.  Pappas has been on administrative leave since August 11th after allegations of “discrimination, illegal hiring and a hostile […]

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