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One person dead in early morning single-vehicle Chester Co. crash

The person killed in an early morning crash in Chester County has been identified as 43-year-old James Willy Mack of Chester. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says the single-vehicle wreck happened about 5:45 a.m. on West End Road near Stone Road. State troopers say the vehicle was traveling eastbound on West End.

Comporium taps Cook to lead Ventures division

Rock Hill-based Comporium announced today that Russell Cook was named managing director of Comporium Ventures, which will focus on managing its existing portfolio of investments and to identify and recommend new opportunities to acquire or invest in innovative new businesses. Cook, a graduate of Wofford College with a bachelor’s degree in economics, has broad experience […]

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Clover cop spots vet’s missing rings; burglary investigation revisited

An observant police officer working in Clover turned out to be the big break in case of stolen military memorabilia from a man’s home last year. A week ago, we reported that a Clover woman called York County sheriff’s deputies to say she had found three gold rings from the Vietnam War. She told deputies […]

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Judge grants Fort Mill hospital permit to Piedmont Medical Center, again

The ball is now, once again, back in the court of Rock Hill’s Piedmont Medical Center — and its parent company Tenet Healthcare — to build a new hospital in Fort Mill. Piedmont Medical Center spokeswoman Amy Faulkenberry said a State Administrative Law Court judge again ruled in favor of Piedmont and Tenet’s plans to […]

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Three US Marines Corps rings found by woman cleaning kitchen

The York County Sheriff’s Office says a concerned citizen from the Clover area has found three US Marine Corps rings in her kitchen while cleaning. She called the sheriff’s office because she feared the rings were either stolen or lost. The first ring is described as yellow-gold with a red center stone and the US […]

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Catawba Nuclear Station employees donate to Toys for Happiness

Employees with Duke Energy’s Catawba Nuclear Station donated thousands of dollars and hundreds of toys to Toys for Happiness, dropping them off at Santa’s Secret Warehouse today. Spokesman Scott Andresen says hundreds of employees chipped in to help needy children. “We have about 1200 employees at the station, and I would say a good majority […]

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Rock Hill man killed in early morning motorcycle wreck

Authorities have identified the man killed while riding on his motorcycle in York County early this morning. Coroner Sabrina Gast says 33-year-old Matthew Filer of Rock Hill was riding his motorcycle in the 200 block of Cel River Road when he hit a cement culvert. Gast says Filer was pronounced dead at the scene.

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