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March jobless rates show improvement locally, statewide

The latest unemployment figures provide good news for much of the tri-county area, as well as for the state. The Department of Employment and Workforce reports that York County’s jobless rate dropped .2 percent in March to 6.7 percent. That’s still well below the 9.6 percent rate the county experienced in March 2013. Chester County’s […]

N.C. man arrested after deadly drunk driving wreck in York Co.

A North Carolina man has been arrested in connection with a three-vehicle wreck in York County January 31 that claimed the life of a man three days later. 59-year-old Anthony Ogden of Gastonia is charged with felony DUI resulting in death. Ogden was one of three drivers involved in the crash that happened on US […]

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Graham: Sen. Tim Scott a ‘Godsend’ to the Republican Party

This week’s Winthrop University Poll shows sizable gains in support for S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley and Sen. Lindsey Graham. But elsewhere in the poll — an interesting set of results on the popularity and approval rating of U.S. Sen. Tim Scott. In the poll of registered South Carolina voters conducted earlier this month, 43 pecent […]

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Gallery: 32nd Great Easter Egg Classic in Rock Hill

Were you one of the thousands of families in Cherry Park Thursday for the 32nd Great Easter Egg Classic? See if we captured your photo during the excitement!  

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Teen cleard in Indian Land stabbing death ruled ‘justifiable homicide’

Prosecutors in Lancaster County have cleared a teenager in the February 16 stabbing death of his mother’s live-in boyfriend. That morning, Jimmie Adams, 47 was in a fight with his girlfriend in their Indian Land home. Adams was found laying on the floor and later died on the way to the hospital. Wednesday afternoon, the […]

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Snapshot of Newest Winthrop University Poll Results

The newest Winthrop University poll has been released and here are a few snapshots from it. Almost 50% of registered voters approve of how Gov. Nikki Haley is doing her job. Forty-three percent approve of how US Sen. Tim Scott is doing his job. Meanwhile, nearly 40% give a thumbs-up to US Sen. Lindsey Graham. […]

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Police: Woman’s body found behind Rock Hill shopping center

Rock Hill police believe they have found the body of a woman reported missing this week. The woman was found at the Market at Cherry Plaza shopping center on North Cherry Road Tuesday afternoon. Investigators confirmed her identity Wednesday morning as that of Laurie O’Berry, 52. Family members reported O’Berry missing Monday, Rock Hill Police […]

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