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British-born Griffin honored for his induction into SC Aviation Hall of Fame

Former aircraft engineer, pilot and educator David Griffin was honored at the Rock Hill York County Airport today for his induction earlier this year into the South Carolina Aviation Hall of Fame. During the ceremony, the British-born Griffin who now lives in Tega Cay called the induction an incredible honor for him. “I think this […]

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Renew our Community founder seeking dental line of credit program

While the Affordable Care Act has made an attempt towards improving access to medical care in the United State, dental care remains outside the purview of that program — and many others — leaving charities and providers left to develop their own methods of helping those in need facing financial difficulties. Here in York County, […]

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York County sells old Knights Stadium property for $830k

In a roundabout way, the Charlotte Knights may have just made their largest financial contribution to York County in years. The land which once held the team’s old stadium — Knights Castle in Fort Mill — was just sold by York County to the Cato Corporation for $833,542. The deal included the demolition of the […]

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Mulvaney appoints 5 York County seniors to service academies

U.S. Congressman Mick Mulvaney announced another round of appointments to the nation’s five service academies Monday. Appointments, a service bestowed only to members of congress, do not necessarily mean an applicant has been accepted to their respective institution of choice, but merely a nod of approval from the respective lawmaker. “This is a tremendous honor […]

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Another suspect arrested in Rock Hill home invasion

The third and final suspect in a November 24th home invasion in Rock Hill is now behind bars. Rock Hill Police say 23-year-old Keon Howze was arrested over the weekend by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office. Howze is charged with two counts of kidnapping, two counts of pointing a firearm and one count each of […]

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Several hundred attend Winthrop University’s 24th scholarship auction

More than 300 people turned out Saturday for the Winthrop University athletic department’s 24th annual scholarship auction. Athletic Director Tom Hickman says he’s been there for all of them. “I can remember the very first one we did,” Hickman said, “I think we made $16,000.” “We’re looking to shoot for $75,000 this year,” he added. […]

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Rock Hill mayor pleased with turnout at first Food Truck Friday

The City of Rock Hill hosted its first Food Truck Friday at Fountain Park in the eastern part of downtown. There was a huge turnout, and Mayor Doug Echols says he wanted the park to become a destination, and it has. “We’ve got a nice group of people here,” Echols said. “We’ve got young and […]

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