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Body of elderly man found in Lancaster County pond near Kershaw identified

The body of a man who disappeared on a private pond near Kershaw Monday night has been identified as 77-year-old Gerald Deaton of Lancaster. Channel 9’s Greg Suskin reports that Deaton was found still partially in his john Boat, which was taking on water. The Coroner’s office says it’s not clear if it was a […]

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Rock Hill School board gives amended tax plan a ‘thumbs up’

Months of private talks and two hours’ worth of public discussion Monday appeared to be enough for the Rock Hill School District’s board of trustees to sign off on an amended tax district designed to the centerpiece of infrastructure improvements within the Knowledge Park district. Board members voted 5 to 2, with council members Walter Brown […]

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Preservationist: $245 per square foot to fix York Courthouse “outrageous”

Some fresh eyes on the ongoing — and rather costly — York County courthouse renovations may give the York County Council just enough interest in continuing the project. The renovations, now in their second year of work, have already cost the county $5.3 million dollars. Well behind schedule, the contractor responsible for completing the work […]

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Rock Hill man arrested, charged in bar shooting

A 20-year-old Rock Hill man is being held in the York County Detention Center on $200,000 bond after being accused of shooting a man in the face Thursday at the Rock City Tavern. Willie Minton is charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and violating his probation. Rock Hill police […]

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Paws in the Park attract dozens of people and pets to new dog park

The first Rock Hill Paws in the Park at the new Dog Park at Spencer Park is being called a success. Tim Johnson, who heads the Rock Hill Dog Club, was among those who turned out for the event Saturday. “This has been very rewarding,” Johnson said. “The city came out and helped set it […]

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Double homocide in Clover under investigation by York County detectives

The York County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a double homicide in Lake Wylie. Thursday deputies responded to a 911 call on Tioga Road. When they arrived they found the bodies of two people later identified as 61-year-old Debbie London 63-year-old Doug London. They died of gunshot wounds. Detectives are fully investigating the case, but have […]

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City of Rock Hill pushes school district to vote on TIF plan

Pressure this week from the City of Rock Hill has bumped up the timeline for Rock Hill School District Three’s board of trustees to decide on a proposed extension and expansion to a Tax Increment Financing District in the city’s Knowledge Park corridor. The district, sometimes referred to as a TIF district, would redirect any […]

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