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Catawba Indian Nation Chief provides update on Rock Hill bingo hall

For the first time in eight years, the Catawba Indian Nation is operating a bingo hall on Cherry Road in Rock Hill. Catawba Chief Bill Harris provides an update on how things are going this time around. “We’ve been operating now I guess close to nine weeks,” Harris said, “and we have had some positives. […]

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New trail across Catawba Indian Nation reservation opened Saturday

The segment of the 217-mile Carolina Thread Trail called the Catawba Nation Greenway Trail opened Saturday. Travis Moorhead, the Carolina Thread Trail coordinator for York County, says the new trail is a partnership between the Catawba Indian Nation and the Carolina Thread Trail. “It’s a new section of trail on the reservation, and a much […]

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Two more suspects arrested in Wednesday Rock Hill credit union robbery

Rock Hill Police have made two more arrests in connection with Wednesday’s robbery of the Arrowpointe Federal Credit Union near Herlong Avenue. 35-year-old Jay Brantley of York is charged with entering a bank with intent to steal, and with criminal conspiracy. Brantley was denied bond this morning. In addition, 33 year-old April Blackwelder of York […]

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Body cameras bring mixed reaction among local law enforcement

While the technology is still in its infancy, one local and, albeit, small law enforcement agency is the first in York County to adopt the use of body-mounted cameras to capture its officers every interaction with the public. The Winthrop University police department, with 16 sworn officers, is among the first in South Carolina to […]

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ArrowPointe bank robbery suspect still at large; Old Point lockdown lifted

Rock Hill Police are investigating an afternoon bank robbery at the ArrowPointe Credit Union on Heckle Blvd. At approximately 12:15 p.m., investigators say a white male in his mid-twenties walked into the bank with a trash bag demanding cash. The man, dressed in a white striped shirt and possibly an American Eagle logo, fled the […]

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City eyes $6.5M in improvements to roads, utilities in Arcade Mill

In the months ahead, residents in one of Rock Hill’s oldest neighborhoods could see more street and utility improvements around their homes. City Council on Monday heard plans from city staff to embark on the second and final phase of infrastructure upgrades in the Arcade Mill neighborhood that sits north of the city’s downtown corridor. […]

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Palmetto Mornings: Strom Thurmond’s Rules of Life

The late U.S. Senator Strom Thurmond stopped by Chuck and Freddi’s show Tuesday morning to offer his “rules of life.”

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