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National Signing Day Around The Tri-County Area

Thirty-seven area athletes signed national letters of intent to play collegiate sports from the around Tri-County area. The sports range from football to soccer and lacrosse. Listed below are all of the area athletes broken down by sports. Football: Chester Javoris Gregory-Newberry Quay Strong-Newberry Albert Thompson-Newberry Fort Mill Austin Randolph-Newberry Taylor Sheets-Buffalo Rogan Wells-Valdosta State […]

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Authorities release more information about home invasion

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office needs help finding two men in connection with a home invasion and burglary Wednesday. The sheriff’s office says in a news release that deputies were called out to the home of an older couple on Cureton Taylor Drive in the northern end of the county about 8:30 p.m. The wife […]

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Winthrop hosting Republican presidential forum next week

Less than three months after hosting a Democratic presidential forum, Winthrop University will be the site of a forum involving Republican presidential hopefuls. The “Carolina Values Summit 2016” is scheduled to take place Thursday, Feb. 11 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in Winthrop’s Byrnes Auditorium. GOP White House frontrunners Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Dr. […]

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With Paul pulling out, Mulvaney uncommitted on presidential choice

Now that Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has dropped out of the Republican presidential race, 5th District South Carolina Congressman Mick Mulvaney is left without a candidate unless and until he supports another candidate. Here’s Mulvaney’s statement issued this afternoon: “I am proud to have supported Rand Paul’s bid for President. I committed to Rand early […]

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Teen who planned to join ISIS is denied parole

An unnamed York teenager has been denied juvenile parole after being arrested a year ago on charges he planned to join ISIS and massacre American soldiers. The South Caroilna Board of Juvenile Parole voted unanimously today not to grant parole to the teen. York police told the board that the boy was a significant threat […]

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Clover Cell Tower Lawsuit Filed by Citizens Against City

A lawsuit was filed Tuesday by opponents of a proposed cell tower in Clover against the town and its zoning board’s decision in the matter. The pending lawsuit temporarily puts a stop to any potential construction until a judge rules on the suit – which could take months. The filing says that because the zoning […]

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State Roads Bill Stalls… Again in Legislature

After trying to “fast track” a roads bill to the Senate floor, state senators are now hitting the brakes on a plan to get more money to South Carolina’s highways. Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman told the Finance Committee on Tuesday he wants to bring in the Department of Transportation and the state Infrastructure […]

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