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Pickup rear-ends stopped 18-wheeler on I-77, leaves one dead

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a driver was killed in a two-vehicle crash that happened late this morning on Interstate 77 northbound at the 73 mile marker. Lance Corporal Gary Miller says a 1995 Peterbilt tractor trailer was stopped for traffic when it was rear-ended by a 2004 Chevy pickup truck. Miller says the […]

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Person of interest sought in Lancaster Co. ATM robbery

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help identifying a person of interest in Monday’s Founder’s ATM robbery. The sheriff’s office says the person of interest was seen in the Indian Land Walmart a few minutes before the robbery. Authorities have surveillance of a dark-colored Toyota truck parked in the Walmart parking lot. They say […]

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York County to fight heroin and opioid abuse, addiction

It’s called York County HOPE, or Heroin and Opioid prevention and education. It was launched Tuesday by Keystone Substance Abuse Services and York County All On Board. Jeff and Terri Benson lost their daughter Jessica in February to a heroin overdose. Terri Benson says parents need to learn to recognize the symptoms. “Missing spoons, sleeping […]

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Winthrop Hires Julika Blankenship As Head Lacrosse Coach

ROCK HILL, SC – Winthrop Athletic DirectorTom Hickman and incoming Athletic Director Ken Halpin announced Monday the hiring of Julika Blankenship as the second lacrosse head coach in Winthrop program history. Following the departure of the program’s first lacrosse coach, John Sung, Hickman organized a national search for the squad’s next leader. Blankenship joins the […]

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County council approves citizens panel to study Dave Lyle development

The York County Comprehensive Land Use Plan won the second of three required approvals from the county council Monday night, but without an expansion of the Urban Services Boundary that would allow the extension of Dave Lyle Boulevard. Kathy Bigham served on the comprehensive plan advisory committee, and defended the inclusion of the Dave Lyle […]

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Mayor, city council honor Substation II and Ruffalo for 30 years

Just over two weeks ago Substation II in Rock Hill celebrated its 30th anniversary. Monday the restaurant where WRHI’s Straight Talk program originates, and its owner Charlie Ruffalo, were honored by a proclamation presented by Mayor Doug Echols. “Whereas Substation II has taken great pride in serving excellent food at reasonable prices in a fast […]

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Suspect in trailer park stabbing arrested by Rock Hill police

Rock Hill police have made two arrests in connection with a stabbing incident that happened around 7:30 this morning in a trailer park in the 13-hundred block of Saluda Street. Police spokesman Mark Bollinger says 23-year-old Skyler Childers of Rock Hill has been charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent […]

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