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Executive Inn still standing after June 1 demolition deadline

The demolition is “a huge undertaking with people who don’t do this every day,” city building inspector Mike Nugent said.

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Winthrop’s new first family moves in the President’s House

Ahead of his first day as the eleventh president of Winthrop University, Dan Mahony and his wife, Laura, and their children moved into the President’s House on campus Tuesday. The couple uprooted their family from Kent, Ohio after Mahony was named the next president of Winthrop in March. His first official day is July 1. […]

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28 SC counties declared as a Stage 1 drought

Residents are also strongly encouraged to limit outdoor watering to no more than two days each week.

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Rock Hill gives green light to Knowledge Park plan, agreement

After lingering in a nine-month holding pattern, Rock Hill’s Knowledge Park development efforts are now ramping to full steam ahead. City council Monday approved the final version of an amendment to a  Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, district designed to scoop $40 million in deferred property tax revenue from the city, county and Rock Hill […]

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Two bodies pulled from Lake Wylie in unrelated incidents

The York County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources are investigating the early morning drowning of a 19-year-old counselor at Camp Thunderbird in Lake Wylie. Randy Ashford witnessed two camp counselors jumping from the Buster Boyd Bridge. “They came up the rocks, ran down the sidewalk, set up on the edge […]

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Officials: Camp Thunderbird counselor drowns in Lake Wylie

LAKE WYLIE — Rescue teams from North and South Carolina recovered a body in Lake Wylie early Monday morning. Witnesses said two men jumped into the lake Sunday from the Buster Boyd Bridge around 2 a.m. One resurfaced and the other one did not, according to witnesses, who then called 911. Police said the victim […]

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Rock Hill dedicates African-American Business District monument

An exhibit that honors the contributions of Rock Hill’s African-American Business District was dedicated Saturday. Dr. Gladys Robinson, who chairs the African-American Cultural Resources Committee, says the celebration is about more than physical structures. Robinson says the importance of the monument is more about what it represents, “and how the history featured in the monument […]

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