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Case of York Teen Who Tried to Join ISIS Delayed

The case against a York teen who tried to join ISIS and plotted to kill soldiers, then was arrested again, has been delayed because of concerns about the release of classified information prosecutors could use against him, court documents show. Zakaryia Abdin, 18, of Syrian heritage, has been in jail since March. FBI agents and […]

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Mayor Echols Receives Award from Municipal Association of S.C.

Rock Hill Mayor Doug Echols received with the Municipal Association of South Carolina’s Highest Honor, awarded to municipal officials during the MASC Annual Meeting on July 21, 2017.  Mayor Bill Young, president of the Association’s board of directors, presented the Allison Farlow award to Mayor Doug Echols at the Annual Meeting’s opening session. The Allison […]

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York County Man Dies After Lawnmower Flips Over

A York County man has died after the lawn mower he was riding on flipped onto him, police and coroner officials said. The man’s identity has not yet been released by the York County Coroner’s Office. However, the death Friday afternoon is being investigated as an accident, York County Coroner Sabrina Gast said.

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AUDIO: Rock Hill Teachers Gather for Back to School Rally

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AUDIO: Local Schools Sweep Football City USA Kickoff

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York County Emergency Management Director Receives CEM Designation

Chuck Haynes, Emergency Management Director Chuck Haynes has been awarded Certified Emergency Manager by an international board.  Internationally only around 1800 men are given the CEM designation in the emergency management profession. Haynes qualified after submitting a credential package, completing a management essay and passing a written examination.  He will continue professional development in order […]

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Number of Rock Hill Student-Athlete Transfers Down From 2016

The number of transfers from student-athletes within the Rock Hill school district have gone down from last year. Rock Hill’s three high schools put into place intradistrict transfer rules, effective Jan. 1, requiring that high school athletes who want to transfer solely for athletic reasons to sit out a year. Under the rules, any student-athlete […]

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