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Tega Cay Council OK’s letter of intent to buy sewer system for $5.85 million

After more than 90 minutes behind closed doors Tuesday night, Tega Cay City Council has unanmimously voted to take the first steps forward in buying an ailing private sewer system. Council members negotiated the purchase price of the system to $5.85 million, down from an original $7.68 million. “This is a huge decision for the […]

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Duke Energy to conduct nuclear plant siren tests Wednesday

Sirens located around Catawba Nuclear Station will be tested Wednesday, April 9, at approximately 11:50 a.m. No public action is required during this three-minute test. By testing the sirens, state and county officials and Duke Energy ensure the sirens are operating properly. This full-cycle siren test is performed once each quarter. County emergency officials are […]

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Fort Mil man, 28, dead in police-assisted suicide

State authorities are investigating yet another fatal shooting in York County — this time by a York County Sheriff’s Deputy in Fort Mill. Around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sheriff’s Office spokesman Trent Faris says deputies were called to a home off Lurecliff Place with a report of a suicidal person. At the scene, deputies said James […]

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Fort Mill Schools warn of consequences with increased residential growth

It is no secret why residential growth in Fort Mill is once again growing exponentially: between great schools, easy access to Charlotte and a small-town atmosphere, the seven mile stretch between Rock Hill and the state line is quckly expanding — so much that school leaders are trying to put the brakes on residential growth. […]

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Future MLB Hall-of-Famer throwing out first pitch at BB&T Ballpark

One of the greatest home run hitters of all time in Major League Baseball will throw out the ceremonial first pitch Friday when the Charlotte Knights play their first game in BB&T Ballpark uptown. Jim Thome played for 22 years in the big leagues, finishing his career with 612 homers. Thome played for the Knights […]

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Rock Hill’s Molly Hardwick finishes 6th in golf championship

Amid the stellar greens of Augusta National, Molly Hardwick completed her first full year of playing the game of golf with a dream performance at the hallowed course. She finished sixth out of the 11 finalists in her age category at the First annual Drive, Chip and Putt Championship. Hardwick, who took golf up last […]

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Pew named next superintendent of Rock Hill Schools

The Rock Hill School board voted this afternoon to name Kelly Pew of Pickens County as its new superintendent. The vote came after board members met for several hours behind closed doors to discuss the three finalists. Pew will be paid $180,000 annually. She succeeds the departed Lynn Moody, who left last year to become […]

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