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Lancaster County Reinstates Burning Ban

Lancaster County fire rescue officials have issued a countywide ban on outdoor burning. The ban was enacted Wednesday afternoon as a result of the continuing dry conditions, low humidity and potential high wind. Fire officials worry the conditions can quickly turn small fires into uncontrollable blazes. The ban is “for burning of any materials with […]

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Chester Mother Dies in Car Wreck

According to the S.C. Highway Patrol.  A Chester mother was killed and her young daughter airlifted to a hospital after a crash Wednesday night. The crash happened just after 8 p.m. on Calvary Church road, about 6 miles west of Chester, according to Lance Cpl. Tony Keller of the Highway Patrol. A 2002 Chevrolet SUV […]

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Judge Rules Charleston Shooter Roof Ruled Competent to Stand Trial

A federal judge ruled Friday that Dylann Roof has been ruled competent to stand trial starting next week in the killing of nine black worshippers at a South Carolina church last year. U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel’s ruling clears the way for jury selection to restart Monday. The judge delayed the process to begin narrowing […]

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AUDIO: York County Republican Party Chairman Joel Hamilton on Nikki Haley’s New Position

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Rock Hill Elementary School Student Threatens to Shoot Bus Driver with BB Gun

An Oakdale Elementary student pulled out a BB gun on a school bus Monday morning and threatened to shoot the bus driver.  According to the report witnesses told police they overheard the student say he would shoot the driver if the driver tried to touch him. Rock Hill Schools spokesperson Mychal Frost said the families […]

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Lancaster Man Arrested for Distributing Child Pornography via Social Media

According to the S.C. Attorney General’s Office 56 year old Richard Allen Kampen of Lancaster was charged after an investigation revealed he was distributing child pornography via social media. He was arrested Friday and charged with two counts of second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.  

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Charlotte City Council Approves Biggest New Development in at Least Two Decades

Charlotte City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve the city’s biggest new development in at least two decades.  The River District, just west of the Charlotte Airport, will include millions of square feet of new office space, thousands of homes and hundreds of shops and restaurants. Charlotte based developers Lincoln Harris and Crescent Community are […]

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