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Plan for county’s $1 million gift to Clover YMCA advances

A proposed aquatics center in Clover is now one step closer to fruition with a county council committee’s approval of $1 million towards the construction of an outdoor water park. Following the approval of the allocation from the county’s hospitality tax commission three weeks ago, a three-member Finance & Operations unanimously approved the measure Monday. […]

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Lancaster man cashes in lottery ticket worth $100,000

Walter “Mickey” Gibson has a few thousand more Benjamin bill in his pocket — after cashing in a winning $100,000 lottery ticket at his favorite convenience store in Lancaster. Gibson recently spent $5 on a “Tons of Funds” lottery ticket on Pageland Highway and his investment was increased by more than 20,000. “I don’t have […]

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3 charged with selling ‘high-grade’ pot to Winthrop students

York County drug agents have charged three people with selling high-grade marijuana to students at Winthrop University among others, drug unit commander Marvin Brown said Monday. Brian Beatty, 22; Monica Mims, 20; and Kelsey Mosley, 22, face a combined 17 charges related to the possession and distribution of marijuana, heroin, mushrooms and anxiety medication. Keon […]

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Carowinds scraps metal detectors at park entrance

For the first time since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Carowinds has removed metal detectors from its security screening process for guests. The park, which straddles the North Carolina-South Carolina line, added the walk-through detectors in response to the events of 9/11, but Carowinds’ parent company, Cedar Fair, has slowly removed them from its […]

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Cruz in Rock Hill: You’ll be seeing a lot more of me

Texas senator Ted Cruz broke the proverbial ribbon of 2016 presidential hopefuls to visit Rock Hill Friday morning. Cruz spoke to about 200 supporters in a town-hall style forum, earning more than a half-dozen standing ovations from the crowd after mentions of repealing Obamacare, abolishing Common Core and supporting the nation of Israel. “Every candidate […]

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GALLERY: The 2015 Great Easter Egg Classic

Thursday marked the 33rd edition of OTS Media Group’s Great Easter Egg Classic. Check out our gallery of the event and if you would like to receive high-resolution copy of a photo, e-mail akiel@wrhi.com with the photo number and we will send it your way.

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House fire that injured two firefighters ruled ‘undetermined’

The cause of a fire that sent two Newport firefighters to the hospital has been undetermined, the York County Fire Marshal’s Office told WRHI’s news partner CN2 Wednesday. The March 23 blaze at a home off Volunteer Drive forced two people out of their home and hospitalized firefighters Rich Diamonti and Joseph Volk for several […]

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