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Fundraiser grants Tega Cay boy special wheelchair

Four-year-old Conner Goldhammer sat in a tiny wheelchair inside a busy restaurant. One leg was wrapped in bandages while his mother was close at his side. Conner was born with an extremely rare disease called osteogenesis imperfecta, or brittle bone disease. In his young life, he’s broken nearly 100 bones from something as simple as […]

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Police ramping up enforcement efforts in southern Rock Hill Monday

Starting Monday, Rock Hill police officers and their counterparts at the S.C. Highway Patrol and S.C. Transport Police will ramp up their efforts cracking down on agressive, dangerous and drunk drivers — and they’re warning you in advance. The program is officially called the Data Driven Approach to Crime and Traffic Safety, or DDACTS, and […]

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New superintendent kicks off year for Rock Hill Schools

It’s a year of firsts for new Rock Hill School District Three superintendent Kelly Pew. Friday morning, a pep rally kicked of the new year for the district’s faculty and staff on the campus of South Pointe High School. “It’s really about making sure that we impact in a positive way every student in the […]

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Street car talks ‘on track’ in Rock Hill, Knowledge Park

Calling it a potential major boost to the city’s efforts in developing the Knowledge Park corridor, Rock Hill’s Economic Development Corporation is reviving a decade-old discussion of a future streetcar in the city’s downtown corridor. City Council and staff heard from RHEDC Executive Director Stephen Turner and Knowledge Park Leadership Group chairman Andy Shene Thursday […]

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S.C. Highway Patrol, local police kick off #TargetZero DUI enforcement

LANCASTER–As the summer months come to a close, law enforcement across South Carolina are ramping up a Labor Day effort to keep drunk drivers from behind the wheel. The program is called Target Zero: A goal of zero drunk driving deaths on South Carolina’s roads. All across the state Thursday, State Troopers, local sheriff’s deputies, […]

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Solicitor: York Co. Deputy who shot 70-year-old man will not face charges

16th Circuit Solicitor Kevin Brackett said late Thursday the York County Sheriff’s Deputy who mistook an elderly man’s cane for a long gun earlier this year on a traffic stop — shooting him in the chest — will not face any charges. Terrance Knox returned to his duties earlier his year following the February incident […]

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York mayor scolds council for approving immediate pay increases

York Mayor Eddie Lee is speaking out today about a series of raises for city council, the mayor pro tem, and ultimately for himself. Council this week voted to approve the approximate 11 percent increases, which amount to $557 more for council members, $657 more for the mayor pro tem and $985 for the mayor. […]

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