The federal Environmental Protection Agency has issued what it calls a Notice of Violation to Utilities Inc for the company’s numerous discharges of wastewater into Lake Wylie in the Tega Cay community. In a statement today, the EPA notes at least 27 sewer overflows in 2013 that discharged more than 446,000 gallons of untreated sewage. […]
York County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a ninth grade student at Rock Hill High School in connection with Tuesday morning’s fire in a bathroom on campus. District spokeswoman Elaine Baker confirmed Wednesday afternoon a freshman student was escorted off campus earlier in the day. The student’s name nor his explanation for why he said he […]
Investigators in Lancaster County are trying to figure out who shot and killed a man overnight. Officers say they heard gunshots in the area of West Meeting Street around 3:00 a.m. When they arrived on the scene they found Rondell Thompson dead from a gunshot wound outside a house. The shooting happened just across the […]
While York County has not seen torrential damage from an earthquake in more than a century, experts say last week’s earthquake in Edgefield County should be a wake-up call for those not used to the seismic activity. Between Friday night and Sunday afternoon, two earthquakes ringing in at a magnitude 4.1 and 3.2, respectively, rocked […]
Economist Larry Carroll of Carroll Financial delivered his annual state of the economy presentation. WRHI’s Manning Kimmel spoke with Carroll before his presentation.
York County Council’s efforts to create a new Hospitality Tax committee and update county laws for how the money would be spent is moving forward. Council Monday approved second reading of a plan to create the 11-member committee. No one spoke in opposition of the plan during a public hearing. The board will oversee the […]
A grassroots effort to repeal the federal Common Core standards made its stop in Rock Hill Monday. Sheri Few, a candidate for S.C. Education Superintendent and president of South Carolina Parents Involved in Education joined about a dozen supporters urging state lawmakers to pass a bill that would repeal South Carolina’s implementation of Common Core […]