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Lancaster police: 3 family Chihuahuas shot and killed in family’s backyard

“People who kill innocent animals should be considered as a danger to others. We need your help to bring this gun wielding subject to justice,” said Chief Harlean Carter.

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Rock Hill Police: 1 hospitalized in Constitution Blvd. shooting

Rock Hill police say they are still investigating a Wednesday night shooting that sent a woman to the hospital. A police report says Lara McConnell was shot in the left hip in a bedroom at a Constitution Blvd. residence. McConnell was transported to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. She was able to talk with officers […]

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Tax hike, 21 new employees penciled into York County budget draft

“Do we like to raise the millage rate? We do not. That’s the very last thing that we do,” county manager Bill Shanahan said.

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Business Rock Hill: 05/06/15 Field Trips

Winthrop University’s incoming president already has some big ideas of how his new Rock Hill school could be a big part of the city’s new Knowledge Park district. Daniel Mahony wants to bring business leaders on a trip to Ohio to see what he’s done with Kent State University and the City of Kent.

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Fort Mill, Rock Hill voters approve school bond referenda

Voters in both Rock Hill and Fort Mill schools approved a combined $336 million in bond referenda Tuesday. In Fort Mill, unofficial figures captured by referendum organizers show the measure passed with 61.2 percent voting “yes” to the district’s $226 million plan. “The community recognized our duty, by law, to educate the students that are […]

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Bass, McFadden buildings on East Main Street under contract

The Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation may soon wash its hands of two properties on East Main Street bought in the mid-1990s to keep them from being torn down. The RHEDC’s board of directors Tuesday approved a deal to sell the properties at 210 and 212 East Main Street for $765,000 to local businessmen David […]

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York County Council: Money not the issue in TIF approval

It’s not about the money. At least, that’s the general consensus from members of York County council following a lengthy — and lively — public forum session on a proposed extension to a tax increment financing deal with the City of Rock Hill. The city’s plan calls for freezing current property tax revenues within Rock […]

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