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Fire reported at Rock Hill elementary school

An early morning fire at Rosewood Elementary School prompted the school to be evacuated. Rock Hill School District spokeswoman Elaine Baker says a piece of custodial equipment caught fire just before the morning bell rang about 7:45 a.m. Baker says firefighters responded, and there was no damage and were no injuries. She says the school […]

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Potential Rock Hill park smoking ban extinguished

Despite decades worth of health warnings, changes to federal smoking laws and even a ban on smoking indoors — lighting up in Rock Hill parks will remain legal — for now. A plan for city staffers to conduct additional research into the plan failed Monday after a 3-3 tie with council members Kevin Sutton, Ann […]

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Four airlifted to hospital after Lancaster County crash this morning

Emergency crews cleaned up a serious traffic crash in Lancaster County this morning that injured five people and required four to be airlifted to the hospital. The Highway Patrol blocked Highway 200 at Neill Road just north of Lancaster while they investigated the wreck that happened just before 8:30 a.m.

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Rock Hill police seek suspect in Thursday night Finley Court shooting

Rock Hill police are investigating an incident in which a 23-year-old man was shot in the shoulder during an attempted robbery Thursday night in the 800 block of Finley Court. Police say the victim was sitting in a car talking with friends about eight P-M when a black male came out of the bushes and […]

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SLED called in to investigate deadly home fire

A fire this morning near Rock Hill has claimed a life. Five units from the Lesslie Volunteer Fire Department and a unit with the Rock Hill fire department battled the blaze at a mobile home on Catawba Church Road early Friday morning. Late Friday, York County Coroner Sabrina Gast said 14-month-old Joshua Hill died in […]

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Watoto Children’s Choir tours in Rock Hill March 10

The Watoto Children’s Choir brings makes a stop in Rock Hill next week as part of a four-month tour across the United States. The children — all orphans — are ambassadors of the Watoto tribe and are working to raise awareness about the plight of the orphaned and vulnerable children from Africa. Their tour started […]

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Piedmont team, assistant chief earn top nods from S.C. EMS group

Piedmont Medical Center paramedics Marcus Barnes and Rodney Dutton and EMS Assistant Chief Robert White swept up a series of awards at the S.C. EMS Network’s annual symposium this past weekend in Myrtle Beach. Barnes and Dutton were runners up in the state paramedic competition, while White was named the S.C. Paramedic of the Year. […]

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