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Larger Haven Men’s Shelter likely if property purchase goes through

The long-awaited search by officials with the Haven Men’s Shelter to find property on which to build a bigger shelter may have come to fruition. Haven Board president David Shrum confirmed that Friday afternoon. “Our efforts have been slow just because there’s a lot of red tape when you’re trying to find the right fit […]

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Winthrop refinances bonds, saves university more than a half-million

The Winthrop University board of trustees voted unanimously today to refinance higher education revenue bonds that will generate $526,000 dollars in savings for the school. Board Chair Kathy Bigham says the resolution to issue $9.1 million in new bonds now goes to the State Fiscal Accountability Authority for approval. Winthrop President Dan Mahony says the […]

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38-year-old Chester County man killed in single-vehicle wreck

Rock Hill police say a 38-year-old man died and a 26-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries in a single-vehicle accident late Thursday night in the 1200 block of Ogden Road. Police say when officers and EMS arrived at the scene before midnight, they found one man dead after bring ejected from the vehicle, and another man […]

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Tolson kicks off campaign for York County sheriff in Rock Hill

A former sheriff’s office detective and special investigator for the solicitor’s office launched his campaign for York County sheriff Thursday. About 200 people turned out for Kevin Tolson’s kickoff event. Tolson talked about his experience in law enforcement. “I’ve been a K-9 member and a SWAT member, I supervised the multi-jurisdictional unit which of course […]

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Deputy state education superintendent named Chester interim chief

A deputy state education superintendent who owns her own education consulting business will become Chester County’s new interim superintendent beginning Monday. The district released a statement saying that its board unanimously voted to give the job to Dr. Angela Bain of Columbia. The district says Bain has years of experience in many different areas of […]

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Children’s Attention Home Receives Large Donation

Neglected. Abandoned. Abused. A way of life that is tough for anyone- especially a child. Silcotech and their team came together and was able to bring together $1,500 to donate to Rock Hill’s Children’s Attention Home. Silcotech a York company that manufactures Silicone parts, is a newcomer to York County but already trying to make […]

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Winthrop Professor mourned by students and friends passes away

Long-time Winthrop University Fine Arts associate professor Paul Martyka passed away Wednesday. Martyka was a native of Detroit who taught drawing, painting and printmaking in the Department of Fine Arts. As he spent his final hours in intensive care Tuesday night, students and friends came together for a prayer vigil in the Rutledge Building printmaking […]

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