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Rock Hill Rescue Squad booted from York County emergency dispatch list

“Our volunteer agencies that we partner with to deliver services — we have to be extra critical — and hopefully, not unfairly.”

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Community delivers public ‘thank you’ to Winthrop’s Debra Boyd

A change in Winthrop University’s leadership is on the horizon, with new president Dan Mahony starting in his new role July 1. But before Mahony’s formal start at Winthrop, community leaders took a few moments Monday to thank the woman who has led the university in the interim: Acting president Debra Boyd. Boyd, who was […]

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York County approves Rock Hill Knowledge Park tax deal 5-2

It took just under a year from start to finish — but after months of debate, negotiation and a little bit of fear-mongering by opponents, York County council has inked itself a new deal supporting Rock Hill’s efforts to revitalize the city’s blighted Bleachery district. Known as the ‘Knowledge Park’ city leaders, private businesses and […]

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Ex-York County councilman Chappell, 86, in good health

Chappell, 86, told his former colleagues that he was ailing from an unspecified “medical” condition and did not “have long” to live.

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York County’s neighborhood crime watch program gets a facelift

“We hope that people pay attention to it. But it really goes back to the neighborhood watch group themselves. They want to publish that they’re reporting all [suspicious] activity,” she added.

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Police: Man sexually assaulted wife inside Rock Hill motel

Police are searching for a man who they said held his wife against her will inside a Rock Hill motel room Monday morning and then sexually assaulted her. Investigators thought he was barricaded inside the room but discovered he was no longer inside the motel on Riverview Road, WRHI’s news partner WSOC-TV reported. Officers moved […]

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Cherokee Co. Sheriff’s Office taking over death investigation

The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office has taken over the investigation into the deaths of two adult men whose bodies were found in a burning pickup truck on Bonner Horton Road in western York County. The York County Sheriff’s Office says the bodies were found about 11:40 p-m Thursday in the rural community of Hickory Grove. […]

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