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A passion for hunting and inspiring others came out of a hunting accident

Hunting safety and inspiring others with disabilities is just part of what avid hunter Josh Carney does. Carney lost the use of both of his legs in a hunting accident as a young teenager. Now that he goes on nationwide speaking tours, he says he hears a lot of stories from others he’s uplifted. “I […]

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Mile marker signs placed along portion of Catawba River in York Co.

YORK, SC-At noon Thursday, York County Office of Emergency Management (YCOEM) announced that mile marker signs are now placed along the Catawba River every half mile from the dam to River Park. This project was led by Harris Vaughan, Eagle Scout candidate, who enjoys the Catawba River and had the idea to place these mile […]

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Some foreign Carowinds workers going home after underage drinking citations

Dozens of Carowinds employees have been fired and will soon be kicked out of the country. The employees were in the United States on work visas but getting fired from the local amusement park means they’ll soon have to leave. The 27 Carowinds workers, all foreign, were fired after they were accused of underage drinking […]

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Sheriff’s foundation distributing backpacks, supplies to schools

YORK, SC – Wednesday the Sheriff’s Foundation of York County  provided each school district (York, Clover, Rock Hill and Fort Mill) with $2,000 worth of backpacks and school supplies to assist schools, students and families in need. This the fourth year of this particular school supply drive named “Operation Backup”. The Sheriff’s Foundation has purchased […]

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30 YMCA summer day campers treated to $100 shopping sprees

30 children from the YMCA summer day camp programs enjoyed $100 back-to-school shopping sprees thanks to Academy Sports + Outdoors in Rock Hill. Upper Palmetto Y COO Jimmy Johnson explains how the recipients of the shopping spree were chosen. “Each day camp has a site director, and we ask the site directors to pick deserving […]

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About 100 take tour of Rock Hill’s Woolworth Walkway downtown

About 100 people turned out Monday for a tour of the Woolworth Walkway from East Main Street downtown to the White Street parking lot. Debra Heintz is the executive director of the Arts Council of York County. Heintz says there’s a lot of history in the art that’s on the walls of the buildings in […]

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Public art piece being installed at Rock Hill’s historic White Home

If you drove by the historic White Home at Elizabeth Lane and East White Street Monday, you may have seen something new outside. A piece of art selected by the Women’s Art Initiative was selected to be planted on the White Home back in April. Karen Derksen, who chaired the selection committee, describes the art […]

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