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Planes based in Rock Hill-York County Airport will see Increased Fees

Stephen Gould, Director of the Rock Hill-York County airport, came before city council Monday night to propose an increase in fees for planes based out of their airport. The proposal passed city council with a unanimous vote. This is the first time the fees have ever been raised

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York County Man Charged With Kidnapping 16 year old Kansas Runaway

According to the York County Sheriffs Office 59-year-old David Wilhelm of York County has been charged in connection with the kidnapping of a 16-year-old runaway from Kansas. Deputies received a call from a girl on Sunday who claimed to be kidnapped and had locked herself in a bedroom. When the deputies got to the scene, […]

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York County announces Pets and Vets

Pets and Vets is a new animal shelter program that partners with the York County Animal Shelter that waives the pet adoption fee for active duty, retired or honorably discharged veterans The adoption fee includes spaying or neutering, microchip and vaccinations. The veterans do not have to be from York County, but will be required […]

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Council Passes Ordinance For 350 Million Dollar Utilities Plan

Passing an expensive ordinance certainly doesn’t come without any pushback as was the case Monday night at Rock Hill’s City Council meeting, where the council passed a 10-year 350-million dollar ordinance to improve Rock Hill utilities. The utilities included in the plan are water, wastewater and electric. A 105-million dollar bond was approved in order to […]

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Rock Hill Schools Superintendent Gets Contract Extension

Rock Hill School’s Superintendent Kelly Pew has received a contract extension through June of 2020. The board reviewed Pew’s performance from the 2015 and 2016 school year at The Board of Trustees of Rock Hill School District meeting Monday night. The board was pleased with Pew’s performance stating they ‘believe in the organizational changes, plans […]

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Rock Hill Bans Smoking From Public Parks

City Council has passed an ordinance that bans smoking, including E-cigarettes, in the public parks of Rock Hill. The ordinance passed its first reading two weeks ago, but not without some debate among the council members. Tonight there was still disagreement, but no discussion as it passed with a vote of 4-2. .

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Football City, USA Sends Five To 80th Annual Shrine Bowl

Five area football stars will represent the area in the the 80th annual Shrine Bowl.  Rock Hill High’s Kentrell Hicks, Northwestern teammates Jerry Howard and Gage Moloney in addition to South Pointe teammates Ken’Darius Frederick and Bryson Cooper.  The two selections from Northwestern were the 4th straight year that the Trojans had the maximum number […]

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