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Rock Hill elementary school chooses new principal

John Kirell, has been named the new principal of Ebenezer Avenue Elementary School , the school district announced Tuesday. He has been with Rock Hill schools for 20 years. Ebenezer’s current principal Chris Beard is retiring after 29 years with the district. Kirell starts July 1.  Kirell was formerly principal at Castle Heights Middle School […]

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Lancaster Co. Deputy collapses following training event, passes away

The Lancaster County sheriff said a deputy who had served the community for more than 25 years died in the line of duty Tuesday night after collapsing following a training event. Deputy James Kirk Jr. died at Springs Memorial Hospital after collapsing during the training event at the sheriff’s office firing range. He died from […]

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Lancaster Co. will join I-77 alliance

A press release yesterday announced that Lancaster County will be joining the I-77 alliance, effective July 1st.  The i-77 is  the public-private partnership that promotes business and industrial opportunities in the corridor from Charlotte to Columbia. Lancaster will join York, Chester, Fairfield and Richland counties as the fifth county in the S.C. I-77 Alliance.  The […]

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United Way York Co. chosen to receive donation to supplement emergency programs

United Way of York County announced in a press release today that they have been chosen to receive $100,784 under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in York County.  The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal […]

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Lancaster County students return to middle school month after fire

Middle school students in Lancaster County returned to their school Tuesday, nearly two months after a devastating fire.  Andrew Jackson Middle School filled with smoke on March 1 when an electronic device in a janitor’s closet caught fire. Students had to be sent to other schools in the area.  Parents will have to navigate a […]

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Major sewage spill in Long Creek causing safety concerns downstream

A major Mecklenburg County sewage spill into Long Creek occurred after a tree fell and hit a sewer line.  The spill could be up to a million gallons and is causing the City of Rock Hill to take precautions. According to the City of Rock Hill they have increased disinfection feed rates at both the […]

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AUDIO: U.S. Congressman speaks to York Co. Chamber of Commerce

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