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Possible home invasion leaves one dead, one injured in Fort Lawn

Authorities in Chester County are investigating an overnight homicide that they think may have started as a home invasion. Police responded to a home on Shirley Road, off Highway 9, just after 12:30 this morning and found a man dead and a woman injured. The identities of both have not been released but police say […]

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Judge leaves Charlotte Douglas airport in Queen City’s control

A North Carolina judge says Charlotte will maintain control of one of the nation’s busiest airports instead of a commission pushed by state Republican lawmakers. Judge Robert Ervin today blocked the commission from taking over Charlotte Douglas International Airport while both sides wait for a decision by the Federal Aviation Administration on the issue. The […]

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York County’s All on Board Coalition receives additional funding

York County’s All on Board Coalition announced two major accomplishments today. Coalition executive director Bob Norwood says over the past 13 months the organization that discourages and tries to prevent substance abuse among youth raised more than $90,000 locally. Meanwhile, Norwood says All on Board has also qualified for a $125,000 per-year grant for the […]

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High School Football: Week 7 final scores

Final scores from high school football games across the OTS Sports Network and the Carolinas. Fort Mill 67 Nation Ford 38 Gaffney 13 #9 York 38 Clover 21 Rock Hill 14 Chester 24 South Pointe 44 Clinton 12 Lancaster 13 Lewisville 13 Lamar 56 #1 Byrnes 49 Riverside 14 #2 Dorman 28 Spartanburg 35 #3 Goose […]

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Court date for Executive Inn owner rescheduled to November 11

With today’s deadline for all 50 or so residents of Rock Hill’s Executive Inn to leave their rooms and move somewhere else, city officials have agreed to extend the hotel owner’s court date. Punam Patel, the current owner of the 50-year-old motel, was extended a continuance to his October 14 court date. He is now […]

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Winthrop trustees name presidential search committee

Winthrop University’s Board of Trustees has announced the search committee that will take the lead in the next phase of the process to identify candidates for the eleventh president. The members of the committee are Kathy Bigham (chair), John Bird (co-chair), Karl Folkens, Tim Hopkins, Glenn McCalll Janet Smalley, Sue Smith-Rex and Scott Talley. “I […]

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City squints at plan to revitalize Cherry Road corridor

“We don’t want our road to turn into another Independence Boulevard,” they will say. “We don’t want this street to become the next Cherry Road.” Stop and talk to anyone in urban planning or development in York or Lancaster counties — be it Fort Mill, Tega Cay, Indian Land or even Rock Hill — and […]

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