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Former SC House Speaker Must Pay nearly $114K

A legislative panel ordered former South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell on Tuesday to pay nearly $113,500 within six months. In a unanimous vote, House Ethics Committee members also fined Harrell $1,000 and publicly reprimanded their former colleague. The decision can’t be appealed. The vote reasserts the panel’s position last September, when it decided Harrell […]

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Clover Cell Tower Lawsuit Update

The saga of the cell tower in Clover continues as Clover town officials filed court papers this week saying that the Jan. 14 vote has never been formally acted on in writing, so the lawsuit by resident Ed Dees Jr. appealing the decision is premature and should be thrown out. The latest court filing throws […]

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17-year-old York County teen gets 15 years for setting deadly fire

A York County teen was sentenced today for setting a fire that killed his 14-month-old half-brother. 17-year-old Jacob “Matt” Morgan has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for involuntary manslaughter and unlawful conduct to a child. The deadly fire happened last March in a trailer park on Catawba Church Road outside Rock Hill. Many […]

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Police seek man on charges connected to Rock Hill stabbing

Rock Hill police are looking for a man they say stabbed another man in the 500 block of Lucky Court. Police spokesman Mark Bollinger says when officers arrived at the scene about 7:00 last night, they found a 51-year-old man who had been stabbed. Bollinger says the victim was transported to Carolinas Medical Center with […]

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Edgewood Center Head Start program has severely deteriorated roof

Within the next six months the roof at the Edgewood Center in Rock Hill where the preschool Head Start program operates could sustain a catastrophic failure because it’s severely deteriorated. That’s what the Rock Hill School Board learned Monday night. Board member Walter Brown says the same issue came before the board about three years […]

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Knowledge Park developer given more time to work on schedule

An extension for work on a development schedule for Knowledge Park with developer Sora-Phelps was given a 60-day extension by the Rock Hill City Council Monday night. Rock Hill economic and urban development director Stephen Turner says there have been some proposed changes to the Bleachery master plan based on new development opportunities that have […]

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SC advocacy group trying to reform alimony law in Columbia

A South Carolina man helping to try and change the state’s alimony law says it’s archaic and unjust. Wyman Oxner says his group is not against alimony, just lifetime alimony. “We can understand if the husband or wife, whoever’s getting paid, didn’t work during the marriage and may need ten years to get back on […]

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