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Veterans receive highest award a civilian can present for serving their country

It’s the highest award a civilian can present to a veteran in recognition of and thanks for their service to the country. Saturday at least 24 Quilts of Valor were presented to local veterans at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church. Organizer Harvey Mayhill says he knows his efforts and those of others are appreciated. “I’m […]

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Local police chief issues statement on Dallas shootings Thursday night

Statement from Rock Hill Police Chief Chris Watts: “I am saddened to hear about the tragic incident that occurred in Dallas, Texas last night. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the City of Dallas, the Dallas Police Department, and the officers families during this tragic event. In Rock Hill we will continue the work […]

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RHPD Investigating Homicide

Thursday morning Rock Hill Police Officers were dispatched to 310 Hutchinson St. in the City of Rock Hill for a death investigation.  Investigators worked throughout the day and are now working the case as a potential homicide.  The victim is a male in his 70’s and received multiple stab wounds.  The identity of the victim […]

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Mulvaney says Clinton lied and ordered evidence destroyed at State Dept.

5th District South Carolina Congressman Mick Mulvaney of Indian Land was one of the members of the House Oversight Committee who questioned FBI director James Comey Thursday. Tuesday Comey announced that no criminal charges would be recommended for Hillary Clinton for using a private e-mail server while she was secretary of state that contained some […]

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Victim of latest lake Wylie drowning identified, surviving boater charged

Search teams recovered the body of a missing boater from Lake Wylie early Thursday morning, and police charged a woman with boating under the influence in connection with the death. Emergency crews were on the lake at 8:00 a.m. to resume their search for the boater, who officials say fell overboard Wednesday night. He’s been […]

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Lancaster authorities looking for man who robbed Grocery store

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office is seeking an armed robbery suspect. Deputies were dispatched to the North Corner Grocery early Tuesday afternoon after a report of a robbery at gunpoint. An employee who was at the register when the gunman walked in says he came in from a side door, walked around behind the counter, […]

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Both suspects in fireworks’ attack on dogs in Rock Hill now in custody

Rock Hill police have now arrested both men wanted in connection with the ill treatment of three dogs on State Street. Police spokesman Mark Bollinger says detectives saw video evidence the suspects were throwing fireworks at the three dogs while they were chained and unable to flee. Bollinger says 25-year-old Tevin Anderson has been arrested […]

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