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York High School leaders reverse truck flag policy after protest

School officials have reviewed the standing policy regarding flags and have decided that an exception will be made for the American flag, as long as the size of the flag(s) does not create a driving hazard.

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Alcohol sold only outside Fountain Park confines at Food Truck Friday

Organizers of Rock Hill’s first-ever Food Truck Friday on May 15 have high hopes for the new event at Fountain Park. They hope the mix of warm weather, a cool breeze off the fountain, mobile food vendors and music will help breathe new life into the eastern side of the city’s downtown. But if you […]

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Saints’ Watson kickstarts $10k endowment for Rock Hill Schools

New Orleans tight end Ben Watson says his teammates know all too well about Rock Hill. “That’s that place…” Watson recalled his teammates have said before when the city of 69,000 is mentioned. “What’s in the water down there?” They know it’s the 34-year-old Northwestern High School graduate’s hometown, and have read about the city […]

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Leaders underline the importance of being ready for 21st century jobs

Forty-two percent of York County businesses that responded to a recent survey plan to expand at their current locations. That was one of the things business, education and government leaders learned during this morning’s Rock Hill State of the Community Breakfast. The event focused on building the bridge between education, the knowledge sector and commerce. […]

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Rock Hill School board mulls $300k cut to alternative school program

Rock Hill School District Three superintendent Kelly Pew had her work cut out for her within months of her May 2014 arrival. The budgeting process would be hard, she recalled Monday after school board members were formally briefed on the district’s next spending plan. As WRHI first reported last week, Pew and her team have […]

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Mulvaney: Be leery of inside-the-beltway lingo on federal budget

While it is true that the U.S. Congress has passed a budget in Washington, experts familiar with capitol building politics say the budget’s passing should not be seen as a sign that lawmakers have accomplished something on their watch. U.S. Representative Mick Mulvaney of Indian Land says there is a lot a lingo in Washington […]

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Sheriff deputy’s car struck head-on by a drunk driver [video]

A York County Sheriff’s Deputy was treated at Piedmont Medical Center over the weekend after his patrol car was struck head-on by a drunk driver. Sgt. Buddy Brown, a ten-year veteran of the sheriff’s office, was working a wreck in the median of North Cherry Road with his blue lights on when his Crown Victoria […]

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