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Packed house witnesses Strawberry Festival beauty pageant in Fort Mill

Three Strawberry Festival beauty queens were crowned Saturday night before a capacity crowd at the Nation Ford High School auditorium. Patti Mercer, who founded and directs the pageant, says it allows young women to serve a cause greater than themselves by having platforms. “Next year our pageant platform is going to be multiple sclerosis awareness,” […]

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Huckabee to decide soon whether or not to make another White House bid

Former Arkansas Republican Governor Mike Huckabee says he’s giving a lot of consideration to running for president next year… and says he’ll make a final decision sometime during the spring. Huckabee met with reporters after speaking to the York County Republican Party this weekend during its 2015 convention. “I feel like that we need someone […]

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Area 11 Special Olympics draws 1,200 athletes to Rock Hill

“It’s all about having fun,” said athlete Joshua Meyer, 28. “It doesn’t matter what place you come in as long as you do your best.”

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VIDEO: York County deputies release video in church break-in

Do you recognize this man? York County Sheriff’s Deputies say he broke into Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church the evening of April 6, 2015.

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Amphitheater at Anne Springs Close Greenway open for business

“We have our first wedding here in just a few weeks,” Martin said. “It’s already drawing in a whole other way for people to participate in the Greenway.”

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Citizens committee kicks off campaign to support bond referendum

Supporters of the $110 million bond referendum that will be decided May 5 by voters in the Rock Hill School District kicked off their public information campaign today. The plan would not result in any tax increase. Rick Jiran, who chairs the board of the York County Regional Chamber of Commerce, says businesses have been […]

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Man with Satan tattoo sentenced to life in prison for murder

David Pate, a Lancaster man with “Satan” tattooed on his face and a split pierced tongue, was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to murder this morning in court. Prosecutors say Pate killed Rickey James in October 2013 and buried his body in the woods. Investigators say DNA tests led to the murder […]

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