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Bomb threat prompts evacuation of Clover High School

Students and faculty have returned to Clover High School following a bomb threat this morning. A letter posted on the Clover School District’s Facebook page written by high school principal Mark Hopkins says the threat came over the telephone from a female voice. Hopkins writes that the fire alarm was sounded and an immediate evacuation […]

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Lancaster woman dies after vehicle runs off road, overturns and hits trees

A Lancaster woman is dead following a single-vehicle wreck this morning. South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Corporal Gary Miller says the driver identified as 27-year-old Jenna Cauthen was on Riverside Road five miles north of Lancaster, when her Honda sedan ran off the right side of the road about 6:35 a.m. Miller says Cauthen over-corrected, […]

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Rock Hill honors its military veterans with the annual ceremony at Glencairn Gardens

The city of Rock Hill paid tribute on Veterans Day to those who have served and are serving in the branches of the US military. During the ceremony at the Glencairn Gardens Veterans Garden, York County Veterans Affairs Officer Joe Medlin said the large family of military veterans in this country knows what service means. […]

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Romarco Minerals, Inc. developing Lancaster County operations At Haile Gold Mine

An exploration and development company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of precious metals mineral properties is entering into the construction and production phase of its Lancaster County operations. Registered in Canada, but headquartered in Fort Mill, S.C., Romarco Minerals, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Haile Gold Mine, Inc., is investing $353 million to […]

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Husband and wife identified in Thursday’s Chester murder-suicide

Police in Chester say an estranged Lancaster couple is dead following a murder-suicide Thursday afternoon outside the Chester Metropolitan District building on Wylie Street. The couple has been identified as 44-year-old Donald Small and 41-year-old Angie Small. When officers arrived at the scene they found both victims on the ground. Police Chief Andre Williams says […]

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Rock Hill man faces drug and gun charges following traffic stop

During a traffic stop in Rock Hill, York County authorities arrested Carlos Watkins this week on several warrants for distributing crack cocaine. Officers say they found digital scales and a small amount of crack in the vehicle. The officers also searched Watkins’ home on Brentfield Drive in Rock Hill. The officers seized crack, Lortab, liquid […]

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Peeling back the onion at the York County Sheriff’s Office

It’s the type of situation that hopefully few will ever have to experience: Having to make a quick decision with potentially lethal or, at least, lifelong effects in a split second. Law enforcement officers across the country make such decisions every day. Often, they end peacefully. Sometimes they do not. Deputies at the York County […]

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