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Statement from Mayor John Gettys on the death of Lt. Larry Vaughan

“We are grateful to Sheriff Tolson and the members of the York County Sheriff’s Office for their quick work in bringing closure to what has been a very difficult day for the members of the Rock Hill Police Department. We remember with gratitude the work of Lieutenant Larry Vaughan. He often served at our Council […]

RHPD Issue Statement regarding Retired Lieutenant Larry “LV” Vaughan

The Rock Hill Police Department is mourning the tragic loss of Retired Lieutenant Larry “LV” Vaughan. Lieutenant Vaughan began his career with the Rock Hill Police Department in June of 1990 and faithfully and tirelessly served our community for over 30 years before retiring in September of 2020. During his career, there was not much […]

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Detectives make arrest in Rock Hill homicide

In less than four hours York County Violent Crimes Detectives make an arrest in a murder investigation. Detectives arrested Evan Robert Hawthorne, 27, of Chester, SC in connection with the death of retired Rock Hill Police Lieutenant Larry Vaughan. Hawthorne was located at the corner of Ebenezer Road and Hollis Lakes Road in Rock Hill. […]

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AUDIO: Steve Spurrier inducted into the SC Football Hall of Fame

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AUDIO: Updated info on the body found in Lake Wylie

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York County Deputies investigating possible drowning in Lake Wylie

An active search is underway for a missing 73 year old man in Lake Wylie. Investigators say they responded to Copperhead Island on Soldier Road Wednesday evening. The man is a long time resident of the lake and was last seen at the boat launch of Copperhead Island. His empty boat was found nearby, according […]

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SCDHEC warning residents of the state about the smoke from West Coast wildfires

The South Carolina Department of Health and environmental Control is alerting residents of the state that they should be aware of the continued risk for health effects related to smoke from wildfires. The smoke originated from fires burning across parts of central and western Canada and the western United States. Smoke from these fires, which […]

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