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Athletic trainer stress relief

Winthrop University Athletic Trainer Accused of Major Threat Prior to Trump Rally

February 27, 2024

Winthrop University Athletic Trainer Accused of Major Threat Prior to Trump Rally Rock Hill, S.C – On February 27, 2024, an unsettling incident occurred involving Jeffrey Lahr, an athletic trainer...

Community leaders address controversy.

State and District Leaders Meet Responding to Outcry over Disputed High School Basketball Game in South Carolina

February 26, 2024

State and District Leaders Meet Responding to Outcry over Disputed High School Basketball Game in South Carolina Outrage Erupts over High School Basketball Playoff Leaders in Rock Hill, South Carolina...

Bearcat football victory celebration.

Rock Hill Bearcats Triumph in Nail-Biter Against J.L. Mann, Secure Spot in State Championship

February 26, 2024

Rock Hill Bearcats Triumph in Nail-Biter Against J.L. Mann, Secure Spot in State Championship ROCK HILL, S.C. – The night was dripping with anticipation and adrenaline as Rock Hill Bearcats...

Celebratory Trump supporters rally.

Trump Victorious in South Carolina Presidential Primary Shortly After Visiting Rock Hill

February 26, 2024

Trump Victorious in South Carolina Presidential Primary Shortly After Visiting Rock Hill Indeed, yesterday was a historical day for Rock Hill, South Carolina when the former President, Donald Trump, secured...

Parent-Teacher Meeting After Threat

Parents Question Response Procedures Following Threat Against Union Co. School

February 21, 2024

Parents Question Response Procedures Following Threat Against Union Co. School CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Reports of a threatening social media post allegedly made by a student had parents of Cuthbertson Middle...

Happy residents with repaired potholes

Marvin Creek Residents See Improved Pothole Repairs after Prompted Scrutiny

February 21, 2024

Marvin Creek Residents See Improved Pothole Repairs after Prompted Scrutiny In Marvin Creek, residents are responding positively, albeit cautiously, to the recent road repairs done by the North Carolina Department...

Jail cell surveillance technology.

Investigation Underway Following Death of York County Inmate

February 20, 2024

Investigation Underway Following Death of York County Inmate York County officials are launching an investigation after a 40-year-old inmate at the York County Detention Center passed away due to a...

Police pursuit aftermath scene

Rock Hill: Two dead after driver of stolen car fails to stop for blue lights on roadway

February 20, 2024

Rock Hill: Two dead after driver of stolen car fails to stop for blue lights on roadway Authorities in Rock Hill, South Carolina, are investigating a tragic incident that resulted...

Police investigation aftermath scene

Two People Identified After Police Say They Crashed A Stolen Vehicle

February 20, 2024

Two People Identified After Police Say They Crashed A Stolen Vehicle York County Authorities in York County have identified two individuals involved in a tragic incident where they allegedly crashed...

Crash site investigation scene

Driver Killed In Rock Hill Crash

February 19, 2024

Driver Killed In Rock Hill Crash ROCK HILL, S.C. – A driver tragically lost their life in a single-vehicle crash in Rock Hill on Saturday night after colliding with a...

POLITICS

Athletic trainer stress relief

Winthrop University Athletic Trainer Accused of Major Threat Prior to Trump Rally

February 27, 2024

Winthrop University Athletic Trainer Accused of Major Threat Prior to Trump Rally Rock Hill, S.C – On February 27, 2024, an unsettling incident occurred involving Jeffrey Lahr, an athletic trainer...

Community unity in sorrow and celebration

Chester County Mourns Tragic House Fire Deaths, Celebrates High School Wrestling Championship Win, Addresses Elderly Voting Challenges, and Confronts Motorcycle Accident Loss

February 13, 2024

Chester County Grieves the Loss of Grandmother and Grandson Following Tragic House Fire Rock Hill, South Carolina was draped in sorrow on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, as the beloved community...

Native sergeant oath ceremony

Catawba Nation Tribal Police Force Swears in First Native Sergeant in Historic Event

February 11, 2024

First Native Sergeant Sworn into Catawba Nation Tribal Police Force A Historical Event Takes Place in Catawba Nation Catawba Nation, South Carolina – In a pioneering step for the Catawba...

Congressional hearing on child online safety

Congressional Hearing Addresses Responsibility of Social Media Giants in Child Online Sexual Exploitation Crisis

February 6, 2024

Committee Hearing Targets Social Media Giants Amid Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis In a crucial legislative move, members of Congress held a committee hearing on Wednesday to tackle the escalating...

Congressional hearing on online safety

Congress Discusses Child Safety on Social Media Platforms, Reflecting on Tragic Sextortion Case

February 3, 2024

Committee Hearing Against Major Social Media Corporations Culminates in Discussion around the Online Child Sexual Exploitation Menace Washington D.C. – Members of Congress convened on Wednesday to conduct a committee...

Congressional Hearing on Cyber Safety

Congressional Hearing Discusses Role of Social Media Giants in Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis, Case of Public Figure Gavin Guffey Highlighted

February 2, 2024

Committee Hearing Against Social Media Giants for Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis Involvement of Public Figure Gavin Guffey Discussed WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Congressional Committee hearing was held on Wednesday...

Congressional discussion, Indian Land debate, basketball victory celebration.

Congressional Hearing Tackles Online Child Exploitation, Indian Land Cityhood Debated, and Andrew Jackson High School Girls Triumph in Basketball Game

February 2, 2024

Congressional Hearing, Indian Land City Talks, & A.J. Girls Beat Buford Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis Congressional members convened to address the Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis in a recent...

Gavel on smartphone with social media icons

Congressional Hearing against Social Media Giants over Escalating Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis

February 1, 2024

Committee hearing against social media giants for the Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis On Wednesday, members of Congress convened a committee hearing in Washington, D.C. to address the escalating issue...

Congress committee debating online safety

Congress Calls Committee Hearing on Online Child Sexual Exploitation; Talks Restart on Making Indian Land an Independent City; Andrew Jackson High School Merges Reunions with Basketball; Lancaster County Stays Out of Indian Land City Discussions; Fatal Crash Reported in Lancaster

February 1, 2024

Congress Initiates Committee Hearing Over Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis Members of Congress initiated a committee hearing to tackle the persisting issue of the Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis. The...

Social Media Sued: Legal Gavel

York County State Lawmaker Files Lawsuit Against Meta Over Child Safety Concerns

January 29, 2024

State Lawmaker from York County Files Lawsuit Against Leading Social Media Company A leading state official from York County, South Carolina has launched a legal suit against one of the...

CRIME

Athletic trainer stress relief

Winthrop University Athletic Trainer Accused of Major Threat Prior to Trump Rally

February 27, 2024

Winthrop University Athletic Trainer Accused of Major Threat Prior to Trump Rally Rock Hill, S.C – On February 27, 2024, an unsettling incident occurred involving Jeffrey Lahr, an athletic trainer...

Police pursuit aftermath scene

Rock Hill: Two dead after driver of stolen car fails to stop for blue lights on roadway

February 20, 2024

Rock Hill: Two dead after driver of stolen car fails to stop for blue lights on roadway Authorities in Rock Hill, South Carolina, are investigating a tragic incident that resulted...

Police investigation aftermath scene

Two People Identified After Police Say They Crashed A Stolen Vehicle

February 20, 2024

Two People Identified After Police Say They Crashed A Stolen Vehicle York County Authorities in York County have identified two individuals involved in a tragic incident where they allegedly crashed...

Crashed car against tree

Two Dead in York County Post Police Chase as Stolen Car Crashes into Tree

February 16, 2024

Officials: 2 killed after stolen car flees police, hits tree in York County An unfortunate night in York County, S.C. YORK COUNTY, S.C. – In a harrowing incident last night,...

Law enforcement arresting drug trafficker

South Carolina Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Trafficking Charges, Over 200 Grams of Drugs Found in Vehicle

February 16, 2024

Rock Hill Man Behind Bars Over Distinct Drug Trafficking Charges A significant operation took place in Rock Hill, South Carolina, when law enforcement authorities apprehended a local man on multiple...

"Missing person poster near police station"

Police Intensify Search for Man Last Seen in Rock Hill, S.C. on January 25

February 15, 2024

Police: Search Continues for Rock Hill Man Missing Since January 25 Rock Hill, S.C. – Missing Man Alert Local authorities in Rock Hill, in conjunction with cooperating law enforcement agencies,...

ECONOMY

"New Interstate Exit Construction"

New Exit on Interstate 77 in Rock Hill Nearing Completion, Boosting Local Accessibility and Connectivity

February 15, 2024

New Exit on Interstate 77 in Rock Hill Nearing Completion Rock Hill, S.C. Transformation Underway Big changes are in the air for the Rock Hill landscape. The longstanding development project...

Homeless person seeking employment

Homelessness Numbers in York County See Alarming Surge Compared to Last Year’s Figures

January 31, 2024

Surge in Homelessness Numbers in York County Compared to Last Year A recently conducted Point-in-Time Count of the homeless population in York County, S.C. reveals an unsettling number – a...

Children receiving donated pillows

Bedgear Partners with Beds for Kids, Donates Over 2000 Pillows and Provides Move-in Kits for Needy Families

January 20, 2024

Bedgear Donates Over 2000 Pillows to Kids in Need ROCK HILL, S.C. – Recognizing that a good night’s sleep can be transformative, local company Bedgear, off Mount Gallant Road, has...

Flooded Rock Hill storefronts

Unprecedented Flooding Adversely Impacts Rock Hill Businesses; Community Resilience and Recovery Efforts Underway

January 12, 2024

Flood Waters Impact Rock Hill Businesses Rock Hill Community Faces Unprecedented Flooding In the city of Rock Hill, businesses are experiencing the adverse effects of escalating flood waters due to...

SPORT

Bearcat football victory celebration.

Rock Hill Bearcats Triumph in Nail-Biter Against J.L. Mann, Secure Spot in State Championship

February 26, 2024

Rock Hill Bearcats Triumph in Nail-Biter Against J.L. Mann, Secure Spot in State Championship ROCK HILL, S.C. – The night was dripping with anticipation and adrenaline as Rock Hill Bearcats...

Community unity in sorrow and celebration

Chester County Mourns Tragic House Fire Deaths, Celebrates High School Wrestling Championship Win, Addresses Elderly Voting Challenges, and Confronts Motorcycle Accident Loss

February 13, 2024

Chester County Grieves the Loss of Grandmother and Grandson Following Tragic House Fire Rock Hill, South Carolina was draped in sorrow on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, as the beloved community...

Softball team strategizing comeback

North Carolina A&T Softball Struggles on Opening Day of Winthrop Eagle Classic Despite Promising Performances

February 10, 2024

North Carolina A&T Softball Suffers A Disappointing First Day of the Season at the Winthrop Eagle Classic ROCK HILL, S.C. – A&T Softball Attacks Two Rivals The North Carolina A&T...

Cornhole Scholarship Winners Celebration

Winthrop University Breaks Ground with Cornhole Scholarships for Exceptional Athletes

February 10, 2024

Winthrop Awards Two Cornhole Scholarships to Top Athletes In a move blending collegiate scholarship with unconventional athletics, Winthrop University has recently awarded two cornhole scholarships to top athletes. The recipients,...

Wrestling Team Celebrating Victory

Fort Mill Yellow Jackets Secure Spot in Upper State Finals Amid Setbacks, Triumphing in Wrestling Championship

February 7, 2024

Fort Mill Yellow Jackets Triumph in Upper State Finals In a remarkable show of resilience and skill, the Boys Wrestling Team of Fort Mill Yellow Jackets has successfully secured their...

Congressional discussion, Indian Land debate, basketball victory celebration.

Congressional Hearing Tackles Online Child Exploitation, Indian Land Cityhood Debated, and Andrew Jackson High School Girls Triumph in Basketball Game

February 2, 2024

Congressional Hearing, Indian Land City Talks, & A.J. Girls Beat Buford Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis Congressional members convened to address the Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis in a recent...

DISASTERS

Parent-Teacher Meeting After Threat

Parents Question Response Procedures Following Threat Against Union Co. School

February 21, 2024

Parents Question Response Procedures Following Threat Against Union Co. School CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Reports of a threatening social media post allegedly made by a student had parents of Cuthbertson Middle...

Police pursuit aftermath scene

Rock Hill: Two dead after driver of stolen car fails to stop for blue lights on roadway

February 20, 2024

Rock Hill: Two dead after driver of stolen car fails to stop for blue lights on roadway Authorities in Rock Hill, South Carolina, are investigating a tragic incident that resulted...

Crash site investigation scene

Driver Killed In Rock Hill Crash

February 19, 2024

Driver Killed In Rock Hill Crash ROCK HILL, S.C. – A driver tragically lost their life in a single-vehicle crash in Rock Hill on Saturday night after colliding with a...

Police pursuit aftermath wreckage

Two People Killed In Wreck After Driver In Stolen Vehicle Flees From Traffic Stop

February 18, 2024

  Rock Hill Police: Two People Killed In Wreck After Driver In Stolen Vehicle Took Off From Traffic Stop Rock Hill, S.C. – February 16, 2024 Police say two people...

Crashed car against tree

Two Dead in York County Post Police Chase as Stolen Car Crashes into Tree

February 16, 2024

Officials: 2 killed after stolen car flees police, hits tree in York County An unfortunate night in York County, S.C. YORK COUNTY, S.C. – In a harrowing incident last night,...

Community unity in sorrow and celebration

Chester County Mourns Tragic House Fire Deaths, Celebrates High School Wrestling Championship Win, Addresses Elderly Voting Challenges, and Confronts Motorcycle Accident Loss

February 13, 2024

Chester County Grieves the Loss of Grandmother and Grandson Following Tragic House Fire Rock Hill, South Carolina was draped in sorrow on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, as the beloved community...

School Bus Driver Medical Emergency

Fort Mill School Bus Driver Hits Tree Due to Medical Emergency, No Students on Board at Time of Incident

February 7, 2024

Fort Mill School Bus Driver Collides with Tree Following Medical Crisis In a terrifying event in Fort Mill, a school bus driver unexpectedly experienced a severe medical episode resulting in...

Empty blood donation bag

American Red Cross Announces National Emergency Due to Severe Blood Shortage

January 23, 2024

American Red Cross Declares Emergency Blood Shortage National Blood Crisis The American Red Cross has declared a national emergency due to a severe shortage of blood donors. The organization reported...

Gavel, burning house, baby silhouette

Mother Receives 25-Year Sentence for Arson Leading to Infant’s Death in Rock Hill Tragedy

January 21, 2024

Mother sentenced in house fire that led to her baby’s demise in Rock Hill Rock Hill, South Carolina: A Tragic Fire Incident Claims an Infant’s Life A terrifying residential fire...

Community preparing for winter

Tri-County Prepares for Sudden Drop in Temperatures, Lowest Since 2022

January 19, 2024

Tri-County Bracing for Coldest Temperatures Since 2022 Residents of Tri-County are bracing themselves as meteorologists predict a drastic drop in temperatures, forecasting frigid conditions not experienced since late 2022. The...

HEALTH

Jail cell surveillance technology.

Investigation Underway Following Death of York County Inmate

February 20, 2024

Investigation Underway Following Death of York County Inmate York County officials are launching an investigation after a 40-year-old inmate at the York County Detention Center passed away due to a...

Grateful couple embracing life

Rock Hill Wife Credits Piedmont Medical Staff, New Technology for Saving Husband

February 18, 2024

Rock Hill Wife Credits Piedmont Medical Staff, New Technology for Saving Husband ROCK HILL, S.C. – As the celebration of love week continues, a Rock Hill wife who is a...

Doctor using clot extraction technology

Piedmont Medical Center Utilizes New Device to Remove Blood Clots, Enhancing Cardiovascular Care and Patient Recovery

February 14, 2024

Piedmont Medical Center Discovers New Technology to Extract Blood Clots Life-Saving Machine at Piedmont Medical Center In an effort to commemorate Heart Health Month, Piedmont Medical Center has confirmed the...

Daycare safety protocol training

Daycare Center Agrees to $16 Million Settlement Following Infant’s Death Due to Safety Protocol Breach

February 10, 2024

Daycare Center Pays $16 Million Settlement After Infant’s Death In York County, South Carolina, a distressing event unfolded that has resulted in a massive settlement sum. A family will receive...

Hospital staff emotional hallway farewell

Beloved Rock Hill Mom Receives Emotional Farewell from Hospital Staff Following Life-Threatening Battle with Illness

February 7, 2024

Doctors, Nurses Line Hospital Hallway for Emotional Send-Off for Rock Hill Mom In an inspiring turn of events, a beloved mom from Rock Hill witnessed an overwhelmingly emotional farewell as...

School Bus Driver Medical Emergency

Fort Mill School Bus Driver Hits Tree Due to Medical Emergency, No Students on Board at Time of Incident

February 7, 2024

Fort Mill School Bus Driver Collides with Tree Following Medical Crisis In a terrifying event in Fort Mill, a school bus driver unexpectedly experienced a severe medical episode resulting in...

Medical staff emotional hallway farewell

Medical Staff in Pennsylvania Hospital Give Emotional Farewell to Resilient Rock Hill Mom Battling Severe Infection

February 6, 2024

Doctors, Nurses Line Hospital Hallway in Emotional Send-Off for Rock Hill Mom In a heart-stirring incident, medical staff at a hospital in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, paid an emotional homage to Ciara...

Mother's hospital transfer journey

Rock Hill Mother Moved to Charlotte Hospital Amid Ongoing Recovery from Serious Illness

February 3, 2024

Rock Hill Mom Shifted to Charlotte Hospital as She Continues to Recover A Story that Stirred the Community In a poignant story that has stirred many hearts in the Rock...

Health Center Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

New Health Center Offering Primary and Mental Healthcare Opens in Former Belleview Elementary School, Rock Hill

January 31, 2024

New Health Center Opens in Former Belleview Elementary School ROCK HILL, S.C. – An innovative collaboration between Affinity Health and the Rock Hill School District has resulted in the opening...

Family celebrating Adoption Day

York County Family Officially Adopts Foster Child During Annual Adoption Day Celebrations

January 27, 2024

York County Family Finalizes Adoption of Two-Year-Old Boy on Annual Adoption Day York County, South Carolina – As part of a long-standing tradition, the end of the 2023 court docket...

SHOWBIZ

Newborn baby greeting 2024

York County Celebrates Start of 2024 with Arrival of Year’s Firstborn Baby

January 5, 2024

York County Rings in 2024 with Firstborn Baby York County joyfully commenced 2024 with the arrival of its first baby of the year, born courtesy of Piedmont Medical Center. Welcoming...

Rock Hill Family Celebrates Christmas Day Baby Arrival at Piedmont Medical Center

December 26, 2023

Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill Family Welcomes Christmas Day Baby A New Life Emerges on the Festive Day The city of Rock Hill, South Carolina, witnessed a magical moment this...

Christmas Day Baby Welcomed at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill Brings Joy and Hope to the Community

December 25, 2023

Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill Welcomes Christmas Day Baby A Christmas Day Miracle Rock Hill, South Carolina, was sparkling with more than just holiday lights this Christmas Day. A...

Rock Hill Community Comes Together to Search for Missing Dog After Tragic Car Accident

December 24, 2023

Community in Rock Hill, S.C., Unites in Search for Missing Dog After Tragic Accident As 2023 came to a close, in Rock Hill, South Carolina, an event of great compassion...

TECH UPDATES

"New Interstate Exit Construction"

New Exit on Interstate 77 in Rock Hill Nearing Completion, Boosting Local Accessibility and Connectivity

February 15, 2024

New Exit on Interstate 77 in Rock Hill Nearing Completion Rock Hill, S.C. Transformation Underway Big changes are in the air for the Rock Hill landscape. The longstanding development project...

Doctor using clot extraction technology

Piedmont Medical Center Utilizes New Device to Remove Blood Clots, Enhancing Cardiovascular Care and Patient Recovery

February 14, 2024

Piedmont Medical Center Discovers New Technology to Extract Blood Clots Life-Saving Machine at Piedmont Medical Center In an effort to commemorate Heart Health Month, Piedmont Medical Center has confirmed the...

Congressional hearing on child online safety

Congressional Hearing Addresses Responsibility of Social Media Giants in Child Online Sexual Exploitation Crisis

February 6, 2024

Committee Hearing Targets Social Media Giants Amid Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis In a crucial legislative move, members of Congress held a committee hearing on Wednesday to tackle the escalating...

Congressional hearing on online safety

Congress Discusses Child Safety on Social Media Platforms, Reflecting on Tragic Sextortion Case

February 3, 2024

Committee Hearing Against Major Social Media Corporations Culminates in Discussion around the Online Child Sexual Exploitation Menace Washington D.C. – Members of Congress convened on Wednesday to conduct a committee...

Congressional Hearing on Cyber Safety

Congressional Hearing Discusses Role of Social Media Giants in Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis, Case of Public Figure Gavin Guffey Highlighted

February 2, 2024

Committee Hearing Against Social Media Giants for Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis Involvement of Public Figure Gavin Guffey Discussed WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Congressional Committee hearing was held on Wednesday...

Congressional discussion, Indian Land debate, basketball victory celebration.

Congressional Hearing Tackles Online Child Exploitation, Indian Land Cityhood Debated, and Andrew Jackson High School Girls Triumph in Basketball Game

February 2, 2024

Congressional Hearing, Indian Land City Talks, & A.J. Girls Beat Buford Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis Congressional members convened to address the Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis in a recent...

Gavel on smartphone with social media icons

Congressional Hearing against Social Media Giants over Escalating Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis

February 1, 2024

Committee hearing against social media giants for the Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis On Wednesday, members of Congress convened a committee hearing in Washington, D.C. to address the escalating issue...

Social Media Sued: Legal Gavel

York County State Lawmaker Files Lawsuit Against Meta Over Child Safety Concerns

January 29, 2024

State Lawmaker from York County Files Lawsuit Against Leading Social Media Company A leading state official from York County, South Carolina has launched a legal suit against one of the...

School Resource Officer in classroom

Lancaster County School District Receives Funding to Boost School Safety with Additional Resource Officers and New Security Technology

January 25, 2024

Lancaster County School District Secures Funding to Hire more School Resource Officers School Safety and Targeted Violence Bill provides funding to hire more SROs In a significant move to improve...

Increasing Car Break-ins in Lancaster Linked to Social Media Trend, Investigative Journalist Zane Cina Sheds Light on the Issue

December 18, 2023

Lancaster Sees a Rise in Car Break-Ins: Social Media Trend to Blame? ROCK HILL, S.C. As the year 2023 draws to a close, residents of Lancaster have observed a disturbing...

SCIENCE

Community preparing for winter

Tri-County Prepares for Sudden Drop in Temperatures, Lowest Since 2022

January 19, 2024

Tri-County Bracing for Coldest Temperatures Since 2022 Residents of Tri-County are bracing themselves as meteorologists predict a drastic drop in temperatures, forecasting frigid conditions not experienced since late 2022. The...

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