Rock Hill city budget: No new taxes, 6 percent electric increase planned

Rock Hill City Manager David Vehaun released the latest version of the city’s proposed budget before city council Wednesday. The $208,134,506 spending plan includes no new tax increases, but a six percent electric rate increase that, if approved by council, would take effect in July. The plan also includes storm water rate adjustments to help […] Read More

York Police chief’s ‘use of force’ prompts SLED investigation

Interim York City Manager Charles Helms released additional details Thursday into why he requested the S.C. Law Enforcement Division to investigate the actions of the city’s police chief. Last week, Helms said city management was notified of an arrested involving the use of force by the York Police Department. Due to the nature of this […] Read More

Full statement from York City Manager Charles Helms on SLED investigation

York City Manager Charles Helms released the following statement Thurdsay afternoon regarding the investigation by the State Law Enforcement Division into city police chief Andy Robinson: City Administration was notified of an arrest incident that involved use of force by York Police Department personnel.  Generally, the police department would review and investigate the incident per […] Read More

Winthrop president changes name to Jamie Comstock Williamson

Winthrop University president Jayne Marie Comstock has changed her name. Following her inauguration March 28, Comstock changed her name to Jamie Comstock Williamson on Facebook. University officials declined to comment on the name change until today. “Jamie Comstock has officially changed her name to Jamie Comstock Williamson. Her decision for the change was a personal […] Read More

SLED invistigating officer-involved shooting in Lancaster County

Police responding to a car crash early this morning in Lancaster County found a person suffering from a gunshot wound dead inside the vehicle. Deputies say it turned out to be an officer-involved shooting on Grace Avenue. Sheriff Barry Faile says three officers responded to the call for an erratic driver. Faile says one of […] Read More