Judge delays ruling on Catawbas’ gambling suit

A judge Monday in Columbia said he needs more time to pour through the hundreds of pages of documents filed on behalf of the Catawba Indian Nation seeking a temporary injunction allowing the tribe to operate a gambling casino on the York County reservation. State Senator Wes Hayes said Monday afternoon that the Catawbas’ suit does [...] Read More

Two SC courthouses could be closed this summer

Two federal courthouses in South Carolina could soon be permanently closed. In an effort to cut costs, the federal government is looking to shut down dozens of small, rural courthouses in 29 states. According to the Associated Press– which was able to get a copy of a government memo– two of those are in South [...] Read More

Lindemann may head to prison early

Former York County Councilman Paul Lindemann could be heading to prison earlier than expected. Lindemann was sentenced in December to 18 months in federal prison for mortgage application fraud, but a judge said he could postpone his sentence until April after the birth of his second child. Tuesday morning, he was charged with DUI and [...] Read More

Lindemann arrested for DUI

A former York County Councilman who’s already had several brushes with the law — and who’s still set to head to federal prison in a few weeks earned himself another strike on his rap sheet Tuesday. Police say 32-year-old Paul Lindemann struck a mailbox just after 1:45 Tuesday morning in Fort Mill’s Baxter Village. State [...] Read More

Stasko to face a jury Monday in death of three on N.C. 49

A Matthews man will be the first of two people to face a jury next Monday as he faces three second-degree murder charges in the death of three people. 23-year-old Tyler Stasko along with 46-year-old Carlene Atkinson face second-degree murder charges after the two were allegedly street racing on North Carolina highway 49 just above [...] Read More