Carowinds unveils WindSeeker for 2012 season

Carowinds opens for the 2012 season this weekend and Friday park officials held a preview for the media and park VIPs for the unveiling of the 301-foot tall WindSeeker. The 6.5-million dollar attraction takes up to 64-passengers per run at speeds upwards of 30 miles per hour. VIDEO: Carowinds’ Windseeker York County Convention and Visitors [...] Read More

Erroneously-released inmate now back in NC prison

A convicted murderer who was on the run – and caught – is now back at his home away from home in North Carolina. Andrew Kiel reports. (As written: Deputies say Thomas Aaron Whitlock, who was mistakenly released from the Moss Justice Center following what Sheriff Bruce Bryant calls an error in documentation, was returned [...] Read More

Police Chief: Rock Hill officers assisting with DNC security

With the Democratic National Convention coming to the Queen City in just a little over five months, Rock Hill Police Chief John Gregory says that a handful of Rock Hill officers will be heading to Charlotte, joining some 2-thousand other law enforcement officers from across the country for the three-day event. Gregory said Wednesday around [...] Read More

‘Hide and go seek’ ends for convicted murderer in Dallas, Texas

York County Sheriff Bruce Bryant said today that following the re-arrest of a convicted murderer mistakenly released from the Moss Justice Center in Dallas, Tex., some changes may be in store for how inmates are released at the Moss Justice Center. 31-year-old Thomas Aaron Whitlock was released at 3 p.m. Monday from the York County [...] Read More

One killed, one injured in clover wreck

One pedestrian was killed and another seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle near Clover Monday evening. 36-year-old Jerry Rose Junior of York was flown to a Charlotte hospital and his condition is not known. The name of the 35-year-old woman who died in the mishap has not been released. Lance Corporal Billy Elder with [...] Read More