Blackwell, Williams spar over campaign funding sources, museums

Sparks flew Monday night as the two Republican candidates for York County Council’s District 6 seat stood before hundreds of voters at the lone debate leading up to the June 12th primary. Incumbent Britt Blackwell sparred with challenger Gary Williams over Williams’ support of former Congressman John Spratt and Blackwell’s alleged efforts to break up [...] Read More

Teen arrested in connection with a string of car break-ins over the weekend

A Rock Hill man was arrested Sunday after police say he broke into a dozen cars this weekend. 18-year-old Tyler James Bowers of Hidden Hills drive faces one charge of breaking and entering an auto, but more charges are pending. Police reports say 12 vehicles were broken into this weekend in the vicinity of Cherry [...] Read More

Winthrop’s Dacus library to undergo nearly $1M renovations

Starting Tuesday, Winthrop’s Dacus Library is set to undergo nearly 1-million dollars in renovation. Library services Dean Mark Herring tells WRHI the upgrades are designed to adapt the 40-year-old structure on Oakland Avenue to better suit the current needs of students Herring says that despite public perception that libraries have outlived their usefulness, patron traffic [...] Read More

Woman’s Crawford Road home peppered with bullets

A Rock Hill woman is lucky to be alive after her house was blanketed with bullets from a 9-millimeter handgun last night. Officers were called to the woman’s Crawford Road home just before 10 o’clock Thursdays night after the woman called police and said someone drove by and stared shooting inside her house. A police report says [...] Read More

Cops on the Roof continues today

It’s a program called “Heroes Helping Heroes” — and this week, area law enforcement have been weathering the sun, wind and rain on top of two area fast food restaurants raising money for next weekend’s South Carolina Special Olympics. Several have taken vacation time to stand on top of the Dave Lyle Blvd. and Cherry [...] Read More