Eldon Beaver of Rock Hill, who spent all of World War II overseas with much of it in combat, turned 100 Thursday and was honored with a party given by family, friends and veterans who saluted his service.
Rock Hill World War II veteran turns 100
Fort Mill Elementary School hosts Expert Exhibit
Rock Hill kindergarten students learn five senses with gingerbread houses
Domtar in Fort Mill helps provide free books for public schools
Knights group donates enough money to keep Rock Hill store open
Burns Chevrolet-Cadillac in Rock Hill assembles Christmas toys
Breakfast with Santa gets Fort Mill in a festive mood
Long-time Rock Hill mayor awarded 'highest civilian honor' in S.C.
Friend of Pearl Harbor survivor from York County: 'he's looking down on us today'
York parade-goers' Christmas spirit not dampened by rain, cold temps
Fort Mill veteran has roof replaced
Lake Wylie residents talk Carolina Water Service
Santa comes to town as Fort Mill holds annual parade
The Knights of Columbus in Rock Hill and Lancaster raised money to help a Rock Hill store owner keep her doors open after a car repair threatened to empty her bank account. Kathleen Lawrence owns Kat's Bread Box and donates bread to local food banks to help feed the poor. The Knights, who deliver the bread, raised money to help her stay afloat and presented the checks Tuesday at her store.
For the 25th consecutive year, the service department at Burns Chevrolet-Cadillac in Rock Hill, South Carolina will put together toys, bicycles and other Christmas gifts for free for area families. The work is done by mechanics who offer their services to help children receive a ready-to-go present on Christmas.
Rock Hill's longest serving leader, Mayor Doug Echols, was awarded South Carolina's highest honor for a civilian, the Order of the Palmetto, Monday at a reception in his honor. Echols also received an American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. from Sen. Lindsey Graham's office. Echols, who served 20 years as mayor, did not seek re-election and will step down in January.
A handful of friends and family gathered at the gravesite of Pearl Harbor survivor L.C. Rice of York County to pay tribute to those who survived and died at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Members of the VFW Post 2889 performed a 21-gun salute at the memorial at Grandview Memorial Park Thursday. Thursday marked the 76th anniversary of Pearl Harbor.
Hundreds of bundled-up kids and adults lined Congress Street Wednesday in York for the annual Christmas parade. The parade was shorter than previous years due to rain and colder weather. The York Comprehensive High School band arrived to march in the parade but packed up when the rain became heavier.
Downtown Fort Mill came alive Saturday morning as the town's annual Christmas parade made its way from Tom Hall Street, down Main and to North White Street. Hundreds of residents turned out to cheer on the marchers.
The two owners of Ready Maid Inc. and an employee face drug charges after a raid by federal, state, and local police late Wednesday in York County, police said. Officers seized narcotic pills methamphetamine, and guns, police said. The business is on Lesslie Highway outside Rock Hill.
A former nurse contractor at the Chester County Detention Center is charged with having sex with an inmate and helping him escape several times, police said. The nurse allegedly took the inmate off the jail property for sex, according to police and arrest warrants. The inmate was charged with escape.
York County, South Carolina deputies seized contents of the Sandbar Bar & Grill Tuesday after a $1.8 million judgment in a wrongful death lawsuit. O'Dell Fields, 65, a Vietnam War veteran, was killed by one punch thrown outside the bar in 2014. A judge ruled in June the bar owed more than $800,000 in damages as part of the total judgment against the bar, the bartender, and the man who threw the killer punch. Police served a writ of execution Tuesday taking control of the bar's contents for later sale to pay off the judgment, court documents show.