David Lee Geter, 65, lives in a house his parents, long deceased, owned. He has one mangled hand from a long-ago cotton mill incident and is on disability from heart problems. The dilapidated house is now deemed “unsafe” by Rock Hill officials but Geter, a senior citizen on a fixed income who never completed the probate process to get the house into his name, has no money to fix it.
Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood is seething after school officials hired a private firm to replace four deputies working as school resource officers with security guards he says would not be as well trained as his officers.
A Rock Hill woman – whose relative reported her to police this week, accusing her of abusing her 11-year-old son – has been charged with cruelty to children after officers learned she punched the boy and threw a shoe at him, according to police records.
A proposed boost in road funding for the Rock Hill, SC, budget will see another three lane miles paved within the city, with an emphasis on combating potholes. City council would like to see state-maintained roads paved alongside city streets. An increase in business licenses will help pay for the extra road work.