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Winthrop welcomes students with Convocation, Blue Line

Winthrop University leaders welcomed around 1,100 freshmen and other new students to campus Monday, encouraging them to make the most of their college years.

Education

Chester County approves officers at 3 high schools

The Chester County Council approved an agreement between the sheriff and the school district to get deputies into three high schools, a year after the schools dropped deputies for private guards. But the officers are not on campus yet; the school district still has to sign off on the agreement.

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Rock Hill church defaced with human waste

Redeeming Life Christian Ministries, which occupies the Rock Hill building of the first integrated school in South Carolina, was targeted by burglars and vandals who stole money and left feces on the floor.

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Bond denied for Chester mother charged in newborn's death

Angela Blackwell, of Chester, SC, is charged with homicide by child abuse after allegedly placing her four-day-old son in the refrigerator for three hours in February. A magistrate could not set bond Tuesday due to the level of the charge, and Blackwell will go before a circuit court judge in November.

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Rock Hill church defaced with human waste

Redeeming Life Christian Ministries, which occupies the Rock Hill building of the first integrated school in South Carolina, was targeted by burglars and vandals who stole money and left feces on the floor.
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Rock Hill church defaced with human waste 1:41

Rock Hill church defaced with human waste

Bond denied for Chester mother charged in newborn's death 2:40

Bond denied for Chester mother charged in newborn's death

Grandfather of dead Chester baby speaks out 1:18

Grandfather of dead Chester baby speaks out

Winthrop University Blue Line kicks off academic year 0:50

Winthrop University Blue Line kicks off academic year