Barron Funeral Home has requested rezoning in order to start performing cremations. Chester City Council members have not yet voted on the proposed rezoning but some officials say the change is needed.
Adam Kent Smith, 24, who was only 4 feet and 85 pounds, died Wednesday in Charlotte of blunt force trauma. Smith was known during his high school years as the manager of the Northwestern High School soccer team. Police are calling it a death investigation.
Osiris Hinton suffered a “psychotic episode” due to wrongly prescribed medication just before his father, prominent Rock Hill criminal defense lawyer O. Cyrus Hinton, was shot and killed Sunday at the family’s Spartanburg home, his lawyer told a judge Friday morning. Spartanburg deputies denied a request to take Osiris Hinton to North Carolina for a private viewing of his father’s body before burial.
The Rock Hill “mosque of peace” opened in 2013 and has had few problems with the community. Rock Hill Police Department investigators are on scene checking to see who broke a window and went inside Friday- the day of prayer services for Muslims.
Bob Jenkins’ legacy is on quarter-mile oval tracks, but his name will live on forever along a stretch of highway near Northwestern High School. On Saturday, many of the athletes Jenkins coached over four decades will be on hand as the state Department of Transportation officially christens Rawlinson Road – from S.C. 5 to Heckle Boulevard – the “Coach Robert T. ‘Bob’ Jenkins Memorial Highway.”
The 2015 Come-See-Me festival opened with weather best suited for frogs – cool and damp. While Thursday’s weather was perfect for the arrival of the frogs for Saturday’s Mayor’s Frog Jump at Cherry Park, the off-and-on showers made for a wet walk along the parade route Thursday evening in downtown Rock Hill. But no matter. There were still plenty of smiles to go around, as participants young and old celebrated spring along with a cast of horses, carriages, floats and vintage autos.
Fifth-grade students at Bethel Elementary School in Clover SC grabbed math with both hands during an Imagineering Math day Friday that featured more than a dozen hands-on math exhibits and applications. Teacher Patricia Smith and Lee Pearson teamed up to show students math problems that come alive.
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