Retired doctor receives honor
A local retired pediatrician has been honored for his work with children's health at York County's public health department.
Hal Anderson is one of two state Department of Health and Environmental Control physicians of the year announced Tuesday, according to a press release.
Anderson was honored for his monthly work with the DHEC department by Ernie Bell, regional health director for DHEC's Region 3.
"For some people, service stops at retirement, but for a doctor such as Hal Anderson, dedication to service continues well beyond retirement," Bell said in the release. "York County's children benefit from his heartfelt care and concern."
-- Kimberly Dick
Former wastewater plant operator pleads guilty
CHARLOTTE -- A former wastewater treatment plant operator has entered guilty pleas to felony violations of the federal Clean Water Act in U.S. District Court.
The Gaston Gazette reported that Kirby Case admitted on Tuesday violating the Clean Water Act between July 2007 and Dec. 12, 2007, by discharging pollutants from the Dalls plant into a branch of the Catawba River basin.
Case faces up to three years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines and penalties for violating the Clean Water Act.