Two charged with drug trafficking in York
YORK -- Two men have been charged with selling marijuana at the York Wal-Mart.
Bernardi Lamont Williams, 36, of Piedmont and Jermaine Henri Butler, 34, of Greenville were arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with trafficking marijuana at the East Liberty Street store, according to a report issued by the York County Sheriff's Office.
The men had more than 21 pounds of marijuana and more than $7,100 at the time of the arrest, the report states.
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The arrest followed an investigation by the York County Multijurisdictional Drug Enforcement Unit, according to the report.
This is Williams' third offense for selling marijuana, the report states. Butler, who also is being charged with possession of Viagra without a prescription, is charged with his fourth trafficking offense, according to the report.
Williams was being held at the Moss Justice Center on $40,000 bond Wednesday, according to the sheriff's Web site.
No information is available about Butler.
Filing begins Aug. 1 for school board positions
Filing for school board positions in four York County districts will open Aug. 1 at noon and close Aug. 15 at noon.
The following seats are up for election:
• York school district: Seat 1, Seat 3, Seat 5, and one at-large seat;
• Clover school district: Seat 3, Seat 4 and one at-large seat;
• Rock Hill school district: Seat 1, Seat 3, Seat 5 and one at-large seat; and
• Fort Mill school district: Two at-large seats.
A candidate must be a resident of the school district and of the appropriate district or seat for which they are filing.
Filing will be accepted at the York County Registration and Elections Office, 13 S. Congress St., York.
For information, contact the York County Registration and Elections Office at 684-1242 or 909-7194.
-- Kimberly Dick
Deadline is Aug. 11 to enroll in Challenger
Parents and guardians of Mount Holly Elementary students who want their kids enrolled in the Challenger after-school program when school starts on Aug. 20, must register by Aug. 11.
Students may be enrolled for later dates at any time. The deadline is only for those who wish to attend Challenger during the first week of school.
Challenger is an after-school academic program that runs from 2:30 to 6 p.m. daily during the school year. It's available at all Rock Hill elementary schools. Parents may enroll at the schools. Because Mount Holly has not yet opened, parents may enroll at the Rock Hill school district office.
Here are the weekly fees:
• $55, regular lunch students
• $50, regular lunch students with more than one family member enrolled
• $37, reduced lunch students and students of school system employees
• $30, free lunch students
To register, go to: www.rock-hill.k12.sc.us. Click the "Parents" link. Then click "Challenger After School Camps" link.
Or visit the Rock Hill school district office at 660 N. Anderson Road.
For details, call: 803-981-1051.
-- Shawn Cetrone