Students at The Children's School in Rock Hill read books to dogs and cats Monday at the Humane Society of York County in Fort Mill. The K3 through- second- grade students spent October raising money to help a dog receive heartworm treatment.
More than 600 runners and walkers flocked to Legal Remedy Saturday for the 7th annual Gobble Wobble 5K and 8K races. The Junior Welfare League held the event to raise money for Pilgrims' Inn, Rock Hill Parks Foundation and York County Council on Aging. After the race early Saturday, participants lined up for a cold beer at Legal Remedy.
More than 200 people gathered in Rock Hill Saturday morning to remember the life of Brother David Boone, one of Rock Hill’s most influential civil rights protesters.
Boone died Nov. 5 at age 84 after a long fight with cancer.
Large crowds gathered at Fountain Park in Rock Hill Friday evening for the Juneteenth Repeat event. Juneteenth is held annually in June to commemorate the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery, but was moved to Friday because of weather conditions. Friday night's celebration featured musical groups, dancers, food trucks and entertainers.
During a trip Friday morning to York County, U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) discussed a recent tax cuts bill that passed in the House of Representatives. He also talked about recent sexual assault allegations against Senate candidate Roy Moore and Sen. Al Franken.
Rock Hill police arrested three men in connection to the shooting death of Justin Penland last month. Isaiah Hemphill was charged with murder, along with weapon and drug charges in the shooting. Shaun Welte and Donovan Allen were charged with accessory after the fact of murder, attempted armed robbery and a drug charge. All men were denied bond.