Snow started falling Wednesday morning across York County, sending the kids outside to throw snowballs and play. Schools across York, Chester and Lancaster counties were closed due to weather conditions.
York County kids enjoy playing on a rare snow day
Retired York Co. sheriff, state legislator: teachers can carry Tasers instead of guns
Rock Hill student's art gets picked for a downtown show, but leaders said it was too graphic
Fort Mill's annual day for random acts of kindness inspired by untimely death
Moms Making Moves making a difference to Charlotte's homeless
City leaders celebrate the opening of first business in Lowenstein Building
Lancaster students threatened to 'shoot up the school' and were taken seriously
Winthrop University leaders talk logo change
Rock Hill wrestlers take to championship mat after days-long wait
Like food trucks? Mr. Jalapeno is the newest in the Fort Mill area
Winthrop coach, players on honoring police during game
Winthrop honors York Co. cops injured in shooting at basketball game
Body armor in childrens' backpacks? Rock Hill store sees mixed reviews with product
Retired York County Sheriff Bruce Bryant, who now serves in the South Carolina House of Representatives, says teachers could carry Tasers instead of guns, as some lawmakers have suggested. Bryant said the stun guns would be a non-lethal way for teachers to protect students and themselves if a mass shooter enters the school.
Dutchman Creek Middle School student Heylie Harvell of Rock Hill, South Carolina had her artwork selected for an Arts Council of York County show before the council decided it wasn't appropriate for young children.
The long-empty Lowenstein Building on White Street has finally opened its doors.
The Lowenstein Building hosted the ribbon cutting ceremony for Atlas Copco Thursday morning – and Mayor John Gettys says this is just the beginning for Rock Hill.
The Rock Hill Bearcats wrestling team will take on the Fort Dorchester Patriots for the 5A wrestling state championship Tuesday, Feb. 20 in Columbia. The match was scheduled for Feb. 10, but was postponed while the South Carolina High School league investigated the eligibility of a Fort Dorchester wrestler. Three Rock Hill wrestlers talk about the wait and what they are doing to prepare for the match.
Winthrop University men's basketball team coach Pat Kelsey and players Anders Broman and Josh Ferguson talk about the team honoring York County police officers wounded and killed in January in the line of duty. The team invited officers Randy Clinton, Buddy Brown, Kyle Cummings and Chris Doty into their locker room before the game and thanked them for their service. Doty's twin brother, Mike Doty, died Jan. 17 after the officers were ambushed in a domestic violence incident near York. The officers were escorted onto the court during the game. Kelsey also invited the officers into the locker room before the game and thanked them, calling them heroes.
The Winthrop University men's basketball team honored three men who were injured in a shooting last month at its game Sunday. York County Sheriff's officers Randy Clinton and Buddy Brown and Kyle Cummings of the York Police Dept. were shot and injured in a domestic violence call last month. Detective Mike Doty was killed in the shooting.
Tina Nichols, part owner of Nichols Store in Rock Hill, said the outdoor store is selling body armor inserts that fit into childrens' backpacks to protect the kids from gunfire. The store has advertised the inserts on its website and social media after school shootings, along with the shooting deaths of a York County detective and a teenage store clerk in Fort Mill last month. The store is receiving mixed reviews.
Want a glimpse of what Fort Mill School District's third high school will look like? Check out this simulated flyover of Catawba Ridge High School. Please note that this is a representation and the design may be subject to some adjustments. The new high school is planned to open in 2019.
The 911 calls from the fatal shooting of a teenage girl at the Peach Stand in Fort Mill reveal some insight into the chaos that followed. The incident happened on Tuesday, January 23. Karson Bailey Whitesell, 19 of Rock Hill, was shot just before 4:30 p.m. She worked as a cashier at the business. According to the Fort Mill Police Department, Christopher Mendez, 28, went into the Peach Stand and shot Whitesell, ultimately killing her. Mendez, who has been charged in the killing, reportedly waited at the scene until officers arrived.
Theodore Harrison Jr., one of two men sentenced to consecutive life terms in 1988 for the shooting deaths of two men in rural Chester County, is seeking to have his sentence reduced. Harrison admitted the crimes, but is seeking the change because he was 16 years old at the time. The U.S. Supreme Court and S.C. Supreme Court have ruled in recent years that it's unconstitutional for a person younger than 18 to receive prison in life without the chance for parole.