More than 260 job seekers and about 30 employers attended the annual job fair Thursday, sponsored by the York Police Department and Tender Hearts Ministries in York. Organizers said they still see a big need for employment in Western York County.
Dave and Bonita Horne who live near Clover SC say they cultivate about 80 percent of their own food, from vegetable beds and fruit trees where they grow produce and from the cattle, hogs and chickens they raise. They plan an open house on Saturday to show visitors sustainable living practices and other demonstrations.
The former York police officer accused of such severe violence against his infant son that the child is blind and might never recover will be allowed to get a job and go to church as he awaits trial – but he still can’t have contact with the baby’s mother, a judge said Thursday.
Heavy rains this month have kept many a turkey hunter at home. And while trying to look on the bright side, I’ve heard more than one of my gun-toting brethren say something like: “At least it’s knocking out all of that pollen!”
Scott Hance taught in York for the past 23 years, teaching right through his cancer diagnosis until March. A scholarship will be created in his name. Hance was art department chairman and taught both art and drama. He died this week.
Police in York knew since February of the intentions of a 16-year-old, who wanted to join ISIS in Syria and also was a part of a plot to rob a gun store and possibly harm American soldiers. No information was released about the case until the teen pleaded guilty Tuesday to make sure that the investigation could continue and that there was no other threat to public safety, said the York Police Chief and mayor.
The check cashing business was robbed at gunpoint April 13. Clover police charged the alleged gunman last week and now have charged a second man accused of helping in the crime. Both suspects are in jail.
School notes includes YCHS to present ‘Hairspray,’ a Crowders Creek Elementry carnival, flea market at York Middle School, a York teacher recieving a grant for a drama show and Clover High School band and Choraliers events.
Robert Jeffrey Taylor Jr., a police officer for 18 years, is charged with child abuse inflicting great bodily injury and child neglect concerning injuries to his infant son that prosecutors say are so severe that the child likely will never recover. The child’s mother, Audrey Schurig, also a police officer, is charged with neglect. Both are out on bond pending trial, but Taylor claims to want contact with Schurig that was barred by a judge.
A 16-year-old Muslim boy from York – who was “seduced” by the terrorist group ISIS and plotted to kill American troops in North Carolina – will spend up to the next five years in a juvenile prison after he was sentenced Tuesday on a gun charge.