Fort Mill Times

Crime

'Alcohol and fear' influenced York Co. cop killer who took murder plea, defense says

Christian McCall pleaded guilty Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in the January killing of one York County, South Carolina, police officer and the wounding of three other officers. Sheriff's Office Det. Mike Doty was killed in the Jan. 16, 2018, shootout after McCall ambushed him and other officers during a domestic violence call. Buddy Brown, Randy Clinton and Kyle Cummings were wounded.

Education

New leader named for Clover elementary school

Bethel Elementary School in Clover, South Carolina, near Lake Wylie, has a new principal. Shavon O’Brien has been chosen to lead the school after Kim Ramsey retires, according to the school district. O'Brien comes to Clover from Gaston County, North Carolina.

No horsing around at annual equestrian skills show at ASC Greenway in Fort Mill, SC

Equestrians of all ages showed off their riding and handing skills in a variety of contests at the annual Horse Show at the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill, South Carolina.
Jeff Sochko