With less than 50 days until election day, Donald Trump responded to the explosion in New York City on Saturday and later tweeted that he was considering suing the New York Times. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton was in Washington, D.C. supporting President Obama’s legacy at the Congressional Black Caucus gala.
The York County Sheriff’s Office is searching for suspects in three recent armed robberies, using surveillance video from the incidents. Investigators are working to see if the three cases are connected. They are a Dec. 13 robbery at a Waffle House on Regent Parkway in Fort Mill, a Dec. 12 robbery at a Kangaroo Express on U.S. 21 in Fort Mill and a Dec. 8 robbery at the Catawba Exrpess off S.C. 5 in the Catawba area.
The Knights of Columbus in Rock Hill and Lancaster raised money to help a Rock Hill store owner keep her doors open after a car repair threatened to empty her bank account. Kathleen Lawrence owns Kat's Bread Box and donates bread to local food banks to help feed the poor. The Knights, who deliver the bread, raised money to help her stay afloat and presented the checks Tuesday at her store.
For the 25th consecutive year, the service department at Burns Chevrolet-Cadillac in Rock Hill, South Carolina will put together toys, bicycles and other Christmas gifts for free for area families. The work is done by mechanics who offer their services to help children receive a ready-to-go present on Christmas.
Through their lawyers, the family of Odell Fields of Rock Hill donated $5,000 worth of food to Pilgrims' Inn charity Tuesday. Fields was killed by a single punch outside the Sandbar Bar and Grill in Rock Hill in 2014, and later his family was awarded a $1.8 million judgment in a wrongful death lawsuit. The bar's contents, including the food, were seized as part of the judgment, so the Fields' family and their lawyers donated the food Tuesday to help the needy at Christmas.
Rock Hill's longest serving leader, Mayor Doug Echols, was awarded South Carolina's highest honor for a civilian, the Order of the Palmetto, Monday at a reception in his honor. Echols also received an American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. from Sen. Lindsey Graham's office. Echols, who served 20 years as mayor, did not seek re-election and will step down in January.
Hear from South Pointe boys’ basketball coach Melvin Watson and Stallions standout B.J. Davis, along with Northwestern coach John Bramlett, after the Stallions beat Northwestern in a tight game Dec. 12, 2017.
Smartphone habits may force doctors to ask patients a few more questions when diagnosing vision or neurological problems. “I think if a person experiences a temporary loss of vision in one eye, that’s potentially a very important problem for which they should seek medical attention,” says Mayo Clinic neurologist Dr. Dean Wingerchuk. “But, it doesn’t always mean there’s an abnormality.”