Prolonged rain raising water levels on lake, river; public access to river closed

The National Weather Service shows steady rain has fallen through parts of York, Lancaster and Chester counties all week, with it picking up Thursday. The steady rain has caused water levels on Lake Wylie and the Catawba River to rise.
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The National Weather Service shows steady rain has fallen through parts of York, Lancaster and Chester counties all week, with it picking up Thursday. The steady rain has caused water levels on Lake Wylie and the Catawba River to rise.

John Marks covers community growth, municipalities and general news mainly in the Fort Mill and York County areas. He began writing for the Herald and sister papers in 2005 and won dozens of South Carolina Press Association and other awards since.

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