The York County Sheriff’s Office will host the 2012 Hands Across the Border on Tuesday, a multi-jurisdictional highway safety awareness effort aimed at taking impaired and unsafe drivers off the road. Law enforcement agencies from both North and South Carolina will team together to man a public safety checkpoint on U.S. 321 at the North Carolina and South Carolina state line. This public safety checkpoint is to begin at about 9 p.m. Tuesday. Aug. 28. South Carolina law enforcement agencies participating will include the York County Sheriff’s Office, the Clover Police Department, York Police Department, Fort Mill Police Department, Tega Cay Police Department, Winthrop Police Department, the South Carolina State Transport Police and the South Carolina Highway Patrol. Participating agencies from North Carolina will be the Gaston County Sheriff’s Office and the North Carolina Highway Patrol. “This type of cooperation between law enforcement agencies is a key part in continuing to improve safety on our roads,” said Sheriff Bruce Bryant
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