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‘I’ll take those,’ armed man says in Rock Hill store robbery, police say

Rock Hill police responded to an armed robbery at NTB Tire & Service Centers, where an employee said a man with a gun took two safe deposit bags.The employee told police he was retrieving the bags at about 6 a.m. Monday when a man holding a handgun entered the store at 1383 Old Springdale Road, acco

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-09-18 09:48:00

Here’s what’s happening in York, Chester and Lancaster SC counties

Special events▪“Piedmont Pottery & Pickin,’”10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 22 features live music, barbeque and local hand-made pottery. Potters from all around the Carolina Piedmont from traditional, contemporary and Catawba Indian potters showcase their original works of art while demonstrating techniques a


Employee Robbed Of Security Deposits At Rock Hill Business, Suspect On The Loose - WCCB Charlotte

While the employee was making the deposit, he heard someone enter the store, but believed it was just a coworker. When he turned around, a white male wearing a black hoodie and blue jean pants and holding a small, black handgun approached.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-09-18 14:07:58

Cops say Rock Hill man killed Georgia Tech football star’s dad. Will SC jury agree?

A Rock Hill man, accused in the 2016 fatal shooting of the father of Georgia Tech football player Jerry Howard Jr., is set to go on trial for murder Tuesday, court records show.

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-09-17 15:29:00

South Carolina town worries plan to save road will flood homes

CONWAY, S.C.- A year ago, floodwaters from hurricanes Floyd and Matthew came close to entering Joe Holmes' house in South Carolina, but he dodged those bullets. Now, with Florence, he doesn't feel so lucky.

WSOC-TV - 2018-09-18 12:18:41

Man shot, killed in car in south Charlotte parking lot

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to Detective Echols, the lead detective assigned to the case, or another homicide detective. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-09-18 02:50:00

Carolina residents reeling after Florence - CNN Video

Carolina residents reeling after FlorenceResidents in North and South Carolina fight rising floodwaters as officials warn the worst is yet to come.Source: CNN

CNN - 2018-09-18 01:58:14

A $10,000 Mega Millions ticket sold in Gaffney is unclaimed and set to expire

Columbia, SC (FOX Carolina) - A Mega Millions ticket worth $10,000, sold at a Gaffney gas station in March, has yet to be claimed.The ticket is set to expire on September 23.The ticket was purchased at the Kangaroo Express on Hyatt Street in Gaffney on March 27.The ticket must be claimed in person a

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-09-18 13:45:00

Chester officials urge downtown residents to evacuate

CHESTER, SC (WBTV) - Emergency responders in Chester are so concerned about flooding, they passed out notices Friday, face-to-face, asking people in the downtown area to evacuate.“This is, what did they say, the storm of a lifetime,” Chester County Emergency Management Director Eddie Murphy said. “S


Pivot: Clover LB, Chester RB rotation shine; but what impact will Florence have?

Linebacker epitomizes chip on Clover defense’s shoulderClover linebacker Hayden Johnson had Forestview (N.C.) diagnosed earlier this season. He told Blue Eagles defensive coordinator Steven Peeler that he didn’t think Forestview could run on Clover’s defense, which is much tougher up front this seas


Police: 3-year-old girl, woman shot in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- A 3-year-old girl and a woman were rushed to the hospital following a shooting at an apartment overnight in east Charlotte, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-09-17 08:59:00

VIDEO: NC family speaks after baby killed when tree falls on mobile home

"The tree had divided us," Kade's father, Olen Gill, said. "So I am in the kitchen. She [Kade’s mother] is in the living room on the couch. I had to come out and rip the air conditioner out of the window, and that's when we handed him through the window."

CBS17 - 2018-09-17 15:54:27

Tree crashes into Rock Hill woman's home, nearly misses daughter

ROCK HILL, SC (FOX 46 WJZY)- A mother and her four children are lucky to alive after a tree came crashing onto their home in Rock Hill Saturday morning, ahead of Tropical Storm Florence's full arrival.


Flash flood warning issued for Lancaster County; York and Chester face advisories

A warning means a threat has been observed. A watch, by contrast, means conditions are in place for a given threat.


Florence knocks down tree, demolishes Rock Hill home with woman, 4 kids inside

A Rock Hill woman and her four kids escaped injury late Friday night when a massive tree fell during tropical Storm Florence and destroyed their Rock Hill home.Nichole Sanchez and her children ages 14, 12, 11, and 8 were inside the house on Ebenezer Avenue Extension near Winthrop University when the


SOCIAL MEDIA FLORENCE: SUNDAY UPDATES: Social media captures Florence's push through the Carolinas

Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday morning as a Category 1 storm near Wrightsville Beach, bringing with it heavy rain, strong winds, and life-threatening flooding.


Homeless woman steals patrol car, leads chase through several Upstate counties

While the deputy was in the emergency room, Kim Marie Dye, 55, of Gaffney, got into the patrol car and drove away, according to the sheriff's office.


I-95 at South Carolina/North Carolina Border Closed Due to Flooding

© AP/WLTXInterstate 95 generic i95 generic i-95 generic_19354401Dillon, SC (WLTX) - Interstate 95 in Dillon County near the South Carolina/North Carolina border is closed in both directions due to flooding from Florence.The South Carolina Highway Patrol and Department of Transportation both tweeted


Tropical Storm Florence Latest Information - WCCB Charlotte

UPDATETropical Storm Florence continues to churn across the Carolinas. Expect rains to accumulate quickly over the Piedmont, Foothills and Mountains through Monday morning. Charlotte could pick up more than 10 inches of rain.Winds won’t be as strong as when Hugo moved through in 1989. However, th


Criminals during Hurricane Florence ‘will go to jail,’ York, Chester police warn

Any attempt during the weather conditions to commit looting, crimes of opportunity at closed businesses or homes, or scams concerning charities or the needy will be investigated and prosecuted, said South Carolina’s police and prosecutors..