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Pizza, brews, burgers. Lancaster County to add a brewery, restaurants, homes and more

Before crews can build, they have to get permits. In Lancaster County the permits issued from January alone show sustained residential growth with several commercial projects. Here’s a look at what projects the county has coming:


Arrest Made in Rock Hill Sexual Assault Case

Detectives with the Rock Hill Police Department have made an arrest and have charged a 16 year old from Rock Hill with the Assault/Robbery/and Grand Larceny of a 21 year victim Friday morning near Alumni Drive. The suspect is 16 years of age and legally a juvenile in the State of South Carolina. But


Former fire chief charged in connection to prostitution sting accused of embezzlement

LANCASTER, S.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - Former Indian Fire Chief Thomas Pickard was charged with embezzlement after members of the department reported funds had been misused. Pickard, 52, was arrestedin 2018 during a prostituition sting in York County, leaving the department without access to their fun


SC Highway Patrol responds to deadly crash near Carolina Forest

CAROLINA FOREST AREA, SC (WBTW) – The South Carolina Highway Patrol is responding to a deadly crash near Carolina Forest. According to SCHP's website, the deadly crash happened around 7:25 p.m. on Waccamaw Pines Dr. at Hwy 501.


Salley, South Carolina Police Chief throws hat in the ring to be next Aiken County Sheriff

AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) - An Aiken County, South Carolina native and current police chief of Salley Jarrod Goldman is throwing his hat in the ring for sheriff of Aiken County.


1 dead in crash in Lancaster County, officials say

One person has died in a single vehicle crash in Lancaster County, officials said. The wreck happened around 7:30 a.m. on S.C. 9 near Grace Avenue, according to officials. One person died at the scene on the busy road that is also known as Chester Highway, said Russell Rogers, Lancaster County Fire


8 things to this weekend in York, Lancaster counties

Love letters for Valentine’s — Valentine’s Day weekend, “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurney will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Feb.14-16 at Rock Hill Community Theatre, 546 S. Cherry Road. The classic American play has been a favorite around the world since it’s release in 1988. The production of this 2-perso


SC lawmaker proposes "Bill of Rights" for sexual assault victims; addresses definition of consent

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW)- A "Bill of rights" for survivors of sexual assault has been introduce in South Carolina. Right now, South Carolina law does not clearly define consent, and this bill will change that.


AP Top South Carolina Headlines at 8:07 a.m. EST

Wreck becomes homicide probe after bullet wounds found. AP Exclusive: Lawsuit claims discrimination by foster agency. Facility for company behind several jeans brands to close. Work stinks up South Carolina town, but it's only temporary.


One killed after SUV slams tree in Lancaster County

LANCASTER COUNTY, S.C. — One person was killed after an SUV slammed into a tree in Lancaster County Monday morning, officials said. According to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, the driver was traveling west on Highway 9 near Grave Avenue when they hit the guardrail on the right side


Friendship Nine member Willie McLeod revisits sit-in lunch counter

Friendship Nine member Willie McLeod revisited the iconic lunch counter in Rock Hill where he and nine others sat to protest segregation in 1961. He told kids from the South Charlotte chapter of Jack and Jill of America about his experience Feb. 16.


Kamala Harris introduces herself to South Carolina with BBQ and a town hall

Kamala Harris made three commitments to Charleston voters Friday as she began her two-day swing through the early presidential primary state of South Carolina. She said she would stay relevant, declared she would win in 2020 and promised she would be back soon.


Several suspects arrested after deputies spot home invasion in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Detectives in Alexander County made several arrests after discreetly monitoring activity in a neighborhood. Officials say they located two males exit a small red vehicle wearing ski masks and hoodies in the Hampton Meadows neighborhood. According to a release from Union Cou


‘Please hurry:’ Shooting suspect used gun from victim’s house, 911 call released

The man charged in the shooting of three women, one fatally and assaulting three others was using a shotgun stolen from the home of one of the victims, according to York County warrants.


The Latest: Sen. Harris makes swing through South Carolina

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local):. Democratic presidential candidate Kamala (KAH'-mah-lah) Harris is in Columbia, South Carolina, on the second day of a swing through the early-voting state.


Hart, Cougars Walk Off With 6-5 Win Over Bulldogs

MT PLEASANT, S.C. --- Dupree Hart (Rock Hill, S.C.) worked a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to complete a five-run rally, and give the College of Charleston baseball team a 6-5 win walk-off win over UNC Asheville on Saturday afternoon at Patriots Point.


HS roundup: Nation Ford Falcon named the state’s best 5A boys’ basketball player

The South Carolina Basketball Coaches Association has announced its All-State teams and six area players were chosen. Zeb Graham of Nation Ford was named the 5A player of the year and headlined that 16-player team. Graham, who has college scholarship offers from Hampton, Presbyterian and USC Upstate


Democratic presidential candidates campaign in South Carolina

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)- Democratic presidential candidates made their rounds in South Carolina over the weekend. Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris wrapped up a two-day swing through South Carolina to introduce herself to residents of the early-voting state. At a town hall in West Columbia,


Train splits truck in half in Chester County SC wreck

A train rammed into a tractor trailer, splitting it in half, in Fort Lawn Thursday morning, according to Herald news partner WSOC. WSOC reported the truck was carrying cardboard and aluminum cans, which spilled onto the road. The driver was not hurt, WSOC reported, with information from Chester Coun


Police: One seriously injured after shooting in north Charlotte neighborhood

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating after a man was seriously injured in a shooting in north Charlotte Friday night. The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. on Gibbons Link Road.