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Saturday | Pickens Sentinel

Mountain Rest Baptist Church adds to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail9:07 am

Mountain Rest Baptist Church is the site of a new addition to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail.

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Related Topix: Mountain Rest, SC, Heath Springs, SC, Donalds, SC

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Report: Lancaster County gold mine means 1,100 acres of wetlands will ...

Released Friday, the study contains many of the same conclusions as a preliminary report from March that said up to 1,100 acres of wetlands will be dug up, destroyed or disturbed as gold mining is conducted over 15 years near the town of Kershaw.

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Related Topix: Kershaw, SC, University of South Carolina

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Easley Progress

Mountain Rest Baptist Church adds to the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail

The church activities building, located at 9915 Highlands Highway in Mountain Rest, will soon bear a quilt block called Bible Blocks.

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Related Topix: Mountain Rest, SC, Heath Springs, SC, Donalds, SC

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Counties should use tax-cut inducements sparingly

When two major firms announced recently that they were building new office facilities in Fort Mill, both cited the Anne Springs Close Greenway as a major draw.

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Related Topix: Tax, Fort Mill, SC, York County, SC

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Proposal includes improvements to Indian Land's Del Webb Library

The sales tax is set to expire next year with the payoff of the Lancaster County Courthouse it was created to fund.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Kershaw, SC, Kershaw County, SC

Fort Mill Times

Deputies ask for help identifying suspects who stole cars from Indian Land dealership

At about 5 a.m., deputies say a man wearing a hat, white tank top, shorts and shoes broke into the Bernard Motorcar Company on Charlotte Highway, according to a Lancaster County Sheriff's news release.

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Related Topix: Fort Mill, SC

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Guns, body armor, drugs seized at Rock Hill safety checkpoint; 2 arrested

At about 10:30 p.m., Highway Patrol troopers working a safety checkpoint stopped a 2001 Chevrolet Blazer at Hall Spencer and Cureton Ferry roads, said Marvin Brown, commander of the county's multijursidictional drug enforcement unit.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Rock Hill, SC

WBTV

Study: SC has highest fatality rate on rural roads

Just earlier this week a Lancaster County woman was killed on a rural road in Fort Lawn when she crossed the center line and hit another car head on.

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Related Topix: Fort Lawn, SC

The Island Packet

Ex-Lancaster sheriff charged with damaging neighborsa home, car

Police charged Cauthen, 58, with one count of malicious damage to property over $2,000 and one count of damage to personal property, $2,000 or less, according to Rock Hill police arrest warrants.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, SC

Fort Mill Times

Van Wyck likely to keep post office

Brian White, a Charlotte-based supervisor with the U.S. Postal Service, said the 50 or so people Wednesday were the most he’d ever seen turn out at a meeting to discuss service changes at a local post office.

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Related Topix: Fort Mill, SC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Change to Highway 521 overlay district Lancaster County's July 15 agenda

The Lancaster County Council recently passed, by one vote, a new overlay district officials said is aimed at keeping Highway 521 from becoming another traffic-clogged artery like Cherry Road in Rock Hill or Independence Boulevard in Charlotte.

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Related Topix: Cherry (Charlotte, NC), Rock Hill, SC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

911 Call: Mom Slept as Boy Got Stuck in Hot Car

Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/2014/07/07/hot-car-death-south-carolina/12302995/ BUFORD, S.C. - Relatives say a 3-year-old South Carolina boy who died several days after being trapped in a hot car had climbed into the vehicle while his mother slept.

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New York Daily News

South Carolina boy, 3, dies after climbing into hot car

Logan Cox climbed into a Mitsubishi Galant while his mother slept Wednesday. The toddler's mother found him - and the family dog - about a half-hour later.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, SC

The Island Packet

Lancaster County boy dies after being in hot car

Lancaster County Coroner Mike Morris said the North Carolina Medical Examiner's Office in Charlotte has not determined the cause of the boy's death.

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WMBF

Investigators: SC jailer asleep when inmate hanged

Investigators have determined a jail officer was asleep when a man hanged himself in the Lancaster County jail earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Rock Hill, SC

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Board to review group meeting policy at Del Webb Library

Lancaster County Library is located at 313 S. White Street. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Del Webb Library is located at 7641 Charlotte Highway in Indian Land.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Lancaster, SC

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Fort Mill leaders consider more incentives to spur downtown growth

The Fort Mill Town Council and members of the Fort Mill Economic Council, a non-profit economic development group, have been discussing working together to attract more businesses and targeted growth downtown.

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Related Topix: Fort Mill, SC, Rock Hill, SC

ABC 27

I-81 North closed at Mechanicsburg

He was wanted for questioning in connection to the missing persons case of Erica Klinger, whose body-according to her family-was found in Perry County Thursday night.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

WSOCTV

9 Investigates: Overweight trucks safety concern for bridges

An Eyewitness News camera caught a large truck rumbling over a bridge on Lincoln Road in York County.

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Related Topix: York County, SC

Fort Mill Times

Indian Land Rescue Squad's future in doubt

No date has been set when the squads will stop serving area residents, but the county council has eliminated their funding and the county administrator is encouraging the volunteers to join local fire departments or the Lancaster County EMS department.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, SC

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