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Fairfield Co. Sheriff’s Office members fighting cancer

Fairfield Co., S.C. (WOLO)– The Fairfield Co. Sheriff’s Office is asking for help as three of its members battle cancer. A Go Fund Me has been set up for victims Sheryl Ashford who is battling myeloma, the front office secretary Mary Cathryn Wilson who is fighting brain and spinal cancer, and Becky Inman, the wife of a Fairfield deputy who is just beginning treatment for leukemia.
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Nearly $2 million Clover Schools bond referendum vote Saturday, town still split

CLOVER, S.C. (WBTV) - Saturday is the last day voters can vote for or against a massive school bond referendum in Clover, South Carolina. This is the biggest bond the district has ever asked for - at just under $197 million. If this bond referendum passes, it will pay for three new schools - one elementary, middle and high school. This would be the eighth elementary school, the third middle school and the second high school in the district.
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S.C. lawmakers scheduled to visit New Indy facility

YORK COUNTY, S.C. (WBTV) – South Carolina representatives and others are set to visit the New Indy Containerboard paper mill facility on Friday afternoon. Those scheduled for the tour, which starts at 2 p.m. on Sept. 17 are S.C. Rep. Ralph Norman, S.C. State Sen. Mike Johnson and S.C. State Sen. Wes Climer, who is listed as tentative.

Pets of the Week by Humane Society of York County -Sept. 15th

FORT MILL, S.C. (CN2 TODAY) The Humane Society of York County has many furry friends to check out!. In this week’s Pets of the Week Marybeth Knapp with the Humane Society features their cat of the week, Comisky. This beauty is almost 2.5 years old and is good with other feline friends. Although a bit shy at first, we are confident that given some time to adjust she will blossom into an amazing companion.

Take A Train Ride At The South Carolina Railroad Museum For A Unique And Exciting Outing

Much of South Carolina’s expansion and growth in the 1800s can be attributed to the development of the railways in the Palmetto State. If there’s one place in the entire state where you can ride a train just for the sheer pleasure of it, it’s in Winnsboro. You’ll get a real kick out of the […] The post Take A Train Ride At The South Carolina Railroad Museum For A Unique And Exciting Outing appeared first on Only In Your State.

DHEC to provide vaccine clinics and testing across the Upstate

SOUTH CAROLINA (WSPA) – South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control will provide COVID-19 vaccine clinics and testing across the Upstate. DHEC said the clinics will begin on Sept. 18 and will end on Sept. 23. The Pfizer vaccine will be available at all locations and individuals do not...

Liberty Hill Community kicks off Sesquicentennial Celebrations

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A 150th anniversary is being held this weekend in a neighborhood that predates the City of North Charleston, known as Liberty Hill. The celebration began Friday at 5 p.m. and will go through Sunday night ending in a display of Fireworks led by North Charleston Police Chief Reggie Burgess, a product of the Liberty Hill Community.

Newscast 9-17-2021

ROCK HILL, S.C. (CN2 NEWS) – Rock Hill Schools Central Child Development Center earns a national accreditation. Plus, a 14 y/o has been arrested and charged with two counts of attempted murder and a big milestone in South Carolina when it comes to the state’s COVID response.

Clover Residents Oppose New Development on Tom Joye Road

CLOVER, S.C. (CN2 NEWS) – A new ordinance that would bring new homes to Clover is raising concerns among some residents. Some are worried about traffic congestion, growth, taxes, impacts to the school system and more. Clover residents protesting an ordinance’s second reading that was tabled, for another meeting. The...
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Although cases drop, COVID deaths climb in York and Lancaster counties. What to know.

Coronavirus cases are starting to fall in York and Lancaster counties, but the number of deaths are climbing. While York County’s seven-day case average has steadily dropped since it peaked on Sept. 6 with 287 new infections per day day, the county’s deaths are mounting, according to data from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control.