York County http://wfae.org en Tega Cay City Council Votes To Purchase Troubled Utility Company http://wfae.org/post/tega-cay-city-council-votes-purchase-troubled-utility-company <p>On Tuesday night, the Tega Cay city council voted to purchase private sewage-treatment plants that have been regularly polluting Lake Wylie in York County, South Carolina with raw sewage – and t<span style="line-height: 1.5;">he price tag is nearly $6&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">million</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:36:28 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 48681 at http://wfae.org Tega Cay City Council Votes To Purchase Troubled Utility Company Four Pounds Of Heroin Seized In Lancaster Co. http://wfae.org/post/four-pounds-heroin-seized-lancaster-co <p>A tip from Charlotte police to Lancaster authorities led to the seizure of four pounds of heroin valued at half a million dollars.</p><p>South Carolina Law Enforcement Division chief Mark Keel says the high price of opiate-based prescription painkillers like oxycotin is making heroin more popular.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:31:13 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 44832 at http://wfae.org Four Pounds Of Heroin Seized In Lancaster Co. Tega Cay Considers Purchasing Private S.C. Utility http://wfae.org/post/tega-cay-considers-purchasing-private-sc-utility <p>The Tega Cay city council will meet Monday night to discuss whether to purchase a private sewage-treatment company and bring it under the city's control.</p><p>Last week, South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control fined the Tega Cay Water Service <a href="http://wfae.org/post/sc-fines-tega-cay-water-services-136k-sewage-spills" target="_blank">$136,000 for repeated sewage leaks</a>.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 22:08:02 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 44760 at http://wfae.org Tega Cay Considers Purchasing Private S.C. Utility Cabela's Announces Plans For Fort Mill Store http://wfae.org/post/cabelas-announces-plans-fort-mill-store <p style="margin: 0in 0in 11.25pt; line-height: 16.5pt; vertical-align: baseline; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="font-size:11.5pt;font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;;color:#333333">If you like to hunt, fish, hike, or camp, you’re probably familiar with Cabela’s. But right now, the closest Cabela’s store is in West Virginia. The company announced Wednesday that that's about to change.</span></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 18:25:45 +0000 Duncan McFadyen 41389 at http://wfae.org Cabela's Announces Plans For Fort Mill Store Illegal Dumping Of Dead Deer, Dogs On Rise In York County http://wfae.org/post/illegal-dumping-dead-deer-dogs-rise-york-county <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Surveillance cameras are set up along some rural roads in York County, SC, in an effort to stop&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">hunters from dumping skinned deer. Sergeant </span>Broadus<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Strain says hunters are leaving the deer on the side of roads and in creeks under bridges. He says people are also dumping dog carcasses in the area.</span></p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 02:24:18 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 38261 at http://wfae.org Illegal Dumping Of Dead Deer, Dogs On Rise In York County York County Looks At The Future Of Knights Stadium Property http://wfae.org/post/york-county-looks-future-knights-stadium-property <p>The Charlotte Knights are gearing up for their last season of baseball in Fort Mill, South Carolina---their home since 1990. Construction is underway Uptown on the new BB&amp;T Field. That will leave York County with an empty stadium that could become a liability to taxpayers. So the county is looking at what to do with it, come 2014. Duncan McFadyen spoke to Mark Farris, Director of Economic Development for York county. He says a Charlotte company is interested in buying the stadium property, but the county is considering all of its options.</p><p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 16:14:41 +0000 Duncan McFadyen 21421 at http://wfae.org York County Looks At The Future Of Knights Stadium Property York County Celebrates Its Own http://wfae.org/post/york-county-celebrates-its-own <p>The ceremony celebrated three York County residents. There was civil war women’s historian, Pat Veasey, retired Winthrop professor, Joe Zdenek, and history loving radio DJ, Allan Miller.</p><p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 16:16:32 +0000 Briana Duggan 15801 at http://wfae.org York County Celebrates Its Own