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Judge tosses out ‘unjust’ Friendship Nine convictions in Rock Hill courtroom
The convictions for a group of South Carolina Civil Rights protesters called the Friendship Nine were vacated Wednesday in a Rock Hill courtroom.Click to Continue »
Video below: After his conviction was vacated, Friendship Nine member Clarence Graham shares details from his encounter with a white woman who was at the Rock Hill lunch counter during his arrest in 1961.
Video below: Ernest Finney, the attorney for the Friendship Nine back in 1961, went on to become the first black Chief Justice on the South Carolina Supreme Court.
Video below: Charles Jones, who came to Rock Hill from Atlanta during the Civil Rights movement after hearing about the Friendship Nine's 'Jail, No Bail' strategy, shares what he and others sang during their 30 days of hard labor.
Video below: Bernice King, the daughter of the legendary Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., speaks after a judge vacated the Friendship Nine convictions on Jan. 28, 2015 in Rock Hill, S.C.
Walmart Neighborhood Market opens on Cherry Road in Rock Hill
The Walmart Neighborhood Market on Cherry Road opened Wednesday morning with a greater food inventory that a normal Walmart Supercenter.Click to Continue »
Haley's pick to lead DSS says improvements will take years
Gov. Nikki Haley's pick to lead South Carolina's Department of Social Services told lawmakers Wednesday that she wants to see firsthand the challenges faced by caseworkers throughout the state.Click to Continue »
Fire sparked by space heater destroys Lancaster farmhouse
A farmhouse in Lancaster County was destroyed by a fire overnight.Click to Continue »
Police: Men present pistol, threaten Fort Mill couple about flim flam incident
Two men allegedly pointed a pistol at a man in connection to a flim flam incident, according to a Rock Hill Police report.Click to Continue »
Deputies investigate armed robbery at Fort Mill store
An unknown man demanded money from the Sam?s Mart on Gold Hill Road in Fort Mill. He said he had a weapon but never showed it.Click to Continue »
Rock Hill 'peeping Tom' convicted for not registering as sex offender
A Rock Hill man, who over the past several years has been repeatedly suspected but convicted only once of being a “Peeping Tom,” was back in court on Tuesday afternoon…Click to Continue »