Lake Wylie News

5/21/2018 12:29:00 PM
The Herald
It's been a long time coming for Lake Wylie, but one of the major road construction projects in York County is at the point where drivers can see it happening. "They're actually out there clearing today," Pennies for Progress program manager Patrick ...

5/16/2018 9:52:00 AM
The Herald
It's a question of how clean the water flowing into Lake Wylie is, and what's in the water consumed by almost all of York County. Two groups that spend as much time as anyone laboring over that water, offer widely different answers. The North Carolina ...

5/15/2018 3:31:00 PM
North Carolina Sportsman
Guide Rodger Taylor of Rock Hill, S.C., said that catching blue catfish on Lake Wylie this month can be great, but you need to be flexible. “Early May and late May often require two different approaches,” he said. “I like to fish early in the month ...

5/14/2018 11:13:00 AM
WCNC
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Three members of the United Bloods Nation gang were sentenced in connection with two murders, including the double-murder of a Lake Wylie couple in their home in 2014. All three gang members were sentenced to serve at least two ...

5/14/2018 10:43:00 AM
The Charlotte Observer
Three-and-a-half years after Doug and Debbie London were executed in their home, the last of the Charlotte gang members linked to the killings have been sent to federal prison for the rest of their lives. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Max Cogburn handed ...

5/14/2018 10:00:00 AM
WBTV
Three people who were charged in connection with the October 2014 killing of a business couple in Lake Wylie appeared before federal court on Monday. Deputies say 61-year-old Debbie London and 63-year-old Doug London were found shot to death in their Tioga ...

5/4/2018 5:57:00 AM
The Herald
A delivery truck burned outside a Walmart store near Lake Wylie Friday morning, emergency officials said. The store on S.C. 2754, near the intersection of S.C. 557, is open for business, store officials said Friday morning. No one was injured in the fire ...

5/3/2018 11:45:00 AM
The Herald
It's been nearly two years since Lake Wylie residents agreed to pay for a sports park. But it still doesn't have one. May 8 marks 18 months since Lake Wylie voters approved a new recreation tax on the promise of a new sports park. It would have baseball ...

5/1/2018 4:08:00 PM
Live 5 News
Sam Perkins says the Catawba Riverkeeper and Mecklenburg County have been testing the bacteria levels in Lake Wylie following last week’s sewage spill, in which 15.4 million gallons of raw sewage seeped into the river. Then on Sunday a second ...

4/30/2018 12:59:00 PM
The Herald
Days after the largest sewage spill anyone can recall flowing into Lake Wylie, a second spill occurred at the same site. About 7:30 a.m. Sunday a Charlotte Water supervisor found a failed bypass pump hose where Long and McIntyre creeks meet. The Charlotte ...

4/26/2018 4:10:00 PM
The State
The higher the water, experts say, the higher the need for caution. And the water is pretty high. Heavy rains earlier in the week are causing facility closings and prompting calls for anyone near public waters to pay attention. And more rainfall is ...

4/26/2018 4:10:00 PM
The Island Packet
The higher the water, experts say, the higher the need for caution. And the water is pretty high. Heavy rains earlier in the week are causing facility closings and prompting calls for anyone near public waters to pay attention. And more rainfall is ...

4/26/2018 8:36:00 AM
The Herald
The higher the water, experts say, the higher the need for caution. And the water is pretty high. Heavy rains earlier in the week are causing facility closings and prompting calls for anyone near public waters to pay attention. And more rainfall is ...

4/25/2018 8:30:00 PM
The Charlotte Observer
Catawba Riverkeeper Sam Perkins doesn't have many words to describe this week's sewage spill in a creek winding its way into Lake Wylie. If he had to pick a word, it would be "unprecedented." Perkins was on site this week in the aftermath of Monday's spill ...

4/25/2018 8:30:00 PM
The News & Observer
Catawba Riverkeeper Sam Perkins doesn't have many words to describe this week's sewage spill in a creek winding its way into Lake Wylie. If he had to pick a word, it would be "unprecedented." Perkins was on site this week in the aftermath of Monday's spill ...

4/25/2018 1:47:00 PM
carolinapublicpress.org
A major sewage spill in Charlotte this week led to an estimated 15.4 million gallons of sewage escaping, potentially flowing into creeks that feed the Catawba River at Lake Wylie, according to media reports. The Fort Mill Times in South Carolina described ...

4/25/2018 12:30:00 PM
The Herald
Catawba Riverkeeper Sam Perkins doesn't have many words to describe this week's sewage spill in a creek winding its way into Lake Wylie. If he had to pick a word, it would be "unprecedented." Perkins was on site this week in the aftermath of Monday's spill ...

4/25/2018 2:41:00 AM
WIS
(Rock Hill-AP) June 19, 2004 -- A two-year-old North Carolina girl is the second person to drown in a popular swimming area of Lake Wylie in the past few weeks. Jessica Stone of Charlotte, North Carolina, was discovered at the bottom of the lake Friday ...

4/24/2018 12:13:00 PM
The Herald
A major sewage spill in Charlotte shouldn't impact drinking water as far down as York County, though one environmental expert suggests folks stay out of the water for a while. On Monday, Charlotte Water crews responded to a broken sewage pipe near Oakdale ...

4/19/2018 7:39:00 AM
The Herald
"This is a transformation in terms of the driver experience," Hooper said. Traffic models show, that as of 2015, several major roadways — S.C. 49 in Lake Wylie, Celanese in Rock Hill, parts of Gold Hill Road near Tega Cay, the Carowinds area, parts of ...

4/17/2018 9:07:00 PM
Topix
A tornado hit the Lake Wylie area Sunday afternoon, the National Weather Service confirmed Tuesday and was on the ground for about two minutes. NWS has been surveying the area for damage since Sunday's severe weather.

4/17/2018 12:59:00 PM
The Herald
The two-unit plant, run by Duke Energy, is on Lake Wylie. Federal inspectors, including full-time inspectors at the site, will answer questions. The most recent findings show Catawba is running safely, but there's room for improvement. The color-coded ...

4/17/2018 11:12:00 AM
WBTV
A tornado hit the Lake Wylie area Sunday afternoon, the National Weather Service confirmed Tuesday and was on the ground for about two minutes. NWS has been surveying the area for damage since Sunday's severe weather. The survey team concluded that a ...

4/17/2018 11:09:00 AM
WRHI
On Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service was in Lake Wylie and determined that a tornado was responsible for extensive damage in the Timberlake neighborhood. NWS officials were still determining how large the tornado was. Dozens of trees in the ...

4/17/2018 8:22:00 AM
WBTV
A tornado hit the Lake Wylie area Sunday afternoon, the National Weather Service confirmed Tuesday. NWS has been surveying the area for damage since Sunday's severe weather. The survey team concluded that a tornado happened just east of Clover. The rate of ...

4/17/2018 8:02:00 AM
WALB
A tornado hit the Lake Wylie area Sunday afternoon, the National Weather Service confirmed Tuesday and was on the ground for about two minutes. NWS has been surveying the area for damage since Sunday's severe weather. The survey team concluded that a ...

4/16/2018 6:21:00 AM
The Herald
At least 10 homes were damaged near Lake Wylie in Sunday's storm, and officials are working to determine if a tornado hit.. No injuries were reported in the Timberlake neighborhood off S.C. 55, west of S.C. 49. Damage ranged from extensive roof damage on ...

4/15/2018 3:44:00 PM
The Herald
Residents of the Timberlake Trails neighborhood in Lake Wylie reported on social media damage from what they believe was a tornado. Photos show siding ripped off homes, fences torn down and debris in the road. The National Weather Service won't confirm if ...

4/11/2018 5:00:00 PM
Legacy
Don was born on November 8, 1945 and passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Don was a resident of Lake Wylie, South Carolina at the time of passing. Celebration of life will be 6:00 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018 at Lake Wylie, SC. In lieu of flowers ...

4/11/2018 8:16:00 AM
The Herald
A big piece of Lake Wylie property eyed for new homes leads the way, but more apartments and hotels in the Fort Mill area aren't far behind. Here are the latest discussions on what may be coming to York County: A new home subdivision is proposed on a ...

3/31/2018 11:40:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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3/29/2018 3:30:00 PM
The Charlotte Observer
Three hours behind the wheel on the night of two of Charlotte's most notorious murders will keep Briana Johnson behind bars for 10 more years. On Thursday, the 22-year-old Concord woman — the getaway driver in the May 2014 gang slayings of Doug and ...

3/23/2018 7:21:00 AM
The Herald
A long-awaited, major highway project in York County is rolling toward construction, which could start next month. But the move comes at a $12 million cost to other roads slated for improvements. York County Council approved a construction bid of $29.93 ...

3/17/2018 4:55:00 PM
WECT
LAKE WYLIE, SC (WBTV) - A fishing trip on Lake Wylie went a little differently than one Clover man planned when the fish he caught bit him with human-like teeth. Frank Yarborough went fishing along Lake Wylie on September 6th and ended up with a catch that ...

3/16/2018 8:31:00 AM
The Progressive Pulse
Next week, we’ll publish results of the contamination at Sutton, Buck, Roxboro and Dan River. The Allen plant sits along the Catawba River and Lake Wylie in Gaston County, shortly upstream from the Charlotte Yacht Club. With five coal-fired units ...

3/13/2018 5:32:00 PM
The Herald
The decision came after pressure on the utility from Lake Wylie after residents complained publically about poor water quality, including lead in the water and discoloration. The company contends water sampling hasn’t tested high for contaminants for ...

3/12/2018 2:19:00 PM
The Herald
“We will make them public.” A week prior to the tests, the South Carolina Public Service Commission held a public hearing in Lake Wylie as part of Carolina Water’s ongoing rate increase case. The utility asked last year for increases of about 15 to ...

3/12/2018 1:15:00 PM
The Ledger Independent
Other survivors include one brother, William Earl Osborne of Ripley, Ohio; and one sister, Carol Bradford of Lake Wylie, S.C., as well as other relatives, including his church family and many dear friends. Vernon graduated from Maysville High School and ...

3/11/2018 11:27:00 AM
The Herald
McLean is a 670-acre project eying 800 homes. Most of it is just north of the state line, but 37 homes are planned for Lake Wylie. They were approved in 2015. The developer behind South Shore at McLean is asking for an extension through August of next year ...

3/9/2018 2:21:00 PM
Tryon Daily Bulletin
He is survived by his very special friend, Stacie Garrison of Lake Wylie, South Carolina; his parents, Brad and Melanie Greenway of Rutherfordton, North Carolina; his sister, Amanda Greenway and her husband Jesse Bender of Fairview, North Carolina ...

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