The department received complaints from citizens regarding individuals calling to solicit credit card information for a ‘Gaston County Fire’ fundraiser to purchase educational materials and books.
Police said they contacted local fire associations and were told there are currently no fundraisers being conducted at this time.
A man has died after a crash that South Carolina Highway Patrol said happened after a chase in Lancaster County early Thursday evening.
Troopers say a 2008 Honda Accord with four people inside was traveling east on Bethel Boat Landing Road near Great Falls Highway around 5:35 p.m., leading law enforcement on a chase. However, the car eventually went off the left side of the road, hitting a fence.