Several hundred business, community and government leaders turned out Thursday night for the York County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 14th annual meeting. Nearly a dozen business leaders were honored for their achievements. A special award was given to the Rock Hill Industrial Park on its 50th anniversary. Frank Barnes III accepted the honor.:
Wayne Wingate received the Citizenship and Service Award, and told the crowd he is blessed to live in Rock Hill.:
Jack Clinton of Clinton Family Ford received the Lifetime Business Achievement Award. Chamber President Rob Youngblood gave his usual David Letterman-like top ten list on the lighter side, but had a serious message for government leaders. That is to be more civil.:
Youngblood also urged government officials to end gridlock.