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High School Football: Week 4 final scores

Final scores¬†from high school football games across the OTS Sports Network and the Carolinas. Northwestern 27 South Pointe 26 Clover 35 Blythewood 28 Rock Hill 41 Sumter 14 Nation Ford 40 Ridgeview 48 #3 York 43 Boiling Springs 34 Lancaster 0 Camden 14 Fort Mill 21 West Florence 17 Lewisville 14 Carolina Pride 40 #1 […]

Business Rock Hill: 09/17/14 Future airport expansion

Plans to expand the Rock Hill-York County airport may still be a decade or more away, but airport director Steven Gould explains what might come of that project, what it would cost and who would pay for it.  

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York County plucks new economic development director from Charlotte

York County’s economic development efforts will continue under the leadership of a familiar face, county council chairman Britt Blackwell confirmed Wednesday. This week, York County Council authorized county manager Bill Shanahan to enter into negotiations with David Swenson to lead the Economic Development office. Swenson is currently a senior vice president with the Charlotte Regional […]

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Winthrop hires Dallas, Texas firm to lead presidential search

Less than 90 days after firing Winthrop University’s tenth president, the school’s board of trustees Wednesday selected a new search firm to lead the process of selecting the university’s eleventh leader. Board members unanimously voted to hire Dallas, Texas-based R. William Funk and Associates to lead the effort, one that board chair Kathy Bigham described […]

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First retail, commercial buildings break ground at Riverwalk

Growth at Rock Hill’s Riverwalk community took another step forward Wednesday as construction crews broke ground on two new mixed-commercial buildings. Bernie Ackerman, CPA, will own one of the two sites, while developer The Assured Group will own the other. Both buildings will be built within a few hundred feet of the Catawba River. “It’s […]

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Indian Land puppies recovering; 2 diagnosed with Pneumonia

An Indian Land animal hospital has received more than a dozen calls from people wanting to adopt four 1-week-old puppies that were tied up in a trash bag and left behind a dumpster last week. A Good Samaritan found the puppies Thursday and rushed them to the hospital. Two of the puppies — Thor and […]

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Acting Winthrop president freezes 10 percent of university’s budget

Acting Winthrop University president Debra Boyd has enacted a ten-percent budget freeze on the university’s spending, ahead of a comprehensive study on the school’s expenditures. In an e-mail distributed earlier today to faculty and staff, Boyd said the funds recovered from the frozen operational spending would be held in a temporary account. That account, Boyd […]

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