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York County tourism official part of SC delegation to NCAA headquarters

The ban, in place for more than a decade, excluded South Carolina from bidding on major NCAA events until July 10.

Business Rock Hill: 07/29/15 Extending Dave Lyle Blvd.

A new study by Winthrop University shows a potential extension to Dave Lyle Boulevard could have a major economic impact to our community.

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Business Rock Hill: 07/22/15 Alternatives to alternative transportation

  Much has been said by the city’s business and government leaders about how a streetcar would be the key tie-in to help bring new jobs to Rock Hill.

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York County Council defers action on tourism grant requests

Citing a lack of time to review the data, York County Council members Monday deferred approval more than a dozen grant applications worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. The grants, funded by accommodations and hospitality taxes, or the sales of hotel rooms and prepared foods, must be spent for tourism-related purposes. Groups like the York […]

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York Co. Council gives first OK on $89.7 million bond plan

“It’s no frills…it’s all needs that existed ten years ago and are a lot worse now,” York County council chairman Britt Blackwell said.

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Winthrop study: Dave Lyle extension would add $2.4B to local economy

The completion of Dave Lyle Boulevard from Rock Hill to U.S. 521 would provide unparalleled economic opportunity for York and Lancaster counties involving more jobs, increased tax dollars and nearly $2.4 billion in annual economic output, a Winthrop University economist reported. Laura Ullrich, an associate professor of economics, worked with Lucy Gallo of Development Planning […]

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Rock Hill Schools’ Pearlie Abel named SC Bus Driver of the Year

In her 31 years behind the wheel, it is estimated Abel has logged more than 375,000 miles, or enough miles to circle the Earth almost 16 times.

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