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ArrowPointe robbery suspect captured within minutes of bank heist

Laterria Hill was not on the run for long Thursday after police say she walked into a Rock Hill credit union, presented a gun to a teller and demanded cash. The bank robbery, officially reported at 3:42 p.m. sent nearby Old Pointe Elementary School on lockdown for the second time in less than two months. But […]

Ex-candidate Ervin joins Sheehen on campaign trail in Rock Hill

A day after withdrawing from the South Carolina governor’s race, former independent republican candidate Tom Ervin joined democratic nominee Vincent Sheheen on the campaign trail. The duo traveled across the state, visiting North Charleston Wednesday morning before their single-prop plane landed at the Rock Hill airport. “It’s time to put partisan politics aside in South […]

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Healthcare workers, EMTs and 9-1-1 center pull off secret Ebola drill

Dozens of first responders and medical personnel thought they were dealing with a real threat of Ebola Wednesday — at least for the first part of a secret exercise known only to key hospital officials, county leaders and the news media. Piedmont Medical Center, the hospital’s EMS department, Emergency Room and York County 911 Center […]

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VIDEO: East Main Street reopens to downtown traffic

East Main Main Street and Elizabeth Lane — from Main Street to White Street — reopened to traffic Wednesday morning. Barricades and traffic cones were removed as city crews and private contractors wrapped up months of utility work and construction in the Downtown East area where finishing touches are wrapping up on the new Fountain […]

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Business Rock Hill: 10/29/14 School board approves TIF District

Rock Hill School District Three has given its approval to a special tax district that would fund millions of dollars of infrastructure work in the city’s Knowledge Park corridor.

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Final project on 1997 ‘Pennies’ referendum completed

Nearly 20 years after the first Pennies for Progress sales tax referendum was approved by York County voters, the final project on the 1997 ballot measure wrapped up over the weekend. The two-mile stretch of Albright Road from Black Street to S.C. 901 opened Monday, Pennies’ program manager Phil Leazer said. The $12.1 million project […]

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Rock Hill School board gives amended tax plan a ‘thumbs up’

Months of private talks and two hours’ worth of public discussion Monday appeared to be enough for the Rock Hill School District’s board of trustees to sign off on an amended tax district designed to the centerpiece of infrastructure improvements within the Knowledge Park district. Board members voted 5 to 2, with council members Walter Brown […]

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