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York County Council OK’s $1M draw from H-Tax fund for Clover aquatics center

It took about an hour of mostly civil discourse Monday, but York County Council approved a plan to spend $1 million from the county’s hospitality tax fund to help pay for a new aquatics center in Clover. In a split 4-3 vote, council members were hesitant to commit 20 percent of the roughly $5 million […]

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Fury-ous riders: Carowinds’ newest coaster latest to get stuck

Carowinds newest and tallest ride, Fury 325, was the latest attraction to the Carolinas’ park to become stuck mid-ride Saturday night. This marks the third time a ride at Carowinds has gotten stuck in three weeks. A Channel 9 viewer sent in photos showing Fury 325 stuck with people on board. A spokesperson for the […]

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S.C. group defers Winthrop audit request

The S.C. Legislative Black Caucus’ request for an audit by Winthrop University is on hold for now. Members of the Legislative Audit Council deferred a request by the group Thursday, concluding “the request did not warrant [the council] taff’s resources,” according to a campus-wide e-mail sent by Winthrop’s acting president, Debra Boyd. In March, S.C. […]

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Winthrop Poll: S.C. Tea Party “can be a force” in 2016

With just two of a dozen or more presidential candidates having declared their intention to run for office, South Carolina’s tea partyers are already lining up behind Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. In the latest Winthrop Poll released Wednesday, Walker and Texas Senator Tex Cruz were in a statistical tie among the 1,000 or so likekly […]

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Business Rock Hill: 04/15/15 Bass and McFadden

A piece of Rock Hill’s Main Street saved by the city’s economic development arm nearly 20 years ago will soon be up for sale.  

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Lower gas prices mean few use Rock Hill’s electric car charging stations

“Our hopes were to be near the 20 or 30 range but we’re not there yet,” Burr added. “When the price of fuel came down, interest in electric vehicles declined.”

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Norman: Fairness key to S.C. road improvements

“What you’ve had is a commission that goes by the congressional districts..Everyone is after their particular project.”

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