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Business Rock Hill: 4/16/14 Why Sora Development?

We’re peeling back the onion a bit more today a we learn just how Tim Elliot and Sora Development set its sights on redeveloping Rock Hill’s Bleachery corridor, unveiling hundreds of millions of dollars in planned investment and the promise of a thousand new jobs in the years ahead.

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Teen cleared in Indian Land stabbing death ruled ‘justifiable homicide’

Prosecutors in Lancaster County have cleared a teenager in the February 16 stabbing death of his mother’s live-in boyfriend. That morning, Jimmie Adams, 47 was in a fight with his girlfriend in their Indian Land home. Adams was found laying on the floor and later died on the way to the hospital. Wednesday afternoon, the […]

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Police: Woman’s body found behind Rock Hill shopping center

Rock Hill police believe they have found the body of a woman reported missing this week. The woman was found at the Market at Cherry Plaza shopping center on North Cherry Road Tuesday afternoon. Investigators confirmed her identity Wednesday morning as that of Laurie O’Berry, 52. Family members reported O’Berry missing Monday, Rock Hill Police […]

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Tega Cay leaders unveil detailed plan in purchase of water, sewer system

It took about seven months to iron out the details — but city officials in Tega Cay, including city council, released their detailed plans in the ongoing effort to buy out a leaky, ailing sewer system serving 1,700 city residents. City Manager Charlie Funderburk and attorney Jim Sheedy spent just under an hour Monday night […]

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NRC to hold open house on Catawba plant April 24

Representatives from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will visit Rock Hill later this month. It’s part of a bi-annual re-assessment of the two regulators. Described as “an informal open house,” the April 24 session will include NRC staff answering questions on the safety performance of Catawba Nuclear Staion units 1 and 2 as well as the […]

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Coroner: 2 dead in fatal York County crashes this weekend

Two people died in fatal crashes this weekend in York County. York County Coroner Sabrina Gast said Brain Pritchett, 30, died Friday at Carolinas Medical Center following a crash on Springfield Parkway in Fort Mill. Saturday night, Boyce Oates, 91, of York died at Carolinas Medical Center following a single car crash in York Thursday.

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Pew inks contract with Rock Hill Schools, will start work May 5

The ink on the Rock Hill School Board’s decision to hire Kelly Pew is barely dry, but already Pew has signed a new, four-year contract with the district. Pew, now the former superintendent of Pickens County, S.C. Schools, resigned Thursday. She was in Rock Hill Friday meeting with students, teachers and administrators before signing her […]

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