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Business Rock Hill: 09/10/14 Explaining the TIF district concept

This week, a closer look at a special tax district designed to redirect million of dollars in potential new property tax revenue for infrastructure projects within Rock Hill’s Knowledge Park. Gary Williams and Lee Gardner, both small businessman with a vested stake in the area, offer their perspectives

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‘Independent Rebublican’ candidate for governor tours S.C. Piedmont

Tom Ervin’s town hall meeting at an Indian Land restaurant Wednesday was more of a meet-and-greet with customers wolfing down their lunch, but that didn’t stop the Anderson broadcaster from connecting with potential voters on a close level. Ervin, 62, prayed with a few men stopping at Midtown Sundries for lunch after introducing himself to […]

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Rock Hill council gives initial OK to TIF district expansion

Rock Hill City Council Monday gave its initial OK to the expansion and extension of a special tax district designed to support the needs of the city’s Knowledge Park Project. A Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, District is a special plan with geographic and time boundaries that diverts all new, or incremental, property taxes to […]

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High School Football: Week 2 final scores

Rock Hill 40 Chester 10 Final #3 South Pointe 7 #4 York 48 Final Nation Ford 21 Lugoff-Elgin 14 Final Northwestern 48 Irmo 21 Final Westwood 17 Clover 15 Final Fort Mill 70 Greenville 34 Final Lancaster 20 Richland Northeast 6 Final Indian Land 23 Blacksburg 28 Final #5 Summerville 48 Berkeley 28 Final #6 […]

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York Council seeking additional input on proposed special tax district

York County Council has followed suit with Rock Hill School District Three in seeking additional information about a proposed special tax district for the City of Rock Hill’s Knowledge Park. The district, known as Tax Increment Financing, would redirect all new property tax revenues within the Knowledge Park area for the next 25 years, expanding […]

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Business Rock Hill: 09/03/14 Woolworth Demolition

While the future of the former Woolworth Building on East Main Street in Rock Hill remains to be finalized — one thing that will be there when the old lunch counter is torn down is a piece of the city’s history.

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New road closures take effect Sept. 4 in downtown Rock Hill

A new round of road closures in the heart of Rock Hill’s Old Town Historic District take effect Thursday morning. Starting September 4, Black Street from Elizabeth Lane to Oakland Avenue through at least October 2. This adds to existing road closures on Main Street from Oakland Avenue to N. Confederate Avenue. Black Street will […]

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