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Business Rock Hill: 05/13/15 Downtown buildings pending sale

The spring and summer months are typically known for more frequent home sales. But some larger, and in some cases, more cumbersome commercial buildings in Rock Hill are also under contract.

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Mulvaney appoints 5 York County seniors to service academies

U.S. Congressman Mick Mulvaney announced another round of appointments to the nation’s five service academies Monday. Appointments, a service bestowed only to members of congress, do not necessarily mean an applicant has been accepted to their respective institution of choice, but merely a nod of approval from the respective lawmaker. “This is a tremendous honor […]

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Blackwell ‘very optimistic’ Rock Hill TIF discussions nearing closure

Five months worth of negotiations between Rock Hill and York County on a proposed extension to a tax district for the city’s Knowledge Park corridor may be just about over. Britt Blackwell, chairman of the county council, said Thursday the county and city are close to a deal following an ‘optimistic’ meeting last week between […]

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GALLERY: York High School #flaggate demonstrations on social media

York Comprehensive High School has reversed its decision on banning the U.S. Flag from flying in students’ trucks on campus, less than a day after reiterating that policy to the student body. Here’s a collection of WRHI’s digital coverage on #flaggate, including select Facebook and Twitter commentary from readers across the globe. [View the story […]

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York High School leaders reverse truck flag policy after protest

School officials have reviewed the standing policy regarding flags and have decided that an exception will be made for the American flag, as long as the size of the flag(s) does not create a driving hazard.

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Alcohol sold only outside Fountain Park confines at Food Truck Friday

Organizers of Rock Hill’s first-ever Food Truck Friday on May 15 have high hopes for the new event at Fountain Park. They hope the mix of warm weather, a cool breeze off the fountain, mobile food vendors and music will help breathe new life into the eastern side of the city’s downtown. But if you […]

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Saints’ Watson kickstarts $10k endowment for Rock Hill Schools

New Orleans tight end Ben Watson says his teammates know all too well about Rock Hill. “That’s that place…” Watson recalled his teammates have said before when the city of 69,000 is mentioned. “What’s in the water down there?” They know it’s the 34-year-old Northwestern High School graduate’s hometown, and have read about the city […]

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