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Business Rock Hill: 01/21/15 TIF and York County

Rock Hill City Manager David Vehaun explains why a proposed Tax Increment Financing district for Rock Hill’s Knowledge Park is strikingly similar to economic incentives provided by the county to new businesses.

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York Co. teens get a glimpse behind the scenes of local media

While many York County teenagers took the day of from school Monday to catch a few hours of extra sleep — about 20 of them spent the day getting a peek behind the curtain of York County’s media outlets. Students from the Youth Leadership York County program, organized by the York County Regional Chamber, learned […]

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Rock Hill’s Belle Mitchell loses five-year battle with cancer

A memorial service has been planned for Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Rock Hill for seven-year-old Belle Mitchell, a Rock Hill child who died early Saturday morning after a five-year battle with cancer. “Our sweet Belle is now in Heaven,” her mother, Kelley, wrote on the family’s CaringBridge website Friday night. […]

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Improvements coming to both ends of Norfolk Southern rail yard

This summer, work is set to start on $8 million worth of upgrades to railroad crossings, tracks and roads surrounding the Old Town and Aragon Mill sides of the Norfolk Southern rail yard in Rock Hill. For the last five years, an ad hoc railroad study group has considered options for dealing with frequent crossing […]

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Police: Missing 7-year-old found safe with family member

UPDATE: Zye has been located safe with a family member. Pock Hill police say they need your help in finding 7-year-old ‘Zye’ Darius Baxter. Baxter was last seen getting off the bus at the corner of Whitner and Whitgreen Streets around 1 p.m. Thursday wearing a red book bag, black jeans and a jacket. He […]

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CMC files another appeal in quest to build Fort Mill hospital

The decision as to who may ultimately build a hospital in Fort Mill heads back to South Carolina’s court system. The Charlotte-based hospital said Wednesday it has filed an appeal to a December 15 court decision awarding a Certificate of Need to Piedmont Medical Center and its parent company Tenet to build in Fort Mill. […]

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Business Rock Hill: 01/14/15 RHEDC’s new focus

Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation director Stephen Turner explains the new financial focus for his organization.  

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