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Local credit unions issuing new, safer credit cards this summer

The credit cards in your pocket may still be years away from their expiration dates, but chances are your bank or credit union will be sending a new card by late summer, if they have not done so already. Financial institutions large and small are working to comply with new mandates requiring the new ‘smart chip’ or […]

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Business Rock Hill: 03/11/15 Innovation Challenge Grant

The Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation has accepted a second $250,000 Innovation Challenge grant from the S.C. Department of Commerce.

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Winthrop presidential search narrows to two finalists

Winthrop’s board of trustees will name the university’s 11th president by the end of this week, but in their pending decision Friday, they will have one fewer candidate. College of Charleston School of Business Dean Alan Shao has removed himself from consideration, leaving Jeff Elwell and Daniel Mahony as the finalists for the school’s top […]

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York County solicits input on comprehensive growth plan

York County’s zoning department kicked off the first of four input sessions on the county’s comprehensive plan Tuesday night. The sessions, all drop-ins lasting two and a half hours, are designed to give citizens input on the county’s plans for best utilizing unincorporated and undeveloped portions spanning across the county’s 696 square miles. “We’re trying […]

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Teen charged with murder, arson in mobile home fire that killed a 14-month-old

A Rock Hill teen faces a charge of murder and arson in connection with the March 6 fire at his family’s mobile home unit and the death of his 14-month-old half-brother. Jacob Morgan, 17, was arrested earlier today after authorities determined Morgan intentionally set fire to the trailer inside the Apple Valley Mobile Home Park. […]

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Potential Rock Hill park smoking ban extinguished

Despite decades worth of health warnings, changes to federal smoking laws and even a ban on smoking indoors — lighting up in Rock Hill parks will remain legal — for now. A plan for city staffers to conduct additional research into the plan failed Monday after a 3-3 tie with council members Kevin Sutton, Ann […]

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Watoto Children’s Choir tours in Rock Hill March 10

The Watoto Children’s Choir brings makes a stop in Rock Hill next week as part of a four-month tour across the United States. The children — all orphans — are ambassadors of the Watoto tribe and are working to raise awareness about the plight of the orphaned and vulnerable children from Africa. Their tour started […]

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