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Growth, state’s roads plan hot topics at York County Council retreat

Newly-elected and existing members of York County Council spent the day hearing from county department heads on day one of the county’s two-day retreat in Columbia Thursday. Christi Cox and Robert Winkler, elected November 4, joined incumbents Britt Blackwell, Bruce Henderson, Michael Johnson, Bump Roddey and Chad Williams as the county council plans its next […]

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Red Flag: Phat Bottom Lawnmower Speedway shuts down

Organized lawnmower racing is now a thing of the past here in York County. Brian Saunders, the owner of a dirt track speedway off Jim McCarter Road in rural York County said pressure from his neighbors and legal hurdles with York County led him to shut down the track. Phat Bottom Speedway held its last […]

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Business Rock Hill: 12/10/14 Fountain Park

Rock Hill’s new Fountain Park officially opened to the public December 6. Mayor Doug Echols explains how public-private partnerships help make these kinds of projects possible.

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Grassroots effort secures pledges for 25 bulletproof vests for Chester deputies

Just over a week ago, Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood pleaded with members of county council for four new deputies, new computers and money to buy new bulletproof vets for his officers. As tempers flared, the answer was a resounding “no” from county council, justified by County Supervisor Carlisle Roddey who said the county simply […]

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City OK’s incentive plan for 37 apartments at old Woolworth property

As demolition of the former Woolworth lunch counter continues, the City of Rock Hill has inked yet another deal to develop the site. As expected, the city’s economic development arm has reached a deal with Charlotte-based Lat Purser and Associates to build 37 one bedroom and two bedroom apartments on the site in the heart […]

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‘Rock’ forum starts ‘family conversation’ on police-minority relations

Signs in Rock Hill may say the city has ‘No Room for Racism,’ but you wouldn’t have known it last night as members of the black community, faith leaders and local law enforcement took part in a town hall-style forum on relations between minorities and the police. Billed as an open conversation between the citizens […]

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Demonstrator asks for police body cameras, citizens’ review board

A Rock Hill man stood outside city police department headquarters Thursday afternoon — all on his own — demanding city officers be issued body-worn cameras and the city institute a review board. Anthony Crawford told WRHI’s Andrew Kiel he was spending his day off from work as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant in Charlotte supporting more […]

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