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Gallery: Area 11 Special Olympics in Rock Hill

Here’s a gallery of photos we captured Friday morning at the Area 11 Special Olympics in Rock Hill. The spring event serves 1,100 hundred people with disabilities taking part in track and field events with more than 800 volunteers helping facilitate the games.  

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City Council to consider $4 million upgrade of Laurel Street water tower

Later this spring, Rock Hill City Council will consider a $4 million upgrade project for a water tank in the city’s Knowledge Park Corridor. The Laurel Street tank — now decades old — has outlived its usefulness and its replacement is part of the city’s efforts to prepare infrastructure for the new development in the […]

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Carolinas Healthcare files motion for reconsideration in CON fight for Fort Mill hospital

Carolinas Healthcare Systems has filed a motion for reconsideration with the S.C. Administrative Law Court over the agency’s recent decision to award a Certificate of Need to Rock Hill’s Piedmont Medical Center. Piedmont and Carolinas Healthcare have been in a heated debate to win that state issued certificate — one that, by law, is required […]

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Tega Cay Council OK’s letter of intent to buy sewer system for $5.85 million

After more than 90 minutes behind closed doors Tuesday night, Tega Cay City Council has unanmimously voted to take the first steps forward in buying an ailing private sewer system. Council members negotiated the purchase price of the system to $5.85 million, down from an original $7.68 million. “This is a huge decision for the […]

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Duke Energy to conduct nuclear plant siren tests Wednesday

Sirens located around Catawba Nuclear Station will be tested Wednesday, April 9, at approximately 11:50 a.m. No public action is required during this three-minute test. By testing the sirens, state and county officials and Duke Energy ensure the sirens are operating properly. This full-cycle siren test is performed once each quarter. County emergency officials are […]

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Fort Mill Schools warn of consequences with increased residential growth

It is no secret why residential growth in Fort Mill is once again growing exponentially: between great schools, easy access to Charlotte and a small-town atmosphere, the seven mile stretch between Rock Hill and the state line is quckly expanding — so much that school leaders are trying to put the brakes on residential growth. […]

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Get Smart about your Insurance: Agency History

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