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#11: Winthrop’s new president takes ‘open’ approach to leadership

For the third time in three years, Winthrop University has a new president. Dan Mahony, the latest man to hold the position, marked his first day in office Wednesday morning, taking over for Acting President Debra Boyd. Mahony, Winthrop’s 11th chief executive, walked in without the fanfare of his predecessor, Jamie Williamson, but spent his […]

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Business Rock Hill: 07/01/15 Rock Hill’s roads

  With more than a thousand new homes already planned to be built in Rock Hill, city council members are hoping their counterparts at York County Council will put away the approval stamp and consider the effects of new homes on Rock Hill’s roads.  

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Dan Mahony, new Winthrop president, starts Wednesday

For the third time in two years, there’s a new person at the helm of Winthrop University. Wednesday morning, that new face is Dan Mahony, whose open-ended term as the university’s Chief Executive kicks off with the start of the new fiscal year. Mahony takes over for Debra Boyd, who has served as Acting President […]

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Fort Mill weighs impact of I-77 toll lane proposal north of Charlotte

As the decision on whether to add new toll lanes along Interstate 77 north of Charlotte gets handed around the North Carolina legislature like a hot potato, local officials in York County are considering the effects the toll project might have on our community. Joe Cronin, planning director for the Town of Fort Mill, said […]

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York, Lancaster counties see upward growth trends

New permitting numbers across York and surrounding counties show another uptick in growth across our area. The Catawba Regional Council of Governments, which tracks those figures, shows a 45.3 percent increase in single-family building permits in the first quarter of 2015 over the same period last year and a 46.2 percent increase in commercial building […]

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NASCAR-linked decal shop consolidating Rock Hill operations in NC

North Carolina-based Pro Cal Professional Decals will soon shut the doors on its Rock Hill location, consolidating its operations to an existing location near the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The company’s 2.7 acre lot on Mount Gallant Road near Celanese Road is up for sale for $1.4 million, according to property records through the Tuttle Company. […]

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SC Ethics board advances charges against former Winthrop president

Faust was told by President Williamson to pay Larry Williamson $30,000, a sum the president characterized as “low enough to not attract critics.”

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