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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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Charlotte music legend Arthur Smith dies

Country music legend and variety show host Arthur “Guitar Boogie” Smith died Thursday. He was 93. Smith, a native of Kershaw, S.C. hosted radio and television shows four four decades across the Charlotte market. He recorded his first album at the Andrew Jackson Hotel in Rock Hill, S.C. Smith’s programs aired on WBT-AM and WBTV-TV […]

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County Council, Culture and Heritage Commission OK settlement terms

York County Council Thursday approved the terms of an undisclosed settlement between with the Culture and Heritage Foundation. The settlement agreement is the latest in a nearly yearlong lawsuit by the county against the foundation over a nearly 300-acre tract of donated¬† land along the Catawba River. The county and the York County Culture and […]

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