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County council approves citizens panel to study Dave Lyle development

The York County Comprehensive Land Use Plan won the second of three required approvals from the county council Monday night, but without an expansion of the Urban Services Boundary that would allow the extension of Dave Lyle Boulevard. Kathy Bigham served on the comprehensive plan advisory committee, and defended the inclusion of the Dave Lyle […]

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Mayor, city council honor Substation II and Ruffalo for 30 years

Just over two weeks ago Substation II in Rock Hill celebrated its 30th anniversary. Monday the restaurant where WRHI’s Straight Talk program originates, and its owner Charlie Ruffalo, were honored by a proclamation presented by Mayor Doug Echols. “Whereas Substation II has taken great pride in serving excellent food at reasonable prices in a fast […]

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Suspect in trailer park stabbing arrested by Rock Hill police

Rock Hill police have made two arrests in connection with a stabbing incident that happened around 7:30 this morning in a trailer park in the 13-hundred block of Saluda Street. Police spokesman Mark Bollinger says 23-year-old Skyler Childers of Rock Hill has been charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent […]

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Straight Talk: 06/20/16: Mayor Doug Echols

Echols discusses what’s happening in Knowledge Park and throughout the rest of Rock Hill.

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Coffee with a Cop improves communication with Rock Hill residents

The Rock Hill Police Department Saturday hosted its latest Coffee with a Cop event at the Little Cafe on Cherry Road. Police Chief Chris Watts had his entire command staff there, so if he didn’t know the answer to a resident’s question, somebody else probably did. Watts says communication is the key. “This is just […]

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South Carolina, York County see lower jobless rates in May

News on the employment front during the month of May was largely good for South Carolina and the tri-county region. The Department of Employment and Workforce says the Palmetto State’s jobless rate fell from 5.8% in April to 5.6% percent in May. In York County the unemployment rate fell from 4.9% to 4.5% last month. […]

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Closeup: 06/16/16 Ann Evans and Tamara Osborne

Anna Evans and Tamara Osborne join Patti Mercer on Closeup Fort Mill Tega Cay to talk about the Fort Mill History Museum’s garden party fundraiser. http://www.wrhi.com/files/audio/CU-2016-06-16.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

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