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Closeup: 07/14/16 Brown Simpson

Brown Simpson, a member of the Pennies for Progress commission that’s looking at what projects to include on next year’s referendum, joins Patti Mercer on Closeup Fort Mill Tega Cay. http://www.wrhi.com/files/audio/CU-2016-07-14.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

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Winthrop president says university needs to articulate its experience better

The president of Winthrop University says the school is going through a new marketing effort using an outside party to put together a long-term plan. Dan Mahony says Winthrop is a much better fit for some students than USC or Clemson. “When you go to the big institutions you don’t get that smaller college feel.  […]

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Bond denied for suspect in robbery near downtown this morning

Rock Hill police have arrested a man who is accused of robbing a woman in the parking lot of Wells Fargo Bank downtown this morning. A news release from police says the victim was approached in the alley between Wells Fargo and the Children’s Museum by a man with a knife. The suspect reportedly took […]

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Straight Talk: 07/13/16 Dan Mahony

Mahony discusses marketing Winthrop, keeping the college affordable, the board’s decision not to pursue football and the new athletic director.

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Business Rock Hill: 07/13/16 State of the Airport

This week on Business Rock Hill, the State of the Airport.  Mike Fitzgerald is the executive vice president of Sky Tech,the fixed-base operator of the Rock Hill York County Airport.  Fitzgerald says the airport here is “doing really quite well.” http://www.wrhi.com/files/audio/BRH-2016-07-13.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

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Site plan for development with 89 apartment units downtown approved

The site plan for the 85,000 square-foot, four-story apartment complex that will be built at the intersection of East Main Street and Dave Lyle Boulevard won approval Tuesday night from the Rock Hill planning commission. The building will contain 89 apartment units, but no retail space. Jack Levinson with Lat Purser and Associates, which owns […]

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GiTi Tire expects to begin manufacturing in Chester Co.next May

The first phase of GiTi Tire’s plan to spend $568 million and hire 1700 people at a manufacturing facility in Chester County is virtually complete. Chester County economic development director Karlissa Parker says 350 potential engineers have already been interviewed. “60% of those 350 were from Chester County.  And they were blown away by the […]

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