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Projected snow event turns to rain, slush

Despite predictions for as much as seven to eleven inches in parts of York County, our area saw nothing more than a short blast of wet snow  Wednesday night before turning to a light wintry mix and eventually all rain. As late as 7 p.m. Wednesday, the National Weather service was still calling for up […]

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Police: 1 injured in shooting near Clinton College

One person has been hospitalized after taking a bullet to the leg following a shooting early Wednesday evening near downtown Rock Hill. The incident occurred in the 1100 block on Haile Street, Rock Hill police spokesman Mark Bollinger said. Investigators are still working to determine exactly what happened in the incident, which is near the Clinton […]

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Presidential finalist Elwell ‘wasn’t looking for the job’

Dr. Jeffrey Elwell — or Jeff, as he asked the Rock Hill press corps to call him — may very well be the next leader of the Winthrop University community. But he’s no stranger to the university. And the circumstances that led up to his name surfacing as one of three finalists for the school’s […]

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FCA dinner draws 600 in Rock Hill to listen to former Gamecock star

Former University of South Carolina star running back Marcus Lattimore spoke to a sellout crowd of 600 people Monday night during a Fellowship of Christian Athletes dinner in Rock Hill. Lattimore said once he was saved he endured the most difficult time in his life, tearing his ACL and losing both of his grandparents before […]

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Citing road woes and standards, city blocks 203-home development

105 acres of woodlands off Homestead Road near the Rock Hill-York County Airport will remain just that — wooded and untouched. At least for the foreseeable future. City council Monday nixed a Charlotte developer’s plans to build 203 homes on a Massachusetts-shaped tract of land. South Carolina-based Essex homes and Development Solutions of Charlotte had […]

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Rock Hill sports tourism has more than $20 million economic impact in 2014

The City of Rock Hill Parks, Recreation & Tourism (PRT) department estimates that Cherry Park, Hargett Park, Terry Complex, Manchester Meadows, the Rock Hill Tennis Center, Novant Health BMX Supercross Track and the Giordana Velodrome created a direct economic impact of $20,481,431 in 2014. Direct economic impact, the most conservative measure of spending, is the […]

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Rock Hill council approves plan for W. Main St. Walmart

The third of three proposed Walmart neighborhood stores planned for Rock Hill was approved by Rock Hill city council Monday night. Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer, recently launched a series of smaller ‘neighborhood markets,’ or grocery stores that are typically a quarter the size of a typical Walmart Supercenter. Across the city, one neighborhood store […]

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