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Vernon Grant art placed on Comporium office bldg. in Rock Hill.

Rock Hill-based Comporium Communications has replaced what executive vice president for external affairs Matt Dosch calls somewhat unnecessary corporate signs at one of its old Main Street offices with art by favorite son Vernon Grant. Dosch says the art has just gone up. “We sort of chose the images with the idea of going a […]

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York County Sheriff’s Office finds unregistered sex offender

The York County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 58-year-old Bobby Gene White for failing to register as a sex offender.

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Clemson Chosen As The Preseason ACC Favorite

PINEHURST, N.C. — Clemson was chosen as the preseason favorite to win the 2015 ACC Football Championship, according to a vote of the league media Tuesday at the conference’s annual preseason media event at Pinehurst Resort. The Tigers were picked first on 84 ballots, followed by Florida State (41) and Georgia Tech (20). In addition, […]

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York County Council defers action on tourism grant requests

Citing a lack of time to review the data, York County Council members Monday deferred approval more than a dozen grant applications worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. The grants, funded by accommodations and hospitality taxes, or the sales of hotel rooms and prepared foods, must be spent for tourism-related purposes. Groups like the York […]

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Women’s football league championship returns to District 3 stadium

ROCK HILL, SC – On July 24-25, 2015 the IWFL Championship Weekend will return to Rock Hill, SC for its Championship games at Rock Hill Schools District 3 Stadium. It is the second year that the league’s championship will be played in Rock Hill. The IWFL Championship Weekend events will feature the best female football […]

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York Co. Council gives first OK on $89.7 million bond plan

“It’s no frills…it’s all needs that existed ten years ago and are a lot worse now,” York County council chairman Britt Blackwell said.

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Winthrop study: Dave Lyle extension would add $2.4B to local economy

The completion of Dave Lyle Boulevard from Rock Hill to U.S. 521 would provide unparalleled economic opportunity for York and Lancaster counties involving more jobs, increased tax dollars and nearly $2.4 billion in annual economic output, a Winthrop University economist reported. Laura Ullrich, an associate professor of economics, worked with Lucy Gallo of Development Planning […]

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