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14 area same-sex couples apply for S.C. marriage licenses

For the first time in South Carolina, same-sex couples will be able to say, “I Do,” and have the full faith and credit of their government behind them. 14 same-sex couples in York, Chester and Lancaster counties applied for marriage licenses at their respective probate judge’s offices, where the marriage applications do not define the […]

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2014 Vernon Grant holiday ornament, card and new book unveiled

The annual holiday ornament and card based on the art of the late Vernon Grant were released Thursday, and the author of a book about Grant signed copies of it. The first-ever multi-colored ornament is sponsored by OTS Media, the parent company of WRHI. This marks the 28th year of the ornament, and OTS managing […]

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Educators, students honored during Rock Hill education breakfast

More than a dozen awards were handed out Thursday morning during the Rock Hill Education Awards Breakfast. Eight educators and five students were honored during the breakfast, presented by Williams and Fudge and the York County Regional Chamber of Commerce. The educators who received awards included Dr. Reginald Broadnax of Clinton College, Jeannie Durham of […]

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Hickory Tavern to open in Rock Hill in summer 2015

Warren Norman Company is announcing that the Hickory Tavern is coming to Rock Hill. The 6500 sq.ft. restaurant will be the anchor tenant in a new 15,000 sq. ft. building at the corner of Celanese and India Hook Roads. The firm says construction of the building is expected to be completed in the summer of […]

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New Winthrop Poll reveals SC holiday spending expectations

With the holiday season underway, more than half of the South Carolina residents surveyed by the Winthrop Poll think they will spend about the same as last year on gifts. Almost 16% said they would spend somewhat or significantly higher, while more than 26% said they would spend somewhat or significantly lower. With the Great […]

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Fort Mill town council to consider adding $4,000 residential impact fee

Builders in the Town of Fort Mill could tack on an additional $4,000 to every new home in the township if in the near future should council move forward with a plan to expand its impact fee schedule. Council is scheduled to meet Wednesday at 5 p.m. to hear recommendations from a third-party firm charged […]

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Ground broken for new $2.6 million speculative building in Rock Hill

Rock Hill’s economic development arm broke ground Tuesday for a new speculative, or “spec,” building on the campus of the Waterford Business Park. This project, made possible by a grant from the Santee-Cooper economic development fund, is a partnership among Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation, the City of Rock Hill and York County. The spec […]

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