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Co. Council sees schematic drawings of Moss Justice Center, Admin. Building

Architects Wednesday night showed the York County Council schematic drawings of the expansion and renovation of the Moss Justice Center and the construction of the new administration building. They also displayed an actual model of the administration building. Council Chairman Britt Blackwell says he’s glad the projects will be overbuilt instead of simply built to […]

Lancaster Duracell facility winding down operations by mid-2019

Duracell is closing its production facility in Lancaster in the next three years, displacing 400 workers. A statement from the company says it’s consolidating North American production of AA and AAA batteries from two US plants to one in LaGrange, Georgia. That means the Lancaster plant, which makes AA batteries, will wind down production and […]

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NC decides to treat water from Whitewater Center, release it

North Carolina environmental officials announced today that they have approved a plan to chlorinate water from the Charlotte Whitewater Center that contained a brain-eating amoeba, de-chlorinate it and drain it in the Catawba River. The amoeba killed a teenager at the center. The York County Council has scheduled a special meeting tonight to ask Mecklenburg […]

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York County African-American leaders want Black judge nominated magistrate

A group of African-American leaders led by York County Councilman Bump Roddey says they want the county to get its first African-American magistrate. Roddey says he understands that there are two finalists for the nomination to become the Catawba-Ebenezer Court magistrate. That magistrate would be nominated by Senators Wes Hayes and Creighton Coleman to succeed […]

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Longtime Rock Hill School Board member Brown not running again

This statement was issued late Tuesday afternoon by Walter Brown. For the past sixteen years, I have been honored to serve on the Board of Trustees of Rock Hill School District. The support I have received from the members of not only the district I represent but also the entire district has made those years […]

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BMX World Cup coming to Rock Hill with more than 3000 riders

At 10:00 Eastern Standard Time Monday morning, it was exactly one year until the 2017 UCI BMX World Championships take place at the Novant Health B-M-X Supercross Track in Rock Hill. Mayor Doug Echols says the city will roll out the red carpet and show the visitors the true meaning of Southern hospitality. “Early projections […]

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Charlotte based company gives bikes and helmets to Boys and Girls Clubs members

A Charlotte based company gave back to the community Monday. Sara Blancke is the director of development and marketing for the Boys and Girls Clubs of York County. “Southeast Industrial Equipment out of Charlotte chose Boys and Girls Clubs to give back in a big way today as part of their annual midyear team sales […]

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