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York County planning and development director leaving for another job

York County is losing its planning and development services director. Assistant County Manager David Larson confirms that Dave Pettine is leaving his position to work part-time initially with a consulting firm in Charlotte. Larson says Pettine has spent about nine years in his position. He says September 12th will be Pettine’s last day with the […]

Lancaster County gas authority rolls out CNG fleet

Compressed Natural Gas is slowly catching on in South Carolina — and Thursday — the newest CNG fueling station in the state opens its doors in Lancaster County. The Lancaster County Natural Gas Authority rolls out its CNG-based fleet and fuel station with vehicles already in use that have been converted to CNG for daily […]

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Business leaders push Congress to reauthorize Export-Import bank

A handful of Rock Hill and York County business leaders Wednesday called on elected officials in the U.S. Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import bank before its charter expires in September. The bank, considered a lender of last resort for businesses, finances the export of goods made in the United States to companies where local financing […]

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3 arrested in shooting of elderly Rock HIll veteran

York County Sheriff’s Deputes have made a total of three arrests since the early Saturday morning shooting of a Rock Hill man in his own home. Wayne Whiteside, 69, was shot and remains in care at Carolinas Medical Center investigators say three people — including his own granddaughter — broke into his home and shot […]

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DHEC extends comment period on ThermalKem plans to Oct. 27

Bending to the will of a handful of residents Tuesday night, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control has agreed to extend its public comment period on the agency’s plans to clean up the former ThermalKem site in York County until the end of October. Tuesday’s meeting had initially marked the start of a […]

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Former Louisville and Missouri Men’s Basketball Player Transfers To Winthrop

ROCK HILL, SC—Winthrop Men’s Basketball Coach Pat Kelsey has announced that Zach Price, a 6-10, 250-lb. center, has transferred from Missouri. His eligibility for the 2014-15 season is pending a waiver from the NCAA. Price, who was a 4-star recruit out of Jeffersontown High School in Louisville, KY, originally signed with Louisville in 2011 and […]

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Winthrop trustees seeking Foundation funds to pay for presidential search

Winthrop University’s Board of Trustees Monday approved a plan to ask the non-profit Winthrop University Foundation to pay for the search for the school’s eleventh president. After nearly an hour in Executive Session, the trustees voted unanimously in favor of the plan. A typical presidential search for an institution Winthrop’s size would cost around $75,000, […]

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