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Rock Hill eyes 9-month moratorium on new apartment construction

New apartment space in Rock Hill could come at a premium in the years to come as the city council considers a future moratorium on multi-family housing. Known to most as apartment complexes, the city’s plan includes a 9-month ban on approving any new apartment projects within city limits and comes as the city reacts […]

Police searching for 2 suspects in Monday shooting of Rock Hill father

Rock Hill Police are investigating the city’s fifth homicide of 2014. A news release says officers responded to calls of a shooting with a victim down in apartments on McGee Road just before 9:00 Monday night. When they arrived, they found a 41-year-old gunshot victim who’s been identified as Antonio Heath. Heath was transported to […]

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Video: Winthrop University presidential search update, Nov. 21 ’14

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Virtual office firm Regus opening in Fountain Park Place

A global firm specializing in the virtual office concept will be opening a new office in the newly constructed Fountain Park Place office complex in downtown Rock Hill. While the company has not formally announced its expansion into York County, signage indicating the firm as a new tenant was posted outside Fountain Park Thursday. Matt […]

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Hiring for 270 new jobs suspended at Kershaw gold mine

Plans to expand the Haile Gold Mine in Kershaw hit another snag Thursday. In response to a S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control permit to expand¬†the Kershaw Mine, The Sierra Club of South Carolina appealed the company’s license, leaving further plans for the site in perpetual limbo. And while some question the merit of […]

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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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