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Community Forums Held to Discuss RH Public Transportation

Tuesday began with a public information and input session that was held and attended by over 75 people at the Family Trust offices to outline plans for potential public transportation for the city of Rock Hill. A second session was held Tuesday evening when Rock Hill Mayor Doug Echols once again spoke at a forum […]

Comporium ‘office block’ plans take shape in Downtown Rock Hill

Comporium Communications — the Rock Hill-based telephone company that owns most of the land surrounding Rock Hill’s fountain park — is moving forward with a plan to develop a hotel, shops and a performing center along the perimeter of the park. While the plans are no secret — an announcement by the company Thursday was the […]

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Oct. 22 public forum planned for Knowledge Park streetcar

It won’t come cheap, but business leaders behind Rock Hill’s Knowledge Park Leadership Group say a streetcar system is the key towards growing the city’s downtown business district. But Andy Shene, chairman of the volunteer group, says there is a lot of misinformation circulating about the idea and has planned a public form to discuss the […]

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Business Rock Hill: 09/30/15 Alternative Transportation

Knowledge Park Leadership Group chairman Andy Shene outlines the need to consider some mass transit alternatives in the long term as the Knowledge Park development project takes hold.

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A ‘testament to persistence,’ Hagins-Fewell sparks new image

Nearly two decades after one of Rock Hill’s oldest industrial mills was fatally condemned by a fire, the mill site and neighboring residential properties have been cleaned up and are ripe for development. Under federal grants established for the cleanup of brownfield — property known for having environmental contaminants in the soil — the city […]

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Rock Hill approves $4.1 million roundabout for Constitution Blvd.

A $4.1 million roundabout — linking Constitution Blvd., West White Street and Columbia Avenue — was approved by Rock Hill city council Monday night by a unanimous vote.

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Sneak peek: Inside the new Family Trust headquarters

About 60 people will work in the new $8 million facility at 225 W. Main Street.

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