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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 […]

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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139 Main developer to build second downtown Rock Hill complex

Rock Hill’s downtown core could soon find itself with not one — but two — new apartment buildings along East Main Street. That is, if a group of local developers clear the hurdles of the city’s planning department and city council by the end of the year. Rock Hill businessman Skip Tuttle and developer Lat […]

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