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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 […]

Teller building, drive-thru removed at new South State Bank site

The bank announced its plans to relocate the existing location on Albright Road to East Main Street in June.

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Winthrop study: Ample ‘knowledge’ workers live right in York County

A study released this week by Winthrop University’s Social and Behavioral Research Lab shows there is a healthy supply of ‘knowledge economy’ workers living in York County that commute daily to Charlotte and would not mind relocating jobs to Rock Hill. Scott Huffmon, director of Winthrop’s political science research lab, study focused on the skills […]

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Rock Hill gives green light to Knowledge Park plan, agreement

After lingering in a nine-month holding pattern, Rock Hill’s Knowledge Park development efforts are now ramping to full steam ahead. City council Monday approved the final version of an amendment to a  Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, district designed to scoop $40 million in deferred property tax revenue from the city, county and Rock Hill […]

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York County approves Rock Hill Knowledge Park tax deal 5-2

It took just under a year from start to finish — but after months of debate, negotiation and a little bit of fear-mongering by opponents, York County council has inked itself a new deal supporting Rock Hill’s efforts to revitalize the city’s blighted Bleachery district. Known as the ‘Knowledge Park’ city leaders, private businesses and […]

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South Pointe, Ebinport students paint Main Street Mural

With the end of the school year quickly approaching — 28 students from South Pointe High School and Ebinport Elementary spent the afternoon painting a new mural on the site of the former Woolworth building in downtown Rock Hill. The mural sits on what is, for now, a wooden facade masking an empty lot where the […]

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Alcohol sold only outside Fountain Park confines at Food Truck Friday

Organizers of Rock Hill’s first-ever Food Truck Friday on May 15 have high hopes for the new event at Fountain Park. They hope the mix of warm weather, a cool breeze off the fountain, mobile food vendors and music will help breathe new life into the eastern side of the city’s downtown. But if you […]

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