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2012 Main Street Live kicks off with Legends of Beach

Thursday night was the first in a series of monthly events in Downtown Rock Hill for the summer. Hundreds packed the sidewalks of Main Street as Legends of Beach took the stage. Event co-organizer Trish Palm say the series continues on the first Thursday of each month. Palm, who is the head of Human Resources […]

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Family Trust announces new White Street headquarters

Family Trust Federal Credit Union announced plans today to build a $7 million, 36-thousand square-foot administrative headquarters on the site of its existing branch on West White Street. Family Trust first opened in that area 54 years ago in a storage room of the Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Plant. Alan Aschenbrenner, a designer with 505 […]

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38 Special, Da Throwback Band, Delbert McClinton to headline concert series

The Rock Hill Old Town Association Thursday announced its live entertainment lineup for this year’s Amphitheater Summer Concert Series. The acts that will play this year are 38 Special, Da Throwback Band and Delbert McClinton. Old Town Association chairwoman Tracey Reynolds says the association’s job is bring people to the streets of downtown. Reynolds says […]

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City council approves $20k in funding for walking tour

After a second review Monday night before Rock Hill City Council, council members approved 20-thousand dollars in hospitality funding to market the Old Town Historic Walking Tour. City Economic Development Performance Manager Susan Lyle. Lyle said the city will advertise the program in digital, electronic in print media both locally and on a national level. […]

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Facelift coming to White Street as phase one of textile corridor renovations

In the coming months, you can expect a facelift in the sections of White Street adjacent to the Cotton Factory and Dave Lyle Blvd. Rock Hill city planners said Thursday following an extensive workshop with city council that improvements to the road and sidewalks from Dave Lyle to Laurel Street will take shape in the […]

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City council considers revamping downtown parking enforcement

Changes could soon be coming in the way the city’s downtown parking ordinances are enforced. Monday night, Rock Hill City Council unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance to revamp how parking offenders are tracked, equipping the parking enforcement officer with a handheld computer to electronically track visitors who park in time-limited spaces downtown. […]

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Famed telecommunications leader dies at 91

Rock Hill has lost a telecommunications pioneer. Longtime former Comporium Communications president Frank Barnes junior died Sunday at Piedmont Medical Center, one day after celebrating his 91st birthday. Just last month Frank, his brothers Ed and John and cousin Lad were given Lifetime Business Achievement Awards by the York County Regional Chamber. Comporium executive vice […]

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