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Rock Hill ranks in CNN Money’s top-25 affordable places to live

A new report out by CNN Money ranks Rock Hill as one of the top 25 places in the nation to live where homes are affordable. Rock Hill comes in at #17, with a median home price of $119,000 and a median family income just over $56,000. The network¬†highlights the city’s recent uptick in hiring […]

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Winthrop looking into ‘active adult’ learning community

Traditional young adults may soon no longer be the only students residing on the Winthrop University campus. Winthrop and the City of Rock Hill are spearheading an effort to develop a new concept — a residential learning community for active seniors over the age of 55. Both the city and Winthrop are now working on […]

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Council approves construction bid for Old Town Market

Rock Hill City Council voted unanimously Monday to award the contract for the Old Town Market project to Leitner Construction, which submitted the low bid of just over $522,000. Rock Hill Economic and Urban Development Director Stephen Turner says the project has several components. Turner says the Leitner bid was well under-budget. The project is […]

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‘Bike Friendly City’ plans taking shape around Winthrop campus

As the College Town Action Plan linking the Winthrop campus and Rock Hill’s Downtown continues to take shape, area cyclists had the chance Tuesday night to see another preview of what’s to come in the next year in terms of making the city more bicycle friendly. City of Rock Hill Planning and Development Director Bill […]

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2013 a ‘big’ year to watch in Rock Hill economic development

Economic Developers in Rock Hill say 2013 is a big year to watch as a number of long-standing projects get underway, or in some cases break ground within the city. At the organization’s annual meeting Thursday, Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation Chairman Andy Shene said one of the big projects in the works centers around […]

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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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