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Second parking garage to serve Downtown East, future hotel and park

With a joint project between the City of Rock Hill and Comporium Communications soon getting underway on a new office building downtown, city planners gave city council a closer look at what’s to come from a parking standpoint of the Downtown East project. With a park set to be built on what is now the […]

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‘Knowledge Park’ touted as a new way spark high-tech jobs in Rock Hill

Efforts to revitalize Rock Hill’s former textile corridor took a new shape Monday as economic development leaders unveiled their latest plan for the former site of the Rock Hill Printing and Finishing plant. The site, mostly vacant since 1998 and more recently, bulldozed, is now a prime spot for launching a Knowledge Park, says Rock […]

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City, RHEDC and partners to launch downtown business incubator

Economic Developers in Rock Hill announced Friday plans to launch a small business incubator in Rock Hill’s downtown to help grow technology-based businesses. The incubator would provide services and to accelerate the formation and growth of more locally based businesses. Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation Chairman Andy Shene is enthusiastic about the initiative. Toy Rhea, […]

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‘139 Main’ condo project gaining steam in downtown Rock Hill

[media-credit name=”courtesy Building Rock Hill” align=”alignright” width=”300″][/media-credit]Plans are swiftly getting underway for a 45-unit apartment building to be built in what is now the Woolworth’s building on East Main Street in Rock Hill. Jason Tuttle is the manager of 139 Main, the new name of the development and describes what will be under construction early […]

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City, RHEDC to go in 50-50 on economic development fund

Rock Hill City Council Monday approved a deal with the Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation to help finance an investment fund designed to help spur economic growth in the city. Under the resolution, the RHEDC would contribute real estate, while the city would match the contribution to the fund with the tax value of the […]

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‘The Secret Sisters’ to headline encore amphitheater concert

[media-credit id=18 align=”alignright” width=”300″][/media-credit]Fans of Rock Hill’s Old Town Concert series will have an additional attraction coming to town next month. Thursday afternoon, the York County Arts Council announced the Secret Sisters will perform September 22 in the city’s amphitheater on Black Street. Arts Council Board Member Nicki Nash. Nicki Nash says the last three […]

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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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