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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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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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