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Ebinport Road repairs start today with the help of federal money

A three-week long project to repave a 1.6-mile stretch of Ebinport Road kicks off today. The the S.C. Department of Transportation approved funding for the approximate $1.5 million project in 2014 with new federal road money secured for the Palmetto State. For many, the Ebinport potholes have become a daily occurrence, as have the number […]

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Mahony tapped as 11th president of Winthrop University

Winthrop University’s Board of Trustees named the school’s eleventh president early Friday afternoon. After about 45 minutes in closed session board members unanimously chose Daniel Mahony to lead the university effective July 1. Mahoney was in the running for the president’s post with  Jeff Elwell, a dean at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. A third finalist, Alan […]

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Police release video, photos of suspect in CVS robbery

Rock Hill police have released surveillance video and photos of a robbery that happened late Wednesday night. Spokesman Mark Bollinger says at about 11:30 p.m. the CVS at 609 Cherry Road was robbed by a white male. Bollinger says the suspect got away with an undetermined amount of cash.

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Local credit unions issuing new, safer credit cards this summer

The credit cards in your pocket may still be years away from their expiration dates, but chances are your bank or credit union will be sending a new card by late summer, if they have not done so already. Financial institutions large and small are working to comply with new mandates requiring the new ‘smart chip’ or […]

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Cabela’s opens northern York County store in front of thousands

Thousands waited outside Cabela’s new store off I-77 across from Carowinds as an arrow shot from a bow cut the ribbon late this morning. It’s the hunting, fishing and outdoor gear supplier’s 65th store, and second in South Carolina. “Cabela’s started as a catalog company, so they know where a lot of their customers are,” […]

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Winthrop presidential search narrows to two finalists

Winthrop’s board of trustees will name the university’s 11th president by the end of this week, but in their pending decision Friday, they will have one fewer candidate. College of Charleston School of Business Dean Alan Shao has removed himself from consideration, leaving Jeff Elwell and Daniel Mahony as the finalists for the school’s top […]

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York County solicits input on comprehensive growth plan

York County’s zoning department kicked off the first of four input sessions on the county’s comprehensive plan Tuesday night. The sessions, all drop-ins lasting two and a half hours, are designed to give citizens input on the county’s plans for best utilizing unincorporated and undeveloped portions spanning across the county’s 696 square miles. “We’re trying […]

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