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Court date for Executive Inn owner rescheduled to November 11

With today’s deadline for all 50 or so residents of Rock Hill’s Executive Inn to leave their rooms and move somewhere else, city officials have agreed to extend the hotel owner’s court date. Punam Patel, the current owner of the 50-year-old motel, was extended a continuance to his October 14 court date. He is now […]

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Winthrop trustees name presidential search committee

Winthrop University’s Board of Trustees has announced the search committee that will take the lead in the next phase of the process to identify candidates for the eleventh president. The members of the committee are Kathy Bigham (chair), John Bird (co-chair), Karl Folkens, Tim Hopkins, Glenn McCalll Janet Smalley, Sue Smith-Rex and Scott Talley. “I […]

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City squints at plan to revitalize Cherry Road corridor

“We don’t want our road to turn into another Independence Boulevard,” they will say. “We don’t want this street to become the next Cherry Road.” Stop and talk to anyone in urban planning or development in York or Lancaster counties — be it Fort Mill, Tega Cay, Indian Land or even Rock Hill — and […]

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Winthrop to host state education superintendent debate October 14

Winthrop University will host the three candidates for S.C. Superintendent of Education on Tuesday, Oct. 14, to debate their vision of education for the Palmetto state. The debate will be held at 7 p.m. in the Richardson Ballroom in the DiGiorgio Campus Center. The debate will air at 7 p.m. on WRHI-AM 1340, FM 94.3. […]

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Palmetto Mornings: 10/9/14 Listen to this Alabama Fan!

Roll Tide!?!?! …As heard on Palmetto Mornings with Chuck Boozer. Audio courtesy of www.Saturdaydownsouth.com

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Executive Inn residents still struggle to find housing before Friday deadline

With the hours quickly winding down for tenants at the Executive Inn to find a place to live — many Wednesday afternoon had yet to secure a place to stay after Thursday night. By 12 noon Friday, all 50 of the residents — 17 of whom are children — must be out of the motel […]

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Consultant: Evidence supports new performing arts center in Rock Hill

A new study finds Rock Hill and the surrounding area could support a new performing arts center nestled in the city’s downtown core. New York-based management consultant Duncan Webb, who travels across the country giving cities and arts groups “honest” and “objective” advice on their area’s ability to house their standalone arts centers, gave the […]

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