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Family Trust set to open new headquarters, branch by Labor Day

Family Trust Federal Credit Union’s new headquarters and branch on West White Street in Rock Hill will be open by Labor Day. That from Family Trust president and CEO Lee Gardner. He says the new branch will not have traditional teller lines. “We felt like the new way of delivering financial services is not one […]

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Home repairs begin in Fort Mill’s Paradise neighborhood

Dozens of volunteers turned out today to begin exterior home repairs in the Paradise neighborhood of Fort Mill. Habitat for Humanity of York County and Lowes are partnering on 18 projects thanks in part to a $70,000 grant from Lowes. Fort Mill Mayor Danny Funderburk says the work complements behind the scenes improvements going on […]

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GALLERY: York High School #flaggate demonstrations on social media

York Comprehensive High School has reversed its decision on banning the U.S. Flag from flying in students’ trucks on campus, less than a day after reiterating that policy to the student body. Here’s a collection of WRHI’s digital coverage on #flaggate, including select Facebook and Twitter commentary from readers across the globe. [View the story […]

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York High School leaders reverse truck flag policy after protest

School officials have reviewed the standing policy regarding flags and have decided that an exception will be made for the American flag, as long as the size of the flag(s) does not create a driving hazard.

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Alcohol sold only outside Fountain Park confines at Food Truck Friday

Organizers of Rock Hill’s first-ever Food Truck Friday on May 15 have high hopes for the new event at Fountain Park. They hope the mix of warm weather, a cool breeze off the fountain, mobile food vendors and music will help breathe new life into the eastern side of the city’s downtown. But if you […]

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Saints’ Watson kickstarts $10k endowment for Rock Hill Schools

New Orleans tight end Ben Watson says his teammates know all too well about Rock Hill. “That’s that place…” Watson recalled his teammates have said before when the city of 69,000 is mentioned. “What’s in the water down there?” They know it’s the 34-year-old Northwestern High School graduate’s hometown, and have read about the city […]

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Leaders underline the importance of being ready for 21st century jobs

Forty-two percent of York County businesses that responded to a recent survey plan to expand at their current locations. That was one of the things business, education and government leaders learned during this morning’s Rock Hill State of the Community Breakfast. The event focused on building the bridge between education, the knowledge sector and commerce. […]

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