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City OK’s incentive plan for 37 apartments at old Woolworth property

As demolition of the former Woolworth lunch counter continues, the City of Rock Hill has inked yet another deal to develop the site. As expected, the city’s economic development arm has reached a deal with Charlotte-based Lat Purser and Associates to build 37 one bedroom and two bedroom apartments on the site in the heart […]

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‘Rock’ forum starts ‘family conversation’ on police-minority relations

Signs in Rock Hill may say the city has ‘No Room for Racism,’ but you wouldn’t have known it last night as members of the black community, faith leaders and local law enforcement took part in a town hall-style forum on relations between minorities and the police. Billed as an open conversation between the citizens […]

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Fountain Park opening highlights 9th annual ChristmasVille Festival

Rock Hill’s 9th annual ChristmasVille Festival concluded its four-day run Sunday night with a performance by the Winthrop University Rockettes and a dazzling fireworks display. 2014 Festival Chair Jane Hayes says she was overwhelmed, and says it was all she hoped it would be. Hayes says she’s not that concerned about the number of people […]

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Demonstrator asks for police body cameras, citizens’ review board

A Rock Hill man stood outside city police department headquarters Thursday afternoon — all on his own — demanding city officers be issued body-worn cameras and the city institute a review board. Anthony Crawford told WRHI’s Andrew Kiel he was spending his day off from work as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant in Charlotte supporting more […]

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Rock Hill police investigating yet another convenience store robbery

For the second time in as many days, a Rock Hill convenience store has been robbed. A Rock Hill police report says a man entered the 7 Eleven in the 1600 block of Cherry Road about 1:00 this morning and pointed a silver revolver at the clerk. One customer was inside the store at the […]

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Revolutions opening Friday at the Rock Hill Galleria

A business that calls itself a family-friendly entertainment destination has announced that it will open its doors to the public Friday at the Rock Hill Galleria. Revolutions features a full-service casual restaurant with 20 luxury bowling lanes, a sports amphitheater called the Stadium and a video arcade with more than 50 games. The 40,000 square-foot […]

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Rock Hill police looking for 18-year-old woman missing since last week

Rock Hill police need your help finding an 18-year-old woman who has been missing since last week. A police report says Aaliyah Bell was last seen at her North Confederate Avenue apartment November 25 at 9:30 pm. Bell’s grandmother tells police she was wearing a black peacoat, gray jogging pants and neon green shoes, and […]

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