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Historic York courthouse renovations OK’d; budget set at $9.1 million

York County’s past — and its future — may have been the real winners Monday in a unanimous decision by the county council to complete $9.1 million worth of renovations to the historic county courthouse. The decision came as council was at a crossroads of a seemingly never-ending process and cost overruns that would make […]

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Update on Winthrop presidential search expected Friday

Later this week, we’re expecting an update on the search process underway to find Winthrop University’s eleventh president. The university’s board of trustees are scheduled to meet Friday for a regular scheduled meeting at 1 p.m. Presidential search committee co-chairs John Bird and Kathy Bigham will share their latest findings. Earlier this year, the trustees […]

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Dozens gather for appreciation event at Rock Hill’s new Fountain Park

Rock Hill’s new Fountain Park in the eastern portion of downtown was introduced to an invitation-only crowd Friday night. Mayor Doug Echols says the park is an extremely important step in downtown’s transformation. Echols says it adds much to the creation of downtown as a gathering place and a destination. “I’ve often said that my […]

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City, RHEDC to break ground Tuesday on SPEC building

The Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, November 18 at 2 p.m. for a speculative building being constructed in Waterford Business Park at 2853 Dave Lyle Blvd, Rock Hill. This project, made possible by a grant from Santee Cooper’s economic development fund, is a partnership among RHEDC, the City […]

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New council members speak during state of the county breakfast

The York County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s state of the county breakfast this morning included the two newly-elected county council members. Christi Cox told the audience at the Rock Hill City Club that York County is becoming the envy of the state, and has a huge opportunity ahead. “We’re growing and we have options which […]

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Palmetto Mornings: 11/13/14 Pamela Marion and Joe Nestor

Life Blooms Eternally for National Hospice Month at Agape Senior. Come celebrate life through the beauty of floral umbrellas set up around Winthrop Lake this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, with a special memorial Sunday at 2pm. www.askagape.com Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed

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Winthrop’s mediation with Williamson ends with ‘no resolution’

Winthrop University trustees met in executive session for more than four and a half hours Tuesday afternoon, telling the public very little about what they were going to discuss. Describing the matter at hand as only a ‘legal claim’ against the university board members spoke over teleconference from the university’s historic Tillman Hall, breaking only […]

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