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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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New Fountain Park Place, parking garage to open Monday

The first new building in thirty years in Rock Hill’s downtown will officially open for business Monday. Morton & Gettys, a local law firm, is moving its headquarters from Oakland Avenue to the brand new Fountain Park Place. The four story complex anchoring the eastern side of Rock Hill’s ‘Old Town’ district, is the first […]

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Tega Cay US Senate candidate included in SCETV debate later this month

A Tega Cay woman running for the US Senate in South Carolina as an American Party candidate will participate in a debate on South Carolina Educational Television October 28th. Jill Bossi will join Republican incumbent Tim Scott and Democratic challenger Joyce Dickerson on stage that night. The latest Winthrop University poll released last week showed […]

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Social media reaction to #chairgate as it unfolded inside county council chambers

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York city fire marshal orders chairs removed from county council chambers

The days of standing-room only crowds inside York County council chambers are now a thing of the past. At the request of the city’s fire marshal, half — 35 — of the 70 chairs that once sat inside the county council’s meeting room have been removed. Existing rules that cap the room’s occupancy at 45 […]

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York County Manager receives favorable review, 9 percent raise

Just a year into his new post leading the day-to-day operations in York County government, county manager Bill Shanahan appears to be making a splash. In his regular one-year review Monday night, county council members said they were pleased with Shanahan’s leadership style. “He has increased transparency in county government and believes in a productive […]

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