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Street car talks ‘on track’ in Rock Hill, Knowledge Park

Calling it a potential major boost to the city’s efforts in developing the Knowledge Park corridor, Rock Hill’s Economic Development Corporation is reviving a decade-old discussion of a future streetcar in the city’s downtown corridor. City Council and staff heard from RHEDC Executive Director Stephen Turner and Knowledge Park Leadership Group chairman Andy Shene Thursday […]

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S.C. Highway Patrol, local police kick off #TargetZero DUI enforcement

LANCASTER–As the summer months come to a close, law enforcement across South Carolina are ramping up a Labor Day effort to keep drunk drivers from behind the wheel. The program is called Target Zero: A goal of zero drunk driving deaths on South Carolina’s roads. All across the state Thursday, State Troopers, local sheriff’s deputies, […]

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Solicitor: York Co. Deputy who shot 70-year-old man will not face charges

16th Circuit Solicitor Kevin Brackett said late Thursday the York County Sheriff’s Deputy who mistook an elderly man’s cane for a long gun earlier this year on a traffic stop — shooting him in the chest — will not face any charges. Terrance Knox returned to his duties earlier his year following the February incident […]

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York mayor scolds council for approving immediate pay increases

York Mayor Eddie Lee is speaking out today about a series of raises for city council, the mayor pro tem, and ultimately for himself. Council this week voted to approve the approximate 11 percent increases, which amount to $557 more for council members, $657 more for the mayor pro tem and $985 for the mayor. […]

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Two suspects sought in armed robbery and shooting at Rock Hill store

Rock Hill police are investigating an armed robbery in which a person was shot in the leg by one of the suspects. A police report says officers responded to Park’s Grocery on East Main Street just before 10 p.m. Tuesday night. They were told that two black males came through the store’s front entrance and […]

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Rock Hill secures spot as host site for 2015 BMX World Cup Finals

Rock Hill has landed yet another major amateur sports tournament — the second in a row at the yet-to-be-opened BMX Supercross Track on the Riverwalk campus. The event, coming September 25-26, 2015, will bring 200 athletes from across and another 5,000 spectators to Rock Hill for the weekend tournament. The 2015 event in Rock Hill […]

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Gallery: First glimpses of the Novant Health BMX Supercross track

While construction is still underway, WRHI got an up-close and personal look at the brand new Novant Health BMX Supercross track at the Riverwalk in Rock Hill. The facility will open August 23 and will be the host to the 2015 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Finals. The event is expected to attract 200 athletes […]

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