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New road closures take effect Sept. 4 in downtown Rock Hill

A new round of road closures in the heart of Rock Hill’s Old Town Historic District take effect Thursday morning. Starting September 4, Black Street from Elizabeth Lane to Oakland Avenue through at least October 2. This adds to existing road closures on Main Street from Oakland Avenue to N. Confederate Avenue. Black Street will […]

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Man who fell from roof in Riverwalk airlifted to hospital

A man has been flown to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte after falling from a roof in the Riverwalk Development of Rock Hill. Channel 9’s Greg Suskin reports that the man fell 30-35′ and suffered severe injuries, though they are not believed to be life threatening. Check back for more details.

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Phat Bottom speedway clears zoning hurdle; challenges noise ordinance

Legal battles appear to be nowhere near over for Bryan Saunders and the Phat Bottom Speedway in western York County. York County Council Tuesday night approved a zoning request for Saunders’ 15-acre property off John McCarter Road. The new zoning, AGC-I allows for a lawnmower racing track. But while zoning rules may be in Saunders’ favor, neighbors […]

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County council approves settlement plan with museums foundation

A lengthy legal suit over 300 acres of donated land may soon be coming to an end. York County Council Tuesday approved a settlement agreement with the Culture and Heritage Foundation, a non-profit organization in charge of a donated tract of land that, in recent years, has been eyed by developers as a ripe spot for […]

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RHEDC OK’s $289k contract to demolish Woolworth building

The Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation approved a contract with a midlands demolition company to soon bring the ailing Woolworth building on East Main Street to a heap of bricks. The site, situated directly across from the City Club and next to the former McCrory’s lunch counter, has been the subject of a series of […]

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Focus on Your Health: Paramedics Recruitment

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More than two dozen firefighters battle store blaze in Rock Hill

A fire at Dinks Fresh Produce in a strip mall at the intersection of Saluda St. and Heckle Blvd. has been brought under control. Rock Hill battalion chief Rusty Myers says his department received the call just before 7:00 this morning. Myers says 25 firefighters were dispatched, and when they arrived fire was coming through […]

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