Rock Hill City Council Approves Mask Ordinance

By a 5-2 Super Majority, the Rock Hill City Council approved an emergency, requiring the use of masks in all public places for the next 60 days.  (Councilpersons Black, Lindsay, Pender, Jackson and Mayor Gettys voted YES with Councilpersons Sutton and Black voting no.  The ordinance goes into effect on Friday July 10th. According to […] Read More

Carolina Renaissance Festival Canceled Due To COVID-19

The annual Carolina Renaissance Festival has cancelled its 2020 event due to concerns related to the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic. Festival Producer Jeffrey Siegel said that the decision was made for the safety of guests and participants.  He also noted that the event will return in 2021.  The festival is a seasonal event that normally takes […] Read More

104 new cases of COVID-19 in York County, according to SC-DHEC

York County had its highest single day increase in coronavirus cases, Friday afternoon. SC-DHEC announced 104 new cases in the County, part of the 1,558 total cases reported. Lancaster County had 13 new cases and Chester County had 14. 7,514 people were tested for the virus on Thursday and 20.7% tested positive. The recovery rate for COVID-19 […] Read More

Rock Hill City Council will hold special called meeting to discuss ‘mandatory mask ordinance’

The City of Rock Hill has called a special Council meeting for Monday evening where they will hold first reading of ordinances requiring the public to wear masks in ‘certain circumstances.’ The ordinance would require persons to wear protective masks within the City limits under certain circumstances and would expire immediately after 60 days unless […] Read More

SC-DHEC announces 1,629 new cases of COVID-19, 19 additional deaths

1,629 new cases of COVID-19 and 19 additional deaths were announced by SC-DHEC, Thursday afternoon. 42 of the cases were from York County, 11 were from Lancaster County and 11 were from Chester County. 9,634 people tested for the virus on Wednesday and 16.9% tested positive. 15 of the deaths were in elderly individuals and 4 […] Read More