Ex-Catawbas Chief seeking new site for Catawba River Bridge

As plans to build another bridge over the Catawba River connecting Rock Hill to Fort Mill progress, some state and local leaders are not convinced that the proposed location of the bridge is the proper one. Former Catawba Indian Nation Chief Donald Rogers says the bridge would cut right through Culture and Heritage Museum property. [...] Read More

Fort Mill moves ahead with plan to purchase water from Rock Hill

Town leaders in Fort Mill have approved a new 30-year agreement with the City of Rock Hill to purchase water as a wholesale customer. The proposed agreement comes after more than two years of negotiations between Fort Mill and Rock Hill to supply treated water drawn from the Catawba River. Water will be sold to [...] Read More

Mulvaney: Federal budget deficit stems from ‘willful ignorance’ in Congress

U.S. Congressman Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.) says there’s what he calls a willful ignorance in the nation’s capitol when it comes to the federal budget deficit. Mulvaney said on Friday’s edition of Straight Talk that lawmakers who have been in Washington for 30 years have heard that deficits are the end of the world. He says [...] Read More

Cooley Group announces $10M expansion in Lancaster

A New England Company with a production facility in Lancaster County announced plans Monday to triple its investment in the Palmetto State. Rhode Island-based Cooley Group has operated in Lancaster for the past decade, but said it plans to spend another 10-million dollars to add new equipment at its site in the Lancaster Business Park. [...] Read More

Police: Road closures, delays expected for Strawberry Festival

You can expect some road closures this weekend leading up to the South Carolina Strawberry Festival in Fort Mill. Fort Mill Police Captain Bryan Zachary says that beginning Friday afternoon at 5, a portion of S.C 160 will be closed through downtown Fort Mill through Midnight on Saturday. Zachary says that drivers can expect congestion [...] Read More