Cats proposes 15% fare increase for 82X bus line

Charlotte City leaders are planning a hike in CATS bus fees — and if you ride the 82X line to Charlotte, it could soon affect you. Thursday night, Rock Hill and Charlotte city transportation leaders held a public comment session on the fee hike, that if approved, would raise a one-way ticket by 50 cents [...] Read More

Dow closes above 13,000 for the first time since 2008

For the first time in nearly four years Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 13-thousand on Wall Street — which some investment advisers say is a sign of good things to come. Justin Anderson of Rock Hill-based Anderson Griggs Portfolio Management says from a macro perspective, Tuesday’s high can mean the everyday investor may [...] Read More

SC lacking in bike safety

South Carolina ranks 49th among states for bicycling safety, according to a report from the Alliance for Biking and Walking. The report indicates that 2-point-1 percent of work trips in South Carolina are by bicycle or foot, but bicyclists or pedestrians account for 11-point-9 percent of traffic fatalities in the state. The report, funded by [...] Read More

SC lacking in bike safety

South Carolina ranks 49th among states for bicycling safety, according to a report from the Alliance for Biking and Walking. The report indicates that 2-point-1 percent of work trips in South Carolina are by bicycle or foot, but bicyclists or pedestrians account for 11-point-9 percent of traffic fatalities in the state. The report, funded by [...] Read More

City passes first reading of plan to cut business permit fees

ROCK HILL — Monday night, Rock Hill City Council took its first step in reducing business permit fees for commercial building permits that city staff identified as significantly higher than other cities. City Planning and Development Director Bill Meyer told council last night the city’s current system calls two pricing tiers for building permits — [...] Read More