High-tech Rock Hill firm moves corporate headquarters to Main Street

The latest business to set up shop in Rock Hill’s downtown corridor is now up and running. SPAN Enterprises has moved its offices across town to the Citizen’s Building on East Main Street, occupying the second floor of the building that once housed, among others, First Citizens Bank and WRHI. Charles Hardy says the new […] Read More

City Council gives OK to Sora-Phelps as Master Developer of Knowledge Park

After more than two years of research, investigation and planning, Rock Hill City Council gave the final OK on a memorandum of understanding allowing Maryland-based Sora-Phelps take the reins on leading the Knowledge Park development efforts downtown. The agreement approved last night follows a string of approvals from stakeholders in the project, including the city’s […] Read More

RHEDC recommends Delaware developer for Knowledge Park project

The Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation voted Monday to recommend Delaware-based Sora-Phelps be the lead developer for the proposed Knowledge Park between downtown and Winthrop University. Andy Shene, who chairs the Knowledge Park Leadership Group,says Sora-Phelps was chosen for its experience.  However, Shene says that’s not the only reason it was selected. The RHEDC also […] Read More

Pennies for Progress funding White Street improvements, traffic circle

Starting next year, work on West White Street from Wilson Street to Stewart Street as part of York County’s Pennies for Progress road improvement program. Phil Leazer manages that program and says another part of it calls for extending White Street to Constitution Boulevard and creating a multi-lane traffic circle. Leazer says that specific part […] Read More

Technology Incubator formally opens in Rock Hill’s Old Town

The highly anticipated grand opening of Rock Hill’s Technology Incubator finally took place Tuesday. The incubator, a joint effort between the City of Rock Hill, private partners and Clemson University,  will help technology-based startup firms create jobs and become successful. Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation Chairman Greg Rutherford says the Technology Incubator will become the […] Read More