Pew inks contract with Rock Hill Schools, will start work May 5

The ink on the Rock Hill School Board’s decision to hire Kelly Pew is barely dry, but already Pew has signed a new, four-year contract with the district. Pew, now the former superintendent of Pickens County, S.C. Schools, resigned Thursday. She was in Rock Hill Friday meeting with students, teachers and administrators before signing her […] Read More

Gallery: Area 11 Special Olympics in Rock Hill

Here’s a gallery of photos we captured Friday morning at the Area 11 Special Olympics in Rock Hill. The spring event serves 1,100 hundred people with disabilities taking part in track and field events with more than 800 volunteers helping facilitate the games.   Read More

City Council to consider $4 million upgrade of Laurel Street water tower

Later this spring, Rock Hill City Council will consider a $4 million upgrade project for a water tank in the city’s Knowledge Park Corridor. The Laurel Street tank — now decades old — has outlived its usefulness and its replacement is part of the city’s efforts to prepare infrastructure for the new development in the […] Read More

Carolinas Healthcare files motion for reconsideration in CON fight for Fort Mill hospital

Carolinas Healthcare Systems has filed a motion for reconsideration with the S.C. Administrative Law Court over the agency’s recent decision to award a Certificate of Need to Rock Hill’s Piedmont Medical Center. Piedmont and Carolinas Healthcare have been in a heated debate to win that state issued certificate — one that, by law, is required […] Read More

Tega Cay Council OK’s letter of intent to buy sewer system for $5.85 million

After more than 90 minutes behind closed doors Tuesday night, Tega Cay City Council has unanmimously voted to take the first steps forward in buying an ailing private sewer system. Council members negotiated the purchase price of the system to $5.85 million, down from an original $7.68 million. “This is a huge decision for the […] Read More