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

Carowinds unveils WindSeeker for 2012 season

Carowinds opens for the 2012 season this weekend and Friday park officials held a preview for the media and park VIPs for the unveiling of the 301-foot tall WindSeeker. The 6.5-million dollar attraction takes up to 64-passengers per run at speeds upwards of 30 miles per hour. VIDEO: Carowinds’ Windseeker York County Convention and Visitors [...] Read More

Council rejects church’s plan for the PTL Tower

After five years of deliberations, York County Council Monday made more headway on deciding the future of one of York County’s biggest…and tallest… eyesores. That’s York County Councilman David Bowman bringing forward a motion Monday night before council to reject Morningstar Ministries plan to renovate the former Heritage USA tower in Fort Mill. Council voted [...] Read More

Efforts to restore the towers turns into an effort to restore trust

With standing room only, representatives from Morning Star Ministries proposed their plan to refurbish the Fort Mill towers for the second time at last night’s York county Council meeting. Morning Star’s CEO, Rick Joyner, recently threatened to sue York County if leaders did not accept their proposal to renovate an incomplete Fort Mill High rise. [...] Read More