Norman leads charge halting Catawba Bridge construction

The future of a proposed bridge over the Catawba River north of I-77 seems to be in question after transportation planners decided Friday to halt future research on the bridge that would connect Mount Gallant Road in Rock Hill with Sutton Road in Fort Mill. State Representative Ralph Norman led the motion to turn down [...] 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

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

Officials: Strawberry festival expecting tens of thousands this weekend

The 3rd annual South Carolina Strawberry Festival gets underway in Fort Mill tomorrow and continues through Saturday. Festival Director Brown Simpson says that tens of thousands of people are expected at this year’s festival. Simpson says that many people creates challenges such as traffic. Simpson says there will be 36 food vendors, 70 business vendors [...] Read More

Miscommunication leads to late filing of ethics paperwork for some first-time candidates

It appears a breakdown in communication between prospective candidates for state office may lead some to losing out on the opportunity to run for a seat in the General Assembly this coming fall. State Representative Deborah Long, who serves an eastern portion of York County and the panhandle of Lancaster County, says a number of [...] Read More