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

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

Judge delays ruling on Catawbas’ gambling suit

A judge Monday in Columbia said he needs more time to pour through the hundreds of pages of documents filed on behalf of the Catawba Indian Nation seeking a temporary injunction allowing the tribe to operate a gambling casino on the York County reservation. State Senator Wes Hayes said Monday afternoon that the Catawbas’ suit does [...] Read More

Former WRHI/Interstate 107 employee named chairwoman for 2013 Come See Me Festival

Erika Bell, former WRHI and Interstate 107 employee, has been named the chairwoman for next year’s Come See Me Festival in Rock Hill. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Bell was a board operator and news writer at WRHI back in the 1990s. She’s been involved in several roles with Come See Me since 1996. [Audio [...] Read More

Easter Egg Classic makes an early stop in Rock Hill

The 30th Annual Great Easter Egg Classic is just around the corner. It’s scheduled for Thursday, April 5 at Cherry Park in Rock Hill. Children ages 2-11 will take to the softball fields claiming more than 50-thousand eggs stuffed with candy and prizes. Mark Sexton of Rock Hill’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism said [...] Read More