NRC hosts open house on Catawba Nuclear Station

Nuclear Regulators in Rock Hill Tuesday say despite a power failure a month ago that caused the Catawba Nuclear Station to fully shut down — the Lake Wylie-based facility operated in the “green” in 2011. NRC Spokesman Joey Ledford said that nuclear power facilities have been the subject of a lot of public interest since [...] 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

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

Police Chief: Rock Hill officers assisting with DNC security

With the Democratic National Convention coming to the Queen City in just a little over five months, Rock Hill Police Chief John Gregory says that a handful of Rock Hill officers will be heading to Charlotte, joining some 2-thousand other law enforcement officers from across the country for the three-day event. Gregory said Wednesday around [...] Read More

Occupy Charlotte protests cost nearly half a million dollars

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have spent roughly 447-thousand dollars on patrols and other work related to Occupy Charlotte since the movement began in October. That figure includes about 18-thousand dollars related to Monday’s removal of tents from the Old City Hall lawn as officers worked to enforce a new ordinance barring camping on city property. The expenses [...] Read More