Charlie Miller to leave Piedmont Medical Center

After 14 years at Piedmont Medical Center, the hospital’s Chief Executive Officer, Charlie Miller, says he’s accepted a job with the hospital’s parent company, Tenet Healthcare. Miller says that during his tenure, the hospital has grown exponentially, including the addition of a woman’s center and giving patients all private rooms. Phil Shaw will become the [...] Read More

Women are at higher risk for heart problems, dancing is recommended

Eating healthy, refraining from smoking and exercising regularly are some of the habits Dr. David Savage from Piedmont Medical Center says can help lower the risk of heart trouble in women by up to 82 percent. “More women die of heart disease and heart related troubles than of any other cancer, or any other cause, [...] Read More

Local girl scouts seek volunteers for breast cancer awareness event

Through programs designed to enhance both the character and knowledge of young women, the Hornet’s Nest Girl Scouts provide services for the community to enjoy beyond just Girl Scout cookies. Catherine Lambert and Hope Moore of the Girl Scout Hornet’s Nest Council stopped by Palmetto Mornings on WRHI to recruit volunteers for their annual Scouting [...] Read More

Famed telecommunications leader dies at 91

Rock Hill has lost a telecommunications pioneer. Longtime former Comporium Communications president Frank Barnes junior died Sunday at Piedmont Medical Center, one day after celebrating his 91st birthday. Just last month Frank, his brothers Ed and John and cousin Lad were given Lifetime Business Achievement Awards by the York County Regional Chamber. Comporium executive vice [...] Read More

1 stabbed, 2 robbed after giving man a ride from nightclub

A Rock Hill man was treated at Piedmont Medical Center early Friday morning after a man attacked him and a friend in an apparent armed robbery. A Rock Hill police report said 20-year-old Jeremy Encinas and a 16-year-old teenager, both of Rock Hill, went to the Money around 3:15 Friday morning to pick up a [...] Read More