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

DiGiorgio retiring after 2012-2013 school year

Winthrop University president Anthony DiGiorgio said his tenure of the Rock Hill school will end following the next academic year. DiGiorgio broke the news to the university faculty and staff this morning in a video release, and addressed the media this afternoon. DiGiorgio says he and his wife, Gale, have enjoyed their time serving as [...] Read More

Facelift coming to White Street as phase one of textile corridor renovations

In the coming months, you can expect a facelift in the sections of White Street adjacent to the Cotton Factory and Dave Lyle Blvd. Rock Hill city planners said Thursday following an extensive workshop with city council that improvements to the road and sidewalks from Dave Lyle to Laurel Street will take shape in the [...] Read More

Winthrop VP Brien Lewis Named Catawba College President

Brien Lewis, Winthrop University’s vice president for university development and alumni relations, was announced today as the 23rd president of Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C. Lewis has held many titles at Winthrop since his arrival in 1999 as executive assistant to the president and secretary to the Board of Trustees. He took over leadership in [...] Read More

Investment expert weighs in on tax rate changes

The president of a local investment management firm says he’s not surprised that markets on Wall Street did not react to President Obama’s proposal to reduce the nation’s corporate income tax rate from 35 percent to 28 percent. Kendall Anderson of Anderson Griggs Portfolio says the cut is a step in the right direction. Anderson [...] Read More