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

Blackwell, Williams spar over campaign funding sources, museums

Sparks flew Monday night as the two Republican candidates for York County Council’s District 6 seat stood before hundreds of voters at the lone debate leading up to the June 12th primary. Incumbent Britt Blackwell sparred with challenger Gary Williams over Williams’ support of former Congressman John Spratt and Blackwell’s alleged efforts to break up [...] Read More

Tempers flare as council debates Unified Development Ordinance changes

It was standing room only Monday night in York County Council chambers as more than a hundred people turned out in opposition of changes to the county’s Unified Development Ordinance. Dissent Monday for the plan came from developers, builders, and private citizens who said the plan went too far in infringing on people’s rights. Lake [...] Read More

Norman the lone dissenting vote in override of Haley’s veto

Rock Hill representative Ralph Norman was the lone dissenting vote in a house decision Wednesday that was nearly unanimous in overriding a veto from Governor Nikki Haley. Tuesday, Haley vetoed a resolution by the house blocking the dredging of the Savannah River. Norman told WRHI late Wednesday that there was no reason for him to [...] Read More

New senior center coming to Tega Cay

Charlotte based Senior Living Communities and Tega Cay City officials annnounced Monday a brand new, 130-bed senior center in York County. The 130-thousand square foot facility will go by the name Well More and is expected to be open by January 2014. State Representavie Ralph Norman says the facility will also create 130 local jobs. [...] Read More