Youth forum focuses on bullying, cyberbullying

Thursday night, Rock Hill City Council Chambers were filled to the brim with students for a community youth forum on bullying. The event, held by the city’s No Room for Racism Committee, focused on the long-lasting effects of bullying and cyber-bullying, and how students can stop it before it becomes a major problem. Committee chairman [...] 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

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

ChristmasVille, SC Strawberry Festival pick up big awards

Two local festivals picked up some big awards Monday at the 2012 Carolina Showfest Conference Monday. Rock Hill’s ChristmasVille was named Event of the Year for North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, while the South Carolina Strawberry Festival was named as the event of the year for South Carolina. Strawberry Festival coordinator Brown Simpson. ChristmasVille [...] Read More

City, county tourism departments recognized in nationwide magazine

A national sports magazine has named the City of Rock Hill’s Parks, Recreation and Tourism department and the York County Convention and Visitors Bureau as a top choice for its readers. SportsEvents magazine has ranked the local groups as one of its 2012 Readers Choice Award winners. Both the York County CVB and Rock Hill PRT [...] Read More