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

Economic Development board launches targeted industries study

ROCK HILL — The York Economic Development Board Tuesday approved a targeted industries study that will be conducted by a Raleigh, North Carolina-based consulting firm. County Economic Development Director Mark Farris says the study will find businesses and industries that match the county’s strengths and the opportunities it provides for expansion and relocation. Farris says [...] Read More

South Carolina high on list of fattest states

COLUMBIA, SC – Obesity continues to be a growing problem across America and the Palmetto State is number four on the list from the “Journal of the American Medical Association.” The report shows 32 percent of the citizens are considered obese. Officials say residents should consider spending some time working out in a gym. The [...] Read More