Ex-Catawbas Chief seeking new site for Catawba River Bridge

As plans to build another bridge over the Catawba River connecting Rock Hill to Fort Mill progress, some state and local leaders are not convinced that the proposed location of the bridge is the proper one. Former Catawba Indian Nation Chief Donald Rogers says the bridge would cut right through Culture and Heritage Museum property. [...] Read More

$1B research ‘ghost town’ in NM to be based on Rock Hill

It sounds like a few pages torn from the script of the 1998 Jim Carey Film “The Truman Show,” but in just a few short years, a global research firm will cut the ribbon on a $1 Billion, 15-square mile ghost town. And it’s all based on the city of Rock Hill. Washington, D.C.-based Pegasus [...] Read More

South Pointe HS Choir receives $5k award from WTVI

The South Pointe High School Concert Choir received an award today from Charlotte Television Station WTVI. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] South Pointe’s Choir won a five-thousand-dollar prize in the My School Rocks competition at WTVI last month by raising more money for the station than other participating bands. South Pointe Choral Director [...] Read More

Cooley Group announces $10M expansion in Lancaster

A New England Company with a production facility in Lancaster County announced plans Monday to triple its investment in the Palmetto State. Rhode Island-based Cooley Group has operated in Lancaster for the past decade, but said it plans to spend another 10-million dollars to add new equipment at its site in the Lancaster Business Park. [...] Read More

Economic development leaders putting $15k into development study

The York County Economic Development Board and the Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation today agreed to seek 15-thousand dollars each to study property along the I-77 corridor to see if it can be developed for future business use. RHEDC executive director Stephen Turner explains the reason for the initiative. Turner says he’ll seek his entity’s [...] Read More