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

Cyclists get first peek at city’s bike-friendly plans

Tuesday night, Rock Hill cyclists had their first chance to give their input on future bike-friendly roads and corridors near Winthrop University. More than 100 interested citizens strolled through the Glencarin Garden Learning Center to hear what city planners have in store. City Landscape Architect Danny Young. Tuesday’s session follows a study finalized last year [...] Read More

Cyclists get first peek at city’s bike-friendly plans

Tuesday night, Rock Hill cyclists had their first chance to give their input on future bike-friendly roads and corridors near Winthrop University. More than 100 interested citizens strolled through the Glencarin Garden Learning Center to hear what city planners have in store. City Landscape Architect Danny Young. Tuesday’s session follows a study finalized last year [...] Read More

No injuries reported in chemical spill at Winthrop

Rock Hill Fire, EMS and Emergency Management crews were called to Winthrop’s Life Sciences building just after 1 o’clock this afternoon after a chemical spill. Winthrop Associate Vice President of Facilities Management Walter Hardin. There were no injuries reported in today’s incident and the building was not evacuated. Hardin says the science buildings are equipped [...] Read More