Flash Mob kicks off Chamber’s ‘Buy Local’ efforts

This weekend, more than 40 people took part in a flash mob at Come See Me’s Gourmet Gardens. The seemingly random event kicked off the York County Regional Chamber’s Buy Local Campaign for 2012. Event spokesman Kevin Jones. The mob itself was organized and choreographed by the Chamber’s 2012 Leadership York County class. The mob, [...] Read More

York Mayor excited about new economic development board

York Mayor Eddie Lee says he’s excited about the creation of the city’s economic development board. Lee chairs the panel, which met for the first time last week. He said Friday that projects have been stalled for several years because of the economic downturn. Lee says those projects need to be re-energized and started again… [...] Read More

DiGiorgio retiring after 2012-2013 school year

Winthrop University president Anthony DiGiorgio said his tenure of the Rock Hill school will end following the next academic year. DiGiorgio broke the news to the university faculty and staff this morning in a video release, and addressed the media this afternoon. DiGiorgio says he and his wife, Gale, have enjoyed their time serving as [...] Read More

City of York gets new water supply

A new 20-year agreement was approved this week for York to purchase water from the City of Rock Hill. York Mayor Eddie Lee. York uses around 1.2-million gallons of water each day and recent growth in the area has added to the city’s demand. York will build an estimated 1.5-million dollar transfer station on Shiloh [...] Read More

Local Guard troops to deploy this summer

Army National Guard troops from York, Chester and Lancaster Counties are set to deploy this summer to Afghanistan, in for some, may be their third our fourth deployment overseas. 178th Engineer Battalion Command Sgt. Joe Medlin told WRHI late Tuesday the 160 troops come from very different backgrounds. While an exact date for the battalion’s [...] Read More