Extending Dave Lyle Boulevard from Rock Hill SC into Lancaster County SC would result in almost $2.4 billion in “annual economic output,” attracting more than 20,000 new jobs each year, according to a study by a Winthrop University economist.
American Tire, originally founded as J.H. Heafner Company in Lincolnton in 1935, landed at No. 514 on Fortune’s annual list of companies ranked by revenue. But it placed outside of the top 1,000 as recently as 2009.
Stocks posted solid gains in midday trading Wednesday as Chinese shares rebounded and traders wait to hear from the Federal Reserve. Strong results from companies like Gilead Sciences also helped push shares higher.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vowed to fight his four-game suspension Wednesday, and team owner Robert Kraft opened training camp by saying he continues to "believe and unequivocally support" the three-time Super Bowl MVP.
The House and Senate are moving toward passage of a three-month patch to keep federal highway and transit aid flowing to states while lawmakers seek the right mix of policy and revenue to achieve a long-term transportation deal.