The York County Council discusses cutting back extra money for "direct assistance" programs in order to avoid an increase in property taxes. But cuts to that funding could affect services to vulnerable groups: those struggling with substance abuse, victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and those living with physical and mental disabilities.
The Clear Springs Development Company landed another key piece of its Kingsley Park North development on S.C. 160, announcing Tuesday the construction of a 125-room Courtyard by Marriott. The hotel joins LPL Financial and the Lash Group as key tenants in the development. When completed it will be the second hotel within the Fort Mill town limits.
James Scott signed over part of his family’s land for a trail easement with Nation Fort Land Trust on May 1. This will allow project leaders with the Nation Ford Land Trust to build an additional 1.3 miles of trail along the Carolina Thread Trail.
A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house is scheduled for May 23 to open the Mary Warner Mack Dog Park at the Anne Springs Close Greenway. The park features more than 12 acres of enclosed natural space for dogs of all sizes and is located at the Adventure Road entrance of the Greenway on Springfield Parkway.
March to Normandy is a year-long campaign to raise $90,000 for the band’s trip to Normandy, France, where it has been invited to perform at the Normandy American Cemetery. Upcoming fundraisers include a yard sale on Saturday and concerts May 21-22.
Retiring Fort Mill High boys’ golf coach Steve Gribble and his family are hoping for support through a GoFundMe page to help pay for medical expenses related to the treatment for his young granddaughter’s rare, life-threatening condition.
1995: The fate of the old Majestic Theatre building on Confederate Street rested with the Fort Mill Community Playhouse. If the group accepted the building, it would be responsible for bringing the building up to code.