Chamber to host drop-in Thursday
FORT MILL -- The Fort Mill/Tega Cay Holiday Drop-In will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the newly renovated Clebourne House, 138 Clebourne St., Fort Mill, by presenting sponsor Piedmont Medical Center.
Donations to the Fort Mill Care Center will be accepted for admission and can be made payable by cash, check or credit card. Gift cards to local grocery stores also accepted.
For more information, call 803-547-5900 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Radio station moves to Rock Hill
ROCK HILL -- WBZK am 980 comes home to York County playing contemporary Christmas music this month.
For the several years, WBZK has been operated as a Hispanic radio station in Charlotte. New station owners, Michael and Dara Glinter of Fort Mill, wanted to bring WBZK back to York County. The studios will be located at 400 Pineview Road in Rock Hill.
For more information about WBZK, call 803-325-1533.
ROCK HILL -- Comporium Communications last week announced it completed the acquisition of Citizens Telephone and Sylvan Valley CATV Co., based in Brevard, N.C. The new ownership took effect last week.
Citizens Telephone's Vice President and General Manager Charles W. Pickelsimer Jr., and Comporium's CEO/President Bryant G. Barnes formalized the acquisition, first announced in January. Both enterprises are privately owned and declined to reveal financial details.
Visit comporium.com for more information.
Duke Energy announces changes
YORK -- Brett C. Carter, current senior vice president of customer service and business development, has been named president of Duke Energy Carolinas, effective Dec. 1.
He succeeds Ellen T. Ruff, who will become president, office of nuclear development.
The moves for Carter and Ruff are part of broader leadership changes at Duke Energy.
"The changes position the company to strengthen its focus on new generation, delivery efficiency and service excellence," said James E. Rogers, Duke Energy chairman, president and CEO.
Carter is now responsible for advancing the company's rate and regulatory initiatives, and managing state and local regulatory and governmental relations, economic development and community affairs. He will focus on education and advocacy on issues important to Duke Energy.
Ruff will work to further the development of new nuclear generation in the Carolinas, including advancing Duke Energy's plans for the proposed Lee Nuclear Station in South Carolina.
For more information, visit duke-energy.com.
Wylie group meets Wednesdays
LAKE WYLIE -- Lake Wylie's Friends in Business meets from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesdays at All Saints Catholic Church, intersection of Pole Branch Road and S.C. 274. Each week a local business group member speaks about what their business has to offer. Anyone interested in visiting, joining or needing more information should call 803-675-6022.