News In Brief - February 3, 2008

Rock Hill payday advance store robbed

A Rock Hill payday advance branch was robbed Saturday morning, police said.

Around 9:40 a.m., police responded to a robbery at Check-N-Go at 2349 Cherry Road, said Lt. Joe Johnson of the Rock Hill Police Department.

Two employees on their way to make a deposit were approached from behind by a masked man, Johnson said. The man pushed one employee to the ground and took the deposit bag, Johnson said. The man fled on foot with an undetermined amount of cash.

Anyone with information about the robbery should call the Rock Hill Police Department at 329-7200 or CrimeStoppers of York County at 1-877-409-4321.

Spratt to review the stimulus package on TV

U.S. Rep. John Spratt, D-S.C., will review the bipartisan economic stimulus package aimed at helping the economy during his February TV program.

Spratt will be joined on the program by House Budget Committee Chief of Staff Tom Kahn.

The program can be seen at noon today on ETV, channel 30, and on Comporium Cable channel 14 at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays all month long.

Zoar Road down to one lane until Feb. 28

Construction of a water main will reduce Zoar Road to one lane between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays beginning Monday and continuing until at least Feb. 28, according to a press release.

During the construction, no traffic will be allowed to turn onto Zoar Road from S.C. 160. Motorists can take a detour by going north to Hamilton Road and turning left toward Youngblood Road.

The road will be one lane until Feb. 28 or the completion of construction.

For more information, call Infrastructure Contractors at 684-2144 or the S.C. Department of Transportation at 327-6186.