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The 2014 Buzzies – The Herald’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards

For 16 years, The Herald and heraldonline.com have given our readers a chance to tell us about your favorites around town with The Buzzies – our annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

This year, all your favorite categories are back, but we’ve made a few tweaks here and there. You still let us know your favorite York County people and places, goods and services, and where you go for the best grub or to get your toes done.

You rewarded many of your old favorites – including extending one local landmark’s perfect record to 16-for-16 – for maintaining top-quality service.

But plenty of newcomers broke through this year, and some of those knocked off longtime repeat winners.

In more than 100 categories, you made your choices clear about who has the best food, and who offers the best service.

A special section with more details is inside Sunday's newspaper. Here's a list of all the winners.

FOOD & DRINK

Best Bakery

Carswell Bakery

1204 Mt. Gallant Road, Rock Hill

Best Barbecue

521 BBQ & Grill

7580 Charlotte Highway, Fort Mill

1135 Stonecrest Blvd., Tega Cay

Best Biscuits

Bojangles’

2382 Cherry Road, Rock Hill

1278 E. Main St., Rock Hill

493 Herlong Ave., Rock Hill

Best Breakfast/Brunch

The Yolk

1912 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill

Best Buffet

Golden Corral

1031 N. Anderson Road, Rock Hill

Best Cakes & Cupcakes

Cupcrazed Cakery

936 Market St., Fort Mill

Best Chinese

Red Bowl Asian Bistro

2760 Celanese Road, Rock Hill

845 Stockbridge Drive, Fort Mill

Best Coffee

Starbucks

1303 Riverchase Blvd., Rock Hill

926 Market St., Fort Mill

Best Dessert

Amelie’s French Bakery

157 E. Main St., Rock Hill

Best Doughnuts

Krispy Kreme

1525 Celanese Road, Rock Hill

Best Family Restaurant

Best Meal Under $20

Best Place to Take a Date

Best Restaurant Service

White Horse

1022 Camden Ave., Rock Hill

Best Fried Chicken

Shrimp Boat

771 S. Heckle Blvd., Rock Hill

1411 Cherry Road, Rock Hill

Best Fries

Five Guys Burgers and Fries

1460 Meeting Blvd., Rock Hill

Best Hamburger

Sonny’s Dutch Mill

550 N. Anderson Road, Rock Hill

Best Hot Dog

Ebenezer Grill

1525 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill

Best Ice Cream

PW’s Gourmet Ice Cream

491 S. Herlong Ave., Rock Hill

Best Italian

Olive Garden

519 John Ross Parkway, Rock Hill

Best Japanese

Sake Express

2455 Cherry Road, Rock Hill

Most Kid-Friendly

Chick-fil-A

2245 Dave Lyle Blvd., Rock Hill

2415 Cherry Road, Rock Hill

1600 S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill

Best Meal Under $10

Mary’s Café

1349 Fire Tower Road, Rock Hill

Best Meal Under $30

Michael’s Rock Hill Grille

1039 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill

Best Meal Under $40

LongHorn Steakhouse

2255 Crosspointe Drive, Rock Hill

Best Mexican

El Cancun

1244 N. Cherry Road, Rock Hill

Best Milkshake

Cook-Out

738 Cherry Road, Rock Hill

Best Onion Rings

Pier 51 Seafood

3921 Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill

Best Patio/Outdoor Dining

T-Bones on the Lake

3990 Charlotte Highway, Lake Wylie

Best Pizza

Empire Pizza

1415 Riverchase Blvd., Rock Hill

4811 Old York Road, Newport

1504 Carolina Place Drive, Fort Mill

Best Salad

Ruby Tuesday

1410 Old Springdale Road, Rock Hill

Best Sandwich/Sub

Sub Station II

403 Cherry Road, Rock Hill

Best Seafood

Captain Steve’s

1975 U.S. 21 Bypass, Fort Mill

Best Sports Bar

Luke’s Sports Bar and Grill

465 S. Herlong Ave., Rock Hill

Best Steakhouse

Texas Roadhouse

2367 Dave Lyle Blvd., Rock Hill

Best Sunday Meal

Cracker Barrel

2140 Mana Court, Rock Hill

295 Carowinds Blvd., Fort Mill

Best Vietnamese

Thi’s Place on Main

210 E. Main St., Rock Hill

Best Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings

1460 Meeting Blvd., Rock Hill

PEOPLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Best Accountant/Tax Preparer

Betty Richardson, B&G Tax Service

263 Anderson Road, Rock Hill

Best Band

MTB (Matt Tucker Band)

Best Bartender

Joy Richardson, Luke’s Sports Bar and Grill

465 S. Herlong Ave., Rock Hill

Best Caterer

Southern Salads and Sandwich Co.

1724 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill

2000 S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill

Best Festival

Come-See-Me

Best Golf Course

Rock Hill Country Club

600 Country Club Drive, Rock Hill

Best Insurance Agent

David Angel, The Angel Agency

404 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill

Best Lawyer

Tommy Pope, Elrod Pope Law Firm

212 E. Black St., Rock Hill

264 Latitude Lane, Lake Wylie

Best Park

Riverwalk, Rock Hill Outdoor Center

Herrons Ferry Road, Rock Hill

Best Radio Personality

Ace & TJ, The Ace & TJ Show

WHQC-FM, Channel 96.1

Best Real Estate Agent

Stacey Sauls, Keller Williams Realty

1030 Assembly Drive, Fort Mill

Best Sportscaster

Chris Miller

WRHI-AM/FM, Interstate 107 and 104.1 The Bridge

Best TV Station

CN2

Best Veterinarian

Catawba Animal Clinic

2241 India Hook Road, Rock Hill

HEALTH & WELLNESS & BEAUTY

Best Chiropractor

Dr. Drew Kasic, Advanced Care Clinic

1430 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill

Best Hair Salon

Best Day Spa

Salon Naman

1445 Riverchase Blvd., Rock Hill

Best Dentist

Espinal & Willis, Carolinas Center for Advanced Dentistry

1144-F India Hood Road, Rock Hill

Best Family Physician

Shiland Family Medicine

2633 Celanese Road, Rock Hill

704 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill

Best Health/Fitness Club

Upper Palmetto YMCA

402 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill

325 Rawlinson Road, Rock Hill (Aquatics Center)

1735 Heckle Blvd., Rock Hill (Wellness Center)

1785 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill

857 Promenade Walk, Fort Mill

4036 Charlotte Highway, Lake Wylie

107 S. Main St., Clover

117 Carolina Crossing Drive, York

103 E. Madison St., York

Best Nail Salon

Blush Nail Bar & Spa

1460 Meeting Blvd., Rock Hill

Best Orthodontist

Thomas & Leitner Orthodontics

1033 Bay Shore Drive, Rock Hill

105 Ben Casey Drive, Fort Mill

Best Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Charles Crawford

1236 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill

1686 S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill

Best Pediatrician

Dr. Douglas Hansen, Palmetto Pediatrics

2450 India Hood Road, Rock Hill

Best Pharmacy

CVS

2707 Celanese Road, Rock Hill

1746 Heckle Blvd., Rock Hill

609 N. Cherry Road, Rock Hill

510 Tom Hall St., Fort Mill

1740 S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill

4724 Charlotte Highway, Lake Wylie

690 Bethel St., Clover

GOODS & SERVICES

Best Antiques Store

The Shoppes at River’s Edge

951 Celriver Road, Rock Hill

Best Appliance Store

Best Home Improvement Store

Lowe’s Home Improvement

1350 Springdale Road, Rock Hill

1640 S.C. 160, Fort Mill

1010 E. Liberty St., York

5288 S.C. 557, Clover

Best Auto Body Shop

Carolina Collision & Frame Service

1012 Hearn St., Rock Hill

Best Auto Parts Supply Store

Advance Auto Parts

709 Albright Road, Rock Hill

861 Heckle Blvd., Rock Hill

2166 Cherry Road, Rock Hill

10003 Charlotte Highway, Fort Mill

3055 S.C. 160 West, Tega Cay

940 Bethel St., Clover

718 E. Liberty St., York

Best Auto Service

Best Tire Dealer

Drum’s Tire & Battery Service

817 W. Main St., Rock Hill

Best Bank/Credit Union

Family Trust Federal Credit Union

1615 Progress Way, Rock Hill

2153 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill

1490 Albright Road, Rock Hill

1219 S.C. 55 East, Clover

1690 Old York Road, York

430 Mercantile Place, Fort Mill

Best Bicycle Shop

Rock Hill Bike Shop

1636 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill

Best Book Store

Books-A-Million

540 John Ross Parkway, Rock Hill

Best Car Wash

Quick C

1250 Riverchase Blvd., Rock Hill

Best Carpet/Flooring Store

Outlook Flooring

774 Corporate Blvd., Rock Hill

Best Cellphone Provider

Verizon Wireless

2143 Mana Court, Rock Hill

Best Child Care Center

Carolina Kids

2331 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill

2850 Old Nation Road, Fort Mill

Best Consignment Store

Plato’s Closet

1530 Meeting Blvd., Rock Hill

Best Department Store

Best Women’s Clothing

Belk

2251 Dave Lyle Blvd., Rock Hill

Best Discount Store

Best Kids’ Clothing

Target

1900 Springsteen Road, Rock Hill

Best Dry Cleaners

Freeman’s

1045 Camden Ave., Rock Hill

Best Employment Agency

Staffmark

291 Willowbrook Ave., Rock Hill

Best Eyeglasses & Contacts Store

Colletto Eye Care

356 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill

Best Flower Shop

Plant Peddler

261 N. Anderson Road, Rock Hill

Best Funeral Home

Greene Funeral Home

355 E. White St., Rock Hill

Best Furniture Store

Badcock Home Furniture

745 Albright Road, Rock Hill

Best Gift Shop

Best Interior Design

Hobby Lobby

1526 Meeting Blvd., Rock Hill

Best Heating & A/C Repairs

Comfort Systems

1010 E. White St., Rock Hill

Best Homebuilder

Habitat for Humanity

825 Anderson Road North, Rock Hill

Best Hunting/Fishing Store

Nichols Store

1980 Mount Holly Road, Rock Hill

Best Jewelry Store

Allison Love’s Fine Jewelry

2030 Cherry Road, Rock Hill

Best Landscaping/Yard Care

Rolling Hills Nursery & Landscaping

873 Museum Road, Rock Hill

Best Maid Service

Ready Maids

935 E. Main St., Rock Hill

Best Martial Arts Instruction

Pak’s Taekwondo

1027 Cranford St., Rock Hill

Best Men’s Clothing

The Men’s Shop

49 N. Congress St., York

Best Nursery/Garden Store

Wilson’s Nursery & Garden Center

921 W. Main St., Rock Hill

Best Office Supply Store

Office Depot

2349-81 Cherry Road, Rock Hill

Best Overall Customer Service

Chick-fil-A

2245 Dave Lyle Blvd., Rock Hill

2415 Cherry Road, Rock Hill

1600 S.C. 160 West, Fort Mill

Best Pawn Shop

David’s Pawn Shop

1425 Cherry Road, Rock Hill

Best Pet Grooming

Dogma & Fetch

24 N. Congress St., York

Best Pet Store

PetSmart

1100 Hospitality Drive, Rock Hill

Best Photography Studio

Photographic Designs by Penny Young

1038 Holly Road, Rock Hill

Best Place to Buy Gas

QuikTrip

1195 Riverview Road, Rock Hill

664 Anderson Road North, Rock Hill

990 S. Cherry Road, Rock Hill

3836 Celanese Road, Rock Hill

974 Sutton Road, Fort Mill

891 Gold Hill Road, Fort Mill

3282 U.S. 21, Fort Mill

4020 Charlotte Highway, Clover

Best Plumbing Service

Roto-Rooter

2352 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill

Best Print Shop

Southpaw Screen Printing and Embroidery

1030 Edwards St., Rock Hill

Best Real Estate Company

Allen Tate

1602 Ebenezer Road, Rock Hill

Best Rental Store

Gala Affairs

1368 Constitution Blvd., Rock Hill

Best Seniors/Retirement Home

Westminster Towers

1330 India Hook Road, Rock Hill

Best Shoe Store

Rack Room Shoes

2331 Dave Lyle Blvd., Rock Hill

Best Spirits Store

O’Darby’s

1421 Riverchase Blvd., Rock Hill

739 Galleria Blvd., Rock Hill

4891 Old York Road, Rock Hill

Best Sporting Equipment Store

Academy Sports & Outdoors

2468 Crosspointe Drive, Rock Hill

Best Tanning Salon

UltraTan

1910 Cinema Drive, Rock Hill

725 Cherry Road, Rock Hill

1750 West S.C. 160, Fort Mill

Best Travel Agency

Mann Travels

411 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill

Best Wrecker Service

Interstate Towing & Recovery

121 Wood St., Rock Hill

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