Two men fish along the banks of the Catawba river near the dam at the Fort Mill Access Area. The city of Tega Cay and Duke Energy are working on a plan to create a new recreation facility in the area that would be called Catawba Park. The design phase is nearly complete, but federal regulator has to approve plans before they can proceed.
Two men fish along the banks of the Catawba river near the dam at the Fort Mill Access Area. The city of Tega Cay and Duke Energy are working on a plan to create a new recreation facility in the area that would be called Catawba Park. The design phase is nearly complete, but federal regulator has to approve plans before they can proceed. Melissa Cherry Fort Mill Times file photo
Two men fish along the banks of the Catawba river near the dam at the Fort Mill Access Area. The city of Tega Cay and Duke Energy are working on a plan to create a new recreation facility in the area that would be called Catawba Park. The design phase is nearly complete, but federal regulator has to approve plans before they can proceed. Melissa Cherry Fort Mill Times file photo

John Marks covers community growth, municipalities and general news mainly in the Fort Mill and York County areas. He began writing for the Herald and sister papers in 2005 and won dozens of South Carolina Press Association and other awards since.

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