York County

You're Not Under House Arrest, South Carolina

April 9, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Those aren't jail bars on your porch, friends. You can still go out front, as long as you're not congregating in public. Credit South Carolina Public Radio Some South Carolinians, it seems, are not entirely sure what Gov. Henry McMaster's "work-or-home" order fully means...

Old Town Farmers Market: Where Rock Hill Shops Local

April 7, 2020 - Posted in Business by Shannon Simmons
Old Town Farmer's Market in Rock Hill

Homegrown fruits, vegetable, and meats are just some of the things you can find at the Old Town Farmers Market . Originally starting as a Thursday evening event, the market has grown and partnered with local restaurant Legal Remedy Brewing to host more events. Sarah Key ,...

York County's Real Estate Industry Is Doing Well Despite (Because of?) the Coronavirus

March 23, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Business is suffering some of the worst effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Some, like restaurants, may not be able to make it back , even if our collective quarantine were to end today. But a few industries are doing very well. In York County, at least, residential real...

Main Water Break results in Boil Water Advisory Throughout York County

October 10, 2019 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
Rock Hill Water Filter Plant

On Wednesday, October 9, there was a 20” water main break at the Water Plant on Cherry Road in York County. It was repaired around 1:00 AM this morning, with the water plant coming online around 3:00 AM. Although 125,000 customers have been affected with around 30 million...

Tapping Into York County's Booming Craft Beer Scene

September 30, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
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Even just three or four years ago, one of the biggest complaints people had about York County was that there wasn't much to do there if you were looking for a night out. Brewhouses have certainly helped changed that. The six brewpubs and breweries that now operate in Rock...

My Last Week | Endowment Intern RoseCatherine

July 30, 2019 - Posted in Local by RoseCatherine James
RoseCatherine at Critter Creek Farm's Goat Yoga

As my last week at ETV closes out, I'm sad to leave the experience behind, but excited to take my new skills with me into my last semester at the University of South Carolina. This summer has taught me so much. I've learned to work in different office environments and how...

Made Here | Goat Yoga

July 29, 2019 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Cannon
Goat Yoga at the White Home in Rock Hill, SC

Critter Creek Farm raises Fainting Goats and Nigerian Dwarf Goats, as well as farms flowers full-time. On top of that, Critter Creek Farm 's Terri Gustin decided to jump on the Goat Yoga train three years ago. She made that decision after her children had gone off to...

Made Here | Ceramics - and More!

July 9, 2019 - Posted in Business by RoseCatherine James
Ceramics and More studio

Ceramics and More is a family-owned and operated walk-in studio offering ceramics, canvases, and clay hand building. The business was previously owned by Jennifer Elkins’ in-laws, before they passed it down to her family in 2017. Ceramics and More offers something for...

Independence Day at Brattonsville

July 3, 2019 - Posted in Local by RoseCatherine James
Historic Brattonsville

Red, white, and blue bunting line the porch rails of the admissions building and gift shop at Brattonsville, with matching bows on the door. As always, the plantation is quiet. Void of the bustle of technology, birds and farm animals can be heard. But despite its quiet,...

Made Here | All-Natural Extracts

June 17, 2019 - Posted in Business by RoseCatherine James
Excellent Extracts

Excellent Extracts is a small business in Rock Hill, S.C. that makes food-safe extracts for cooking, baking, drinks, and more. Owner Casandra Merwin describes how her passion for living a clean, healthy lifestyle came when her stepson entered her life. She explains, “Before...

All-Electric Public Transit Launches in Rock Hill

June 7, 2019 - Posted in Local by RoseCatherine James
My Ride Rock Hill

My Ride Rock Hill , the city’s free public busing system, is launching Monday, June 10, as the first public transit system to begin all-electric. Route 1 begins Monday with Routes 2-4 starting July 1. While many public transit systems are currently trying to convert from...

Made Here | Sustainable Wall Decor

June 3, 2019 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Cannon
Wildly Urban Wall Decor

Wildly Urban is a company that creates hand-crafted air plant decor using reclaimed wood and salvaged leather. Owner Carrie Gordon discusses her passion for sustainability. She explains, "I came up with this idea after my husband started his business and we had a lot of...

Starting Strong | Endowment Intern RoseCatherine

May 22, 2019 - Posted in Local by RoseCatherine James
RoseCatherine Interviewing

During my first week at ETV Carolinas in Rock Hill, I attended meetings, training, and completed a story on BloomFest and Glencairn Garden. While the first day was understandably slow, the rest of the week picked up quickly. Monday was spent finding story ideas and setting...

BloomFest Shows Off Glencairn Garden and Local Vendors

May 16, 2019 - Posted in Local by RoseCatherine James
Glencairn Garden

BloomFest at Glencairn Garden in Rock Hill, South Carolina, is preparing to help kick off spring on Saturday. The craft and garden festival has local vendors, family events, and for the first time food trucks. Falling on the same day as Kids to Park Day, the event doubles...

Made Here | The Beverage-Filled Tote Bag

February 20, 2019 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Cannon
Swankey Tote Bag

The Swankey is a fully-functioning tote bag that has a cooler compartment. The creator, Tracey Luebbers from Lake Wylie, explains how she came up with the idea. She says, "I came up with the idea in 2011 and headed to our community pool one afternoon. I was carrying a tote...

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