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York Named 10 Best Small Town Cultural Scenes

York County is filled with small towns that pack a big punch of charm, and York is no exception to that. Our county seat has now been recognized by USA TODAY through the 10Best Readers' Choice Awards. York, South Carolina made the 10Best list for Best Small Town Cultural Scene. The contest…

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Learn about the Catawba Indian Tribe

The Catawba Indian Nation is located in Rock Hill and is the only federally recognized tribe in South Carolina. Their history is traced along ancesteral lands along the Catawba River dating back 6000 years. The Catawba Nation is believed to have lived across the Piedmont of South Carolina, North…

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Walk in the footsteps of the Friendship 9

The year was 1961. Rock Hill was about to be placed on the national stage for the Civil Rights Movement. For the past year, freshman at Friendship College in Rock Hill were training for a peaceful sit-in to protest segregation. On January 31st, ten students walked nearly a mile from Friendship…

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