COG http://catawbacog.org Mon, 13 Aug 2018 19:26:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Steel company expanding to Rock Hill, expected to bring 180 jobs to area http://catawbacog.org/featured-news/steel-company-expanding-to-rock-hill-expected-to-bring-180-jobs-to-area/ Mon, 13 Aug 2018 19:26:05 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5118 A new steel manufacturing site is expected to be up and running later this year in Rock Hill, bringing 180 new jobs and a $9 million investment to the area.

Schuff Steel Company will update an existing 148,000-square-foot fabrication site at 1345 Spencer Hall Road. The 45-acre site adds to a nationwide footprint for Schuff Steel, [...]]]> Town of Fort Mill http://catawbacog.org/our-region-at-a-glance/town-of-fort-mill/ Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:30:38 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=3411 The town of Fort Mill, located in York County, South Carolina, is located just across the state line from Charlotte, North Carolina along the I-77 corridor. The town has approximately 10,811 residents living within the corporate limits based on the 2010 Census.

The town was home to the Catawba Indians for many years. In the 1750’s [...]]]> Sharonview FCU to relocate headquarters, add jobs http://catawbacog.org/featured-news/sharonview-fcu-to-relocate-headquarters-add-jobs/ Wed, 25 Jul 2018 19:13:07 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5073 Sharonview Federal Credit Union is relocating its corporate headquarters within Lancaster County and plans to add scores of new jobs, the organization announced Wednesday. Sharonview’s President and CEO Bill Partin said the credit union will move from its current digs near the Redstone Ventures campus in Indian Land to new headquarters a little further south on [...]]]> SC is about to pave 600 miles of road. Here’s where in York, Lancaster, Chester http://catawbacog.org/featured-news/sc-is-about-to-pave-600-miles-of-road-heres-where-in-york-lancaster-chester/ Wed, 11 Jul 2018 19:23:10 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5052 For more than 30 miles of tri-county area asphalt, the drive is about to get a good deal smoother.

Off a record-breaking year for rebuilding state roads, the South Carolina Department of Transportation just approved $417 million to pave another 600 miles.

That money will pay for 19 projects in York, Lancaster and Chester counties.

York County is [...]]]> Timken announces $2.5M expansion http://catawbacog.org/featured-news/timken-announces-2-5m-expansion/ Mon, 02 Jul 2018 21:12:06 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5047 Timken Tyger River Plant, a leading manufacturer of bearings and bearing components, announced today that it is acquiring new equipment and machinery to increase capacity at the Union County facility. The project is expected to bring over $2.5 million in capital investment to expand operations and industrial growth.

The Timken Company is a Fortune 500 company [...]]]> IL sidewalk project gets final OK http://catawbacog.org/featured-news/il-sidewalk-project-gets-final-ok/ Mon, 02 Jul 2018 21:06:55 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5045 The Rock Hill-Fort Mill Area Transportation Study committee (RFATS) gave final approval Friday to a measure that will provide the additional funding to build a sidewalk near Indian Land High School. The sidewalk will be built on the northwest side of River Road. “The project will be a go sometime later this year. I just can’t tell [...]]]> CDBG Update – 3 Projects Awarded http://catawbacog.org/featured-projects/cdbg-update-2/ Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:05:14 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5034 The following three projects received funding from the April 2018 round of the Community Development Block Grant – Infrastructure Program:

 

 

 

 

 

Project Name: Roundtree Circle Pump Station Project

Grantee:                                                         Chester County

Total Project Cost:                                        $486,300

CDBG Funds:                                               $418,670

Chester County Wastewater Recovery:      $67,630

Beneficiaries:                                                 105 persons, 60 (57%) of whom are low and moderate income.

Project Description:  The project will [...]]]> New headquarters to bring 1,100 jobs, $34 million investment to Fort Mill http://catawbacog.org/featured-news/new-headquarters-to-bring-1100-jobs-34-million-investment-to-fort-mill/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 13:48:33 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5029 A mortgage service company is bringing more than 1,000 jobs and a $34 million investment with its new headquarters in the Fort Mill area.

RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corp. is coming to 2280 Deerfield Drive in the Southbridge Business Park at the former Knights Stadium property. The company announced the move Tuesday morning after York County Council [...]]]> Brownfields assessment grant will lead to evaluations of Eureka, Mill No. 1 http://catawbacog.org/featured-news/brownfields-assessment-grant-will-lead-to-evaluations-of-eureka-mill-no-1/ Tue, 12 Jun 2018 13:42:12 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5027 A $600,000 grant to the Catawba Regional Council of Governments (COG) from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will fund some environmental assessments of potentially contaminated sites, called “brownfield” sites in Chester, Lancaster, Union and York Counties. In Chester County, these funds will allow assessments to be conducted at the Eureka Mill site in Chester [...]]]> Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report 2017 open for comments http://catawbacog.org/featured-news/consolidated-annual-performance-and-evaluation-report-2017-open-for-comments/ Mon, 04 Jun 2018 17:25:43 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5019 The State of South Carolina has prepared a draft of its Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report, or CAPER, for Program Year 2017. The CAPER covers the State’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Programs [...]]]>