COG http://catawbacog.org Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:03:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 ’A headquarters destination’: What Project Silver may bring Lancaster County http://catawbacog.org/featured-news/a-headquarters-destination-what-project-silver-may-bring-lancaster-county/ Tue, 19 Mar 2019 21:03:05 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5818 An 87-acre Indian Land site is up for rezoning and could bring a massive corporate location near Bridgemill, Ansley Park and Thousand Oaks.

The 9258 Charlotte Hwy. site currently has a home with a garage and barn.

The plan for what’s called “Project Silver” shows a two-story, 300,00-square-foot office building. The site would have 350 employee parking [...]]]> A startling development (or even two or three) http://catawbacog.org/featured-news/a-startling-development-or-even-two-or-three/ Tue, 05 Mar 2019 22:29:26 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5785 “You’re it.”

That’s what brokers and developers of all kinds are telling Chester County Economic Development Director Karlisa Parker Dean when it comes to considering Chester County as the Next Big Thing for development.

The growth in the county, not only in the industrial sector but now also in the housing sector, has led those developers and [...]]]> Federal grant will upgrade Heath Springs sewer facility http://catawbacog.org/featured-news/federal-grant-will-upgrade-heath-springs-sewer-facility/ Tue, 05 Mar 2019 22:24:06 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5783 Heath Springs will get a much-needed $1.4 million upgrade at the town’s wastewater treatment plant, thanks to a federal grant that pays for 86 percent of the work. The money for the upgrades is coming from a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program facilitated by the S.C. Commerce Department. Town council unanimously voted Tuesday night to provide [...]]]> City of Lancaster http://catawbacog.org/our-region-at-a-glance/city-of-lancaster/ Tue, 05 Mar 2019 13:30:31 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=3349 The City of Lancaster, also known as the “Red Rose City,” is located in Lancaster County and serves as the county seat.  The city has a population of 10,160 residents based on the 2010 Census.

Established in the mid 1700’s by Scotch-Irish and English settlers from the region of the famous House of Lancaster, this area [...]]]> Revolving Loan Fund News http://catawbacog.org/featured-projects/revolving-loan-fund-news/ Tue, 12 Feb 2019 14:34:57 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5725 Catawba Regional recently merged the Waccamaw Regional Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) into Catawba Regional’s Revolving Loan Fund. This increased Catawba Regional’s RLF lending area to include Georgetown, Horry, and Williamsburg counties, for a total of 29 South Carolina counties eligible for RLF lending and 35 South Carolina counties eligible for the SC Agribusiness Loan Fund (SCALF). RLF [...]]]> Need a first job, better job or new skills in York County region? This can help http://catawbacog.org/featured-projects/need-a-first-job-better-job-or-new-skills-in-york-county-region-this-can-help/ Mon, 11 Feb 2019 21:58:20 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5721 At 64, Lancaster resident James Blackmon is learning a new trade.

After retiring as a truck driver in 2016, Blackmon realized he wanted to fund home projects and needed a job. That’s where SC Works stepped in. 

SC Works is a brand of services aimed to help job seekers in South Carolina. At no cost to the [...]]]> York County leaders turn focus to mass transit needs http://catawbacog.org/featured-news/york-county-leaders-turn-focus-to-mass-transit-needs/ Mon, 11 Feb 2019 18:58:23 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5719 As Charlotte plans for mass transit, neighboring communities in South Carolina soon may look to join them.

There may be little alternative.

“We talk about roads,” Rock Hill-Fort Mill Area Transportation Study director David Hooper told his group’s policy committee late last week. “We’ve widened most of the roads. I keep saying this. Everyone is not going [...]]]> Straight Talk interview on Fort Mill School District population growth http://catawbacog.org/featured-news/straight-talk-interview-on-fort-mill-school-district-population-growth/ Mon, 28 Jan 2019 20:50:47 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5685 Straight Talk with Manning Kimmel radio interview with Dr. Chuck Epps, Fort Mill Schools Superintendent and Cole McKinney from the Catawba Regional Council of Governments on January 25, 2019. The interview discussed population projections for the Fort Mill School District. Click here to hear the interview.

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Clemson Extension partnering on Resource Rodeo for S.C. farmers http://catawbacog.org/featured-news/clemson-extension-partnering-on-resource-rodeo-for-s-c-farmers/ Mon, 28 Jan 2019 14:37:09 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5680 The Clemson Extension Agribusiness Team is partnering on an event aimed at offering a plethora of resources and programming to help South Carolina farmers succeed.

Centrally located in the state’s capital, the 2019 S.C. Farmer Resource Rodeo is set for 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, at the River Center at Saluda Shoals, 5605 Bush River [...]]]> 2018 a very successful year http://catawbacog.org/featured-news/2018-a-very-successful-year/ Wed, 09 Jan 2019 16:53:46 +0000 http://catawbacog.org/?p=5625 2018 a very successful year | Union Daily Times [...]]]>