First look at proposed Fort Mill Medical Center

The development plan for the site of Fort Mill Medical Center, slated for the corner of SC-160 and US-21 Bypass, have been released. These plans are subject to change.

Source: https://fortmillsc.gov/vertical/Sites/%7B894D93CD-8531-44A3-AD07-5FA5073B2BDF%7D/uploads/Final_2-18-2020_Packet.pdf
page 25.

The orginal propostal back in 2010 was as follows:

Piedmont Medical Center and its parent company Tenet Health:

Location: Just off I-77 and across from the Peach Stand at Highway 160 and US 21 Bypass.

Total Beds: 100

Other details:

  • State-of-the-art technology
  • 17 beds devoted to ER so you’re seen ASAP in an emergency
  • A comprehensive women’s center including labor and delivery
  • Pediatric services to care for your family
  • 10 Intensive Care Unit beds to care for our community’s most critical patients
  • General medical and surgical services
  • Orthopedics
  • Cardiology, including cardiac catheterization
  • Radiology, including MRI and CT
  • Endoscopy

Details are on their proposition website at a now defunct webdomain

RoundPoint Mortgage coming to Fort Mill

RoundPoint Mortgage Servicing Corp. will build a $34 million headquarters and will kick off development of Southbridge for Lincoln Harris of Charlotte. It’s the first planned new construction in Southbridge since Lincoln Harris and Cato bought the property that included the Knights Castle site in Fort Mill.

 

RoundPoint Mortgage is also expecting to add another 1,100 jobs after the building is complete.

Klopenstine Dental planned for Springfield Town Center

We have been seeing a lot of building around Springfield Town Center, where the Harris Teeter on Springfield Parkway is located.  It appears that all of the outbuildings directly behind the Harris Teeter are planned for retail office space.

The building located closest to Family Trust FCU is going to be Klopenstine Dental. The address for that building is 452 Mercantile Pl, Fort Mill, SC.  While currently unconfirmed, this might be the new office for Dr. Mark Kopenstine, DDS whom currently is part of Shiland Dentistry in Rock Hill.

Middle School Boundary Options Announced

On Oct 11th, a  Community Meeting was held to reveal the middle school boundaries for the school year starting 2017.  See images below to review the current and proposed options. 

From Oct 11th-31st, the Feedback period is open for comments from the public.  Click Here For Online Feedback From.

On Nov 1st, the Administration presents middle attendance area recommendation to the Board of Trustees.

From Nov 2nd-14th, a second Community feedback is requested based on administration’s recommendation.

On Nov 15th, Current members of the Board of Trustees take action on the administration’s middle school attendance area recommendation that was presented on November 1st.

Current Boundaries:

ms-currentOption A (click for larger image):ms-option-a

Option B (click for larger image):
ms-option-bOption C (click for larger image):

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Fort Mill Schools Bell Times Changed

On May 19th, the Board of Trustees approved to modify school start times (bell schedules), starting with the 2015-2016 school year.

The following chart reflects the new bell times versus current bell schedule.

New Bell Schedule

Last Year’s Bell Schedule

Elementary: 7:40 am – 2:25 pm Elementary:  7:45 am – 2:30 pm
Middle: 8:10 am – 3:20 pm Middle:  8:20 am – 3:30 pm
High: 8:40 am – 3:40 pm High: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

The new bell times will begin Monday, August 17, 2015, which is the first day of school for the 2015/2016 school year.