A new freestanding Starbucks is coming to Foothills Way and Carowinds Blvd, by I-77. This the site previously occupied by KFC. This is across from the busy I-77 Southbound off-ramp. The traffic for this corner is listed as I-77 with 152,700 vehicles per day and Carowinds Blvd with 38,400 vehicles per day.
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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.
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
- 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
- Cardiology, including cardiac catheterization
- Radiology, including MRI and CT
Details are on their proposition website at a now defunct webdomain
3rd CVS coming to Fort Mill
The clearing at the corner of US 12 Bypass and Springfield parkway is going to be the site of a new CVS Pharmacy. The site is located across Springfield Parkway from Captain Steve’s.
The project is part of a the Rutledge at Springfield which has planned to have 245 apartment dwelling units.
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.
High School #3 – Catawba Ridge High School
Catawba Ridge chosen as name for third Fort Mill high school
This is the clearing along the Fort Mill Bypass (aka The Southern Bypass) just south of S. Doby’s Bridge Road.
DQ Grill and Chill coming to 160 near Tega Cay
A new DQ Grill and Chill is being build on 160 in Tega Cay, between Aldi and Wal-Mart. There is no projected opening date available yet.
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.
Option A (click for larger image):
Option B (click for larger image):
Option C (click for larger image):
Waffle House coming to Regent Park
A Waffle House is coming to Fort Mill. It will be located at the entrance of Regent Park, in the parking lot of the Food Lion (former Bloom grocery store).
The property located at 1014 Regent Pkwy in Fort Mill is has been owned by them for at least a year. No word on the grand opening date has been made public yet.