Rock Hill leaders hope new sports facility will spur downtown development

A new sports facility is coming to downtown Rock Hill and city leaders believe it will be just as successful as the Rock Hill Sports and Event Center.

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The facility, which will sit near White Street and Stewart Avenue, is expected to make a multi–million dollar economic impact. It will feature pickleball, basketbal and volleyball courts, allowing the facility to host major sporting events. In addition, a private developer will build townhomes next to the site.

>> In the video at the top of this page, Channel 9′s South Carolina reporter Tina Terry talks to Rock Hill’s mayor and a small business owner about the potential impact the new facility could have.

VIDEO: Business owners focus on bringing more foot traffic to downtown Rock Hill