About Fort Mill

About Fort Mill

About Fort Mill

By on October 4, 2011 in About Fort Mill with 1 Comment

The town of Fort Mill, SC is wonderfully located in the northern part of South Carolina along the I-77 corridor just south of Charlotte, NC. We have a small town, laid back lifestyle with access to all the amenities of a major metropolitan area. Fort Mill has been and continues to be one of the […]

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Festivals and Events

Fall Frolic

Fall Frolic

By on October 5, 2013 in Festivals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Fall is finally here, and what better way to enjoy it than being outdoors?  The Anne Springs Close Greenway will be hosting its annual Fall Frolic festival every weekend in October.  Come out and enjoy all that the Greenway has to offer with family-friendly activities for ALL ages! Tickets can be purchased at event entrance:  […]

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The Pumpkin Festival at Bush-N-Vine Farm

The Pumpkin Festival at Bush-N-Vine Farm

By on September 26, 2013 in Festivals with 0 Comments

  THE PUMPKIN FESTIVAL OPENS   When you feel Autumn in the air and the leaves begin to change color, you know it is time to plan a family outing to the Pumpkin Festival at the Bush-N-Vine Farm over in York. This year the opening day is Saturday, September 28th and a host of entertainment, […]

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Pictures From Fiddle ‘n Pig Shindig

Pictures From Fiddle ‘n Pig Shindig

By on September 22, 2013 in Festivals with 0 Comments

Fun was had by all ages at yesterdays Fiddle ‘n Pig Shindig at Anne Springs Close Greenway. Those present enjoyed live Bluegrass music and unlimited BBQ samples from the more than 20 teams participating in the BBQ Competition. This is an annual event that until this year was called the BBQ and Bluegrass Festival. It […]

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Lifestyle and Fashion

Summer Swish

Summer Swish

Summer Swish “The latest craze sweeping the country is ethical, eco-fabulous, social and fun. Welcome to the future of fashion.” – Jess Cartner-Morley, Marie Claire Magazine   Swishing is the party version of a free, secondhand, clothes swap!  It is a fun an organized way to clean out your closet, get together with good friends […]

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Recipes

Recipe: Farro and Fruit Salad

Recipe: Farro and Fruit Salad

By on September 5, 2013 in Recipes with 1 Comment

If you haven’t tried farro, this ancient grain is something you might want to add to your dinner table. It’s a versatile grain with a nutty flavor and a light, chewy texture. You can use it in a variety of ways- soups, salads, as a breakfast cereal or a side dish. Farro is one of […]

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Recipe: Caramel Apple Protein Shake

Recipe: Caramel Apple Protein Shake

By on August 27, 2013 in Recipes with 2 Comments

It’s apple season, but instead enjoying a caloric, high in sugar and fat apple treat, why not try a healthy Caramel Apple Protein Shake? This is a super thick, creamy, and filling protein shake that is perfect as a meal replacement. AND it only has about 230 calories. (This will vary some based on the […]

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Recipe: Raspberry Poppy Seed Dressing

Recipe: Raspberry Poppy Seed Dressing

By on August 21, 2013 in Recipes, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

  Making homemade salad dressings is something that only takes a few minutes and the taste is almost always superior to a bottled dressing. Plus, NO preservatives. You know we could all use less of those.   Lately I’ve taken an interest in making homemade salad dressings using fruit as a base. Not only does […]

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Schools

Fort Mill Rocks!

Fort Mill Rocks!

By on October 20, 2013 in Schools, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Moving to Fort Mill has been a welcome adventure!  New places, people and things keep me excited about where I now call home.  For example, 100 days ago I had no idea what a “Spirit Rock” was.  Soon after the 2013/2014 school year started, I got the message! Fort Mill Schools Spirit Rocks’ are a […]

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Boys Fall Lacrosse Camp

Boys Fall Lacrosse Camp

By on September 16, 2013 in Schools with 0 Comments

Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in the south. If your son is thinking about playing lacrosse and not sure where to begin, there is an upcoming event that can help. On Saturday October 19th from 9am -12 boys in grades 3-8 can join the Fort Mill HS players and coaches for a 1 […]

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Fort Mill School Bond Vote on Tuesday

Fort Mill School Bond Vote on Tuesday

By on April 28, 2013 in Schools with 0 Comments

The future of Fort Mill Schools will be decided this Tuesday April 30th as voters go to the polls to vote yay or nay on a $54 million bond sale. If passed the money will be used to expand both Fort Mill High School and Nation Ford High School, build a new Riverview Elementary (the current […]

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Real Estate

M/I Homes Set To Begin Building In Hawk’s Creek

M/I Homes Set To Begin Building In Hawk’s Creek

By on August 28, 2013 in Real Estate with 0 Comments

There’s a brand new community coming to the Tega Cay area. On August 18, leaders from M/I Homes of Charlotte and the York County Regional Chamber held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Hawk’s Creek at Tega Cay. Hawk’s Creek is located off of Highway 160 and will have 159 homes. M/I Homes is offering 2 different […]

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Standard Pacific Building in Eppington South and Springfield

Standard Pacific Building in Eppington South and Springfield

By on June 16, 2013 in Real Estate with 0 Comments

Standard Pacific Homes is gearing up to begin building in 2 new neighborhoods in Fort Mill- Eppington South and Springfield. Several years ago, Standard Pacific began building in The Forest at Fort Mill and they have been building in  The Reserve at Gold Hill for a number of years. Eppington South is an upscale neighborhood off of […]

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Fort Mill Neighborhoods: Olde Williamsburg

Fort Mill Neighborhoods: Olde Williamsburg

By on May 25, 2013 in Real Estate with 1 Comment

If a neighborhood with a country living feel is what you seek, take a look at Olde Williamsburg. It is located on the eastern side of Fort Mill off of Highway 160/Tom Hall St towards Indian Land. This side of town is very convenient to the Ballantyne area of Charlotte as well as the Highway 521 […]

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Local Attractions

Scarowinds 2013

Scarowinds 2013

By on September 23, 2013 in Local Attractions with 0 Comments

Three new attractions await visitors to SCarowinds – open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night through the end of October – the transformed Carowinds and premier Halloween attraction in the region. This is the 14th season of the frightening holiday venue, which this year unveils London Terror, trying to survive the murderous streets of the […]

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Apple Season at WIndy Hill Orchard

Apple Season at WIndy Hill Orchard

By on August 19, 2013 in Farmer Markets, Local Attractions with 0 Comments

School starts back tomorrow in Fort Mill! You know what that means don’t you? It’s apple season! Many newcomers to the area may not realize that you don’t have to drive all the way to the mountains to enjoy fresh Carolina apples. York County has its own apple orchard, Windy Hill Orchard in the quaint […]

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US National Whitewater Center

US National Whitewater Center

By on June 13, 2013 in Local Attractions with 1 Comment

  The US National Whitewater Center is hands down one of the coolest places ever. Located in Charlotte off of I-85 near Belmont, the Whitewater Center consists of 400 acres along the Catawba River. It is the largest man-made white water river in the world, filled with 12 million gallons of well water. And it’s […]

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Other Recent Posts

Fort Mill Rocks!

By on October 20, 2013 in Schools, Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Fort Mill Rocks!

Moving to Fort Mill has been a welcome adventure!  New places, people and things keep me excited about where I now call home.  For example, 100 days ago I had no idea what a “Spirit Rock” was.  Soon after the 2013/2014 school year started, I got the message! Fort Mill Schools Spirit Rocks’ are a […]

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Over the River and Through the Woods at Fort Mill Playhouse

By on October 11, 2013 in Things To Do with 0 Comments
Over the River and Through the Woods at Fort Mill Playhouse

Fort Mill Playhouse: Over the River and Through the Woods   What better way to relax and enjoy the antics of a traditional Italian-American family than right after a traditional Italian dinner? The Fort Mill Playhouse is providing just that homespun experience with its dinner-theatre presentation of “Over the River and through the Woods,” October […]

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Fall Frolic

By on October 5, 2013 in Festivals, Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Fall Frolic

Fall is finally here, and what better way to enjoy it than being outdoors?  The Anne Springs Close Greenway will be hosting its annual Fall Frolic festival every weekend in October.  Come out and enjoy all that the Greenway has to offer with family-friendly activities for ALL ages! Tickets can be purchased at event entrance:  […]

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