College town struggles to gel

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Freshmen students who move onto Winthrop University’s campus this week may not know it, but school and Rock Hill officials have been working for years to plan and build a “college town” for them.

It once took shape in the form of Thursday’s “College Night” at Scandal’s nightclub on Cherry Road, near Winthrop.

Decades before that, some flocked to Daddy’s Money – later named The Money – a live music venue and bar that opened in the 1960s across from Winthrop.

Over the years, the southern stretch of one of Rock Hill’s busiest roads has been home to a revolving door of restaurants, anchored by some that have lasted.

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