Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Phillips-66 U-Gas station worker realized the man was leaving without paying for gas and tried to open the driver's door, Maplewood police said.
A man attempting to drive off without paying for gasoline ran over a gas station attendant at a Phillips 66 – U Gas station in Maplewood, knocking her to the ground, according to Maplewood Police. The attendant was not seriously injured. Derenta Street, 22, of the 1000 block of Hornsby Avenue in the Baden Neighborhood, was charged Thursday with first-degree robbery and second-degree assault. Maplewood Police said that Street filled his tank on June 28 at the gas station at 3033 South Hanley Road. However, he did not pay for the gasoline and started to drive off, police said. The attendant realized he was driving off without paying and attempted to open the driver’s door, which was locked. The service station had experienced numerous gas …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Owners of the new U-Gas at Manchester and McKnight are asking Rock Hill for a variance that would allow them to place a digital sign on the property.
Some motorists say electronic message boards are a distraction, especially when placed at busy intersections. But that's exactly what representatives from the new Rock Hill U-Gas are requesting. There will be a public hearing on the matter at the Rock Hill Board of Adjustment meeting which begins at 7 p.m. at Rock Hill City Hall. Read more in Webster Groves Patch.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Local fundraising efforts fell short to move the church to another Rock Hill location. Now the church will be dismantled and moved to Cedar Lake Cellars.
The fate of the Rock Hill Presbyterian Church at the corner of Manchester and McKnight roads in Rock Hill has been sealed. The church, built in 1845, will be dismantled piece by piece and moved to Cedar Lake Cellars, which is in Wright City, MO, according to an article on stltoday.com. Work is scheduled to begin Monday with the demolition of the church's more modern school building. For months, residents, preservation historians and city officials grappled with plans to save the church, which sits on land currently owned by U-Gas. U-Gas plans to build a gas station and convenience store on the land, which also houses the historic Fairfax House. The company agreed to pay for moving the Fairfax House to another location on the property. The …