Monthly Archives: September 2010

Hot off the presses: Yard sales are updated!

Hate to miss a good bargain? Me, too. Stop by Frugal York County’s Yard Sale page. I compile listings from all over the county, so it’s easier for you. There’s also a link to The Herald’s classified listings, because they will update late Friday and early Saturday with even more. (And I’ll add some more Friday morning).

Having a yard sale? Email me at, and I’ll be happy to list it for you for free!


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Kids’ Halloween costumes on clearance: Some only $4.99!

Best Buy Costumes has some great deals on children’s clearance costumes! Halloween is right around the corner. To get the BEST deals: Choose children’s Clearance and sort by price (low to high).

They also have adult costumes!  *And shipping  is only $4.99!  If you spend $40 or more, use the code FREE40 and shipping will be FREE!

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Women: Free workshop on investing basics

Family Trust Financial Credit Union is holding a free workshop for women on investing basics at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 650 Tinsley Way, Rock Hill. Matt Griffin, a financial consultant with Family Trust Investment Services, will lead the class.

The workshop will address why a financial strategy is needed, steps to determine risk tolerance and how to get started. Class is limited to 40 students. Dinner and door prizes will be provided. For details or to register, call Catherine Liebler at 367-4158 or visit Family Trust Investment. The deadline to register is Oct. 4.

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Blues & Jazz Festival starts Thursday

Don’t miss the Old Town Blues & Jazz Festival! The Arts Council of York County’s festival runs from tomorrow (Sept. 3o) through Oct. 2 in downtown Rock Hill. Thursday night at Main Street Live is FREE! Some of the highlights include Contagious Blues, Ironing Board Sam, Plair All-Stars, Funderburk and more.

For more information: Blues & Jazz
Tickets: Call 328-2787 or get them at the door each night!
Friday – $10; Saturday – $15
ACYC Members: Buy a 2-day pass for just $20 (in advance ONLY)
Students: Bring your I.D. and get in for just $5  (Friday night ONLY)

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Free ice cream Thursday at Cold Stone Creamery!

Tomorrow, Sept. 30, is the 9th Annual World’s Largest Ice Cream Social at Cold Stone Creamery 5 to 8 p.m.! 

You’ll love Kate’s Creation:  a 3-oz. serving of Caramel Apple Ice Cream mixed with Chocolate Shavings, Graham Cracker Pie Crust and Apple Pie Filling. While you’re there, you can make a donation to the Make-A-Wish foundation!  Donations are optional. More info (including locations): Cold Stone

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BO Time! Free biscuit!

Hot off the pan: Sign up now for the Bojangles e-Club and receive your choice of a FREE Sausage, Steak, Country Ham or Cajun Filet Biscuit coupon delivered to your inbox within 24 hours. Click here: Coupon

**Doublecheck the listings of “Favorite Location”: The S.C. restaurants that are participating all seem to be in Rock Hill.

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Just updated: Coupons for organic foods

Trying to live a more organic lifestyle? It’s worth it, but pricey. Check out Frugal York County’s coupon page, which has links to coupons that can help you save green while going green:  Coupons (or, heck, just click on the tab at the top of Frugal York County’s home page!)

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