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Great Falls Reporter

  • It's raspy, it's soulful, it's Brandon with a 'z'

    His name isn't sounding on the radio or flashing across the TV screen yet but if talent and determination are factors, Brandon Jones may become a familiar name in the music industry.
    The 19-year-old musician/singer said music is the avenue through which he has chosen to create an identity.
    Jones has produced his first solo CD, “B Jonez.”  The CD includes a collaboration of country, rock and roll and rhythm and blues songs.
    “It has a lot of versatility,” Jones said.

  • Nuisance ordinance to be amended

     

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    Two proposed amendments to the town's nuisance abatement ordinance gained first reading by Great Falls Town Council during the Oct. 20 monthly meeting.

  • Man threatens police officer

     

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    A Poplar Street man is in jail after threatening a Great Falls Police officer.

    According to the Chester County Detention Center, John Wylie Gay, 52, of 33 Poplar St. was arrested and charged with cursing/abusing and threatening the life of a police officer, disorderly conduct and two counts of use of 911 unlawfully on Oct. 21.

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  • CCSO offers Halloween alternative

     

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    The Chester County Sheriff's Office is offering an alternative to trick-or-treating this year.

    The first annual “Trick or Treat with the Sheriff” will be held Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 until 9 p.m. at the Chester County Law Enforcement Center, 2740 Dawson Drive, Chester.

  • Visit the Creepy 'Campout' Saturday

     

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    If you like the ghosts and goblins of Halloween, you'll more than likely enjoy a trip to Lake Wateree State Park on Saturday.

    A walk or drive around the campground will lead you to all sorts of spooky, creepy characters and camp sites.

    Campers at Lake Wateree State Park will also give candy to children during the annual event on Nov. 1.

  • A 'love' that almost killed

     

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    She was 18-years-old and in love.

    “In the beginning, I was completely head-over-heels in love,” said the woman we will refer to as “Spared.”

    “We went over so many hurdles just to be together. I didn't question his love. He loved me like I loved him.”

  • Montgomery claims the victory in run-off

    Will Montgomery's name will appear on the ballot one more time.
    Montgomery was declared the winner in last Tuesday's run-off election against Keith Lewis but he has to win a final election before he is declared sheriff of Fairfield County.
    Montgomery won the special primary election on Sept. 30 but not by a majority vote. He

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  • From the tunnel to the towers, to save others

     

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    T2T. It sounds like an astromech droid from the space epic “Star Wars.”

    The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers (T2T) 5K Run & Walk is an event designed to celebrate and show appreciation to first responders and military service members who serve, save and sacrifice on our behalf every day.

    The second annual Stephen Siller T2T event was held in Columbia on Sept. 19.