Great Falls Reporter

  • Gripes and complaints dominate first open forum


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    Great Falls Town Councilman Charles Dixon called it a “dry run.”

    “A learning process, an opportunity to give people a chance to speak.”

    Dixon and Town Councilman Dean Runion sponsored the first Town Hall meeting on March 16, an hour before the regular monthly meeting was scheduled.

    Fourteen people showed up for the informal session.

  • Council updated on Duke's re-licensing


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    Great Falls Town Council's March meeting was brief and adjourned in about 40 minutes.

    During the March 16 meeting, Great Falls Home Town Association Executive Director Glinda Coleman brought council up-to-date on the association's happenings. She said she is still trying to pen down a date for a health fair and is expecting to hold the event in May.

  • Stewart is now Councilman Stewart


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    Walter Larry Stewart of the Mitford Community has a new title.

    Stewart was sworn into office as the Fairfield County Council District 3 representative on Monday.

    The ceremony, held in council chambers in Winnsboro, was held 30 minutes prior to the regular monthly meeting. Magistrate Johnny Dewese conducted the swearing in and Stewart's Godmother, Dorothy Stewart, held the Bible.

  • Schofield chosen for North-South honor
  • Pizza appeal begins with the homemade crust


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    The crust is soft and has a crisp, chewy edge.

    Lightly browned cheese covers pepperoni, beef, black olives, green peppers and other fresh ingredients on the house special pizza at Great Falls House of Pizza.

    New owners Sam Pappas and son, Nick Pappas, say it's the homemade crust and fresh, never frozen ingredients, that delivers the delicious hand-tossed style of pizza.

  • Fire department to get life-saving tools

    The Great Falls Fire Department is getting two new pieces of life-saving equipment.

    On March 5, the Lutz Foundation presented a check to the Chester County Fire Chiefs Association for $22,000.

    The donation marked a special night for the Chester County Fire Service.

    The grant will make it possible for the association to purchase an AED (automatic external defibrillator) for each of the 13 fire departments in the county.

  • Parsons wins 10 press awards


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    Great Falls Reporter Editor Nancy Parsons brought home six writing awards and four photography awards from Saturday's annual S.C. Press Association Awards Banquet held at The Marina Inn at Grand Dunes in Myrtle Beach.

  • Youth sharing a gift of warmth


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    (with photo- gift of warmth)


    From release


  • Great Falls R-1 answers his final call


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    Bobby Adams loved the Great Falls Rescue Squad. He answered numerous calls in the middle of the night. But on March 1, Adams answered his last call.

    Adams passed away at Springs Memorial Hospital. He was 77.

    Adams nurtured, worked in the organization and was a critical part of the volunteer group that served the town and surrounding areas.

  • Now is the time to speak your mind


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    If you have concerns, ideas, complaints, suggestions or questions about the town, now is the time to present them.

    Great Falls Town Councilmen Dean Runion and Charles Dixon want to give the public a chance to tell “them what they think.”