Today's News

  • THE DAY AFTER: Great Falls boys down Lewisville

    It took Great Falls a long time to break its losing streak to rival Lewisville in boys basketball…about 19 hours, actually.

    The game between the two county rivals was halted Friday night because of multiple fights breaking out in the stands and was completed Saturday afternoon in an empty gym. The Red Devils trailed by five late, but finished on a 13-0 run to claim a 53-45 victory.

  • Fights end Great Falls-Lewisville boys and girls games early

    A few years ago, a national publication ranked Lewisville-Great Falls as the fiercest rivalry in the State of South Carolina. On Friday night, it was easy to see why.

    The boys and girls basketball games between the two county rivals were stopped because of fights…one on the court and another in the stands.

  • Honor for a fallen brother


  • "This is what the ratepayers in S.C. are up against"

    As a former educator, State Senator Mike Fanning (Dist. 17) is used to teaching lessons and has probably even resorted to object lessons that dramatically illustrate a point. He apparently still knows how, because he dramatically illustrated a point to a room full of nuclear lobbyists at the State House during the Senate’s V.C. Summer Nuclear Project Review Committee earlier this week. Sen. Fanning talked with The N&R by phone about the point he was making and why he made his point the way he did.

  • Central Electric asks for reconsideration of FOIA ruling

    Central Electric Power Cooperative is asking Judge Brian Gibbons to reconsider his order that the company is subject to the State’s Freedom of Information Act and must provide owners of a local farm with information requested about a plan to run power lines across their property.

  • Bain discusses workforce center, roof collapse at county council meeting

    Chester County School Superintendent Angela Bain discussed the upcoming bond referendum and a recent roof collapse Tuesday as she fielded questions from Chester County Council.

  • Bain: School district will act swiftly if bond referendum passes

    The Chester County School District will act swiftly to put construction plans into place if the school bond referendum passes on Feb. 13, thereby taking advantage of lower rates for borrowing the money and lower construction costs.

    When she addressed the Richburg Town Council at their January meeting on the bond referendum issue, district Superintendent Dr. Angela Bain responded to a question from the audience about the construction costs.

  • Benefit for Mickey and Nancy Walley is today

    A BBQ plate fundraising event for a local couple who are both struggling with forms of cancer has been organized with the help of the Fort Lawn Fire Department, Richburg Masonic Lodge and the Richburg Fire Department. The benefit is set for today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. at the Richburg Fire Department.

  • Town Council of Richburg passes resolution regarding Post Office

    At their January meeting, the Town Council of Richburg approved a resolution that made them the landlords of the U.S. Post Office property in the town.

    During the meeting, town council showed off their new flooring, replacing carpet in the Town Hall that was several years old.

  • Several railroad crossings closing briefly for repairs

    A number of railroad crossings in Chester County will be closed for repairs early next month.

    CSX is tentatively scheduled to close the crossing on Sandy River Road near West End on Feb. 9. The crossing on Meadowbrook Road near West End will close on Feb. 12 as will the crossings on Sweeney Street at the Pryor Street intersection, Rose Street at the Brice Street intersection, Wylie Street at the Peace Street intersection and York Street at the Brawley Street intersection.