Today's News

  • City may finally be ready to move on finance position

    After nearly two years, starts and stops, multiple extensions of the application period and one failed job offer, the City of Chester may finally be nearing a hire on a new finance director.

  • Floyd gets different view of Bruins

    Victor Floyd was at a football game last Friday. That isn’t unusual, of course, but where he watched the game from was.

    With his Chester Cyclones having had their game moved up to Wednesday because of the threat of severe weather, Floyd wasn’t on the sidelines as he normally would be. Instead, he was in the stands watching this week’s opponent, Lancaster.

    “It was an opportunity to put eyes on an opponent. That’s a positive because there’s always stuff that doesn’t show up on tape,” Floyd said.

  • Lions look to get back on winning track

    Coach Will Mitchell said his objective isn’t just for his team to pick up a win tonight. In fact, he’s looking for more than just a victory every week.

    “We have to get better every week,” Mitchell said.

  • Devils look for more improvements against Hornets

    Great Falls Coach Scotty Steen said his team has to be ready for anything tonight when it faces Ware Shoals…with a big emphasis on “anything.”

    “It’s hard to say what they run because they run just about everything offensively. You’ll see them in the gun, they’ll go with two tight ends and two flankers. They’ve run about 40 different formations, so when you face them it’s almost like a guessing game,” Steen said.

  • Man loses life in logging truck accident

    A Fairfield County man lost his life Thursday morning, Sept. 7, in a two-vehicle crash near Great Falls.

    According to the S.C. Highway Patrol, the driver of a 1998 Ford Mustang was traveling east on S.C. Highway 200 when he attempted to turn left (north) onto U.S. Highway 21 and was struck by a southbound logging truck.

    The driver of the Mustang was not wearing a seatbelt, was entrapped and was fatally injured in the accident, Lance Cpl. Gary Miller of the S.C. Highway Patrol said. The driver of the car was pronounced deceased at the scene.

  • School district seeks this year's galaxy of Rock Star teachers

    The Chester County School District has started their “Rock Star Teacher of the Month” program once again and is currently accepting nominations.

    According to as CCSD Facebook post, the Rock Star Teacher program has been designed to recognize educators who are making a profound and positive difference in the lives of children.

    Each month during the school year (September-May), CCSD leaders will surprise the district's newest “Rock Star Teacher of the Month” with a framed award and a gift.

  • Prosperous financial advisor gives back to the community

    Tinisha Springs Wallace has a big heart, and she wants to do what she can for the community. She also has access to a big truck, and on Sept. 9, she will be bringing 10,000 lbs. of food to the Temple of Praise Church to give away to people in Chester who need it. That’s not a misprint. She will cause 10,000 lbs. of food, enough to feed about 300 people, to be delivered to the church.

    The combination food give-away and community services offerings will begin at 8 a.m. and continue until 11 a.m.

  • A three-note song of relief

    When the wind blows across the opening of Denney Edge’s truck that is bound for Texas, a three-note song can be heard, almost as if nature, or providence or even the Good Lord approves of what he is doing to help out the people devastated by Harvey. When that truck full of non-perishables arrives in Texas, the people there will hear a much sweeter song: the sweet notes of relief.

  • Woman charged with ill treatment of animals

    The Chester Police Department on Tuesday arrested a woman on an arrest warrant stemming from an incident involving ill treatment of animals that took place in May.

    According to a press release from Chester PD, Tamara Neal, 30, was arrested during a checkpoint on an arrest warrant that was taken out in May.

  • City still searching for public works director

    The City of Chester may not be quite as close to hiring a new public works director as it once appeared.