Today's News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • "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.

  • Basketball round-up: Devils fall at McBee

    The Great Falls Red Devils’ long road trip is over, but unfortunately so is its winning streak.

    The team was playing its third straight game on the road, having come away with wins in far away games against Lamar and Timmonsville. They ran into a hot-shooting McBee team, though, and lost Tuesday by a scored of 75-54. Shane Hammonds led the scoring for the Panthers with 24 points. That broke a three-game win streak for Great Falls, who fell to 11-3, 2-1 with the loss.

  • Chester wrestling team off to a strong start

    Chester High wrestling Coach Dennis Jensen thinks his team can contend for a region title this season…but also says there is no way to know for sure yet.

  • Lions shoot the lights out against Lamar

    The Lewisville boys basketball team did a better job at the free throw line than it did in a narrow loss to Timmonsville last Friday. Not that it mattered much.

    Lewisville raced out of the gate and never looked back, blowing out Lamar 75-48.

    Lions Coach Mike McCray said the first quarter set the tone for what was to come Tuesday.

    “We came out hot,” he said. “We hit 11 three-pointers. We got up big early and they could never recover.”

    Lewisville led 27-10 through one and built its lead to 50-26 by halftime.

  • Marshall leading the way at SMC

    Deja Marshall was always looked at as a leader during her high school career. She’s a leader at the college level too, in every way imaginable.

  • Chester County Schools closed Thursday Jan. 18

    The Chester Coiunty School District has just announced due to inclement weather, schools in the county will be closed for Thursday, January 18,2018.