Community News

  • Republic Golf Club Happenings

    Thursday’s Captain’s Choice Dog Fight” was a huge success, with a great player turn out.
    Play started at 6:00 p.m. with excellent sunny weather, culminating in a putt-off at dusk. J.r. Thomasson, Jason Byers, Tammy Clark and Dan Bickish had the winning putt, having tied with Tim Chamberlain, Bill McMurray Calvin “Tiger” McCrory,  and Brennan Lipscomb with 3 under Par. Richard Hunter was closest to the pin on Hole #5, and Dan Bickish was closest to the pin on Hole #9.

  • Family Fun Day at Fish & Chix

    Ember Church, DSS and the Guardian ad Litem Program are hosting an event to bring awareness about Child Abuse Prevention Month. Family Fun Day will be April 13th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fish & Chix restaurant, 1851 JA Cochran Bypass in Chester. There will be a Bouncy House, Face Painting Hot Dogs, Cotton Candy, Games and more. For more information contact: Estelle Stevenson@ 803-581-0226 or Sandra Johnson @ 803-385-1051.

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  • 'Readasaurus Rocks' program at Chester County Library

    Magical storyteller Mark Daniel will carry the message that Kids Rock + Books Rock = Readasaurus Rocks at the Lewisville and Great Falls branches of the Chester County Library on April 16th and 17th at 1:30 p.m. both days. Daniel will be at Great Falls branch on Tuesday and Lewisville branch on Wednesday. The event is free and open to the public.

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  • Faith & Love STEM program thanks Lutz
  • Wrestling with "the animal"

    Bob Edwards is either the luckiest man in Chester County, or the unluckiest. But it’s clear from his recent lightning strike that Bob Edwards, 58, is a survivor. He is currently recovering from his fourth ordeal wrestling with what he calls “the animal” – the sudden stroke of lighting that raced through his body during a storm. He said after his second time being struck, he came up with a name for that lightning that seemed to seek him out.

  • Hometown Heroes banners unfurled once again

    Just a week or so from the 4th of July, CURES for Chester has done something patriotic. They have put up the banners of veterans honored as the second class of Hometown Heroes. The banners were put into place on the posts specially designed for them all along Main Street in downtown Chester and down Gadsden Street as well.

    CURES President Susanne Nazian said there are 27 new veterans and some returning in this class of Hometown Heroes.

  • Heart & Soul will hold Legislative Town Hall on June 25

    The Fort Lawn Community With Heart & Soul community development group and the Fort Lawn Community Center will sponsor a Legislative Town Hall on June 25 at 6 pm. at the Community Center.

    Representatives from Sen. Scott's, Rep. Norman, and Sen. Graham's offices, state legislators, and County Council members will be in attendance and will field questions from the audience.

    Residents can submit questions prior to the meeting via Facebook, the Heart & Soul website, by phone, or in person at the door.

  • Ag + Art Tour is this weekend

    Chester County is one of 10 counties in the state participating in the Ag + Art Tour, described as a free self-guided tour of farms, farmers markets with local artisans and artists at every stop. The tour takes place every weekend in June. This weekend, it’s Chester County’s turn.

    The Ag + Art Tour kickoff in Chester County will take place on Thursday at the Chester Farmers & Artisans Market, part of the Chester Regional Agribusiness Center, said Chester County Tour Chair Courtney Lee.

  • Cancer of Many Colors comes home to Chester

    Cancer of Many of Colors, a non-profit organization that provides cancer patients with funds to cover their basic living expenses while going through treatment, has expanded their coverage to include Chester County. The organization held a ribbon cutting recently at the Chester County Chamber of Commerce.

    Paulette Criscione, a Chester native has used her own personal and family experiences with cancer as a catalyst for helping others who are fighting the dreaded disease.

  • Setting the table for the community

    They’ll be a few more bowls and plates of food on the table for the people who need them at the Loaves and Fishes Soup Community Soup Kitchen, thanks to some Chester High graduates.

    The Chester High School Class of 1968 closed out their 50th class reunion by making a $500 donation to the Loaves and Fishes Community Soup Kitchen, which is housed at Bethel United Methodist Church in Chester, explained class representative Marvin Waldrep.