• Senator Scott impressed by Giti Tire

    “Breathtaking” is not a word normally applied to tire manufacturing plants, but that’s what U.S. Senator Tim Scott called what he saw at the Giti Tire plant in Chester County on Monday.

    Sen. Scott got a firsthand look at the ongoing progress in Chester County represented by Giti Tire as he toured the plant, which is located outside of Richburg, and spoke to some of the employees and officials there.

  • Need a car? Go see the pros (Pro cars, that is)

    There’s a new kind of car dealer in town. Pro Cars opened their offices in Chester just before the Thanksgiving holiday with a ribbon cutting and grand opening. The event was helped along by the Chester County Chamber of Commerce.

  • 120 years of hellos

    It’s just as if someone has been on the phone saying “Hello” for 120 years.

    Local communications giant TruVista Communications celebrated those “120 years of greetings” with a major event at the Gateway Conference Center. During the celebration, the company recognized their long-time loyal customers, but just as important to the health and success of the company, they recognized their long-time loyal employees.

  • Boom time along the Gateway District
  • Public gets details on Edgeland residential development

    The builders and engineers of a planned residential development off of S.C. Highway 901, Edgeland Road, in Chester County held a community planning meeting recently to share some details about the project.

    Representatives of LGI Builders and Bohler Engineering met with members of the public in the first community town hall meeting at the Gateway Conference Center.

    At the meeting, developers presented the conceptual plan for the Edgeland property and listened to community concerns and feedback.

  • Business owners take part in market research workshop

    A total of 17 participants took part in the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Market Research workshop at the Gateway Conference Center recently. Many of these were business owners who already had a business started and were thinking ahead and looking at the growth and changes in the county. They found the workshop on how and where to conduct their own market research especially helpful. The workshop was sponsored by the Chester County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Bobby Edwards, Catawba Fish Camp owner, remembered

    Talk about an endorsement.

    At one time, if you were talking to an out-of-towner and mentioned Lancaster, you would often get back: “Lancaster? That’s where the fish camp is.”

    Robert “Bobby” Edwards, the hands-on, hard-working owner who gave Catawba Fish Camp that landmark status – one of the most popular eateries in the Carolinas – died Friday morning at White Oak Manor. He was 88.

  • Giti Tire VP of Manufacturing gives update on plant

    Hank Eisenga, Vice President of Manufacturing at the Giti Tire plant in Richburg, gave his fellow business and industry contemporaries an update on activities at the plant. Eisenga was the featured speaker at the networking lunch that businesses and industry reps that had participated earlier in the morning at the Career Expo attended.

  • "We chose here"

    Eric Geyer, director of strategic business development and external affairs for Roseburg Forest Products was in charge of site selection for their $200 million investment. He had this to say at the Roseburg Open House on Wednesday as to why the company chose Chester as the site for their new plant: “The world was our option. We chose here.”

  • Holiday Inn Express breaks ground in Richburg

    Chester Development Association Chair Mike Enoch is fond of saying, “Chester is the Center Of the Universe.” The Center of the Universe now has a hotel.