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Today's News

  • Data breach could affect some Duke Energy walk-in customers

    Duke Energy Carolinas customers who paid a bill at one of the company’s 550 authorized walk-in payment processing centers between 2008 and 2017 may be affected by a potential compromise of personally identifiable information, according to PayPal Holdings, who recently acquired TIO Networks, which is the company who owns the network used to process payments made at those locations.

    Some important points to remember:

    • Duke Energy customers using the company’s authorized walk-in payment locations may be  impacted

  • Amy Fabel is Rock Star Teacher of the Month

    Amy Fabel, a history teacher at Lewisville High School, is the Chester County School District Rock Star Teacher of the Month for November.

    She was nominated by several of her peers. Here are some of the things that were said about her on the nomination form:

    ‘She is always going above and beyond to help her students sitting in her classroom during lunch getting to school early and staying late to help her students.’

  • Historical Society seeks to ID subjects in Nichols photos

    There is a stool in the Chester County Historical Society Museum that at one time, was warmed by every behind in Chester County who sat for a portrait made by renowned photographer Henry Orion Nichols, called simply, “Mister Nichols” by many who knew him. “Mister Nichols also copied and restored a lot of older family photographs in his Chester studio. Now the Historical Society is seeking help with identifying people in the Nichols portraits and in some of the copies of restored photos he kept in negative form.

  • Giti Tire R&D Director: Company looking for people with STEM skills

    Dr. Hamid Aboutorabi, director of the Giti Tire R&D Center, took time from helping with the tour for U.S Senator Tim Scott this week to talk about the skills the next generation of Giti scientists and researchers are going to need.

    The Giti Tire Research and Development Center was recently transplanted from its Ohio location to the Chester County manufacturing facility.

  • 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.

  • Power Co-Op claims eminent domain in lawsuit

    An electric cooperative is claiming it has eminent domain powers and is entitled to condemn Chester County farm land for the construction of power lines.

  • Basketball round-up: Chester wins again

    The Chester boys basketball team is not only 3-0, it is 3-0 against York County.

    The Cyclones, fresh off victories over Northwestern and Rock Hill, knocked off York Prep on Friday night 86-79. The game got off to a slow start offensively, with Chester leading 15-8 after one and 34-29 at the half.

    “We played very sluggish offensively,” said Coach Sebastian Hopkins. “Basically, it was due to the two games prior to the one we played Friday. Our legs were tired.”

  • Dynasties rule at Weekend of Champions

    Lamar finished the 2017 season right where they started it…at number one.

    The Silver Foxes went wire-to-wire at number one in the S.C. Prep Media Poll and won their second 1A state title in three seasons Friday night with an overwhelming showcase of offensive firepower, beating Baptist Hill 74-46.

    It was obvious early on that the scoreboard was going to get a major workout. Baptist Hill led 16-14 less than six minutes into the contest and held a 24-22 advantage at the end of the first quarter.

  • Hill and Reivers end year with a win

    He ended his high school career with a championship and now Mike Hill has started his college career the same way.

  • Malik Williams is going bowling

    Chester grad Malik Williams has had a solid true freshman year at Appalachian State…and it’s not over yet.