Today's News

  • But we repeat ourselves...

    The City of Chester has gotten itself moving in the right direction on several fronts recently…which makes one persistent problem all the more maddening.

  • A good place to be

    “So, I guess you’re going to drive us somewhere way out in woods, in the middle of nowhere to eat lunch,” my wife said Saturday.

    “I sure am!” I answered excitedly.

  • Cycs look to build on last year's success

    The Chester Cyclones boys basketball team only has one starter to replace from last season’s region title winner. Of course, that one starter was a pretty good one.

  • Lions want more this season

    Mike McCray and his Lewisville Lions boys basketball team know what it’s like to play for a state championship. This year, they want to know what it feels like to win one.

  • State park will not be ‘traditional park’

    It’s not going to be your typical state park.

    There will be no campers on the island because there will not be vehicle access.

    The park, however, will appeal to a certain group of outdoor enthusiasts.

    Great Falls Town Council was briefed on plans for a planned state park on Dearborn Island during the Nov. 20 meeting.

    Great Falls Home Town Association Executive Director Glinda Coleman said the GFHTA met with Duke Energy on Nov. 16 to get updated on Duke’s relicensing agreement and recreational plans for the area.

  • Duke honors Simon during veteran appreciation


    Duke Energy Illumination Contributor

    Semper fi (Always faithful).

  • Cub Scouts to clean cemetery

    Cub Scout Damon Rajas of Cub Scout Pack 176 had an idea for a public service project.

    Rajas shared his brainstorm with other Scouts and they decided to join in the effort.

    Scoutmaster Brian Harper said Cub Scout Pack 176 will pick up trash and debris from Greenlawn Cemetery on Sunday, Dec. 3, beginning at 2 p.m.

    James Baker has agreed to provide trash bags for the cleanup, Harper said.

    “These boys are giving back to the community,” Harper said.

  • ‘The Polar Express’ awaits your arrival

    When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

    Come join others on the journey as “The Polar Express” is shown Friday night, Dec. 1, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the First Baptist Church Park.

    Greater Great Falls invites everyone to the family movie night with a holiday theme.

  • Police investigating shooting death near Great Falls

    The Chester County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting death outside the town limits of Great Falls.

    CCSO Chief Deputy Robert Sprouse said the shooting happened around 6:45 a.m. Monday on Circle Drive in the Youngstown Community.

    Chester County Coroner Terry Tinker identified the victim as Lamario Lightner, 28, of 2328 Circle Drive, Great Falls. Tinker said the cause of death is listed as a gunshot wound.

    The S.C. Law Enforcement Division was called to assist with the investigation.

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