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Today's News

  • How much can one man eat?

    Some people try to see how many presents they can fit under a tree or in a stocking on Christmas day. I try to overfill a different empty space.

    Christmas should be about faith and family, but food is an integral part of the experience as well. What better way to share time with loved ones than to break bread together? Actually, after the unseemly intake I orchestrated on Monday, I’m probably going to break the scales the next time I step on them.

  • Marshall continues to shine for SMC

    For Deja Marshall, the only thing that can top being an All-American is being a two-time All-American.

  • Williams scores TD in App State bowl victory

    Malik Williams put a big exclamation point on 2017 football season for Appalachian State and on his freshman season.

    Williams, a Chester High graduate, is now a wide receiver for the Mountaineers. On Saturday, the team faced off against Toledo in the Dollar General Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. Leading 27-0 and looking to put the game away early in the fourth quarter, Appalachian State turned to Williams, who scored on a three-yard touchdown run to cap a seven-play, 55-yard scoring drive. His score would prove to be the last of the game and of the season for the Mountaineers.

  • Craig still contributing for Nuggets

    His minutes have gone down, but his team’s overall team success has gone up in the past week.

  • Chester names interim baseball coach

    Chester High School didn’t look for a new baseball coach for very long…they didn’t look very far either.

  • Merry Christmas to all from the staff of The N&R
  • CLT sends Chester some "Love Letters"

    The Chester Little Theatre wants to send the community that bears its name some “Love Letters” and hopes that they’ll accept them.

    On their Facebook page, the Chester Little Theatre (CLT for short) states they are returning to presenting a production after a long hiatus (‘We think too long’ the post states). The vehicle they have chosen to begin their revitalization is A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters, which will take place on Dec. 29 beginning at 7:30 p.m.

  • Chester LEPC gets high marks in annual state report

    The Chester County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) received high marks recently in the Annual Report of the South Carolina Emergency Response Commission, an arm of the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD).

    In the annual report, SERC stated they conducted two meetings this year, one in December 2016 and one in June 2017. Topics included North Carolina Division of Emergency Management LEPC program best practices, LEPC liability considerations, LEPC membership requirements and the LEPC status updates.

  • Purity Pastor calls for "another God-orchestrated moment"

    Purity Presbyterian Church Pastor Jason Myers has sent out a challenge to the community and to his fellow churches, echoing a challenge about housing in the community that was first made by City of Chester Council members Angela Douglas and Carlos Williams. The challenge? Raise enough money to get some houses built in Chester for those who need them.

  • DAV hands out some appreciations at annual Christmas dinner

    The James D. Wessinger Chapter 19 of the Disabled American Veterans and Unit 19 of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary in Chester said “thank you” to some people at their annual Christmas dinner recently for their support of veterans, families and the causes of the DAV and DAVA.