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Today's News

  • The waiting (for trains) is the hardest part

    If you’ve never been stopped by a train in Chester, then you’ve probably never been to Chester.

  • Devils break another streak, down Lions

    Kelton Talford’s 80-yard touchdown catch for Great Falls didn’t just erase Lewisville lead Friday night, it erased their five-year winning streak over Great Falls.

    The Red Devils, who had not won a game in more than two years coming into the season and hadn’t beaten Lewisville since 2013 are now 2-1 on the year after a 26-22 victory over the Lions.

  • Cycs roll to 3-0 with rout of Bearcats

    Victor Floyd said his Chester football team played their most complete game of the season on Friday. As a result, they completely dominated Rock Hill. The 36-14 victory ended a 10-game losing streak for the Cyclones to the Bearcats. Chester’s last win in the series came in 1991.

  • S.C. Prep Media Polls for 9-4-18

    5A

    1. Dutch Fork (15)

    2. Dorman

    3. Gaffney

    4. Fort Dorchester

    5. T.L. Hanna

    6. Hillcrest

    7. Berkeley

    8. Sumter

    9. Byrnes

    10. Summerville

    Receiving votes: West Florence, Greenwood, Lexington and Spartanburg.

    4A

    1. Hartsville (15)

    2. South Pointe

    3. Myrtle Beach

    4. Belton-Honea Path

    5. Greer

  • Scattered and covered in history

    When you think of deeply rewarding educational and cultural experiences, do you think of waffles and coffee? I know I do. Almost immediately, in fact.

  • Interdepartmental training
  • Medicare Part D enrollment: what you need to know

    It used to be simple for people who are 65 or older to choose a Medicare plan.

    There were two choices – Plan A or Plan B. And if they were eligible, they could take out a supplemental plan that would pay the 20-percent that Plan A or Plan B would not pay.

    “And for the person that didn’t qualify for any kind of assistance with medications, they paid the full price at the pharmacy,” explained Great Falls Pharmacy Co-owner/Pharmacist Chris Kennington.

  • FRIDAY NIGHT FINAL: Devils and Cycs break streaks

    Kelton Talford’s 80-yard touchdown catch for Great Falls didn’t just erase Lewisville lead Friday night, it erased their five-year winning streak over Great Falls.

    The Red Devils, who had not won a game in more than two years coming into the season and hadn’t been Lewisville since 2013 are now 2-1 on the year after a 26-22 victory over the Lions.

  • Postmaster thanks patrons for help with food drive, asks for help with animals

    Chester Postmaster Elton Curtis would like to thank Chester postal patrons for their help with the recent food drive. Now Curtis needs your help again.

    “I want to thank the patrons of Chester for their cooperation with the National Letter Carrier Food Drive that took place in May. We collected over 5,000 pounds of food. The previous year, we collected 3,700, so that’s a great increase,” he said.

  • First responder "Parade of Valor" in Chester is Sunday

    Earlier last year, community organizer Mike Halsey planned a “Guns ‘N’ Hoses” softball game, a charity event pitting law enforcement teams against firefighters. He had to put those plans on the shelf because of personal reasons, but out of that discussion about law enforcement and emergency responders and how they don’t receive enough recognition for the job they do, the “Red, White and Blue” First Responders Parade of Valor was born. The parade takes place at 3 p.m. on Sunday in downtown Chester.