Today's News

  • Not everyone on board with referendum

    Some see it as a Trojan horse method of implementing school consolidation, some question the price paid for land and some see it as throwing good money after bad, but for a myriad of reasons, there is opposition to this Tuesday’s school bond referendum.

  • Giti VP: New workforce center would be “a win-win”

    The educational offerings that would be available to students at the proposed workforce and career center would not only be a benefit to local industries, according to Vice President of Manufacturing for Giti Tire USA Hank Eisenga.

    “If you think about where South Carolina is in terms of workforce development, that is a component that is a win-win to the individual, the industry and the community as a whole,” he said.

  • County passes second reading on animal cruelty ordinance

    Chester County is one step closer to beefing up its animal cruelty and tethering ordinances.

  • Getting buff

    I don’t make a practice of lifting heavy things very often. When I was younger had more time to work out, I had some old gym shorts and a t-shirt I kept in my car to change into, so as not to stink up whatever clothes I was wearing. Over time, those workout clothes started to stink and, man, I hated doing laundry back then. The whole thing just got to be a hassle. Well, a fellow in Florida recently found an ingenious method to avoid that whole situation.

  • Craig benefits from NBA math

    Apparently, 45 days in the NBA aren’t exactly like 45 days on a calendar.

  • Teams vying for playoff positions heading into finales

    The regular season is now over for local basketball teams, but several Chester County squads will still be playing next week.

  • Cyclones roll over Griffins

    Chester Coach Sebastian Hopkins says that anything can happen in a rivalry. What happened Tuesday was a blowout.

    Chester was completely dominant in all phases as the Cyclones rolled to a 95-39 blowout victory over Fairfield Central.

  • More signing still to come

    Wednesday was National Signing Day for high school athletes, but it was really just the beginning of the signing period. Many schools, smaller programs especially actually don’t accelerate their recruiting process until they see which players remained unsigned by larger schools.

  • Erby signs with Rhode Island Rams

    It was only recently that Ethel Atkinson attended her first football game. On Wednesday she attended her first football scholarship signing ceremony.

    John Erby, a super versatile athlete who played multiple sports at Chester High and multiple positions on the football field signed with the University of Rhode Island.

  • Hardin catches on at Independence

    Quay Hardin possesses great hands and ball skills that allow him to catch everything within his reach. On Wednesday, he caught a big-time opportunity.

    Hardin, who put up eye-popping stats at Chester as a wide receiver and defensive back, signed to play football at Independence Community College in Kansas. After two years at the junior college, he will be able to transfer to a four-year school. He garnered a lot of interest on that front, including from some FBS programs.