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Today's News

  • Christmas isn't just for kids

    It isn’t just children who anxiously wait to see what Santa has left under their tree on Christmas morning.

  • Suit filed over fatal bus wreck from 2016

    The family of a Chester man killed in a bus crash last year has filed a lawsuit against both the manufacturers and distributors of the tires that allegedly failed, leading to the fatal accident.

  • Devils bounce back with blowout win

    After suffering their first loss of the season last Friday, Great Falls bounced back in a big way with a 63-41 blowout of AA Buford on Tuesday.

  • Cyclones head into break with a win

    The Chester boys basketball team finished the pre-region portion of its schedule the same way it began it…with a win.

    The Cyclones went on the road Wednesday night and came away with a 69-55 victory over Clinton. Chester had no problem with a slow start (which has occurred on a few occasions recently) as they put 21 on the board in the first quarter to build a seven-point lead and built that up to 10 by halftime.

    “I believe if we play like (that), we will be a tough team to play against,” said Coach Sebastian Hopkins.

  • Craig making the most of his NBA call-up

    His backstory is earning him a lot of attention and many new fans but so is the current story being authored by Torrey Craig.

  • Lions mount huge comeback in win over Blacksburg

    It’s hard to believe that the flow of a game could change as quickly as Lewisville’s did with Blacksburg on Tuesday…Believing was the key.

    “At halftime, I told the guy we just had to leave no stone unturned and could still win the game. Then I told them I only had one more word for them…believe,” said Coach Mike McCray.

  • Chester DAV makes warm donation to Camden's homeless

    Every year, the Disabled American Veterans, James D. Wessinger Chapter 19 in Chester and the DAV Auxiliary (DAVA) Unit 19 pick a charity to make a donation to at their annual Christmas dinner. This year, they decided to warm things up for some of the homeless population in Camden.

    DAV Commander Al Boyd invited Chaplain Diane Miracle with the Disciple of Christ Women’s Motorcycle Ministry to attend the dinner.

    “We normally make a donation to an organization that is helping to meet a need,” Boyd said.

  • LMS teacher Heather Hillis is Rock Star Teacher for December

    In the words of her students, Lewisville Middle ELA teacher Heather Hillis is “on it.”

    That seemed to be the consensus from students who nominated her for the Chester County School District Rock Star Teacher of the Month. She was surprised with the announcement and award by district officials in her classroom on Friday morning.

    Several students commented about Hillis on the Rock Star Teacher nomination form:

  • Fanning to Richburg Town Council: Biggest issue next year will be nuclear

    State Sen. Mike Fanning (D-SC) told the members of the Richburg Town Council and the members of the audience that the biggest issue the General Assembly will tackle next year will be nuclear.

    Fanning is the Senator for Fairfield County, where the debate over completing the V.C. Summer nuclear reactors continues to rage, and the fallout continues to be felt by power company officials, legislators and citizens alike.

  • Deck your halls at Deck the Halls

    Santa Claus may always be right on time, but decorators and gift-givers often aren’t.

    There to help those who wait until the last minute to trim the tree and stuff the stockings is Deck the Halls at 135 Gadsden Street in downtown Chester.

    Betty Anderson has been in her current location for 12 years, but has been open every October through December for the past 40 Christmases. Her shop has a number of beautifully designed trees, some of which have themes. There is a cardinal tree that features a number of red ornaments and red birds…but only a few.