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Today's News

  • DHEC: Spill at Specialty Polymers is being cleaned up

    A spill of a chemical similar to water-based house paint into Hooper Creek off of Old Richburg Road in Chester County is being corrected, according to the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).

    DHEC released a statement on Friday stating they had received a complaint on Nov. 13 and conducted an investigation at Specialty Polymers the same day.

  • County looking to rework animal tethering law

    Chester County appears ready to rewrite its animal tethering ordinances after complaints that current ordinances are overly broad and largely unenforceable.

  • A tough call ends Lewisville's season

    Friday’s third round playoff match-up between Lewisville and Ridge Spring-Monetta was as much about a touchdown that didn’t count as the seven that did.

    The Lions built a big lead, fell behind, then had a potential game-winning touchdown wiped out by a penalty in the closing seconds of a 28-24, season-ending loss.

  • Hill earns all-conference honors

    Mike Hill was an all-region and all-state performer as a high school player at Lewisville last year. So, very little has changed for him now that he’s playing on the college gridiron.

  • West wins football picking contest

    No tie-breaker was needed this week as Buddy West of Chester was the runaway winner of the news & Reporter’s football picking contest.

    West ended up all alone in first place with a record of 18-2. For his efforts, West claims the weekly $50 prize.

    Only two contestants were within a game of West. Finishing in second place with records of 17-3 were Johnny McKay and Reggie McCorkle, both of Chester. Nearly 20 contestants finished with marks of 16-4.

  • All I want for Christmas is a $10k chicken pod
  • Forget the turkey, cook a deer

    The smell of turkey and dressing will fill the air as cooks prepare their Thanksgiving meal on Thursday.

    A  bountiful feast with the traditional bird and side dishes of rice and gravy, green beans, macaroni and cheese, sweet potatoes, corn and other favorites are sure to satisfy the appetites of young and old alike.

  • Duke postpones reservoir drawdown

    Duke Energy has announced a change in the dates for the Great Falls Reservoir drawdown originally scheduled for Nov. 12-17.

    In the Lower Catawba – Great Falls/Fishing Creek reservoirs, the Great Falls Reservoir will be drawn down about 25 feet the week of Dec. 4 to repair equipment at the Dearborn Hydro Station.

    To maintain the Great Falls Reservoir drawdown, the Fishing Creek Reservoir will be lowered by about five feet to a level of 95.2-feet local datum and operation of the Fishing Creek Hydro Station will be limited.

  • FCSO offers church security presentations

    The  Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office extends its most heartfelt thoughts and prayers to those affected by the tragic shooting incident that occurred recently at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

  • Feeding the town