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Today's News

  • GFHTA to recognize hometown volunteers

    Volunteers are the heartbeat of the community and the Great Falls Home Town Association is taking the opportunity to recognize the volunteers that make our community a great place to live.
    The GFHTA is seeking volunteers to recognize.
    The Volunteer Appreciation Day will be held on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 6 p.m. at the Great Falls War Memorial Building. Each organization in town is asked to submit a nomination of a volunteer for their organization that has helped them through the year to be recognized at this celebration.

  • Town Hall location still undecided

    Will Town Hall remain in its current location or move to another building is still up in the air.
    A motion by Great Falls Mayor Don Camp to build a new Town Hall on Chester Avenue failed in a 4 to 2 vote during the regular monthly meeting Monday night. Councilman Jimmy Williams was the only elected official who sided with Camp to build at the site between D & D Bar & Grill and Chester Metropolitan District.

  • More burglary, drug arrests made

    The Chester County Sheriff's Department has made two more in a string of drug and burglary arrests.

  • New copper theft law in effect Wednesday

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  • SMART tech, career counseling bolster Hawthorne Christian

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    Fully equipped with a new computer lab in its arsenal of gadget goodies, Hawthorne Christian Academy will soon add all the fixings with 11 new computers, SMART interactive software and a career counseling program, dubbed My Plan, for its students this academic year.

  • Story time at library is 'FUN time!'

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  • County leader calls for joint, chemical clean-up at cemetery

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    Teamwork and chemicals are what's needed to combat the overgrowth and neglect of Mount Hebron Cemetery says one county official who is ready to rectify the mistakes made in the past and lend a hand in cleaning the graveyard.

    Councilman Alex Oliphant said he would be more than willing to take part in a city, county and community-wide effort to cut the cemetery's grass, chop down it's humongous trees and chemically treat the foliage so the growth will be cut at the knees, so to speak.

  • Angela Billings is 'a true performer'

    At two-years-old, Angela Billings sang a rousing rendition of “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” while looking up at a star lit sky in Florida, her mom said. The next day, neighbors came by and told Angela's mother, “You have your own little star.” Even before she turned two, Angela, the youngest daughter of Robert and Debra Billings of Richburg, was beginning to sense her gift of performance among crowds.

  • Elderly man missing from Palmetto Village found safe

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  • Church Calendar For Friday, Aug. 12, 2011

    Anointed Church of God
    Church is at 238 Gadsden St. Sunday school at 9 a.m., devotion at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 10 a.m. Bible study, 7 to 8 p.m. Thursdays.

    Antioch Baptist
    Revival, "Preparing To Serve This Present Age," Aug. 14-19. The Rev. Jerome Boyd of Pine Grove Baptist will speak at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. George McCoy of Gold Hill Baptist, York, will speak Monday through Friday. Everyone invited.

    Armenia Baptist