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Today's News

  • Softball players earn all-state, North-South nods

    The Lewisville softball team’s season is still going, but two Lady Lions already have some plan for the summer.

    Seniors Chloe Thomas and Alexis Odum were both selected to take part in the annual North-South Softball All-Star Game. The event will have a heavy Lewisville flavor as Tommy Bailey, Lady Lions assistant coach, will be on the coaching staff of the 1A, 2A, 5A North team.

  • The 'whether' man

    He’s the man who can tell you ‘whether’ it’s going to snow, ‘whether’ the temps will break 100 or ‘whether’ you need to take a raincoat with you in the morning. Andy Weir is Chester’s National Weather Service cooperative weather observer. Call him “the whether man”.

    Weir, a retired firefighter and SLED special agent, has been a cooperative weather observer for the National Weather service for 32 years. He follows in the footsteps of his father and his grandfather who were also weather watchers.

  • How the LES to LMS transition plan will work

    Faced with news of an increase in population in the Lewisville attendance area due to some new housing developments, the Chester County School District is working on a plan to relocate the rising 5th graders at Lewisville Elementary to Lewisville Middle School beginning the 2018-2019 school year.

  • Public gets say on Lewisville fifth grade move

    The Chester County School Board entertained comments and suggestions from the public about the plan to move rising 5th graders from Lewisville Elementary School to Lewisville Middle School at the start of the next school year. The school board said the projected growth in the Richburg area was part of what led to the decision to look into how to handle the growth.

  • Destiny Day

    Lewisville High School called it Decision Day. Chester High School named it Signing Day.

    Call it “Destiny Day,” as seniors at both schools selected their academic or military destines for at least the next four years, LHS on Thursday and CHS on Friday.

    This is the second year that both schools have held their individual signing days, similar to National Signing Day, the first Wednesday in February, when students going to college on an athletic scholarship sign their letters of intent to play a sport at that school.

  • Vang is April Rock Star teacher

    Chester High School social studies and law education teacher Sandy Vang has been selected as the Chester County School District Rock Star Teacher for April.

    Vang has been a teacher at the high school since January of this year. She was nominated by peers and by her students.

    ‘I have been teaching now for over 10 years and I have never met someone who was ready for the teaching profession more than this young lady,’ said colleague Josh Beckham in his nomination.

  • Kicking butt

    He’d injected and rubbed the pork butts, he’d meticulously tended the fire that would slowly bathe that meat in smoke all night long, but James Davila of the Sauce Pig competitive barbecue team still didn’t have a good feeling.

    “I never have a good feeling,” said the caterer from Greenville County.

  • Another delay in the murder trial of Stewart, Roscoe

    A case that has already seen a series of delays has seen another one.

    Meleke Stewart and Broderick Roscoe were scheduled to be court this month in Horry County to face charges in the 2014 shooting death of Alton Daniels in Myrtle Beach. That was after the case was bumped off the docket by another trial in April. According to 15th Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson, though, the presiding judge deferred the case to July, even though there are two sessions of court in Horry this month.

  • Another delay in the murder trial of Stewart, Roscoe

    A case that has seen a series of delays has seen another one.

    Meleke Stewart and Broderick Roscoe were scheduled to be court this month in Horry County to face charges in the 2014 shooting death of Alton Daniels in Myrtle Beach. That was after the case was bumped off the docket by another trial in April. According to 15th Circuit Solicitor Jimmy Richardson, though, the presiding judge deferred the case to July, even though there are two sessions of court in Horry this month.

  • The Dasani Bandit

    When a news release from a police department seeking the public’s help in arresting a person contains the phrase “help us catch him, once you stop laughing” the criminal in question is obviously doing a lot of things wrong.