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Today's News

  • Lewisville Lady Lions win Game 1 of Class A softball championship series
  • Lewisville downs McBee 2-0, heads to school's first-ever state title series

    They did charge the mound and jumped up and down for a minute, but other than that Lewisville acted as it always does following a game. They shook their opponents’ hands, then huddled around Coach Jerry Thomas. There was a celebration, but it was a muted one.

    “That’s because we don’t feel like we’ve really accomplished anything yet,” said pitcher Chloe Thomas.

  • Delleney addresses House one last time

    As the S.C. General Assembly concludes their last day of the 2017-2018 session on Thursday, one local lawmaker will move on to his next challenge: spending time with family and friends.

    At the final gavel closing the session today, S.C. Rep. Greg Delleney brings to a close a career of more than 27 years.

    Delleney (S.C. House Dist. 43) is Chester County’s only resident legislator. He was first elected as a Democrat in 1991, and switched parties to the GOP in 2002.

  • Rural Fire asks: Do we actually have a job?

    Rural Fire Commission Member Bobby Jones had a straightforward question for Chester County Council Monday.

    “If you give us something to go by, then take it from us, then what are we needed for?” he asked.

  • Picture perfect

    Several young photographers and their family and friends gathered at the Chester County War Memorial Building Wednesday night to attend the Tobacco Free Coalition of Chester County’s PhotoVoice Contest awards ceremony. It was an appropriate day for this as it was a day designated as National Kick Butts Day as well.

  • County moving on new economic development project

    It does not appear that Chester County’s economic development hot streak will be ending anytime soon.

    On Monday, Chester County Council passed first reading of an ordinance (by title only) “authorizing the execution and delivery of a fee in lieu of tax and special source revenue credit agreement by and between Chester County and project 1814.”

  • Teachers get into the "groove" at Teacher Appreciation Day
  • Delivering some hope

    Postal patrons across the United States and here in the 29706 zip code may have noticed their postal carriers dropped off more than just the mail this week and will be picking up more than letters and packages on Saturday as they collect food donations for the annual Letter Carrier’s “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive.

  • Mail will be delivered earlier on some Chester routes

    Chester Postmaster Elton Curtis said there are some changes coming to the Chester Post Office that could lead to earlier deliveries of mail, especially in the rural route areas.

    Curtis said beginning this Saturday, “There will be some major territorial changes on all the carrier delivery points, which will provide for earlier delivery,” he said.

  • 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.