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Letters

  • Chester needs a new high school

    To the Editor:
    Today while reading your article on the sales tax wish list, as a citizen of Chester County, I don't see a problem with paying the penny tax. I do, however, mind about how it is to be used.
    Streetscaping $65,000, refurbish city Activity Center $125,000, renovation of parks $30,000. Are they used that much to spend that much money to renovate?

  • Loss of child is unimaginable

    To the Editor:

    On July 25, 2014, my life took a drastic change for the worse. My 14-year-old son, Jeramie Wayne Coleman, was called home by his Lord and Savior. He was swimming with family and friends on a lazy summer day when events took a turn for the worse.

  • Youth should join "God's Gang"

    To the Editor:
    In a recent public meeting about gangs and violence, cops complain about underage kids walking the street at 3 a.m. Parents can't be found. There is nowhere to drop them off.

  • Stuart thanks staff at Voter Registration

     

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    To the Editor:

    I launched a petition drive to collect signatures at the end of March. During this time, I had to work closely with the staff of the Chester County Voter Registration Office. The job these employees perform is often overlooked and underappreciated.

  • Forest Service volunteers

    To the Editor:
    For those of you who are unfamiliar with the area, the Woods Ferry Campground is located within a beautiful wooded floodplain surrounded by upland pine woods and maturing hardwood forests. We gladly welcome horse riders, hikers and mountain bikers to enjoy the nine miles of trail as well as camping facilities. There are currently 10 horse corrals within the campground; however, they are in need of restoration work.

  • Primary system needs changing
  • Former officers supporting Holland

    As former Law Enforcement Officers, we are very concerned with who will be our next Solicitor. For those not familiar with our criminal justice system, the Solicitor is the chief Prosecuting attorney for our circuit which includes Chester, Fairfield and Lancaster Counties. The Solicitor is in charge of prosecuting all criminals in General Sessions Court. This includes murderers, child molesters, rapists, armed robbers, burglars, thieves, etc.

  • Two important days

    Memorial Day was Monday, May 26. The primary election will be held June 10. If there were no day to honor the fallen...those men and women who fought and died giving us the right to vote, there would be no need for election day. Dates and times of these two events are, or should be, very important to us all.  Most people, I believe, depend on the news media to tell us the when and where.

  • GOPers shouldn't "cross over"

    Republican voters should beware of voting in the upcoming Democratic Primary for Chester County Supervisor. Two of the candidates who are running – Carlisle Roddey and Wanda Stringfellow – are two “good ol’ boy” politicians who will say anything and do anything to get elected, including to try and convince Republican voters to cross over, but their records speak the truth.

  • Change or more of the same?

    Just a note to keep you people of Chester County, S.C. informed that I have not expired, as yet.
     
    Glad to read in the paper that there might be a giant industry coming to Chester but seems that Mr. Roddey is somewhat like President Obama he does not know about certain things unless he reads it in the newspaper.  Do not ask how he gets the council to vote 3 times on perks for the industry without even knowing anything concerning the great event.