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Troopers: 1 dead in I-77 crash in Chester Co.

State troopers in Chester County were investigating a deadly crash on Interstate 77 Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Richburg, SC

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

York County's jobless rate jumps in July

York County's unemployment rate jumped by more than a percentage point in July, up to 7 percent from 5.9 percent in June, state officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: Lancaster County, SC, South Carolina, Bamberg County, SC

The Island Packet

Multiple gunshots fired at Chester home

A woman woke up to the sound of gunfire at her Chester home early Sunday morning, according to the Chester County Sheriff's Office.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Five arrested in Chester County marijuana cases

Paul Sanders III and Paul Rashaad Sanders IV of 2716 Ballindam Road in Chester were arrested on drug and narcotics violations after members of the Chester County's narcotics unit and State Law Enforcement Division observed what appeared to be a backyard marijuana growing operation.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Home Gardening, Home, Richburg, SC

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

1-cent sales tax referendum on Chester ballot

If approved, the tax extension would raise $13.5 million each for a "spec" building to attract new businesses and a sewer connection to the new Giti Tire plant.

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Related Topix: Fire, Fort Lawn, SC, Great Falls, SC

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Sheriff busts cockfighting, marijuana ring in Chester Co.

Thanks to a tip, authorities in Chester County busted a marijuana growing operation that led them to the discovery of an elaborate cockfighting ring.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Island Packet

Sheriff's office discovers cockfighting ring, marijuana at Chester home

Chester County deputies were executing a search warrant for the marijuana grow when they found the cockfighting ring, said spokesman Robert Sprouse.

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Related Topix: Chester, SC

Tue Aug 05, 2014

South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

Chester County sheriff faces harassment suit

Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood has been sued by a deputy who said he coerced her into having sex with him and then passed her over for a promotion.

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Related Topix: Chester, SC, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Island Packet

Suspect arrested in Chester shooting near railroad tracks

Travis Price has been charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to Chester Police Department.

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Related Topix: Chester, SC

Thu Jul 31, 2014

GwdToday.com

PTC Center for Advanced Manufacturing Hosts Statewide Training

Piedmont Technical College's Center for Advanced Manufacturing in Laurens recently showcased its new mechatronics lab by hosting training for mechatronics instructors from across the state.

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Related Topix: Laurens, SC, Newberry County, SC, Wade Hampton, SC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Clover Herald

Community news, July 31: Historical society meeting

Strauss Moore-Shiple of the Olde English District will talk about the history of African-Americans in York County.

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Related Topix: York County, SC, Lake Wylie, SC, Life, Charity , Home Gardening, Home, Rock Hill, SC

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Former Chester Co. administrator dies after stroke

Gaither Bumgardner, 65, worked in Chester County schools for more than 30 years, according to The Herald's archives.

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Rock Hill Herald

Report: Drunken woman with two children in car arrested at Chester checkpoint

Deputies performing a public safety checkpoint on S.C. 9 stopped a white car driven by Jessica Large, 34, of Fairfield County.

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Related Topix: Beer

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Great Falls woman dies after drowning in rock quarry

A county dive team recovered the body of Brooke Lynn Huffstetler, 26, of Great Falls at about 8:30 p.m. after emergency officials received reports of a woman who hit a tree while diving into the water at about 7 p.m., said Fairfield County Coroner Barkley Ramsey.

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Related Topix: Great Falls, SC, Fairfield County, SC

Rock Hill Herald

Deputies: Chester Co. teen stole woman's car, pressed knife against her throat

Deputies were sent to Floppy Drive in Richburg at about 2:40 p.m. when they received complaints about a 17-year-old teenager holding a knife to his throat, according to a Chester County Sheriff's report.

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Related Topix: Richburg, SC, Fort Lawn, SC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Company could bring nearly 250 jobs to Fort Lawn

At one time, Springs Industries operated three plants from the eastern Chester County town on S.C. 9, minutes from the Catawba River.

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Related Topix: Fort Lawn, SC, Richburg, SC, Lancaster, SC, Great Falls, SC

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