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Friday Jul 25 | 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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Friday Jul 25 | 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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Automotive News

Tire makers roll into South Carolina

Five tire plants have opened or are in the works in that state, as suppliers race to alleviate a tire shortage in North America's booming automotive market.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Spartanburg County, SC, Anderson County, SC

Rock Hill Herald

Suspect charged with murder in shooting death of Chester teen

Robert Isaiah Graham is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, Chester Police Chief Andre Williams said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Business Journal

S.C. I-77 Alliance looking for executive director

S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley thanks Giti Tire Group Executive Chairman Enki Tan at the Chester County at the June announcement of Giti's production facility in Chester County.

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Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Chester, SC, Rock Hill, SC, York County, SC

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Wanted Chester man caught in York after fight, tries to escape Rock Hill hospital

A man wanted in Chester County for more than two years was arrested Friday after a fight with a girlfriend in York , then charged with escape after trying to flee police after it was discovered he had outstanding warrants, according to a York County Sheriff's Office report.

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Related Topix: Rock Hill, SC, York County, SC

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Marcus Ray was - Great Falls' John Wayne'

His big hands hung from his arms like first baseman's mitts. His police hat rested at just a bit of an angle atop his head.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Woman dies after head-on crash in Chester Co.

Sandra Darlene Coleman, 46, of Lancaster, was pronounced dead on the scene. She died from multiple traumas, said Chester County Coroner Terry Tinker.

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Related Topix: Fort Lawn, SC

The Charlotte Observer

Veteran pleads guilty to killing Chester Co. baby, sentenced to 32 years

The Iraq War veteran accused of killing an 11-month-old Chester County girl last year pleaded guilty to homicide by child abuse on Monday.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Lowrys, SC

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The State

SC's economic forecast: Moderate growth

The quarterly state forecast by TD Bank economists said regional growth will reach 2.4 percent this year and accelerate to 3.6 percent in 2015, led by Florida and Georgia.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Medicine, Nursing, Greenville, SC, Columbia, SC

Fort Mill Times

Secret cake took as much work as landing tire firm

The owner of Cake Couture, Cook knows whether it's a boy or girl in advance of the gender reveal party.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Recipes, Chester, SC, Richburg, SC

Rock Hill Herald

Annual school supply drive kicks off for York, Chester, Lancaster schools

Make a check out to "York School District One School Supply Account," and send to the York School District Office, 1475 E. Liberty Street, York, S.C. 29745 In the city of Chester: Alltell, 1841 J.A. Cochran Bypass; Chester ARP Church, 109 Wylie St.; Chester City Hall, 100 W. End St.; Chester County Chamber of Commerce, 109 Gadsden St.; Chester ... (more)

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Related Topix: Flintshire County, Wales, World News, Cheshire County, England, United Kingdom, Education Etc., Lancaster, SC, York, SC, Chester, SC

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Post and Courier

Giti Tire deal a boon for Port of Charleston

South Carolina's ability to cement a deal for a Singapore-based tire company's first North American manufacturing plant gives a key shot in the arm for the Port of Charleston and is a game changer for the rural county where it's going to be built, state officials say.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Mark Sanford

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Virginia Farm Bureau

How prepared are you - and your home - for a storm or hurricane?

While hurricanes make the headlines more often during the summer and fall, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety Research Center cautions homeowners not to underestimate the destructive and deadly force of thunderstorms.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Canada.com

TV Thursday

The TV universe is constantly expanding, and new channels and shows vie for attention just as much as old favourites.

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Related Topix: Prison

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Post and Courier

Grapevine: Charleston flourishing tourism industry paves way for Rolls-Royce dealership

Charleston's strong tourism market helped seal the deal with Rolls-Royce Motor Cars that was announced last week, said Tommy Baker, owner of Baker Motor Co.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC, Summerville, SC, Buffalo, SC

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