Chester County Newswire

Chester County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Chester County, SC.

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  1. EPA working to extinguish landfill fire plaguing Lockhart communityRead the original story

    Thursday | WICU12 Erie

    The Environmental Protection Agency is now stepping in to help clean up a landfill fire that one upstate community says is making them sick. The fire at Bennett's Landfill in Chester County has been burning since November and smoke from the blaze has been blowing into the neighboring Lockhart community in Union County.

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  2. EPA working to extinguish landfill fire plaguing Lockhart communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WMBF

    The Environmental Protection Agency is now stepping in to help clean up a landfill fire that one upstate community says is making them sick. The fire at Bennett's Landfill in Chester County has been burning since November and smoke from the blaze has been blowing into the neighboring Lockhart community in Union County.

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  3. House takes needed stand vs. CDVRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Post and Courier

    Chester County officer Diane Watson, Bridget Musteata and Horry County officer Kristen Albrecht with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Victim Advocate Association join Attorney General Alan Wilson at rally for domestic violence reform in the rotunda of the South Carolina Statehouse Tuesday January 13, 2015. The criminal domestic violence bill passed by the House on Thursday offers South Carolina realistic hope for becoming a safer place.

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  4. Act now against domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Post and Courier

    Chester County officer Diane Watson, Bridget Musteata and Horry County officer Kristen Albrecht with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Victim Advocate Association join Attorney General Alan Wilson at rally for domestic violence reform in the rotunda of the South Carolina Statehouse Jan. 13, 2015. It was in December of 2014 that the first of a number of bills to get tough on domestic violence was pre-filed in the General Assembly.

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  5. 2 men killed when antique car crashes in Chester CountyRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | WMBF

    ... Ford on state Highway 909 about 4 miles north of Chester when the wreck happened around 11 a.m. Thursday. Chester County Coroner Terry Tinker told media outlets that 65-year-old Tillman "Doc" Crouch Jr. and 70-year-old James "Red" Crowl weren't ...

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  6. Colbert announces funding for nearly 1,000 S.C. classroomsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | OnlineChester

    Three Chester County teachers classroom projects have been fully funded on the teacher crowdfunding website DonorsChoose.org, thanks to a favorite South Carolina son. Stephen Colbert announced last week that he has partnered with Share Fair Nation and ScanSource to fund every classroom project in South Carolina on DonorsChoose.org.

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  7. Gang member pleads guilty to 2014 murder in ChesterRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | WBTV

    An 18-year-old Chester gang member has pleaded guilty to murder in the shooting death of 16-year-old youth following an altercation in Chester last summer. The Herald of Rock Hill reports that Robert Isaiah Graham entered the plea on Tuesday in Chester County Court.

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  8. Magistrate suspended over possible conflict of interestRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    A Chester County magistrate judge has been suspended while court administrators look at an alleged conflict of interest in her hearing cases involving the sheriff's office, which is led by her husband. The Rock Hill Herald reports Angel Underwood was suspended last week.

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  9. Chester County magistrate suspended over possible conflict of interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Post and Courier

    A Chester County magistrate judge has been suspended while court administrators look at an alleged conflict of interest in her hearing cases involving the sheriff's office, which is led by her husband. The Rock Hill Herald reports Angel Underwood was suspended last week.

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  10. Carolina cat rescue needs help after saving 30 cats and kittens from euthanasiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Examiner.com

    ... (Oreo/Jacobi, Aurora, Tiny Dancer and Rocket Man, Opal's 6 kittens, Stormy and went back for 2 siblings), Chester County (Daryl & Michonne, Levi and 2 siblings, litter of 6 orange kittens. Not only has SSK rescued from high-kill shelters, they've ...

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  11. Chamber members enjoy bagels and in depth political discussion at breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Herald Independent

    ... was more welcoming of Giti Tire, a tire company from Singapore, which will soon open a plant in Chester County. She said she anticipates the plant having a positive impact in Fairfield County. "There's going to be a huge ripple effect," Douglas ...

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  12. Bridge replacement a concern to police, fire officials in Chester CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WSOCTV

    ... going to hurt us. I don't know how bad, but it will hurt some," Jones said. Great Falls police hope that the Chester County Council will vote soon on allowing the agency to take calls outside the city, and assist the sheriff's office. It's a step ...

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  13. Police: Woman uses Facebook to track down, bust man who stole her kayaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | WBTV

    ... was arrested and charged with receiving stolen goods and booked in the Rock Hill jail. Officers notified the Chester County Sheriff's Office since the kayaks were stolen in their jurisdiction.

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  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Chester County Sheriff's Office is trying to get a positive identification on a man they arrested after he led deputies on a wild ride, darting through high speed traffic. The high speed multi-state chase that began when police spotted a stolen car ended on I-77 in Chester County when the driver jumped from the vehicle and was tracked through the woods.

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  15. Alex and Angel Underwood: Chester County's very own power coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WBTV

    A drive through Chester County, South Carolina has a way of taking you back in time. A quaint downtown with weathered storefronts, surrounded by winding back roads makes you think of the simpler days.

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  16. Man arrested at car chase from Charlotte to ChesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Man arrested at car chase from Charlotte to Chester A man accused of leading a police chase across the state line was found by a K-9. Check out this story on WCNC.com: CHESTER COUNTY, S.C. -- A man accused of leading a police chase across the state line was found by a K-9 on Thursday afternoon.

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  17. Suspect caught after leading police on chase through 3 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WSOCTV

    ... the North Carolina state line. It's unclear where all the car traveled while in Charlotte. The car made it to Chester County, South Carolina before pulling over on the side of the road. According to the Chester County sheriff the chase ended right ...

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  18. 2 Chester County officials fired after tape is alteredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WSOCTV

    Two Chester County officials have been fired after their boss said they had conspired to destroy an audio recording of a council meeting. Channel 9's partners at The Herald of Rock Hill reported that County Council Clerk Carolyn Clayton and information technology consultant Eddie Buchanan were fired Tuesday.

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  19. 2 Chester County officials fired after tape is alteredRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | WBTV

    Two Chester County officials have been fired after their boss said they had conspired to destroy an audio recording of a council meeting. The Herald of Rock Hill reported that County Council Clerk Carolyn Clayton and information technology consultant Eddie Buchanan were fired Tuesday.

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  20. School district defends replacing deputies with private security at schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | WSOCTV

    Deshonia Cauthen has four daughters in Chester County Public Schools. She was not happy to hear about the school district's change to campus security for next fall.

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