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  1. Charlotte PCB cleanup costs to top $1.3 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Charlotte Observer

    ... with 300 turning out last year to protest renewal of the department's South Carolina sludge permit. Chester County, S.C., resident Dave Cole, a leading critic of CMUD, says new analytic tests could have found PCBs that were in sludge sent to the ...

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  2. Lawsuit filed in Chester Co. inmate's deathRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | Rock Hill Herald

    - The fiancee of a Chester County Detention Center inmate who died of a heart attack while in jail blames the Sheriff's Office and a local doctor for failing to properly treat him four years ago, according to a lawsuit she filed. Lawyers for the ...

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  3. Driver crashes after police chase through York, Chester countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Rock Hill Herald

    At about 3:30 p.m., Chester County Sheriff's deputies received a call that employees with a utilities company were following a white pickup truck attached to their stolen trailer, according to a Chester County Sheriff's report.

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  4. Men charged in Lexington carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Lexington County Chronicle

    Lexington County Sheriff's Department detectives in cooperation with the Chester County Sheriff's Office and South Carolina Highway Patrol arrested a 17-year-old Charlotte, N.C. man and an 18-year-old Charlotte, N.C. man on charges that the two men stole a 2005 Toyota Corolla sedan at gunpoint while a 22-year-old Lexington man who owns the car was ... (more)

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  5. Flint named superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... over issues he'd had with another school system. In 2011, Graves resigned from a superintendent position in Chester County Schools in South Carolina after receiving pressure from the school board and community members. Fox and Marlow said Graves did ...

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  6. Truck overturns in Chester County, killing oneRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | Rock Hill Herald

    The man, who has not yet been identified, was traveling north on the road a few miles outside of Great Falls when he lost control of his pickup, veered off to the right side of the road and took down several trees.

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  7. Crime ReportRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | The Union Daily Times

    ... on a double yellow line, passed a vehicle stopped at the intersection of Hwy. 72, and turned left toward Chester County. Collier then attempted to turn right into a driveway, lost control, wrecked, and was placed under arrest. - Robert Ruth, 51, of ...

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  8. GA murder suspect arrested in Chester CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Rock Hill Herald

    At about 12:30 a.m., Highway Patrol troopers informed Chester County Sheriff’s deputies that the U.S. Marshal’s Task Force was tracking a wanted fugitive out of Georgia named Aaron Garsua McClain, 45. He was last spotted going north on Interstate 77 at exit 65, driving a gray Nissan Rogue with Georgia license plates, according to a ... (more)

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  9. Chester unemployment rate is lowest in more than 12 years; SC, York, Lancaster rates fall tooRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | Rock Hill Herald

    Chester County’s rate was 7.8 percent in February. The last time the monthly rate was below 8 percent was 7.5 percent in 2001, according to the federal Bureau of Labor and Statistics.

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  10. Missing Hellam Township man loved boats, neighbors sayRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | The York Daily Record

    ... out on his boat. Hellam Township Police believe that Wilkenson, 42, and Elizabeth Dorsaneo, of Thorndale, Chester County, fell out of Wilkenson's boat just south of Green Island in the Susquehanna, below Long Level, and died in the river's frigid ...

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  11. CSX contract worker flown to hospital after crash with trainRead the original story

    Friday Mar 21 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    CHESTER COUNTY, S.C. -- A man was flown to a hospital Thursday morning from Chester County after colliding with a train in the Leeds area.

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  12. Herald wins 19 state journalism awards, including 8 first-placeRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 22 | Lake Wylie Pilot

    ... by Fort Mill town officials. Herald columnist Andrew Dys won two first-place awards, one for a feature on a Chester County woman who was reunited with her son after 64 years, and another for a profile of Wayne Vinson and his recovery after an ...

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  13. Motorcycle rider unconscious after Chester County track wreckRead the original story

    Friday Mar 21 | Rock Hill Herald

    - A motorcyclist who was riding on a Great Falls track in southeastern Chester County was knocked unconscious after an incident there today, according to emergency scanner traffic. The Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share ...

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  14. Deputies: Chester Co. man held baby's mother at knife point, stopped her from leaving apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 21 | Rock Hill Herald

    Deputies were sent to a Shirley Road apartment in Fort Lawn after neighbors called about a disturbance between a couple, according to a Chester County Sheriff's report.

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  15. Blind woman placed in protective custody after police find deplorable conditions in rental homeRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | Rock Hill Herald

    ... and ask a judge to order that the house be torn down and the owner possibly face a fine. But Patricia King of Chester County said she will gladly agree to demolition. For months, she said, she tried to convince the woman to leave the house because ...

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  16. Attorney wants Harrell ethics hearings publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 19 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... to a Charlotte hospital after the vehicle he was riding in collided with a Norfolk Southern train in Chester County. In case you missed it, young Mateo shot to YouTube fame after the video of him arguing with his mother over cupcakes went viral. A ...

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  17. Traffic Alert: Interstate 26 shut down at Harbison Blvd.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 20 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... to a Charlotte hospital after the vehicle he was riding in collided with a Norfolk Southern train in Chester County. Investigators say a man has been airlifted to a Charlotte hospital after the vehicle he was riding in collided with a Norfolk ...

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  18. Family of domestic violence victim push for protective lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 20 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... to a Charlotte hospital after the vehicle he was riding in collided with a Norfolk Southern train in Chester County. Investigators say a man has been airlifted to a Charlotte hospital after the vehicle he was riding in collided with a Norfolk ...

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  19. Bill allowing limited use of cannabis oil advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 20 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... to a Charlotte hospital after the vehicle he was riding in collided with a Norfolk Southern train in Chester County. Investigators say a man has been airlifted to a Charlotte hospital after the vehicle he was riding in collided with a Norfolk ...

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  20. USC Women's Basketball Team sendoff FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 20 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... to a Charlotte hospital after the vehicle he was riding in collided with a Norfolk Southern train in Chester County. Investigators say a man has been airlifted to a Charlotte hospital after the vehicle he was riding in collided with a Norfolk ...

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