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  1. The Agenda: Portrait Gallery gets new Colbert; Taxi stands on King St.; Appeal of Stinney case?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Charleston City Paper

    ... a bid $20 million lower than the winning contract. Source: P&C The $560 million tire plant set to be built in Chester County is battling against local procurement issues and federal Commerce regulators that want a significant tariff targeted at Giti ...

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  2. Gov. Nikki Haley concerned about Chinese tire tariffRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Post and Courier

    ... April. The government is imposing the tariffs to offset subsides the Chinese government gives manufacturers. Chester County Economic Development Director Karlisa Parker says Giti has indicated the tariff won't its change plans to build the new plant ...

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  3. Gov. Haley Concerned About Chinese Tire TariffRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... April. The government is imposing the tariffs to offset subsides the Chinese government gives manufacturers. Chester County Economic Development Director Karlisa Parker says Giti has indicated the tariff won't its change plans to build the new plant ...

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  4. Chester Co single-car crash victim ID'd, two others hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WIS-TV Columbia

    One person was killed and two others were injured in a single-car crash on Friday morning in Chester County, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol. The Chester County coroner identified the victim as 43-year-old James Willie Mack and says the official cause of death is blunt force trauma.

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  5. Officials: One killed, two injured in Chester Co car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WBTV

    One person was killed and two others were injured in a car crash on Friday morning in Chester County, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol. Officials say the fatal wreck happened around 5:47 a.m. on West End Road near Stone Road.

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  6. Container Volumes on the Rise in South CarolinaRead the original story

    Wednesday | Marine News

    The SC Ports Authority announced another month of double-digit container growth, with fiscal year-to-date volumes up 13 percent year over year. The port handled 144,218 twenty-foot equivalent units in November, an increase of 8 percent over the same month last year.

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  7. Two killed in collision, one injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Union Daily Times

    The SC Highway Patrol is investigating a collision on the Joneville-Lockhart Highway Friday morning that left two Chester County women dead and a Pauline man injured. L/Cpl Tony Keller of the SC Highway Patrol stated Friday evening that the collision occurred around 11:35 a.m. on SC 9 five miles south of the City of Union.

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  8. Exclusive to the N&R: Giti Tire takes possession of 1,100 acre parcel for plantRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | OnlineChester

    The officials at Giti Tire can now say they have their roots in Chester County soil. On Tuesday they became the owners of an 1,100 acre tract of land at the I-77 Mega-Site near Richburg that will be the location of the Chester County Giti Tire Plant.

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  9. No one injured after lumber truck overturns in Chester Co three-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WIS-TV Columbia

    No one was injured after a lumber truck overturned in a three-vehicle accident in Chester County on Tuesday afternoon. The wreck happened around 2:35 p.m. on Highway 321 at the South Carolina 72 Bypass, about four miles outside of downtown Chester.

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  10. Judge stops bidding on Chester plant constructionRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | WBTV

    A judge has stopped the bidding for construction of a new tire plant in Chester County after a company left out of the process sued. The Herald of Rock Hill reported that Circuit Judge Brian Gibbons issued an order earlier this month halting the bidding process for the Giti Tire plant.

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  11. Meridian Bank Hires Jessica Straghan as VP Credit AdministrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | PRWeb

    ... Lending at DNB First (West Chester, PA) and is currently President of the Board of Directors at the Arc of Chester County. "We're thrilled to have Jessica join the Meridian team," said Meridian Bank CEO Chris Annas. "Her breadth of knowledge in ...

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  12. After guns pulled on sons, Chester father calls for firing of police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... guns on and handcuffed the teens during a traffic stop on known gang turf. It’s the first skirmish in Chester County’s police war on gangs that has boiled over since the Nov. 4 drive-by shooting death of City Councilman Odell Williams. ...

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  13. Judge stops Chester County Giti Tire plant bid processRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... build a manufacturing and distribution plant. CHESTER Bidding for construction of the new Giti Tire plant in Chester County has been stopped until a lawsuit challenging the process has been resolved. Presiding circuit Judge Brian Gibbons issued an ...

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  14. Gangs, murder, tear at small town's seamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | The Charlotte Observer

    Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood , surrounded by deputies and supporters from the community, as Underwood pleads Chester County Council for 4 additional deputies to combat the county's gang problem at the Dec. 1 council meeting. In the Eureka Mill neighborhood, gunfire is common.

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  15. Gangs, murder tear at small town's seamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | WBTV

    ... political infighting over what to do since Odell Williams died. After a contentious meeting last week, one Chester County Council member bemoaned: "We look like a bunch of damn fools." Williams' killing isn't the first tied to gangs. But it could be ...

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  16. Chester County Sheriff Accused Of Threatening CouncilRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | FITSNews

    So there's a big dispute up in Chester County, S.C. over the budget for local law enforcement - which is reportedly struggling to contain a growing gang problem. In fact a recent gang shooting there actually killed a member of the local county council.

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  17. Employee, two others charged in Chester Co McDonald's robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WBTV

    Three people have been charged in the McDonald's armed robbery that happened last week in Chester County, including an employee who initially acted as a victim. Police say 27-year-old Ricky Lee Gordon, 20-year-old Roderick Grady Gordon, and 24-year-old Jarquaveus Marsenio Washington participated in the robbery.

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  18. Chester Co. deputies to get help cracking down on gangsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WSOCTV

    Chester County deputies will get help cracking down on gangs this weekend. The Herald of Rock Hill reports that South Carolina probation agents will help deputies with patrols and tracking suspected gang members.

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  19. 10 state probation agents to help Chester fight gangsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Charlotte Observer

    CHESTER South Carolina probation agents will be in Chester County this weekend to help sheriff's deputies with patrols and to find known or suspected gang members. And one County Council member and former sheriff says the time might be right to consider consolidating the Chester Police Department and the Chester County Sheriff's Office.

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  20. Sheriff asking for more manpower in wake of councilman's killingRead the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | WSOCTV

    Following the murder of longtime Chester City Councilman Odell Williams, the Chester County Sheriff will ask county officials for money to hire four more deputies. According to Channel 9's partners at The Herald of Rock Hill, next week Sheriff Alex Underwood will ask officials for more money and their cooperation.

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