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  1. Police say Fort Lawn home invasion shooting likely drug-relatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Charlotte Observer

    Police ask anyone with information on this crime to call the Chester County Sheriff's Office at 803-581-5131. FORT LAWN Police in Chester County have not made any arrests in Tuesday’s deadly home invasion, but investigators say drugs were a likely part of the crime.

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  2. Police: Man killed, woman hurt in Chester Co. home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Charlotte Observer

    Fort Lawn Police responded to a home on Shirley Road, off Highway 9, around 1 a.m. Tuesday and found a man dead and woman injured. Kenneth Tidwell, 29, died after he was shot one time in the chest, according to Chester County Coroner Terry Tinker.

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  3. Tornado Watch issued for much of WBTV viewing areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WBTV

    A Tornado Watch is in effect for much of the WBTV viewing area as severe storms race across much of the southern United States. The watch is in effect for Alexander, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Union, and Watagua counties in North Carolina as well as Chester and York counties in South Carolina until 10 p.m. Tuesday night.

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  4. 1 dead, 1 wounded in Chester County shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WBTV

    Authorities told media outlets that officers responded to a home in Fort Lawn around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. A man was already dead and a woman was taken to a hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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  5. Man dead, woman wounded in Chester County shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Charlotte Observer

    One person was killed and another seriously wounded in an early-morning shooting Tuesday in the Chester County, S.C., town of Fort Lawn, according to authorities. The incident was reported about 12:30 a.m. at a residence on Shirley Road, off S.C. 9. Fort Lawn is about 40 miles south of Charlotte.

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  6. Police: One killed, one injured in overnight Chester Co shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WBTV

    ... Shirley Road near Highway 9 around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. The woman was taken to CMC main in Charlotte by Medic. Chester County Police and the Fort Lawn Police Department are assisting with the investigation since officials say the shooting happened ...

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  7. Police: Man killed, woman hurt in possible Chester Co. home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WSOCTV

    Authorities in Chester County are investigating an overnight homicide that they think may have started as a home invasion. Police responded to a home on Shirley Road, off Highway 9, just after 12:30 a.m. Tuesday and found a man dead and woman injured.

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  8. Church Calendar For Friday, Oct. 10, 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | OnlineChester

    ... to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at 2135 Starnes Road, Edgemoor. Fall Festival at Lalli Farm, Sunday, Oct. 26. Chester County Leadership Summit "Strategizing the Repair and Restoration of a City" with national motivational speaker and Average Breaker ...

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  9. Scores increase statewide on SC end-of-course examsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | The Charlotte Observer

    South Carolina students scored higher on end-of-course exams last school year, and most local school districts had average scores at or above state averages, according to the state Department of Education. "I am pleased to announce that South Carolina students achieved increased scores on end-of-course exams across all four subject areas tested," state Superintendent of Education Mick Zais said Tuesday in a news release.

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  10. Busby added to inaugural County Agent Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Newberry Observer

    ... center of dairy production. Beginning his extension career in Lancaster County in 1950, Busby also worked in Chester County before becoming Newberry's third county agent in 1958, a position he held until 1972. He served as an area dairy agent in ...

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  11. Moonshine: Out of the woods, into downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Post and Courier

    ... of Ridgeway, who learned how to make moonshine as a boy at the arm of sharecroppers on his daddy's farm in Chester County, said moonshine remains a thriving craft. "There's corn whiskey being made in every dark corner of this state," Hall said. "I ...

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  12. Legal moonshine spreading across South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... of Ridgeway, who learned how to make moonshine as a boy at the arm of sharecroppers on his daddy's farm in Chester County, said moonshine remains a thriving craft. "There's corn whiskey being made in every dark corner of this state," Hall said. "I ...

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  13. Two men charged in road rage incident on I-77Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | WSOCTV

    ... looking for a gray ford mustang with a South Carolina tag. They stopped the suspect car in the median in Chester County near the Richburg exit. A Channel 9 camera was there when deputies arrested two of four men in the Mustang. Investigators told ...

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  14. H.S. FOOTBALL: JCM home game moved againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    ... of poor field conditions on the surface of Lane Field, where JCM plays its home games. JCM's game against Chester County was moved to Henderson last week late on Wednesday night. The same thing happened this week with the Cougars' game against ...

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  15. Morning roundup: News from around the state on Sept. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Aiken Standard

    ... WWE until 2004 before he was injured in a motorcycle accident. ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) - Authorities accuse a Chester County woman of showing up at her boyfriend's hospital room and attacking his ex-wife. The Herald of Rock Hill reports Rock Hill ...

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  16. Chester County woman accused of attack in hospital roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Post and Courier

    Authorities accuse a Chester County woman of showing up at her boyfriend's hospital room and attacking his ex-wife. The Herald of Rock Hill reports Rock Hill Police say 31-year-old Julie Baker of Great Falls is charged with assault and battery.

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  17. Fatal accidents lead SC police to step up patrolsRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | WBTV

    State and local police are stepping up traffic enforcement in "hot spots" around Chester County citing a rise in fatalities. The Herald of Rock Hill reports the S.C. Highway Patrol, the Chester County Sheriff's Office and three local police departments announced on Friday the formation of a multi-agency task force.

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  18. Goodyear plant news goes over like a led balloon: Editorial cartoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    ... parks the iconic blimp there, the company now only makes racing tires in Akron. Goodyear is denying claims by Chester County, South Carolina that they will build the new tire plant that's expected to initially produce 6 million tires a year and ...

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  19. Major Meth Bust In SCRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | FITSNews

    Thirty-seven people in Lancaster and Chester Counties have been indicted by a statewide grand jury on charges related to the production and distribution of methamphetamines. According to a release from S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson , agents from the Chester County Sheriff's Office, Lancaster Police Department, Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina National Guard/Governor's Counter Drug Unit, and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division participated in the investigation.

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  20. Man presumed drowned in Broad River in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | WSOCTV

    Searchers are back out on the Broad River in South Carolina looking for a man who is presumed to have drowned. An adult man was swimming with a group of people Wednesday just before 4 p.m. in an area known as the Sand Bar near the border of Chester and Union counties.

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