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

    Tuesday | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Two men charged in road rage incident on I-77Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | 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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  6. H.S. FOOTBALL: JCM home game moved againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | 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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  7. Morning roundup: News from around the state on Sept. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | 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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  8. Chester County woman accused of attack in hospital roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | 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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  9. Fatal accidents lead SC police to step up patrolsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | 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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  10. Goodyear plant news goes over like a led balloon: Editorial cartoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | 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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  11. Major Meth Bust In SCRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 4 | 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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  12. Man presumed drowned in Broad River in SCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | 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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  13. Police bust pot-growing operation in quiet neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | WSOCTV

    ... Holly-Huntersville Road. A search warrant said officers learned about the grow operation after deputies in Chester County, South Carolina raided a similar operation there. When they knocked on the door of the house on Coach Wood Court, the search ...

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  14. Troopers: 1 dead in I-77 crash in Chester Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | WSOCTV

    State troopers in Chester County were investigating a deadly crash on Interstate 77 Friday afternoon.

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  15. Chester woman shot in foot after gunfire erupts on Saluda StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | The Island Packet

    ... was one of five adults and four juveniles who were at the home on Holmes Road around 5 a.m., according to the Chester County Sheriff’s Office. When she got out of bed, the woman saw her home had been “shot multiple times,” according ...

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  16. York County's jobless rate jumps in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | Rock Hill Herald

    ... and South Carolina as a whole also rose in July, the Department of Employment and Workforce reported. Chester County's rate rose nearly a percentage point, to 8.3 percent from 7.4 percent in June. Lancaster County's rate rose to 7.1 percent from 6.6 ...

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  17. New Indian Land elementary school opens to alleviate overcrowdingRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | WBTV

    ... ly," said Puckett. Other school district that started back up, Monday, in our South Carolina viewing area was Chester County schools and Fort Mill schools.

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  18. Multiple gunshots fired at Chester homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | The Island Packet

    A woman woke up to the sound of gunfire at her Chester home early Sunday morning, according to the Chester County Sheriff's Office.

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  19. Lancaster edges Rock Hill in Chester County High School Football JamboreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Rock Hill Herald

    Lewisville coach Will Mitchell has a lengthy list of things for his young team to work on after Friday night's Chester County Jamboree.

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  20. Five arrested in Chester County marijuana casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Rock Hill Herald

    Paul Sanders III and Paul Rashaad Sanders IV of 2716 Ballindam Road in Chester were arrested on drug and narcotics violations after members of the Chester County's narcotics unit and State Law Enforcement Division observed what appeared to be a backyard marijuana growing operation.

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