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  1. South of Charlotte, I-77 corridor in SC flexing economic development musclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBTV

    ... million from North Carolina. ? A little farther south on I-77, Giti Tire is building a $560 million plant in Chester County that will employ 1,700 workers. The South Carolina incentives package included $36.2 million for land acquisition, $2 million ...

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  2. Fear of gangs, death threats, prompts drive for bulletproof vestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WSOCTV

    ... five years the vest will slowly lose some of its ability to stop a bullet. Most of the 53 sworn deputies in Chester County are wearing vests either at or past that five-year life span. "Wearing an outdated vest can be like just wearing a tT-shirt," ...

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  3. BLOG: My arms are killing meRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WBTV

    ... into SC and 10" - 14" of snow extending from Union County southward across Lancaster County and into eastern Chester County, SC. As I said above, the first question that popped into my mind was, what have I missed? It's very unsettling forecasting ...

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  4. California company to bring textiles back to Fort Lawn facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Business Journal

    ... in Fort Lawn. The facility, located in a former Springs Global US Inc. plant at 5918 Lancaster Highway in Chester County, will start production "in about a month," says Raj Patel , president of Venus Group. Venus Group makes napkins and other ...

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  5. Sherman's march recalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Herald Independent

    ... pose in the Century House. One of the only firing 10-pound rifles in existence was present, courtesy of Chester County Historical Society, for Fairfield Remembers Sherman events. One of the only firing 10-pound rifles in existence was present, ...

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  6. Textile manufacturer opening SC plant with 25 jobsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | WMBF

    A California company that makes linens, uniforms, towels and other textiles is opening a plant in Chester County creating 25 new jobs.

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  7. Fairfield County Prepares for Cold by Helping NeedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    ... and picked up some more blankets. Now I'm going to Chester when I leave here and I'll take blankets up to Chester County." Burroughs' center currently houses 18 people. He says paper product donations are always needed, but they'll continue to serve ...

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  8. 115 'green' jobs bound for Charlotte areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Charlotte Observer

    Some of the "green" packaging made by Footprint LLC, which plans to open a manufacturing facility in Richburg, S.C., that could employ up to 115 people over five years. million to build a manufacturing facility in northern Chester County, state officials said Wednesday, creating up to 115 jobs over the next five years.

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  9. 'Green' packaging company to create 115 jobs in regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Business Journal

    An Arizona-based "green" packaging company plans to spend $15.4 million to open a plant in Chester County that's expected to bring 115 jobs over the next five years. Footprint, headquartered in Gilbert, Ariz., will establish its second U.S. plant in an existing 109,000-square-foot building in the L&C Distribution Park.

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  10. Footprint to bring 115 jobs to new Chester County packaging plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Business Journal

    An Arizona "green" packaging company plans to spend $15.4 million to open a plant in Chester County that's expected to bring 115 jobs to the county over the next five years. Footprint, headquartered in Gilbert, Arizona, will bring its second U.S. plant to an existing structure in the L&C Distribution Park.

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  11. Giti Tire breaks ground on Chester County plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Charleston Business Journal

    Enki Tan, executive chairman of Giti Tire Group, digs into the celebratory cake at Thursday's groundbreaking for the company's new plant in Chester County.

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  12. Chester County schools take flight through new droneRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 15 | The Star

    Look up in the sky in Chester County near a school building and you just might see a little machine flying through the air. It's not a bird or a plane.

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  13. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Business Wire

    Trasmes... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese PVDF Coating Industry, 2009-2019" ... )--Fitch Ratings has downgraded Schahin Oil and Gas Ltd.'s foreign- and local-currency Issuer Default Ratings to 'B-' from 'B+' and placed the rat... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BB+' rating on the following revenue bonds issued by the Colorado Health Facilities Authority on behalf of National Jewish Health : -... )--Hyatt Hotels Corporation in conjunction with Miami-based development group Robert Finvarb Companies and its partner David Martins, today announced the anticipated A... )--Global tiremaker Giti Tire breaks ground for its first plant in North America which will be located in Chester County, South Carolina.

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  14. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Business Wire

    Trasmes... )--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese PVDF Coating Industry, 2009-2019" ... )--Fitch Ratings has downgraded Schahin Oil and Gas Ltd.'s foreign- and local-currency Issuer Default Ratings to 'B-' from 'B+' and placed the rat... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BB+' rating on the following revenue bonds issued by the Colorado Health Facilities Authority on behalf of National Jewish Health : -... )--Hyatt Hotels Corporation in conjunction with Miami-based development group Robert Finvarb Companies and its partner David Martins, today announced the anticipated A... )--Global tiremaker Giti Tire breaks ground for its first plant in North America which will be located in Chester County, South Carolina.

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  15. Giti Tire Breaks Ground for First Plant in North AmericaRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Business Wire

    ... Haley along with state and county officials in a groundbreaking ceremony for the company's new facility in Chester County. The first North America plant for Giti Tire will produce passenger and light truck tires for the replacement and original ...

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  16. Tire manufacturer starts plant construction in Chester CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Business Journal

    S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley, right, thanks Enki Tan, Giti Tire Group executive chairman, during the June announcement of the tire plant in Chester County. Giti Tire Group of Singapore started construction of its planned 1,700-employee tire plant in Richburg today, marking the occasion with ceremonies alongside Interstate 77. S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley and other local and Giti officials attended the celebration at the 1,100-acre site at the I-77 interchange at S.C. Highway 9. The first tire is expected to roll off the $560 million plant in late 2016, Giti officials say.

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  17. Giti breaks ground for S.C. plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Tire Business

    ... S.C. Dr. Tan used the occasion to announce the creation of a "Giti Tire Math and Science Award" for the Chester County School District. Teams for each school in the district will be given a specific problem to solve. Winning teams - one each from ...

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  18. Chester Co. man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 70 year oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WSOCTV

    A Chester County man pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a woman, less than 24 hours before he was set to go to trial. Carl Seager moved back to South Carolina after being released from a Texas prison for failing to register as a sex offender.

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  19. Giti to break ground Feb. 12 on U.S. plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Tire Business

    Giti Tire Group is scheduled to break ground Feb. 12 on the $560 million tire plant it's planning to build near Richburg, in rural Chester County. The plant will be built on the Carolinas I-77 Mega Site and will combine manufacturing and distribution activities at a structure that eventually will span 1.8 million square feet.

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  20. Food products company to expand operation in Chester Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | WSOCTV

    Haddon House Food Products, a privately-owned distributor, importer and exporter of specialty, natural, organic, ethnic and kosher foods, is expanding its Chester County operations, according to a news release Wednesday. The company is investing $4.6 million to expand its operations in Richburg, South Carolina.

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