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Chester County Newswire

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  1. Bush, Rubio court Walker in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    ... co-chair Cliff Hurst to his ranks, as well as a number of supporters from Iowa and Drew Johnson of the Chester County Republican committee in South Carolina. But 2016 politics was largely put aside Monday at the education event, which took place at ... 8 comments

  2. South Carolina Boy Pushes Sister Out of the Way Before Car Hits, Kills HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | WCBM-AM Pikesville

    ... up to 25 years in prison. Johnson posted $25,000 bond Friday, and did not explain her actions in court. Chester County Supervisor Shane Stuart said it would be "fitting" to name a nearby park after Wylie, the Herald added. A memorial fund has been ...


  3. Woman charged after 5th-grader diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 2 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    Authorities said a woman has been arrested in the hit-and-run death of an 11-year-old boy who was waiting at a school bus stop in Chester County. La'Darious Wylie, a fifth-grader at Chester Park Center of Literacy through Technology, was hit by a vehicle while waiting for the bus on Oct. 27, Wylie was taken to a local hospital where he died Oct. 28. Wylie was hit by a vehicle just before 7:30 a.m. near the intersection of Ashford and Dye Streets in Chester.


  4. Woman charged in fatal hit and run of Chester child, out on bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 30 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... eing airlifted to Levine Children's Hospital. He died from his injuries Wednesday afternoon. According to the Chester County Solicitor's office, Johnson's charge faces one to 25 years in jail, if convicted.


  5. Church Calendar For Friday, Oct. 30, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Oct 30 | OnlineChester

    ... stew sale, Saturday, Nov. 14. See Beth Gantt or Cathy Wishert for needed items. Proceeds to needy children in Chester County. Thanksgiving observed Sunday, Nov. 22. The Rev. Warren Fowler, former director of missions for Chester Baptist Association, ...


  6. Julia Malloy-Good Endorsed by the Pennsylvania State Education AssociationRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2015 | PRWeb

    Malloy-Good, candidate for Judge in the Chester County Court of Common Pleas, has received the endorsement from the local educational union PSEA represents a group of professionals who have dedicated their careers to ensuring our children have the best education possible. I am humbled to receive their support of my candidacy.


  7. Ottawa senior, pet terrier rescued from 'helpless' South Carolina flood situationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | CBC News

    An Ottawa senior says he and his Yorkshire terrier would not be alive if a South Carolina family did not rescue him from a "helpless" situation when his car became trapped in a flood as heavy rains pummeled the state. Georg Osterhues, 86, was en route to Florida with his dog Tila when the downpour struck in as he was driving through Chester County, S.C., early Sunday morning.


  8. More building permits issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | The Union Daily Times

    ... it to the building permits activity in that quarter with the activity in the second quarter of 2014. In Chester County, a total of 12 permits were issued for single family homes in the second quarter of 2015, a 140 percent increase over the five ...


  9. Chester prosecutor, family help rescue elderly man and dog from flood watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | WBTV

    A Chester County deputy solicitor was back in court Tuesday afternoon - just days after she and her family rescued a man from flood waters in Columbia. Areas in her neighborhood were flooded from the surging bodies of water nearby.


  10. The dramatic moment family saved 87-year-old man and his dog...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Daily Mail

    George Osterhues, 87, was on a road trip from Canada to Florida on Sunday when he got caught in flood waters in South Carolina Tom and Julie Hall and their three sons found the elderly man's car stranded in flood waters and rushed to his aid The couple were able to pull Mr Osterhues and his small dog from the vehicle and bring them to safety A South Carolina couple and their three sons helped rescue an 87-year-old man and his tiny dog during the thousand-year rains that flooded the state this weekend. Chester County deputy prosecutor Julie Hall, her husband Tom and their three sons live north of Columbia and were checking on neighbors near a flood-prone lake Sunday morning when they came across an elderly man caught in the rising waters.


  11. Good Samaritan rescues elderly man and dog from flooded carRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 |

    An elderly man, and his beloved dog, were rescued by a good Samaritan who found them trapped inside of a flooded car along a county road in Chester County, South Carolina, reported Tuesday's WSOCTV News. Tom Hall found 87-year-old George Osterhues inside of a partially submerged vehicle on Sunday afternoon...Osterhues and his little dog had been trapped in the rising waters for several hours by the time that Hall came along and investigated the dire situation.


  12. Chester County man charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | WSOCTV

    Lindsay's body was was found in some bushes in an area roughly 200 feet from her home on Fifth Street in Chester. Officials charged Bell with murder after the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division collected and analyzed DNA evidence.


  13. S.C. holding info event for Giti suppliersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Tire Business

    ... Giti Tire Group once the company's $560 million plant is ready for production. The department is teaming with Chester County Economic Development to hold the event, scheduled to run from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Gateway Conference Center in Richburg. ...


  14. School board called meeting on Wednesday Sept. 30. 2015Read the original story

    Sep 29, 2015 | OnlineChester

    The Chester County Board of School Trustees will hold a special called meeting on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, at 6 p.m. in the executive boardroom at 509 District Office Drive, Chester, South Carolina. The purpose for the meeting is to continue discussion of employment grievance, contractual matter related to the former superintendent, receipt of legal advice related to grievance and contractual matter, and discussion of interim superintendent in executive session.


  15. Slayman's attorney calls internal report 'a shameful of fabrications'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | WMBF

    Chester County schools are looking for a new superintendent, but the attorney for the one who just left still has plenty to say about an internal report accusing the former school leader of threatening extreme violence against some on her staff. The report which WIS obtained last week contained some shocking allegations accusing then-Chester superintendent Dr. Agnes Slayman of repeatedly insulting staffers, threatening them in front of each other and even saying things to them like "I will cut your throat out," "I will crucify you" and "I will kill you."


  16. Giti Tire to hold supplier outreach event for new Chester County plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Charleston Business Journal

    The event, targeting non-construction suppliers, will provide attendees with information regarding typical sourcing areas for a tire plant, as well as an overview of the Giti's vendor registration process and its commitment to diversity, officials said. Company and local officials broke ground earlier this year at Giti's new plant site, located between S.C. Highway 9 and Old Richburg Road in Chester County.


  17. Superintendent resigns; accused of saying, 'I will kill you'Read the original story

    Sep 25, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    Chester County school Superintendent Agnes Slayman resigned Thursday – the same day a newspaper obtained a report saying her employees said she threatened to kill a co-worker and created a hostile work environment. The school board met in secret for four hours, then voted 4-3 to accept Slayman's resignation and pay her $300,000 for the remainder of her contract.


  18. Report: Chester Co. Superintendent said 'I will kill you'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Chester County school Superintendent Agnes Slayman has resigned after a report surfaced saying that she threatened to kill district employees and created a hostile work environment. Report: Chester Co.


  19. Driver killed in collision with tractor trailer along I-77 ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | WMBF

    A Columbia-area man has been identified as the driver killed when a tractor trailer reportedly crossed the median along I-77 in Chester County Thursday and hit his pickup truck. According to troopers, the crash happened along Interstate 77 northbound near mile marker 55 around 10:09 a.m. Thursday morning.


  20. Chester schools superintendent resigns; accused of saying, a I will kill youaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Chester County school Superintendent Agnes Slayman has resigned after a report surfaced saying that she threatened to kill district employees and created a hostile work environment. It includes district employees saying Slayman told a staff member, “I will kill you,” and told another employee, “I will cut your throat out.” The employees say more than half of the district's senior staff have sought medical attention for stress-related health issues and depression.