Chester County Newswire

Chester County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Chester County, SC.

Results 1 - 20 of 101 in Chester County, SC

  1. Permits worth $755,777 issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Union Daily Times

    ... construction with the exception of some industrial permits issued for the upgrade of existing facilities. In Chester County in the first quarter of 2015 a total of 9 single family permits were issued, a 200 percent increase over the three issued in ...

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  2. Giti hires Aben as senior vpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Modern Tire Dealer

    ... February, the company broke ground on a $560 million passenger and light truck tire manufacturing facility in Chester County, South Carolina. Aben has been in the tire business for 33 years, with experience in retail, commercial, wholesale and the ...

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  3. Three dozen S.C. lawmakers avoid taking stand on removing Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Post and Courier

    ... R-Berkeley County; Joseph S. Daning, R-Berkeley County. F. Gregory “Greg” Delleney, Jr., R-Chester County; Kirkman Finlay, III, R-Richland County; P. Michael “Mike” Forrester, R-Spartanburg County; and William M. ...

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  4. Man accused of killing councilman to remain in jail after bond deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WBTV

    The man accused of shooting and killing a South Carolina city councilman is heading back to jail after he was denied bond by a judge in Chester County Thursday. Christopher Moore, 19, was indicted last week for the murder of Chester Councilman Odell Williams in November 2014.

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  5. Man accused of killing councilman to have bond hearing ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WMBF

    ... lliams in November 2014. Williams was also a former police officer for the city of Chester. After the murder, Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood declared a war on gangs in the small county south of Charlotte.

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  6. South Carolina receives Gold Shovel for economic investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Charleston Business Journal

    Gov. Nikki Haley joined executives of Giti Tire and local officials for February's groundbreaking in Chester County.

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  7. Chester teen indicted on murder charges in councilman's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A Chester County teenager has been indicted in the murder of a Chester County Councilman who was fatally shot on election day. A true bill of indictment was filed earlier this week against 19-year-old Christopher Marquavious Moore in the death of councilman Odell Williams.

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  8. Chester landfill operator pleads not guilty in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Post and Courier

    The operator of a Chester County landfill that's been burning since November has pleaded not guilty to violating the state's solid waste law. Olsen faces up to one year in prison or a fine of up to $10,000 if he is convicted.

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  9. EPA putting out landfill fire burning since November 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | WBTV

    Crews with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency were in Chester County Monday working to put out a landfill fire that has been burning since November 2014. Neighbors in and around the small town of Lockhart have complained about health problems as long as the fire has been burning.

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  10. EPA working to extinguish landfill fire plaguing Lockhart communityRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | WICU12 Erie

    The Environmental Protection Agency is now stepping in to help clean up a landfill fire that one upstate community says is making them sick. The fire at Bennett's Landfill in Chester County has been burning since November and smoke from the blaze has been blowing into the neighboring Lockhart community in Union County.

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  11. EPA working to extinguish landfill fire plaguing Lockhart communityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | WMBF

    The Environmental Protection Agency is now stepping in to help clean up a landfill fire that one upstate community says is making them sick. The fire at Bennett's Landfill in Chester County has been burning since November and smoke from the blaze has been blowing into the neighboring Lockhart community in Union County.

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  12. House takes needed stand vs. CDVRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Chester County officer Diane Watson, Bridget Musteata and Horry County officer Kristen Albrecht with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Victim Advocate Association join Attorney General Alan Wilson at rally for domestic violence reform in the rotunda of the South Carolina Statehouse Tuesday January 13, 2015. The criminal domestic violence bill passed by the House on Thursday offers South Carolina realistic hope for becoming a safer place.

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  13. Act now against domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Chester County officer Diane Watson, Bridget Musteata and Horry County officer Kristen Albrecht with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Victim Advocate Association join Attorney General Alan Wilson at rally for domestic violence reform in the rotunda of the South Carolina Statehouse Jan. 13, 2015. It was in December of 2014 that the first of a number of bills to get tough on domestic violence was pre-filed in the General Assembly.

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  14. 2 men killed when antique car crashes in Chester CountyRead the original story

    May 15, 2015 | WMBF

    ... Ford on state Highway 909 about 4 miles north of Chester when the wreck happened around 11 a.m. Thursday. Chester County Coroner Terry Tinker told media outlets that 65-year-old Tillman "Doc" Crouch Jr. and 70-year-old James "Red" Crowl weren't ...

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  15. Colbert announces funding for nearly 1,000 S.C. classroomsRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | OnlineChester

    Three Chester County teachers classroom projects have been fully funded on the teacher crowdfunding website DonorsChoose.org, thanks to a favorite South Carolina son. Stephen Colbert announced last week that he has partnered with Share Fair Nation and ScanSource to fund every classroom project in South Carolina on DonorsChoose.org.

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  16. Gang member pleads guilty to 2014 murder in ChesterRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | WBTV

    An 18-year-old Chester gang member has pleaded guilty to murder in the shooting death of 16-year-old youth following an altercation in Chester last summer. The Herald of Rock Hill reports that Robert Isaiah Graham entered the plea on Tuesday in Chester County Court.

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  17. Magistrate suspended over possible conflict of interestRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | South Carolina Lawyers Weekly

    A Chester County magistrate judge has been suspended while court administrators look at an alleged conflict of interest in her hearing cases involving the sheriff's office, which is led by her husband. The Rock Hill Herald reports Angel Underwood was suspended last week.

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  18. Chester County magistrate suspended over possible conflict of interestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Post and Courier

    A Chester County magistrate judge has been suspended while court administrators look at an alleged conflict of interest in her hearing cases involving the sheriff's office, which is led by her husband. The Rock Hill Herald reports Angel Underwood was suspended last week.

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  19. Carolina cat rescue needs help after saving 30 cats and kittens from euthanasiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... (Oreo/Jacobi, Aurora, Tiny Dancer and Rocket Man, Opal's 6 kittens, Stormy and went back for 2 siblings), Chester County (Daryl & Michonne, Levi and 2 siblings, litter of 6 orange kittens. Not only has SSK rescued from high-kill shelters, they've ...

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  20. Chamber members enjoy bagels and in depth political discussion at breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Herald Independent

    ... was more welcoming of Giti Tire, a tire company from Singapore, which will soon open a plant in Chester County. She said she anticipates the plant having a positive impact in Fairfield County. "There's going to be a huge ripple effect," Douglas ...

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