Chester County Newswire

Chester County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 185 in Chester County, SC

  1. State deer antler records up substantially this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Summerville Journal-Scene

    ... Carolina's all-time typical deer. The second- and third-highest scoring typical deer were a 156 1/8 inch Chester County buck taken by Van Van Quinn in November 2003 and a 156 0/8 inch Saluda County buck taken by Tristan Dubose in October 2015. ...

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  2. South Carolina Association of Counties Conference - Tuesday, August 2, 2011, Hilton Head, S.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2012 | US Consumer Product Safety Commission

    Good morning. To the officers and board of directors for the SCAC, thank you very much for the invitation to join you at your annual conference, and Carlisle [Roddy, SCAC President and Chester County Supervisor], thank you so much for that kind introduction.

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  3. Detours from closed bridge frustrate SC driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WMBF

    ... drivers aren't the only people affected by the detour. Gus Poulos owns a convenience store off Highway 9 in Chester County, where vehicles no longer pass because the bridge is closed. "We had to close. We had no traffic here. We're going to watch ...

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  4. State deer antler records up substantially this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Summerville Journal-Scene

    ... Carolina's all-time typical deer. The second- and third-highest scoring typical deer were a 156 1/8 inch Chester County buck taken by Van Van Quinn in November 2003 and a 156 0/8 inch Saluda County buck taken by Tristan Dubose in October 2015. ...

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  5. 35-mile detour in place after Upstate bridge closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Bluffton Today

    Highway workers are closing a major bridge over the Broad River in the Upstate for a month for repairs, forcing drivers to take a 35-mile detour. The South Carolina Department of Transportation says damage to the state Highway 9 bridge that crosses the river in Chester and Union counties requires repairs now, even as new bridges are scheduled to be built in a few years.

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  6. Low gas taxes may be hurting S.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Bluffton Today

    The advantages of living in South Carolina include our pristine coast, often pleasant weather and mostly friendly people. But before counting our state's distinction of having the nation's lowest gas prices last week as an untainted benefit, consider a contributing - and ultimately self-defeating - factor in that illusory bargain.

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  7. Record antler numbers were up in 2016 scoring sessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Post and Courier

    ... Carolina's all-time typical deer. Other top typical racks scored included a 156 1/8-inch buck harvested in Chester County in November 2002 by Van Van Quinn and a 156 0/8-inch buck taken in Saluda County in October 2015 by Tristan Dubose. The top ...

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  8. Bridge closure to cost jobs, send traffic on lengthy detourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WSOCTV

    ... discovered during a routine inspection. "I live on that side of the river and all my business comes out of Chester County," Shilling said. Gus Poulos operates a convenience store just inside Chester County at the bridge. He has no choice but to ...

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  9. Major Upstate bridge closing for month of repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina officials are closing a major bridge over the Broad River for almost a month for repairs, forcing Upstate drivers on a 35-mile detour. The Department of Transportation said in a news release that the state Highway 9 bridge over the river between Chester and Union counties will be closed Monday.

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  10. Cheap S.C. gasa hidden priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Post and Courier

    The advantages of living in South Carolina include our pristine coast, often pleasant weather and mostly friendly people. But before counting our state's distinction of having the nation's lowest gas prices last week as an untainted benefit, consider a contributing - and ultimately self-defeating - factor in that illusory bargain.

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  11. Major Upstate bridge closing for month of repairs LOCKHART, S.C. (AP) ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WSOCTV

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  12. Lando Baptist Church heavily damaged in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WBTV

    Richburg Fire Rescue posted photos of firefighters combating the blaze in Chester County. In photos, it appears the steeple and roof of Lando Baptist Church collapsed in the fire on Lando Road.

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  13. Lando Baptist Church heavily damaged in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WMBF

    Richburg Fire Rescue posted photos of firefighters combating the blaze in Chester County. In photos, it appears the steeple and roof of Lando Baptist Church collapsed in the fire on Lando Road.

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  14. Man sentenced to life in prison, found guilty of murder in death of Chester councilmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WBTV

    ... denied any involvement in the shooting. He's heard telling a deputy that he was in Rock Hill that night. Chester County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Reynolds told Moore that it was a "gift" for investigators to be talking with him. Reynolds is heard ...

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  15. Testimony continues in trial of man charged with killing SC councilmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | WBTV

    ... denied any involvement in the shooting. He's heard telling a deputy that he was in Rock Hill that night. Chester County Sheriff's Deputy Chris Reynolds told Moore that it was a "gift" for investigators to be talking with him. Reynolds is heard ...

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  16. Girl, 11, dies after being pulled from waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Bluffton Today

    An 11-year-old South Carolina girl has died a day after she was pulled from the water after having been underwater for as many as 12 minutes. Great Falls police tell news outlets that Emily Joe Britt of Great Falls was swimming with her mother in an area called the sandbar at Rocky Creek when she went under Saturday afternoon in Chester County.

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  17. Woman shot in back while inside car in Chester Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | WMBF

    Deputies in Chester County are investigating after a 32-year-old woman was reportedly shot in the back while riding in a vehicle in the city of Chester. According to investigators, deputies were called to the Chester County emergency room after 10 p.m. Sunday night to meet with a woman who had been shot.

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  18. Girl, 11, dies after being pulled from waterRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2016 | WBTV

    An 11-year-old South Carolina girl has died a day after she was pulled from the water after having been underwater for as many as 12 minutes. Great Falls police tell news outlets that Emily Joe Britt of Great Falls was swimming with her mother in an area called the sandbar at Rocky Creek when she went under Saturday afternoon in Chester County.

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  19. S.C. drowning, Quilts donated to Emanuel AME & Highway Patrol...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Star

    An 11-year-old South Carolina girl has died a day after she was pulled from the water after having been underwater for as many as 12 minutes. Great Falls police tell news outlets that Emily Joe Britt of Great Falls was swimming with her mother in an area called the sandbar at Rocky Creek when she went under Saturday afternoon in Chester County.

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  20. Lockhart receives $200,000 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | The Union Daily Times

    ... of the existing bridge that runs through Lockhart and over Broad River linking the Union County and Chester County portions of SC 49 can now move forward. Hart explained that that the project, which is largely being funded with federal highway funds ...

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