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Boy, 5, and dog rescued from SC river

...GREAT FALLS, S.C. - A 5-year-old boy and his dog have been rescued from the Catawba River near Great Falls.Chester County officials say the boy and a 25-year-old man were walking along a spillway at the dam Wednesday afternoon when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-23/boy-5-and-dog-rescued-sc-rive
SC peppers ranked the world's the hottest

...grown in his Rock Hill backyard. The business now spreads across a number of backyards and a couple dozen acres in Chester County. As his business grew, Currie kept his job at a bank because he promised his wife, whom he wooed a decade ago by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-12-26/sc-peppers-worlds-hottest
Haley touts 40K new jobs that may be years away

...that the Wal-Mart jobs would come over five years.The announcements range from three jobs at a plant expansion in Chester County to 2,000 jobs for a Boeing expansion in North Charleston. A quarter of the announcements commit to bring 25 or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-04/haley-touts-40k-new-jobs-may-
SC research lab aims to change building habits, lower costs of natural disasters

...six-story-tall test chamber can generate winds of up to 130 mph and rainfall equal to 8 inches per hour.Officials hope the Chester County facility drives market changes in construction practices, much as the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety did for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-30/sc-research-lab-aims-change-b
Across the region

...roadCHESTER, S.C. - South Carolina state troopers say three men have died after the car they were in ran off a road in Chester County and hit a tree.Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Billy Elder said the 1999 Volkswagen appeared to be speeding just before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-06/across-region
Across South Carolina

...Authorities have identified a North Carolina skydiver who died following a hard landing at a Chester County airport over the weekend.The Chester County coroner said 45-year-old Clarence Huggins of Fayetteville, N.C., was injured when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-29/across-south-carolina
SC ballot chaos opens path for petition candidates

...unity among ousted candidates, even would-be opponents.Richard Cauthen, tossed from the Democratic ballot for Chester County sheriff, said six candidates removed from ballots in that county jointly ran half-page ads in the local newspaper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-06-16/sc-ballot-chao
New methods blamed for rise of Aiken County meth labs

...including Green ville and Spartanburg, is the most active with more than 130 labs uncovered this year. Berkeley and Dor chester counties fall in the middle, and Lexington and Aiken counties are in the third pocket."The drug users in those regions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2012-09-23/new-methods-blamed-ris
Small SC counties count on state inmates' labor

...CHESTER, S.C. - The grass in Chester County might go uncut, county ambulances...homes.But for small places like Chester County, it provides a hard-to-replace labor pool.Chester County Supervisor Carlisle Roddey figures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-02-24/small-sc-counties-count-state-inmat
Across the Region

...274.Authorities say the drugs' street value is about $160,000. Allison is waiting for a bond hearing in the Chester County jail, and it was not immediately clear whether he had an attorney.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-10-01/across-region
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