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South Carolina sheriff coerced sex, suit says

CHESTER, S.C. - Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood has been sued by a deputy who said he coerced her into having sex with him and then passed her over for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-05/sc-sheriff-coerced-sex-suit-
Business news

...is expected to be $800 million.Singapore-based Giti Tire is building its first North American plant in rural Chester County, creating 1,700 new jobs over the next decade. The manufacturing and distribution facility in Richburg will make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-16/business-news
Across the region

2 found dead after plane crashes in SCCHESTER, S.C. - Chester County officials say two people have been found dead in a small plane that had been missing on a flight from North Carolina to Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-27/across-region
Missing plane found in SC, 2 dead

CHESTER, S.C. - Chester County officials say two people have been found dead in a small plane...he was notified Monday morning the plane was thought to be in Chester County. The names of the victims have not been released.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-27/missing-plane-found-sc-2-dea
SC skydiver dies when chute fails

CHESTER, S.C. - A Columbia man has died after his parachute malfunctioned during a jump in Chester County.Deputy Coroner Tommy Williams says 65-year-old Wolfgang Langehans died at the scene Sunday afternoon. An autopsy was planned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-05/sc-skydiver-dies-when-chute-
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
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
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 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