According to a release dated Dec. 15 from the Chester County Emergency Communications District, funding charges for 911 services are slated to increase effective Jan. 1.
The offices of the Chester County Independent will be closed Thursday, Dec. 25 for the Christmas holiday, as well as Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, for the New Years holiday.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting checkpoints in Chester County on two occasions next week.
It is here! The Chester County Independent's newest publication, "Hometown Heroes - A Salute to Our Veterans, Past and Present," is now available for purchase.
Breakfast with Santa is Saturday, Dec. 13 at CCHS
Breakfast with Santa will be 8 - 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, in the Chester County High School cafeteria.
Studying for a comprehensive exam to earn your graduate degree is hard enough, but studying for one when your town is featured every night on the national news is a whole different story.
Prior to speaking at Freed-Hardeman University's 50th annual Benefit Dinner Dec. 5, retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson met with approximately 50 students for a special question and answer session.
Members of Cub Scout Pack 25 and Girl Scouts troop 40186 visited with residents of Henderson Health and Rehab Center on Dec. 11 spreading holiday joy.
The Chester County Carl Perkins Center will continue its tradition of offering residents a glimpse into some of the county's most well-designed and beautiful houses when it hosts its annual Tour of Homes on Sunday, Dec. 14.
I hope everyone had a great week.
I have a correction. I posted the wrong birthdays last week. They were for January so I will have them in there next month.
Greetings from Deanburg! I hope everyone had a great week. It was probably busy if it was like mine.
Happy birthday wishes go to Caleb Martin and Jennifer Yates on Dec. 12; Bill Raynor and Tayrn Raynor Sonnenberg on Dec. 14; Jessica Culpepper and Stephen Gregory on Dec. 15; David Harwell on Dec. 16
Hello to everyone! This is day that the Lord has made, and I am glad to be part of it. Today I was sitting at the computer just thinking about how fast this year has gone; we have less than three weeks left in 2014.
Greetings from the City. "This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it." No matter what life brings us we always have something to be glad about.
Who doesn't love Christmas cookies? There are so many varieties of cookies and candy this time of year, but every cook has a few go-to recipes that must be baked each year.
The holidays are a time for tradition. This is the time of year, more than any other, that people long for family recipes and dishes that have been handed down throughout generations. Even as we marry and blend families, we look for ways to preserve our favorite parts of the holidays.
This is the time of year that so many are dragging out the holiday cheer. Retailers have put out the Christmas displays with the Halloween costumes and it is in the hopes of enticing those early shoppers that do not wait until Christmas Eve to fill every nook, cranny and closet with presents.
Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam last week opened the Tennessee Residence for the fourth annual Tennessee's Home for the Holidays event. This year, the decoration theme is "Tennessee Landscapes," and Tennessee State Parks were a partner to create decorations highlighting beautiful natural scenery in east, middle and west Tennessee.
The Bethel Springs High School Class of 1967 held its reunion on Nov. 15.
The Chester County Retired Teachers met in the Brown-Kopel Building Lobby at Freed-Hardeman University on Wednesday, Dec. 10.
Clayton Bank and Trust hosted its annual Holiday Open House Thursday at its main branch downtown.
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