The summer storm that dropped some much needed rain last Thursday also dropped quite a few trees and limbs. High winds swept over Cheraw and Chesterfield, leaving a visible trail of twisted limbs, downed power lines and uprooted trees. There were no reports of personal injuries.Most of the wind damage seen in Cheraw was on the eastern side of the downtown area. Residents in Wallace said hail covered the ground there the same evening, and several large trees were uprooted in downtown Chesterfield.
The 80-year-old structure at Cheraw State Park known as the House on the Hill is showing its age.Efforts to restore the building have taken the structure down to the bare bones — boards, rather — and revealed that many of them were nearly soft as cotton.Although the renovation effort, estimated to cost $250,000, got off to a good start, “we are still in need of contributions,” Cheraw Mayor Andy Ingram said this week. “Anyone who has not yet ...
The Craig Park Walking Trail project in downtown Chesterfield was nearing completion in September 1998. Workers are seen mounting a sign over the trail’s incomplete entrance on Main Street, featuring a design scheme which will be repeated on other signs around town. This photo was published Sept. 24, 1998, in The Cheraw Chronicle and Chesterfield Advertiser.
The town of Cheraw celebrated Independence Day with a patriotic children’s parade during the morning and evening festivities at Cheraw High School’s football stadium.North Tower played beach music, and other “funky” sounds from the 1970s and 80s as people gathered in lawn chairs to relax and have a bite to eat. Not too many people ventured out in front of the band to dance, but plenty enjoyed watching Cheraw Town Councilman Billy Wallace Jr. lead the effort....
Cheraw’s downtown streetscape program began in September 1998 as workers uprooted brick sidewalk inlays to install new lampposts. The face-lift of the 100 block of Market Street was scheduled for completion by Nov. 1, according to contractors Regenbogen and Associates. Once finished, downtown Cheraw was to have lower lighting to give a more personal effect, twice as many specimen and ornamental trees and three crosswalks. It also would more handicapped-accessible and have a resurfaced s...
Cheraw Arts Commission will host an evening at the Theatre on the Green, July 24, to showcase the talent of the community’s youth. The event is called GOT TALENT?This is an opportunity for young singers, dancers, musicians, actors, magicians, comedians, and more, from ages 5-18, to perform on stage before a live audience.This will be a family friendly event with each act limited to five minutes or less. Participants ages 5-18 will be received on a first come, first...
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