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Thurman, Griggs to wed

Mr. and Mrs. David Perkins Thurman, Jr. of Ruby announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Thurman, to David Justin Griggs of Hartsville, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Ray Griggs.The bride-elect received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Francis Marion University in 2011. She is currently employed as a registered nurse with the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control.The groom-elect received a bachelor of science degree in sociology wit...

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Historic Lyceum still a place of learning

The Cheraw Lyceum. Where is it? What’s in there? And what is a lyceum anyway?The Cheraw Lyceum is the only brick structure of the four buildings on the Town Green, each of which has been recently restored and painted. It was built in 1820, the same year the town of Cheraw was incorporated. It hasn’t always been a museum, but it was built where it stands.The lyceum originally served as a chancery court for the Old Cheraw Judicial District.

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Peeling back time

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 ...

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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.

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Cheraw celebrates the Fourth

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....

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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...

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Kolberg, Madden plan wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Ole S. Kolberg are pleased to announce the...

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