Cheraw Chronicle- RSS Feed Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:04:54 EST 1800 Richmond Community College plans open house HAMLET, N.C. — Recent high-school grads, working adults, ambitious retirees looking to start a second career and local business leaders can all find opportunities to further their education at Richmond Community College. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:36:51 EST Mental health first-aid class set Northeastern Technical College has partnered with Northeastern Rural Health Network to provide mental health first-aid training from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Friday, April 17 at the college's Cheraw campus. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:06:52 EST Arrest made in man’s killing A murder suspect was jailed Monday in a shooting that claimed the life of 28-year-old Brandon Ellerbe the day before. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 03:21:53 EST Town to test 15 eastern Cheraw sites for contaminants A residents' committee met with town leaders Monday night to determine which sites in eastern Cheraw should be tested for contaminants. The testing will be funded by a brownfields and land revitalization assessment grant the town received from... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 03:21:51 EST Habitat seeking applicants for 5 new homes Chesterfield County Habitat for Humanity is currently taking applications for new homes the organization plans to build in the near future. Habitat plans to build one home in Cheraw and four homes in McBee. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:51:52 EST An early morning cat-astrophe I've been up since 4:45 this morning. It is now 5:38. When most people are still snoozing in their nice warm beds, I am up, showered, hair washed and bright-eyed at (looking at clock in corner) 5:39 in the morning. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:11:52 EST Solicitor seeks volunteer juvenile arbitrators The Fourth Circuit Solicitor's Office is seeking volunteers for the Juvenile Arbitration Program. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:06:51 EST Cheraw guitarist to warm up Kenny Chesney crowd Contributed photo Wed, 25 Mar 2015 01:36:52 EST 3 youths crowned free-throw champs The annual Knights of Columbus state free-throw competition was held in Columbia last Saturday and the five local participants all fared very well. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 22:36:51 EST Social Security helps people with kidney disease Every March, we pay special attention to the kidney, an organ vital to a healthy life. Social Security wants to help spread the word about the importance of kidney health and about what you should do if you think you or a loved one has a... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 01:51:52 EST 2 accused of disorderly conduct The following individuals were recently charged by officers of the Cheraw Police Department:• Everett Demetrius Bennett, 50, 2040 W. Wall St., Wadesboro N.C., simple possession, March 15 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 01:46:51 EST 4 face domestic violence charges The following individuals were recently charged by deputies of the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office:• Rayvon Griggs, 79, 108 Griggs St., Ruby, assault on an officer, March 12 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 01:41:51 EST Methodist youth selling Spring Festival barbecue The First United Methodist youth will have a booth in the rec center during the Spring Festival on Friday and Saturday. The group will sell barbecue sandwiches, baked goods and “Threads of Hope” bracelets. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 22:26:52 EST Mandatory voting? Let’s try it One of the inherent powers of the president is the ability to spark a big and important national debate simply by floating a new idea in a few lines in a speech. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 22:16:52 EST Recipe of the week: Grilled corn on the cob Do you have a winning recipe you'd like to share?Do you have a signature dish that's just too good to keep to yourself?Do you know of a healthful alternative to an unhealthy but delicious dish? Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:26:51 EST Man wanted in fatal shooting Authorities are looking for a Cheraw man wanted in a Sunday night shooting that claimed the life of 28-year-old Brandon Ellerbe. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:26:56 EST ‘Dancing With Our Stars’ a success Though the weather was rainy, the stars shone bright in Cheraw last Thursday night as the Cheraw Arts Commission held its second annual Dancing With Our Stars dance competition at the Theatre on the Green. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:26:51 EST March Madness living up to its name this year This past weekend has been the first one in a long while that has allowed me to do two things I haven't been able to do recreationally for a while now — sit and read. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:06:52 EST Technical honor society inducts 126 More than 126 students from Northeastern Technical College and Chesterfield County's four public high schools were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society March 12 at NETC's main campus in Cheraw. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:56:51 EST Eviction leads to meth bust CHESTERFIELD — Sheriff's deputies shut down a meth lab last week after arriving to evict a man and woman who had been living at a friend's home. Sun, 22 Mar 2015 02:21:52 EST