Cheraw Chronicle- RSS Feed Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:32:24 EST 1800 Veterans’ outreach event planned Jan. 24 Elaine Kelly, a 1982 Cheraw High School graduate and 20-year retired military veteran, will conduct an educational outreach event for veterans and their family members. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:00:10 EST Police: Woman shot at store McCOLL — Police say a woman was shot in the hip after an argument inside a convenience store last week. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:59:08 EST Northeastern Tech offers ‘bridge’ to Coker Northeastern Technical College and Coker College recently renewed an articulation agreement that makes it easier for NETC students to pursue their bachelor's degree by transferring to Coker. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:10:06 EST Local property managers certified FLORENCE — Three property managers from Chesterfield and Marlboro counties earned the certified site manager certification this month at their company's annual territory meeting. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:00:08 EST Marlboro falls to Scotland BENNETTSVILLE — Losers of three straight games, the Scotland girls' basketball team on Thursday sought to get back on track against an opponent it easily defeated early in the year. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:44:08 EST Tip leads to meth lab bust Police and sheriff's deputies say a 36-year-old woman was caught with a makeshift meth lab in her Cheraw home last week. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:39:14 EST Woman dies in crash near Cheraw WALLACE — A North Carolina woman died early Thursday after a single-car wreck in Marlboro County. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:40:07 EST Correction: Coordinating Council Due to an editing error, the Chesterfield County Coordinating Council was incorrectly described as a school board in a front-page story in The Cheraw Chronicle's Dec. 18 edition. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:32:07 EST Program supports troops, families County nonprofit leaders learned about support services available to returning troops and their families Friday. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:25:12 EST The ‘write’ stuff A crowd gathers around an instructor in the Northeastern Technical College library on a recent Tuesday evening. The instructor reads from a book and explains the text to his audience. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:54:04 EST Church to honor state NAACP founder Pee Dee Union Baptist Church will celebrate the life and legacy of Levi G. Byrd at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 21. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:20:09 EST Goodwin Tax Services opens downtown The Cheraw Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new business to the town with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday night. The festivities took place at 109 Market St., the new location of Goodwin Tax Services. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:14:09 EST Soccer team takes 2nd in tourney The Cheraw Recreation and Leisure Services 15-and-under soccer team traveled to Bluffton last Saturday and finished second in the South Carolina Athletic Programs Division 2 State Tournament. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:09:08 EST ‘How are the rain dear?’ Children around the world and throughout Chesterfield County wrote letters to Santa this month to tell the jolly old elf what they'd like to unwrap on Christmas morning. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:44:06 EST Red Cross plans 2 county blood drives FLORENCE — The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015, beginning with National Blood Donor Month in January. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:28:04 EST County council induction set for Jan. 5 Chesterfield County Council members and Probate Judge Gail Ingram will take office during an induction ceremony set for 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, in the county courthouse's main courtroom. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:24:06 EST County releases holiday, meeting schedules Chesterfield County has released its holiday schedule for 2015. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:16:06 EST Early morning thoughts on Christmas It's the best part of the day right now. It's not quite six, I'm having my first cup of hot, steaming coffee (heavy on the cream, leave off the sugar), I'm the only one up (well, except for Sonny, the big fat Russian Blue cat)... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:10:10 EST Soap Club 2: Electric Boogaloo Last week, I talked a little bit about the process of making soap. The floral scented batch was cooling in the mold. Now it was time for some honey oatmeal soap. A recipe I had done time and time again. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:10 EST Bernanke from Bennettsville — and other S.C. facts Last week I had lunch with three old friends. All of us are proud South Carolina natives, amateur history buffs and great fans of barbecue. We decided to meet at a new barbecue joint that we were all anxious to try. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:49:05 EST