Cheraw Chronicle- RSS Feed http://thecherawchronicle.com/ http://thecherawchronicle.com/ Fri, 1 Aug 2014 07:52:17 EST 1800 Quit selling cookie dough; let parents give directly http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/opinion_columns/50114359/Quit-selling-cookie-dough;-let-parents-give-directly A federal nutrition program that places new restrictions on snacks and beverages sold in schools also provides an opportunity for some fresh thinking about school fundraisers. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Police: McColl man caught after 130-mph chase http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50114275/Police:-McColl-man-caught-after-130-mph-chase LAURINBURG, N.C. — A McColl man is being held in a North Carolina jail after police say he stole from Walmart, led officers on a 130 mph chase and drove back into South Carolina. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sidewalk, park to be paved http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-localnews1/50114200/Sidewalk-park-to-be-paved Several projects, ranging from sidewalk paving to transformer moving, are in the works for the town of Cheraw. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bennettsville man hospitalized in fight http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/50092149/Bennettsville-man-hospitalized-in-fight LAURINBURG, N.C. — A Bennettsville man was in critical condition following a fight last Thursday that resulted in a Laurinburg man's arrest, according to police. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST State could cash in on tax-free sales surge http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/50091592/State-could-cash-in-on-tax-free-sales-surge Some North Carolina shoppers will cross the state line to take advantage of this weekend's state sales tax holiday. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cultural changes to curb child abuse http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/opinion_columns/50106060/Cultural-changes-to-curb-child-abuse For several years now, I have written this same column — and I'm going to keep writing it until we as a state stop abusing our children. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Four face burglary charges http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50067687/Chesterfield-County-Sheriffs-Office The following people were recently charged by the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office:• Amber Price, 24, of 204 W. Miller St., Jefferson, was charged with simple assault. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 4 Connecticut residents charged with Cheraw thefts http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50067680/Cheraw-Police-Department These people were recently charged by members of the Cheraw Police Department:• Bettina Gaskins, 33, of 37 Justin Lane, Apartment B1, Cheraw, was charged with driving under the influence. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Assault suspect claims to be God http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50118806/Assault-suspect-claims-to-be-God McBEE — Sheriff's deputies say a man accused of domestic assault claimed to be God, Jesus Christ and the archangel Gabriel. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A fresh look at old Town Hall http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/community_news/50101723/A-fresh-look-at-old-Town-Hall Cheraw Town Hall, constructed in 1858, sits on the corner of Market and Second streets, exactly where it stood when Sherman's soldiers descended upon the town in 1865, driving out local Confederate forces and setting up camp in various locations... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cheraw man dies in U.S. 1 moped crash http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50092535/Cheraw-man-dies-in-U.S.-1-moped-crash A 60-year-old Cheraw man died Saturday when he turned his moped in front of an oncoming box truck on U.S. 1, according to state troopers. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cheraw Police Department http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/features/50019124/Cheraw-Police-Department These people were recently charged by members of the Cheraw Police Department:• Andropulus Chasino Miller, 25, of 100 Moffat Road, Cheraw, was charged with dissemination of obscene material. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Council hopes to de-annex Delta http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50036442/Council-hopes-to-de-annex-Delta U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials are “conducting several tests” at the old Delta plant in Wallace, Cheraw Town Administrator Mike Smith told members of Cheraw Town Council at Tuesday's briefing meeting. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Painting postpones talent show http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50020901/Painting-postpones-talent-show Scheduled performances by Cheraw's young musical and theatrical talents will have to wait — until the paint is dry and the drop cloths and dust are removed. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Shots fired, 1 arrested in standoff http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50028226/Shots-fired-1-arrested-in-standoff Chesterfield County sheriff's deputies fired at least six shots in a July 12 standoff near a Pageland home, according to recently released incident reports. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/blotter/50019256/Chesterfield-County-Sheriffs-Office The following people were recently charged by the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office:• Sherri Renee Little, 31, of 26337 S.C. 9, Pageland, was charged with disorderly conduct. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New security measures http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50020890/New-security-measures Karen Kissiah | Cheraw Chronicle Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A state motto worth memorizing http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/editorial/50023029/A-state-motto-worth-memorizing South Carolina's motto, “While I breathe, I hope,” is surely the most optimistic statement any one can make. Despite all, if we can draw a breath, we are hopeful and optimistic. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Oil painting workshop set Sept. 12 - 14 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/arts/50020843/Oil-painting-workshop-set-Sept.-12---14 The Cheraw Arts Commission will present an oil painting workshop from Sept. 12 - 14. The three-day workshop will be taught by Charleston artist Joyce Hall. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Thurman, Griggs to wed http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/announcements/50020855/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. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST