Cheraw Chronicle- RSS Feed Mon, 27 Apr 2015 22:07:19 EST 1800 Bill would enhance concealed-carry rights I recently had the privilege of attending a luncheon in Columbia in honor of our past representative, the late Jean Laney Harris. I would like to thank Rep. Pat Henegan, member of the South Carolina women's caucus, for inviting me to be her... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:56:51 EST LETTER: Every step counts in domestic violence fight To the editor: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:41:51 EST Stand against domestic violence Saturday Members of the Bennettsville-Cheraw Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc will present “Together, We Can End Domestic Violence” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 2 at the Long Middle School cafeteria. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:21:51 EST Siren testing set for Friday In an effort to help keep Cheraw residents informed in case of emergency, the Cheraw Fire Department will be testing its emergency siren at 11 a.m. Friday, May 1. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:16:51 EST A Mother’s Day gift of time, love What do you plan to get for Mom this Mother's Day? If she's like most Americans, she probably feels time-constrained and the hours she spends with family and friends are precious. So, in addition to giving her flowers or a card, give her a... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:11:52 EST 3 accused of shoplifting The following individuals were recently charged by officers of the Cheraw Police Department:• William Grey Sheppard, 20, 135 Kristy Lane, Rockingham N.C., shoplifting, April 21 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:06:55 EST 3 face domestic violence charges The following individuals were recently charged by deputies of the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:06:51 EST Koontz wins college newspaper award SPARTANBURG — Cheraw native Sara Koontz won third place for editorial writing category in the 2015 South Carolina Press Association collegiate competition. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:56:51 EST Recipe of the week: Crock Pot s’more fondue 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? Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:51:51 EST QUIZ: Which Breed Of Puppy Is Perfect For You? Find out with the Cheraw Chronicle's Perfect Puppy Quiz! Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:37:48 EST Habitat raising funds for new homes The Chesterfield County Habitat for Humanity is working to raise funds to build homes in Cheraw and McBee. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:21:51 EST 3 charged in drowning death PATRICK — Sheriff's deputies have charged three people in connection to the April 3 drowning death of 3-year-old Weldon McElveen in a private Chesterfield County pond. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 22:11:53 EST 2 killed, 2 injured in county crashes A deadly week on Chesterfield County roads has left two people dead and two injured. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:46:51 EST Fixing South Carolina’s aging roads On April 15, the South Carolina House passed a bill, H. 3579, by a overwhelming vote of 87-20. It is designed to address the poor condition of our roads which is arguably the most pressing problem our state as a whole faces. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:36:53 EST Rep. Rice tours Highland Industries plant U.S. Rep. Tom Rice toured Highland Industries' textile plant in a visit to Cheraw last Friday. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:31:51 EST Batgirl the cat addresses God My Dear Heavenly Father,We have been away from our duties, but the gathering of the Clowder last night brought us much hope. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:26:51 EST Muddin’, music mingle at weekend festival Chesterfield County's own Southern Country Muzik will be one of several acts to perform at the Fastrax Mudbog in Bennettsville this Friday and Saturday. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:06:51 EST 3 face shoplifting charges The following individuals were recently charged by officers of the Cheraw Police Department:• Christy Crowley Williams, 35, 2698 Hunts Mill Road, Patrick, shoplifting, April 4 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:41:51 EST 4 arrested on traffic charges The following individuals were recently charged by deputies of the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office:• Jeffery Henry Boone, 46, 504 Fred Davis Road, No. 1, Chesterfield, trespass of real property, April 7 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:36:51 EST Paratroopers to drop in at equestrian event CHESTERFIELD — An all-veteran parachute team will drop in on Chesterfield County during the Southern 8ths Farm's Heart of the Carolinas equestrian event next month. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:31:51 EST