Cheraw Chronicle- RSS Feed Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:03:35 EST 1800 27 charged in cockfighting bust WALLACE — Deputies arrested 27 people in a Saturday night raid on a Marlboro County cockfighting ring and rescued 122 birds from what one official called the “barbaric bloodsport.” Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:16:53 EST What has your library helped you create? During the week of April 12-18, the Chesterfield County Library System joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week, a time to highlight the changing role of libraries, librarians and library... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:41:52 EST Youth hoops tourney to return Organizer Germain Thompson has announced Sept. 5 as the date for the second annual “Stop the Violence” Basketball Tournament. The tourney will be held in the same place, but will have a different format. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:26:51 EST Young pros plan Friday fundraiser The Young Professionals of Cheraw will hold their first-ever fundraiser the Spring Garden Party from 6:30-10 p.m. Friday, April 3 at Kevin Lear's on Main. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:11:51 EST Airport a hub for industry Cheraw Municipal Airport manager Wendell Hall said the facility will not host an air show this June. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:46:53 EST 3 charged with drunkenness The following individuals were recently charged by deputies of the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office:• Johnathan Espinosa Martinez, 22, 159 Taco Lane, Pageland, driving under suspension, March 16 Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:31:51 EST 3 guardians ad litem sworn in Three new guardian ad litem volunteers — court-appointed special advocates for abused and neglected children — have been sworn in so far this year in Chesterfield County. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:26:51 EST Recipe of the week: Grandma’s peach cobbler 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, 31 Mar 2015 02:06:51 EST Bill seeks to change county, city funding I have important information for students from the graduating classes of 1990-2014: If you failed the exit exam and received only a certificate upon graduation, you can now receive your diploma. You need to contact your school district and apply for... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:01:51 EST 4 students win Easter egg contest CHESTERFIELD — Main Street is ornately decorated for the Easter season thanks to the talents of Chesterfield High School art students and the 22 large eggs they painted. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:31:52 EST South Carolina, we have a problem One of my favorite movies is “Apollo 13” with Tom Hanks. It tells the story of the 1970 NASA mission to the moon that almost ended in disaster when a systems failure in the space capsule resulted in too much carbon dioxide in the... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:26:52 EST Curl up with our library on World Book Day More than 100 countries will participate in World Book Day on April 23, encouraging people to explore the pleasures of reading. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:11:52 EST 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