Cheraw Chronicle- RSS Feed Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:13:47 EST 1800 Man killed, woman injured in crash CHESTERFIELD — A traffic collision on S.C. 9 claimed the life of a Chesterfield man on Tuesday. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:45:15 EST McLeod Health seeks approval for Cheraw ER McLeod Health has plans to file a certificate of need to operate an emergency department in Cheraw, the nonprofit hospital group said last week. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:10:08 EST Candidates share stances at forum With Election Day less than a week away, five local candidates took the opportunity to get their message across to voters at a nonpartisan candidate forum Tuesday night in the Northeastern Technical College auditorium. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:43:08 EST Leap of faith: Hip-hop artist makes switch to Christian rap Cheraw native and Christian hip-hop artist Russ Wallace, aka “The Kid,” has released a new single. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:33:13 EST Firefighters offer safety, prevention tips Working smoke alarms save lives. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:28:11 EST 2 face assault charges These individuals were recently charged by members of the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office:• Morris Forinella, 46, 24722 S.C. 9, Pageland, destruction/damage/vandalism of property, Oct. 21. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:27:08 EST Police arrest 2 on drug charges These individuals were recently charged by members of the Cheraw Police Department:• Daquon Jerrell Harrington, 19, 89 Inglis Road, possession of marijuana, Oct. 26. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:24:07 EST Veterans Day Parade planned Nov. 11 The annual Veterans Day parade on behalf of all the veterans of Chesterfield County will be held starting at 1030 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:10:07 EST Libraries offer free language-learning software The Chesterfield Coutny Library System now offers the Mango Languages online language-learning system to its patrons. Mango is free for all library patrons and can be accessed anywhere with an Internet connection. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:05:10 EST Painting class to produce cornucopias The Cheraw Arts Commission presents “Paint a Cornucopia at Colors and Cola” with artist Vicky McLain. Participants can create a Thanksgiving cornucopia from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at the Cheraw Community Center. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 23:58:07 EST Wal-Mart pitches in for firefighter training The Wal-Mart Foundation recently presented a check for $1,000 to the Cheraw Fire Department.Chief Marvin Murray said the money will be earmarked to go toward a training ground. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 23:38:06 EST Walmart donates $25K to domestic violence coalition$25K-to-domestic-violence-coalition FLORENCE — The Walmart Foundation and Walmart State Giving Advisory Council has made a $25,000 donation to the Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 23:32:10 EST 3 local students accepted to Governor’s School COLUMBIA — Zachary Johnson, Aidan Jones and Katherine Kilgore, all from Chesterfield County, have been accepted to the South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics in Hartsville. They join students from across South Carolina... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:37:06 EST 2 youth basketball leagues holding sign-ups The Cheraw Recreation and Leisure Services Department will begin registration for youth basketball on Monday, Nov. 3, and sign-ups run through Wednesday, Nov. 26. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:35:05 EST Local author to visit libraries Northeastern Technical College English instructor Elizabeth Dutton's debut novel, “Driftwood,” will officially be released on Nov. 6. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:29:13 EST The rise and fall of Bobby Harrell There is a New Testament admonition that we should hate the sin and love the sinner. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:24:08 EST Stories sought for Faith and Family directory Do you have a positive story of inspiration and good will you would love to share, one that will bring hope and encouragement to others? Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:11:14 EST A happy haunting from childhood memories My most vivid childhood memories can be found on Highway 145, five miles south of the town of Chesterfield in a big old white farmhouse occupied by my grandparents. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:06:08 EST Halloween showcases costumed creativity Part of me wants to start singing that song from “A Nightmare Before Christmas,” but I'm not entirely sure if that's a Christmas movie or a Halloween movie. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:41:09 EST LETTER: Jay Brooks deserves county’s support in sheriff race To the editor: Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:52:10 EST