Cheraw Chronicle- RSS Feed http://thecherawchronicle.com/ http://thecherawchronicle.com/ Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:13:47 EST 1800 Man killed, woman injured in crash http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150361488/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150278927/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-news-politics/150341486/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-lifestyle-localnews1/150275074/Leap-of-faith 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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/community_news-news/150337771/Firefighters-offer-safety-prevention-tips Working smoke alarms save lives. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:28:11 EST 2 face assault charges http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/blotter-news/150310411/Chesterfield-County-Sheriffs-Office 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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/blotter-news/150318645/Cheraw-Police-Department 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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/community_news-localnews1/150293372/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150280045/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150310935/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/community_news-localnews1/150281730/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/community_news-localnews1/150279223/Walmart-donates-$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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news-news_education/150295562/3-local-students-accepted-to-Governors-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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news-sports/150295386/2-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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150333237/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150336127/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/lifestyle-religion-news/150336908/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news-opinion_columns/150340749/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150340257/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/letters-opinion/150332955/Jay-Brooks-deserves-countys-support-in-sheriff-race To the editor: Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:52:10 EST