Cheraw Chronicle- RSS Feed Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:18:20 EST 1800 3 charged after fatal gunfight WALLACE — Sheriff's deputies have charged three people in connection with the Jan. 21 killing of Daniel Quantin Grooms in a gunfight at a woman's home. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:31:51 EST Chronicle’s parent company names new CEO DAVIDSON, N.C. — The Cheraw Chronicle's parent company, Civitas Media, named veteran newspaper executive Ralph James Martin as its new CEO on Tuesday. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:41:51 EST JJ the tuxedo cat takes a bow It's quiet in here. Mamon and Darlin' left in the big red truck to go to town. Mamon has these doctor's appointments every week and so we are left to our own devices. They told Chase and Cricket “watch the house and don't... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:21:51 EST Will Obamacare affect your taxes? As tax season gets into full swing, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act may have some taxpayers concerned. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 03:41:52 EST Keeping the dream alive The Pee Dee Union Baptist Church's fifth annual Dr. Martain Luther King Jr. birthday celebration drew record numbers this year. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 02:56:51 EST Cheraw firefighters dedicate aerial truck The Cheraw Fire Department held a dedication ceremony for its new aerial truck on Sunday, Jan. 18. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 02:41:51 EST Fitness pros weigh in on weight loss As January nears its end, many Chesterfield County residents are working to stick with their New Year's resolutions to get fit. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 02:26:51 EST Town renovates historic law office After years of being used as a storage building, an important part of South Carolina history has been reopened to the public. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 02:11:51 EST Coach Willie Jeffries to speak in Cheraw Willie Jeffries, former South Carolina State University head football coach, will be the keynote speaker at the Founders' Day program presented by the Cheraw Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:56:52 EST 250-plus attend MLK breakfast The Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast held on Saturday, Jan. 17 at Fisher Hill Community Baptist Church Family Life Center brought more than 250 people and pastors together to celebrate and commemorate King's life and vision. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:56:51 EST Williams named to UNH dean’s list WEST HAVEN, Conn. — Dylan Williams of Cheraw was named to the Dean's List at the University of New Haven for the fall 2014 semester, university officials said in a news release. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:11:51 EST The moral test of S.C. government This week, Gov. Nikki Haley was sworn in for her second four-year term and a new legislature convened in the Statehouse. This seems like an appropriate time to look back on their record over the last four years. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 22:36:52 EST Tip your hat for Pie Day and Social Security A hundred years ago, no one would leave the house without a hat. Hats were everywhere — top hats, cowboy hats, stovepipe hats, even pork pie hats. Women wore elaborate hats to church, matching them to their fashionable outfits. Today, people... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 22:36:51 EST Youth baseball, softball signups start Feb. 2 The Cheraw Recreation and Leisure Services Department will be taking registration for youth baseball and softball beginning on Monday, Feb. 2 and running through Friday, Feb. 27 at the Cheraw Community Center. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:46:55 EST Lockey, Sartor to wed Mrs. Micki Poole Lockey is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Kathryn Paige Lockey, to John Harrison Sartor III. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:41:51 EST I assure you we’re open Every so often when I'm out and about, someone will ask me if I'm working in The Cheraw Chronicle office. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 22:36:53 EST Meet the staff of your Cheraw Chronicle The Cheraw Chronicle is growing, with two new additions to the team in as many months and the return of regular office hours. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:51:52 EST Sandblast Rally to blast off With two weeks to go before the 21st annual Sandblast Rally zooms into Chesterfield County, race organizer Amy Feistel is already working to make arrangements. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 02:36:52 EST Deputies charge 2 with assault The following individuals were recently charged by deputies of the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office: Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:51:53 EST Kids’ free-throw contest set Jan. 31 The Knights of Columbus Council No. 10867 from St. Peter's Catholic Church in Cheraw, St. Ernest Catholic Church in Pageland and St. Dennis Catholic Church in Bennettsville will have their annual basketball free-throw contest at 11:30 a.m. on... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:41:51 EST