Cheraw Chronicle- RSS NEWS Feed http://thecherawchronicle.com/section/NEWS http://thecherawchronicle.com/section/NEWS Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:38:37 EST 1800 Veterans’ outreach event planned Jan. 24 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150947407/Veterans-outreach-event-planned-Jan.-24 Elaine Kelly, a 1982 Cheraw High School graduate and 20-year retired military veteran, will conduct an educational outreach event for veterans and their family members. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 23:00:10 EST Police: Woman shot at store http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/150951776/Police:-Woman-shot-at-store McCOLL — Police say a woman was shot in the hip after an argument inside a convenience store last week. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:59:08 EST Northeastern Tech offers ‘bridge’ to Coker http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150934075/Northeastern-Tech-offers-bridge-to-Coker Northeastern Technical College and Coker College recently renewed an articulation agreement that makes it easier for NETC students to pursue their bachelor's degree by transferring to Coker. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:10:06 EST Local property managers certified http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150956661/Local-property-managers-certified FLORENCE — Three property managers from Chesterfield and Marlboro counties earned the certified site manager certification this month at their company's annual territory meeting. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:00:08 EST Tip leads to meth lab bust http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-localnews1/150949004/Tip-leads-to-meth-lab-bust Police and sheriff's deputies say a 36-year-old woman was caught with a makeshift meth lab in her Cheraw home last week. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:39:14 EST Woman dies in crash near Cheraw http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150943838/Woman-dies-in-crash WALLACE — A North Carolina woman died early Thursday after a single-car wreck in Marlboro County. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:40:07 EST Correction: Coordinating Council http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/150943702/Correction Due to an editing error, the Chesterfield County Coordinating Council was incorrectly described as a school board in a front-page story in The Cheraw Chronicle's Dec. 18 edition. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:32:07 EST Program supports troops, families http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-localnews1/150892261/Program-supports-troops-families County nonprofit leaders learned about support services available to returning troops and their families Friday. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:25:12 EST The ‘write’ stuff http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-localnews1/150758663/The-write-stuff A crowd gathers around an instructor in the Northeastern Technical College library on a recent Tuesday evening. The instructor reads from a book and explains the text to his audience. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:54:04 EST Church to honor state NAACP founder http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150912431/Church-to-honor-state-NAACP-founder Pee Dee Union Baptist Church will celebrate the life and legacy of Levi G. Byrd at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 21. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:20:09 EST Goodwin Tax Services opens downtown http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150883605/Goodwin-Tax-Services-opens-downtown The Cheraw Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new business to the town with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday night. The festivities took place at 109 Market St., the new location of Goodwin Tax Services. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:14:09 EST Soccer team takes 2nd in tourney http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1-sports/150911617/Soccer-team-takes-2nd-in-tourney The Cheraw Recreation and Leisure Services 15-and-under soccer team traveled to Bluffton last Saturday and finished second in the South Carolina Athletic Programs Division 2 State Tournament. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:09:08 EST ‘How are the rain dear?’ http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150911862/How-are-the-rain-dear Children around the world and throughout Chesterfield County wrote letters to Santa this month to tell the jolly old elf what they'd like to unwrap on Christmas morning. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:44:06 EST Red Cross plans 2 county blood drives http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/150911788/Red-Cross-plans-2-county-blood-drives FLORENCE — The American Red Cross asks eligible blood donors to make a resolution to give blood regularly in 2015, beginning with National Blood Donor Month in January. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:28:04 EST County council induction set for Jan. 5 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/150910616/County-council-induction-set-for-Jan.-5 Chesterfield County Council members and Probate Judge Gail Ingram will take office during an induction ceremony set for 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, in the county courthouse's main courtroom. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:24:06 EST County releases holiday, meeting schedules http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/announcements-news/150850184/County-releases-holiday-meeting-schedules Chesterfield County has released its holiday schedule for 2015. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:16:06 EST The 12 sites of Social Security http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news-opinion-opinion_columns/150902635/The-12-sites-of-Social-Security Back by popular demand is our holiday favorite, “The 12 Sites of Social Security.” It's inspired by the popular traditional holiday song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” a holiday favorite since 1780. Play it again,... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:42:08 EST Community honors Malloy at gala http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/150830416/Community-honors-Malloy-at-gala BENNETTSVILLE — The Marlboro County Community Development Corp. held a fundraising gala Dec. 5 in the Marlboro County Community Center. The evening featured food, a raffle and live music from New Creation. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 02:39:06 EST 17 graduate nursing program http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150892810/17-graduate-nursing-program Seventeen Northeastern Technical College students made a pledge to the nursing profession Dec. 10, during the practical nursing pinning ceremony held at the college's main campus in Cheraw. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:15:06 EST Meet Martha, Chesterfield County’s pet of the week http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/150892565/Pet-of-the-Week Contributed photoMartha, a 1-to-3-year-old female, is the Chesterfield County Animal Services' Pet of the Week. Officials say Martha is super sweet and loves to play. Martha does wonderful with other dogs her size and larger. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:36:06 EST