Cheraw Chronicle- RSS NEWS Feed http://thecherawchronicle.com/section/NEWS http://thecherawchronicle.com/section/NEWS Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:17:27 EST 1800 Darlington man wins $100K lotto prize http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/151518156/Darlington-man-wins-$100K-lotto-prize RALEIGH, N.C. — Kal Jackson, a construction worker from Darlington, South Carolina, plans to save the $100,000 prize he won playing the $1 Million Jackpot game to help buy a house. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:31:51 EST Local ‘Idol’ goes to Hollywood http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/151467106/Local-Idol-goes-to-Hollywood Some area residents may have noticed a familiar face on a recent episode of “American Idol.”Karla Davis of Monroe, North Carolina, earned herself a “golden ticket” during a recent audition, meaning... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:46:51 EST Business façade grants still available http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/151514530/Business-faade-grants-still-available Matching grants to assist in the exterior enhancement of businesses located within the town limits are still available from the town of Cheraw. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:26:52 EST Delbert McClinton to play Florence Civic Center http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/151491646/Delbert-McClinton-to-play-Florence-Civic-Center FLORENCE — A renowned R&B and blues performer brings Florence an early Valentine's present as the Uptown Ballroom at Florence Civic Center welcomes Delbert McClinton & the Rondells with Ronnie Kelly and Billy Ray Sanders plus special... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:21:53 EST Red Cross volunteer honored http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/151514295/Red-Cross-volunteer-honored BENNETTSVILLE — American Red Cross volunteer JoAnne Hudson has received the Disaster Cycle Services quarterly national volunteer award for serving as a disaster dispatch operator at the Red Cross' national headquarters from Nov. 20-Dec. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 00:11:51 EST 3 charged after fatal gunfight http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-news/151467176/3-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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/151416064/Chronicles-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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news-opinion-opinion_columns/151370067/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 Keeping the dream alive http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-localnews1/151405776/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-localnews1/151410393/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-localnews1/151305877/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/151405535/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 250-plus attend MLK breakfast http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/151409927/250-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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/151368209/Williams-named-to-UNH-deans-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 Meet the staff of your Cheraw Chronicle http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/151305908/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-localnews1-sports/151349857/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 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/151356817/Chesterfield-County-Sheriffs-Office The following individuals were recently charged by deputies of the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office: Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:51:53 EST Schools, arts commission receive grants http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/151317333/Schools-arts-commission-receive-grants The South Carolina Arts Commission has approved $19,629 in grant funds for Chesterfield County schools and the Cheraw Arts Commission. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:12:02 EST Rally a ‘record-breaker’ http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-localnews1/151208957/Rally-a-record-breaker Drivers finishing the Sandblast Rally could take a victory lap through downtown Cheraw if town officials help cover the cost of holding a trophy ceremony for the annual spring road race. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:46:51 EST Veterans’ outreach event planned Jan. 24 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/151201558/Veterans-outreach-event-planned-Jan.-24 Elaine Kelly, a 1982 Cheraw High School graduate and 20-year retired military veteran, has planned an educational outreach event for veterans and their family members. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:41:52 EST