Cheraw Chronicle- RSS NEWS Feed Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:58:27 EST 1800 Bank robbery suspects in custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:51:36 EST Officials stress Halloween safety There is more than just ghouls and goblins to fear this Halloween season; there are also car crashes, fires and other misfortunes of which to be wary. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:21:09 EST Early detection key in breast cancer battle One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:19:09 EST Kenny Rogers to film concert TV special in Florence FLORENCE — Grammy-winning superstar Kenny Rogers will film his acclaimed “Christmas & Hits Through The Years” concert for television at the Florence Civic Center on Dec. 2 as part of the arena's new Standing Room Only... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:15:11 EST Police arrest 4 on drug charges These people were recently charged by members of the Cheraw Police Department:• Mathew Melton Cetnar, 19, 156 Chatham Trace Road, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, Oct. 14. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:11:10 EST Pet of the Week: Jake Contributed photo Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:02:08 EST Watson seeks probate judge seat Ralph Watson has announced his candidacy for probate judge of Chesterfield County. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:58:11 EST Youth soccer registration now open Registration for Upward soccer for grades K5-6 and hard-pitch soccer for grades 7-8 is now open at Cheraw First Baptist through Dec. 1. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:50:08 EST Welding classes set to begin next month Northeastern Technical College's division of continuing education is now taking applications for students interested in entering its daytime welding program, which begins in November. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:45:09 EST Delta Sigma Theta chapter under new leadership The Bennettsville-Cheraw Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. began its 2014-15 chapter year with the installation of new officers. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:40:11 EST United Way board approves $41K allocation$41K-allocation The Board of Directors of United Way of Chesterfield County recently approved the 2014 allocation of $41,237, which is almost double the nonprofit group's 2013 amount. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:34:09 EST Cheraw native earns Mars Hill alumni honor MARS HILL, N.C. — Mars Hill University has named Ann Brookshire Sherer '62 of Lincoln, Nebraska, and T. Michael Kelly '82 of Cincinnati, Ohio, as the 2014 alumni of the year. Sherer and Kelly were honored and presented with plaques... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:20:11 EST Darlington author releases children’s book DARLINGTON — This week marks the nationwide release of “Kitzoo?! Kitzoo?! Where are you?,” a cat-loving new book by author Christy Mumma. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:15:09 EST 3 guardians ad litem sworn in Margie Jewell, Dottie Campbell and Jennifer Johnston were sworn in at family court to serve as volunteer guardians ad litem. Volunteers with the Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem program advocate on behalf of abused and neglected children in... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:12:10 EST Francis Marion U. receives $1M gift$1M-gift FLORENCE — The late Margaret McLamb Grimsby of Florence never attended Francis Marion University, but the affection she felt for her local university, and for higher education in general, will affect generations of FMU students thanks to a... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:08:12 EST Organizers tout state fair successes COLUMBIA — Nothing was going to stop the 145th edition of the South Carolina State Fair from taking a place of honor in the history books. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:05:11 EST Jazz Fest draws crowds to Cheraw Music took hold of the streets of Cheraw this weekend as the town celebrated its annual South Carolina Jazz Festival. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:00:10 EST You can help as a representative payee November is Family Caregivers' Month, a time to thank and acknowledge all of the people who take care of those in need. If you handle the finances of someone who receives benefits from Social Security, or you know someone who needs help managing... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:30:13 EST Church to host fall festival House of Praise Church on Beaver Run Road is inviting the public to its second annual fall festival and first barbecue and chicken plate sale at 1 p.m. Oct. 25. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:52:10 EST Peace advocate to speak on Mideast conflict WADESBORO, N.C. — Those who are unsure of the reasons behind the conflict in the Middle East, or wonder what they, as private citizens, can do to achieve peace may want to attend Sam Wazan's lecture at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26 at First... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:48:05 EST