Cheraw Chronicle- RSS Feed Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:14:25 EST 1800 2 charged in Walmart meth bust An alert sheriff's deputy busted an apparent mobile meth lab and arrested two men after noticing suspicious behavior while shopping at Walmart. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:04:11 EST Deputies catch escaped inmate CHESTERFIELD — Sheriff's deputies captured a 17-year-old inmate within hours after he escaped from the Chesterfield County Detention Center, according to a report released last week. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:03:16 EST Business expo, job fair planned Thursday Dozens of Chesterfield County businesses will be showcasing their services today at the 2014 Business and Industry Expo and Job Fair. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:01:11 EST Bereavement support group to meet Sept. 25 Hospice of Chesterfield County will hold a bereavement support group meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25 at Cheraw First Baptist Church's family life center, 126 Greene St. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:01:09 EST Free GED practice tests offered Chesterfield County Adult Education will give free GED practice tests at its Chesterfield office from Sept. 22 to Oct. 3. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:53:12 EST The strange world of race and politics in S.C. In November, South Carolina will make history by electing its first African-American to the U.S. Senate. And, if the polls are to be believed, it will be Republican Tim Scott. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:41:11 EST Humorist to speak at genealogical society meeting The Chesterfield District Chapter of the S.C. Genealogical Society will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept 14 at the Visitors Center (the old courthouse) at 100 W. Main St., Chesterfield. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:34:05 EST Church plans family, friends weekend George Waldo Long Memorial Presbyterian Church is celebrating its annual Family and Friends Weekend on Sept. 27-28. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:59:08 EST Cheraw church plans women’s conference Faith and Healing Christian Center Full Gospel Ministries of 127 Ivy Lane, Cheraw, is inviting the public to attend its 22nd Women's Conference and Revival. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:24:12 EST Coulter Memorial class of 1955 holds reunion Eleven classmates from Coulter Memorial Academy's class of 1955 — the last graduating class — gathered in reunion with family members and friends on May 25 to mark their 59th anniversary. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:18:07 EST College offering fall ‘minimester’ courses New, returning or current Northeastern Technical College students have another opportunity to earn college credit before spring semester with the upcoming fall mini-semester, which begins Sept. 22. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:10:13 EST State park, hatchery plan youth fishing rodeo State officials are inviting Chesterfield County residents to take their kids fishing and get free canoe and kayak paddling lessons this weekend. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:40:10 EST Little red piano sparks lifelong music ministry Chesterfield County resident Gladys Premo recalls fond memories as a young girl when her parents gave her a little red piano on her fifth birthday. This marked the beginning of a lifelong journey fueled by her love for music and teaching... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:39:13 EST McColl man walks away from truck crash HAMLET, N.C. — A Marlboro County man flipped his truck last Friday and escaped with minor injuries. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:38:07 EST Anson crossing state line to take on Chesterfield The Chesterfield Rams and Anson Bearcats will face off on the gridiron for the inaugural Battle for the Border trophy this Friday. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:37:08 EST Hey, S.C. — take it easy on my transmission Last weekend, I drove up to Carthage, North Carolina, to see some old friends. From Columbia, I took U.S. 1 from Camden through McBee to Cheraw, then into North Carolina. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:37:07 EST Gun club to hold state championship matches PATRICK — Marksmen will put their skills to the test this weekend and next month as the Black Creek Gun Club hosts two International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association championship matches. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 23:56:11 EST Thoughts on gators, politicians and oil As I write these words, I'm sitting on a rustic dock overlooking a beautiful, placid pond on a coastal South Carolina island. I'm surrounded by nothing but God's creations and natural beauty. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 21:27:05 EST Historian details colonial roots of Mask’s Ferry Before bridges crisscrossed the Pee Dee River, those wishing to travel to and from Cheraw had to use another mode of transportation — ferries. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:39:14 EST GPS leads to pine straw theft arrests Sheriff's deputies say a crafty Chesterfield County farmer used GPS monitoring to thwart four alleged thieves who pilfered his pine straw and stole a Kubota tractor. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:19:14 EST