Cheraw Chronicle- RSS Feed Wed, 1 Apr 2015 19:03:34 EST 1800 Adams, McGriff wed Mr. and Mrs. George and Debbie Adams of Cheraw announce the marriage of their daughter, Laura Anne Adams of Cheraw, to Dustin Thomas McGriff of Sumter. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 02:41:51 EST Don’t mess with animal control success I know this is not my normal column subject matter. I hope this leaves you with the desire to have your voice heard for those whose voices are often ignored. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 02:21:51 EST A very special message ^Any time you have something very important to say, there will^probably be some difficulty saying it. After a while, the clichés^really start to lose meaning and what you intend to say is too Wed, 1 Apr 2015 02:16:51 EST Ex-sheriff Sam Parker to leave prison this month Former Chesterfield County Sheriff Sam Parker could walk out of a North Carolina prison this month after a year behind bars on public corruption charges. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 01:51:51 EST McLeod to run local hospitals McLeod Health has announced an agreement to operate Cheraw's Chesterfield General Hospital and Bennettsville's Marlboro Park Hospital. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 01:11:58 EST Festival blends history, fun Crowds converged on Cheraw last weekend as the town held its 40th annual Cheraw Spring Festival under sunny skies. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 01:11:51 EST 27 charged in cockfighting bust WALLACE — Deputies arrested 27 people in a Saturday night raid on a Marlboro County cockfighting ring and rescued 122 birds from what one official called the “barbaric bloodsport.” Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:16:53 EST What has your library helped you create? During the week of April 12-18, the Chesterfield County Library System joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week, a time to highlight the changing role of libraries, librarians and library... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:41:52 EST Youth hoops tourney to return Organizer Germain Thompson has announced Sept. 5 as the date for the second annual “Stop the Violence” Basketball Tournament. The tourney will be held in the same place, but will have a different format. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:26:51 EST Young pros plan Friday fundraiser The Young Professionals of Cheraw will hold their first-ever fundraiser the Spring Garden Party from 6:30-10 p.m. Friday, April 3 at Kevin Lear's on Main. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:11:51 EST Airport a hub for industry Cheraw Municipal Airport manager Wendell Hall said the facility will not host an air show this June. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:46:53 EST 3 charged with drunkenness The following individuals were recently charged by deputies of the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office:• Johnathan Espinosa Martinez, 22, 159 Taco Lane, Pageland, driving under suspension, March 16 Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:31:51 EST 3 guardians ad litem sworn in Three new guardian ad litem volunteers — court-appointed special advocates for abused and neglected children — have been sworn in so far this year in Chesterfield County. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:26:51 EST Recipe of the week: Grandma’s peach cobbler Do you have a winning recipe you'd like to share?Do you have a signature dish that's just too good to keep to yourself?Do you know of a healthful alternative to an unhealthy but delicious dish? Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:06:51 EST Bill seeks to change county, city funding I have important information for students from the graduating classes of 1990-2014: If you failed the exit exam and received only a certificate upon graduation, you can now receive your diploma. You need to contact your school district and apply for... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:01:51 EST 4 students win Easter egg contest CHESTERFIELD — Main Street is ornately decorated for the Easter season thanks to the talents of Chesterfield High School art students and the 22 large eggs they painted. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:31:52 EST South Carolina, we have a problem One of my favorite movies is “Apollo 13” with Tom Hanks. It tells the story of the 1970 NASA mission to the moon that almost ended in disaster when a systems failure in the space capsule resulted in too much carbon dioxide in the... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:26:52 EST Curl up with our library on World Book Day More than 100 countries will participate in World Book Day on April 23, encouraging people to explore the pleasures of reading. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:11:52 EST Richmond Community College plans open house HAMLET, N.C. — Recent high-school grads, working adults, ambitious retirees looking to start a second career and local business leaders can all find opportunities to further their education at Richmond Community College. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:36:51 EST Mental health first-aid class set Northeastern Technical College has partnered with Northeastern Rural Health Network to provide mental health first-aid training from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Friday, April 17 at the college's Cheraw campus. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:06:52 EST