Cheraw Chronicle- RSS Feed http://thecherawchronicle.com/ http://thecherawchronicle.com/ Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:18:36 EST 1800 Animal shelter back to square one http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/5293814/Animal-shelter-back-to-square-one Plans for the Chesterfield County Animal Shelter are going back to the drawing board once again. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sales tax proposal inches closer http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/5255301/Sales-tax-proposal-inches-closer Chesterfield County Council members remain divided in the quest to let voters decide whether to approve a 1-cent increase in county sales tax. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Two new chiefs in town http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/5287139/Two-new-chiefs-in-town New leaders are at the helm of Cheraw's police and fire departments. Cheraw Mayor Andy Ingram last week swore in Keith Thomas as chief of police and Marvin Murray as fire chief. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Band of Oz plays tonight http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top/5294941/Band-of-Oz-plays-tonight Contributed photo Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Peeling back time http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/local_features/5284617/Peeling-back-time The 80-year-old structure at Cheraw State Park known as the House on the Hill is showing its age. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Repaving snarls traffic http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/5283980/Repaving-snarls-traffic The South Carolina Department of Transportation paving project now under way along U.S. 52, north of Cheraw toward Wadesboro, N.C., will extend out of town as far as Four Mile Branch, Cheraw Mayor Andy Ingram said. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Childhood memories in the chinaberry shade http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/5255334/Childhood-memories-in-the-chinaberry-shade I've heard Mac (Wallace to his family) talk about his grandfather's chinaberry trees, or umbrella trees to clarify it (apparently there are two types) forever. He talks about how the temperature beneath the chinaberry seems to be a good 15... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Northeastern Tech offering online courses http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news_education/5288488/Northeastern-Tech-offering-online-courses Northeastern Technical College's continuing education department has a program enabling students to develop job skills through online courses and career-training programs. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 13 graduate nursing assistant program http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news_education/5255530/13-graduate-nursing-assistant-program Thirteen students recently graduated from Northeastern Technical College's nursing assistant program. The program consists of 80 hours of classroom instruction and 40 hours of supervised clinical training and is offered by the college's... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cheraw Police Department http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/5255261/Cheraw-Police-Department These people were recently charged by members of the Cheraw Police Department:• Elizabeth Biscarrondo, 26, of Gilby St., Apex, N.C., was charged with not having a South Carolina driver's license. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rosa Mae Craft http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/obits/5255579/Rosa-Mae-Craft CHERAW, S.C. — Rosa Mae Craft, 90, died Friday, July 4, 2014. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Datebook http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/5255304/Datebook Datebook Deadline Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Photo of the Week http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/local_features/5255267/Photo-of-the-Week “Moving In” Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Remember When http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/local_features/5255255/Remember-When The Craig Park Walking Trail project in downtown Chesterfield was nearing completion in September 1998. Workers are seen mounting a sign over the trail's incomplete entrance on Main Street, featuring a design scheme which will be repeated on... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST OUR VIEW Changes in store for your Cheraw Chronicle http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/editorial/5272035/OUR-VIEW-Changes-in-store-for-your-Cheraw-Chronicle The old adage tells us not to judge a book by its cover, but you can usually make a sound judgment about a newspaper by taking a glance at its front page. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Chamber to host Camp Sandhills luncheon http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/5273269/Chamber-to-host-Camp-Sandhills-luncheon PATRICK — The Greater Cheraw Chamber of Commerce is taking its Lunch and Learn series “on the road,” traveling to AMI Kids, Camp Sandhills. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 3 named to USC Upstate dean’s list http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news_education/5255465/3-named-to-USC-Upstate-deans-list SPARTANBURG — Three local students have been named to the dean's list at the University of South Carolina Upstate.They are Paseo Douglas of Chesterfield, Marissa Johnson of Cheraw and Roger Michael of Cheraw. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST YMCA offers fall sports signups http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/5295968/YMCA-offers-fall-sports-signups The Chesterfield YMCA is offering registration for fall sports from July 23 until Aug. 23. Various programs are available for children ages 5 to 12. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/5246722/Chesterfield-County-Sheriffs-Office The following people were recently charged by the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ponytails All-Stars finish second http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localsports1/5272994/Ponytails-All-Stars-finish-second The Cheraw/Chesterfield Ponytails all-star team, ages 11-12, traveled to Sumter last week for the District 3 softball tournament and the squad completed the weeklong event with a 4-2 mark and a runner-up finish. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST