Cheraw Chronicle- RSS Feed Thu, 2 Oct 2014 01:39:53 EST 1800 Sheriff candidate swaps parties, targets meth labs A third-party candidate for Chesterfield County sheriff vows to seek out and shut down drug dealers if voters name him the county's top law enforcement officer. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 02:14:11 EST National Night Out planned next week Taking a stand for a safe and crime-free Cheraw could earn you a new flat-screen television or Xbox One video game console. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 02:13:11 EST Cheraw, Wallace women injured in N.C. crash HAMLET, N.C. — Two South Carolina women remain hospitalized following a Monday morning wreck in a North Carolina county along the state line. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 02:12:07 EST On the road to recovery It has been weeks since I have been here in the Chronicle. I have a good excuse though. I was so near death's door that the knocker on it bore my face, grimaces and all. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 02:11:14 EST Could S.C. be the next Ferguson? It is front-page news all across the state and indeed nationwide — a white policeman shot an unarmed black man in an incident at a filling station in Columbia. A dashboard camera in the police car captured much of what happened. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 02:11:12 EST College giving away scholarships at homecoming games Northeastern Technical College will be holding special prize drawings at Cheraw and Chesterfield High School¹s homecoming games Friday, Oct. 3 to give away $300 scholarships. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 02:10:08 EST News anchor, Cheraw native named Woman of Influence Janet Parker has something to celebrate as she returns home to attend her 10-year reunion at Cheraw High School. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 02:09:11 EST College offers free orientation classes Free classes designed to help individuals assess their career skills and explore relevant career pathways through education at Northeastern Technical College will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 20-23 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Cheraw main... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 02:09:08 EST Calling the plays for a retirement touchdown Good coaching and a great playbook can make all the difference in the world for a winning football team. Fail to create a sound game plan, and you're likely to miss opportunities and fall behind. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:58:15 EST 14 gaming machines seized Sheriff's deputies say they seized 14 illegal gambling machines and arrested two men during recent raids conducted with the State Law Enforcement Division. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:30:15 EST Nestlé still considering local bottling plant Chesterfield County is still in the running for a Nestlé Waters North America bottling plant, and a company spokesman said recently that Nestlé has yet to make its final decision. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:29:10 EST Cheraw’s S.C. Jazz Festival lineup set Jazz great Dizzy Gillespie proudly shared his Cheraw roots when performing across the world, and now Dizzy's South Carolina hometown is preparing to honor its most famous native son with the South Carolina Jazz Festival on Oct. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:29:09 EST Sheriff’s victim advocate earns U.S. citizenship Stephanie Luther has traded “O Canada,” for “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:26:10 EST S.C. Electric & Gas to close Cheraw office South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. will permanently close its customer service office at 227 Market St. in Cheraw effective Dec. 1. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:26:09 EST 3 charged in prescription pain pill ring PAGELAND — An upstate South Carolina man has been jailed in North Carolina after authorities say he bought more than 6,000 stolen prescription pain pills. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:26:08 EST Chronicle parent names regional advertising director Veteran newspaper executive Kent Kilpatrick has been named a regional business development director for Civitas Media, effective Monday, Sept. 15. The announcement was made by Michael Bush, president and CEO of the Davidson, N.C.-based... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:25:06 EST Cheraw sets Oct. 30 for trick-or-treating Halloween comes a day early for trick-or-treaters this year due to traffic safety concerns over the Friday, Oct. 31 football game at Chesterfield High School. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:22:08 EST Red Cross seeks donors during Liver Awareness Month FLORENCE — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during Liver Awareness Month this October. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:20:12 EST 10 at the Top: A big idea for S.C. This week, more than 800 movers and shakers from 10 Upstate counties gathered in Greenville. It was an amazing event because of (1) what they said, (2) what they did not say, and (3) what it means for the rest of the state. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:01:14 EST Domestic violence: Tackle it head-on Hard hits. Domination. Fierce competition to become the victor. Taunting. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:52:09 EST