Cheraw Chronicle- RSS NEWS Feed http://thecherawchronicle.com/section/NEWS http://thecherawchronicle.com/section/NEWS Sun, 3 May 2015 11:42:46 EST 1800 Sex crime suspect caught in standoff http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-news/153256158/Sex-crime-suspect-caught-in-standoff McBEE — A Hartsville man was arrested after a brief standoff with sheriff's deputies April 27. Fri, 1 May 2015 18:06:52 EST 21st ‘Taste’ earns rave reviews http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-news/153190502/21st-Taste-earns-rave-reviews The Greater Cheraw Chamber of Commerce held its annual Taste of Cheraw restaurant sampler on April 23. The annual event of food, music and fun is now in its 21st year. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:56:51 EST Man faces domestic assault charges http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153192408/Man-faces-domestic-assault-charges ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — A Cheraw man is facing domestic assault charges across the state line in Richmond County. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:06:53 EST Relay for Life planned Friday http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-news/153177777/Relay-for-Life-planned-Friday Chesterfield County's 2015 Relay for Life will take place this Friday at Chesterfield High School. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 00:06:52 EST Carolinas cyclists stop in Cheraw http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153176460/Carolinas-cyclists-stop-in-Cheraw A group of 37 bicyclists passed through Cheraw last week on their way to North Myrtle Beach. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 23:51:52 EST Library director grateful for good times http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153103775/Library-director-grateful-for-good-times On Friday, May 29, I will be leaving my position as director for the Chesterfield County Library System. Serving as county library director has connected me with the most delightful group of people in this county, the readers. This opportunity to chat... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 23:21:51 EST Artists sought for June show http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153176486/Artists-sought-for-June-show The Cheraw Arts Commission will present an art event on June 11 and is looking for visual artists, photographers and fine craft artists. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 21:51:51 EST Body cameras ‘protect the truth’ http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153195141/Body-cameras-protect-the-truth DARLINGTON — Police here saw the need for body-mounted cameras long before an officer's fatal shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri thrust the issue into the national spotlight. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 21:16:51 EST Mowers fuel dirt-track duels http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153194794/Mowers-fuel-dirt-track-duels ELLERBE, N.C. — Four hours on the highway for a few spins around a red-dirt oval.It's a trade Andy Clabough is all too willing to make. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 21:01:51 EST $1,000 reward for lost dog http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153191969/$1000-reward-for-lost-dog CHESTERFIELD — A local animal rescuer is offering a $1,000 reward for the return of his missing dog. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:36:51 EST NRA friends raise nearly $20K http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153135461/NRA-friends-raise-nearly-$20K CHESTERFIELD — The Sandhills chapter of the Friends of the National Rifle Association collected nearly $20,000 during its Saturday night fundraising banquet at the Chesterfield YMCA. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:56:52 EST Talk, book signing set May 26 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153165782/Talk-book-signing-set-May-26 Local author and Northeastern Technical College English instructor Max Everhart will visit Cheraw's Matheson Memorial Library for a talk and book signing at 6:30 p.m. May 26. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:51:53 EST Nearly 300 attend Disney Prom http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-news/153153953/Nearly-300-attend-Disney-Prom The second annual Disney Prom was held last Saturday at the Cheraw Community Center. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:46:52 EST Tackling domestic violence, road funding http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153098791/Tackling-domestic-violence-road-funding In a productive House session last week, members approved two important bills: one to enhance penalties for anyone convicted of domestic violence and a measure to provide funding to fix the state's deteriorating roads and bridges. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:16:51 EST Stand against domestic violence Saturday http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153097647/Stand-against-domestic-violence-Saturday Members of the Bennettsville-Cheraw Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc will present “Together, We Can End Domestic Violence” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 2 at the Long Middle School cafeteria. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:21:51 EST Siren testing set for Friday http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153096985/Siren-testing-set-for-Friday In an effort to help keep Cheraw residents informed in case of emergency, the Cheraw Fire Department will be testing its emergency siren at 11 a.m. Friday, May 1. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:16:51 EST 3 accused of shoplifting http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/blotter-news/153162410/Cheraw-Police-Department The following individuals were recently charged by officers of the Cheraw Police Department:• William Grey Sheppard, 20, 135 Kristy Lane, Rockingham N.C., shoplifting, April 21 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:06:55 EST 3 face domestic violence charges http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/blotter-news/153148015/Chesterfield-County-Sheriffs-Office The following individuals were recently charged by deputies of the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 21:06:51 EST Koontz wins college newspaper award http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153098077/Koontz-wins-college-newspaper-award SPARTANBURG — Cheraw native Sara Koontz won third place for editorial writing category in the 2015 South Carolina Press Association collegiate competition. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:56:51 EST Recipe of the week: Crock Pot s’more fondue http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news-WK_Food/153164772/Recipe-of-the-week 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? Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:51:51 EST