Cheraw Chronicle- RSS NEWS Feed Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:15:40 EST 1800 Arrest made in man’s killing A murder suspect was jailed Monday in a shooting that claimed the life of 28-year-old Brandon Ellerbe the day before. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 03:21:53 EST Town to test 15 eastern Cheraw sites for contaminants A residents' committee met with town leaders Monday night to determine which sites in eastern Cheraw should be tested for contaminants. The testing will be funded by a brownfields and land revitalization assessment grant the town received from... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 03:21:51 EST Habitat seeking applicants for 5 new homes Chesterfield County Habitat for Humanity is currently taking applications for new homes the organization plans to build in the near future. Habitat plans to build one home in Cheraw and four homes in McBee. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:51:52 EST Solicitor seeks volunteer juvenile arbitrators The Fourth Circuit Solicitor's Office is seeking volunteers for the Juvenile Arbitration Program. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:06:51 EST Cheraw guitarist to warm up Kenny Chesney crowd Contributed photo Wed, 25 Mar 2015 01:36:52 EST 2 accused of disorderly conduct The following individuals were recently charged by officers of the Cheraw Police Department:• Everett Demetrius Bennett, 50, 2040 W. Wall St., Wadesboro N.C., simple possession, March 15 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 01:46:51 EST 4 face domestic violence charges The following individuals were recently charged by deputies of the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office:• Rayvon Griggs, 79, 108 Griggs St., Ruby, assault on an officer, March 12 Wed, 25 Mar 2015 01:41:51 EST Methodist youth selling Spring Festival barbecue The First United Methodist youth will have a booth in the rec center during the Spring Festival on Friday and Saturday. The group will sell barbecue sandwiches, baked goods and “Threads of Hope” bracelets. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 22:26:52 EST Recipe of the week: Grilled corn on the cob 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, 24 Mar 2015 19:26:51 EST Man wanted in fatal shooting Authorities are looking for a Cheraw man wanted in a Sunday night shooting that claimed the life of 28-year-old Brandon Ellerbe. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:26:56 EST ‘Dancing With Our Stars’ a success Though the weather was rainy, the stars shone bright in Cheraw last Thursday night as the Cheraw Arts Commission held its second annual Dancing With Our Stars dance competition at the Theatre on the Green. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:26:51 EST March Madness living up to its name this year This past weekend has been the first one in a long while that has allowed me to do two things I haven't been able to do recreationally for a while now — sit and read. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:06:52 EST Technical honor society inducts 126 More than 126 students from Northeastern Technical College and Chesterfield County's four public high schools were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society March 12 at NETC's main campus in Cheraw. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:56:51 EST Eviction leads to meth bust CHESTERFIELD — Sheriff's deputies shut down a meth lab last week after arriving to evict a man and woman who had been living at a friend's home. Sun, 22 Mar 2015 02:21:52 EST Responsible House budget includes $2.3M for NETC$2.3M-for-NETC I am glad to report that Northeastern Technical College is set to receive $2.3 million in funding for a new industrial training center in Pageland and other needs as the South Carolina House of Representatives sends its completed budget to the... Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:26:51 EST Tobacco Market sustains small fire First responders rushed to a fire Thursday at the Tobacco Market on Second Street in Cheraw. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:06:51 EST $100 prize to find our ‘Golden Egg’$100-prize-to-find-our-Golden-Egg Chesterfield County residents can win $100 by reading The Cheraw Chronicle, visiting local businesses and taking part in a community treasure hunt. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 02:11:53 EST Town considers hiring pro for computer fixes As the 2015-16 fiscal year approaches, the town of Cheraw is exploring the possibility of hiring an information technology professional to help with its computer systems. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 02:46:51 EST Brush fire spreads to storage shed Cheraw firefighters doused a burning storage shed Monday on Buck Springs Lane.Fire Chief Marvin Murray said the cause of the fire was an outdoor debris burning that had gotten out of control. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 01:51:51 EST Students honored in anti-drug art contest The Chesterfield County Coordinating Council Youth Development Coalition held its award ceremony for the fifth annual “Marijuana: Ain't Nobody Got Time for That” art contest Tuesday in the Chesterfield Ruby Middle School... Wed, 18 Mar 2015 01:46:51 EST