Cheraw Chronicle- RSS NEWS Feed http://thecherawchronicle.com/section/NEWS http://thecherawchronicle.com/section/NEWS Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:45:11 EST 1800 A fresh look at old Town Hall http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/community_news/50101723/A-fresh-look-at-old-Town-Hall Cheraw Town Hall, constructed in 1858, sits on the corner of Market and Second streets, exactly where it stood when Sherman's soldiers descended upon the town in 1865, driving out local Confederate forces and setting up camp in various locations... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cheraw man dies in U.S. 1 moped crash http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50092535/Cheraw-man-dies-in-U.S.-1-moped-crash A 60-year-old Cheraw man died Saturday when he turned his moped in front of an oncoming box truck on U.S. 1, according to state troopers. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cheraw Police Department http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/features/50019124/Cheraw-Police-Department These people were recently charged by members of the Cheraw Police Department:• Andropulus Chasino Miller, 25, of 100 Moffat Road, Cheraw, was charged with dissemination of obscene material. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Council hopes to de-annex Delta http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50036442/Council-hopes-to-de-annex-Delta U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials are “conducting several tests” at the old Delta plant in Wallace, Cheraw Town Administrator Mike Smith told members of Cheraw Town Council at Tuesday's briefing meeting. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Painting postpones talent show http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50020901/Painting-postpones-talent-show Scheduled performances by Cheraw's young musical and theatrical talents will have to wait — until the paint is dry and the drop cloths and dust are removed. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Shots fired, 1 arrested in standoff http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50028226/Shots-fired-1-arrested-in-standoff Chesterfield County sheriff's deputies fired at least six shots in a July 12 standoff near a Pageland home, according to recently released incident reports. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/blotter/50019256/Chesterfield-County-Sheriffs-Office The following people were recently charged by the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office:• Sherri Renee Little, 31, of 26337 S.C. 9, Pageland, was charged with disorderly conduct. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New security measures http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50020890/New-security-measures Karen Kissiah | Cheraw Chronicle Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Oil painting workshop set Sept. 12 - 14 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/arts/50020843/Oil-painting-workshop-set-Sept.-12---14 The Cheraw Arts Commission will present an oil painting workshop from Sept. 12 - 14. The three-day workshop will be taught by Charleston artist Joyce Hall. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Auditions for fall play Aug. 21 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/arts/50023166/Auditions-for-fall-play-Aug.-21 Members of the On Stage community theater group have selected a play for the fall production and auditions for the cast are set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Theatre on the Green. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cheraw man faces child porn charges http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50023300/Cheraw-man-faces-child-porn-charges George Walter Krauss, 76, of Cheraw, was recently arrested for the second time in 17 months on child pornography charges, according to a release from South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Jackson makes chancellor’s list http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news_education/50020872/Jackson-makes-chancellors-list SPARTANBURG — Rebecca Jackson of Jefferson has been named to the spring 2014 chancellor's list at the University of South Carolina Upstate. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hospice names new board members http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/community_news/50023315/Hospice-names-new-board-members Hospice of Chesterfield County has named three new members to its board of directors. Katherine Griggs of Cheraw, Jean McLean of Wallace and Mark Tucker of Pageland were elected to three-year terms as board members at the agency's annual meeting... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Theatre to show ‘Jurassic Park’ http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/community_news/50023269/Theatre-to-show-Jurassic-Park The Cheraw Arts Commission will present a showing of the 1993 action-adventure film “Jurassic Park” on July 30 at the Theatre on the Green. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Historic Lyceum still a place of learning http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/local_features/50020834/Historic-Lyceum-still-a-place-of-learning The Cheraw Lyceum. Where is it? What's in there? And what is a lyceum anyway? Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 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 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