Cheraw Chronicle- RSS NEWS Feed Sun, 25 Jan 2015 23:12:54 EST 1800 3 charged after fatal gunfight WALLACE — Sheriff's deputies have charged three people in connection with the Jan. 21 killing of Daniel Quantin Grooms in a gunfight at a woman's home. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:31:51 EST Chronicle’s parent company names new CEO DAVIDSON, N.C. — The Cheraw Chronicle's parent company, Civitas Media, named veteran newspaper executive Ralph James Martin as its new CEO on Tuesday. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:41:51 EST JJ the tuxedo cat takes a bow It's quiet in here. Mamon and Darlin' left in the big red truck to go to town. Mamon has these doctor's appointments every week and so we are left to our own devices. They told Chase and Cricket “watch the house and don't... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:21:51 EST Keeping the dream alive The Pee Dee Union Baptist Church's fifth annual Dr. Martain Luther King Jr. birthday celebration drew record numbers this year. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 02:56:51 EST Cheraw firefighters dedicate aerial truck The Cheraw Fire Department held a dedication ceremony for its new aerial truck on Sunday, Jan. 18. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 02:41:51 EST Fitness pros weigh in on weight loss As January nears its end, many Chesterfield County residents are working to stick with their New Year's resolutions to get fit. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 02:26:51 EST Town renovates historic law office After years of being used as a storage building, an important part of South Carolina history has been reopened to the public. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 02:11:51 EST 250-plus attend MLK breakfast The Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast held on Saturday, Jan. 17 at Fisher Hill Community Baptist Church Family Life Center brought more than 250 people and pastors together to celebrate and commemorate King's life and vision. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:56:51 EST Williams named to UNH dean’s list WEST HAVEN, Conn. — Dylan Williams of Cheraw was named to the Dean's List at the University of New Haven for the fall 2014 semester, university officials said in a news release. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 01:11:51 EST Meet the staff of your Cheraw Chronicle The Cheraw Chronicle is growing, with two new additions to the team in as many months and the return of regular office hours. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:51:52 EST Sandblast Rally to blast off With two weeks to go before the 21st annual Sandblast Rally zooms into Chesterfield County, race organizer Amy Feistel is already working to make arrangements. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 02:36:52 EST Deputies charge 2 with assault The following individuals were recently charged by deputies of the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office: Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:51:53 EST Schools, arts commission receive grants The South Carolina Arts Commission has approved $19,629 in grant funds for Chesterfield County schools and the Cheraw Arts Commission. Mon, 19 Jan 2015 01:12:02 EST Rally a ‘record-breaker’ Drivers finishing the Sandblast Rally could take a victory lap through downtown Cheraw if town officials help cover the cost of holding a trophy ceremony for the annual spring road race. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:46:51 EST Veterans’ outreach event planned Jan. 24 Elaine Kelly, a 1982 Cheraw High School graduate and 20-year retired military veteran, has planned an educational outreach event for veterans and their family members. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 21:41:52 EST Battle of the bulge Only two weeks into 2015, many people are working to fulfill their New Year's resolutions. Losing weight remains one of the most-common goals, but where to start? Wed, 14 Jan 2015 01:51:51 EST County workers mark milestones Randy Garner | The Cheraw ChronicleChesterfield County recently recognized five employees for whom 2015 marks a milestone. Each employee was recognized for her years of service and presented with a certificate at the County... Wed, 14 Jan 2015 01:26:51 EST Courthouse fountain frozen Randy Garner | The Cheraw ChronicleLast week's freezing temperatures took their toll on the fountain outside the Marlboro County Courthouse in Bennettsville, where the water was frozen solid for several nights. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 01:06:51 EST S.C. women charged in Walmart theft ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Two South Carolina women have been charged with stealing more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from the Walmart Supercenter across the state line in Rockingham. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:31:51 EST Chairman rebuffs council colleague CHESTERFIELD — Things got heated at the Chesterfield County Council's first regular meeting of 2015. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:21:51 EST