Cheraw Chronicle- RSS Feed http://thecherawchronicle.com/ http://thecherawchronicle.com/ Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:25:35 EST 1800 Church to host fall festival http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/150176550/Church-to-host-fall-festival House of Praise Church on Beaver Run Road is inviting the public to its second annual fall festival and first barbecue and chicken plate sale at 1 p.m. Oct. 25. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:52:10 EST Peace advocate to speak on Mideast conflict http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/announcements-news/150170995/Peace-advocate-to-speak-on-Mideast-conflict WADESBORO, N.C. — Those who are unsure of the reasons behind the conflict in the Middle East, or wonder what they, as private citizens, can do to achieve peace may want to attend Sam Wazan's lecture at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26 at First... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:48:05 EST It’s good to be (sort of) home http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news-opinion_columns/150170368/Its-good-to-be-(sort-of)-home For a journalist, shining the spotlight onto others is simply par for the course. So it's only natural that there is a chilling deer-in-the-headlights sense of uncertainty and a little fear when that light is turned around on to me. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:43:05 EST S.C. Jazz Fest kicks off Friday http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-localnews1/150168901/S.C.-Jazz-Fest-kicks-off-Friday Chesterfield County residents and music lovers from across the Carolinas are getting jazzed up for the 2014 South Carolina Jazz Festival, which is set to begin Friday with a performance from the Delfeayo Marsalis Quintet. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:35:08 EST Volunteer seeks to inspire youth http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-localnews1-localsports/150160125/Volunteer-seeks-to-inspire-youth The organizer of Cheraw's inaugural Stop the Violence basketball tournament in August is planning a second hoops tourney to raise awareness for breast cancer detection and treatment. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:21:13 EST Three arrested on drug charges http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/150143929/Chesterfield-County-Sheriffs-Office These people were recently charged by members of the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office:• Derrick O. Martin, 25, 2757 Gilmore Road, Jefferson, drug equipment violation, Oct. 3. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:51:05 EST Fighting marriage equality to the bitter end http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150161893/Fighting-marriage-equality-to-the-bitter-end First, please forgive my personal indulgence about South Carolina with this column. I love our state, I really do. I have a friend who says I'm obsessed with South Carolina; he may be right. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:47:04 EST Women of a certain age http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150158568/Women-of-a-certain-age I have noticed that since I left my 40s behind (WAYYY behind) that the topic of conversation has shifted from sex, children and gossip to shopping and food. Mostly shopping FOR food.The closer we get to Halloween, the closer Thanksgiving... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:36:05 EST Let’s talk about Medicare http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150144782/Lets-talk-about-Medicare October is “Talk About Prescriptions Month” and marks the beginning of this year's Medicare open enrollment period. It's the perfect time to talk about Medicare prescriptions and the extra help available from Social... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:28:08 EST Church fellowship luncheon set Sunday http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/announcements-news/150145541/Church-fellowship-luncheon-set-Sunday The Rocky Branch Baptist Church's Fall Fellowship Luncheon will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:35:14 EST Wal-Mart donates $30,000 to county group http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/community_news/150146305/Wal-Mart-donates-$30000-to-county-group Chesterfield County First Steps on Sunday hosted an open house for Blessings Resource Center, a comprehensive family assistance portal. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:16:03 EST Art for Tots classes planned Oct. 21 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/150091059/Art-for-Tots-classes-planned-Oct.-21 The Cheraw Arts Commission will present “Art for Tots” mini-art classes in October. The classes for ages 5 and under will meet from 10-11:30 a.m. Oct. 21 at the Cheraw Community Center at 200 Powe St. Thu, 9 Oct 2014 21:27:08 EST PHOTOS: National Night Out http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-news/150093018/Family-fun-at-National-Night-Out Melanie Crawford enjoys National Night Out, an event intended to foster positive relationships between law enforcement and youth. Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:46:12 EST Everyone should try Mama’s ‘Angel Biscuits’ http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150090191/Everyone-should-try-Mamas-Angel-Biscuits Mama was an excellent cook. Mama also collected recipes the way some people collect stamps or coins. She had so many different types of recipes that should I live to be 99, well I won't have gotten through a quarter of them. Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:44:08 EST Theft suspect caught with gun strapped to chest http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/150089976/Theft-suspect-caught-with-gun-strapped-to-chest JEFFERSON — Sheriff's deputies say a man who stole a rifle in a car break-in was caught walking down the street with the gun strapped to his chest and a knife in his hand. Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:41:10 EST Families flock to National Night Out http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-news/150091123/Families-flock-to-National-Night-Out Cheraw's annual National Night Out, an event held to foster positive relationships between law enforcement and youth, drew a crowd of locals to Centennial Park on Tuesday. Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:40:15 EST College awards 3 scholarships, 5 more up for grabs http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150089732/College-awards-3-scholarships-5-more-up-for-grabs Three students were awarded with $300 scholarships to Northeastern Technical college through drawings at their homecoming games Oct. 3. Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:38:14 EST Bill Cosby plans first-ever show in Florence http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150090103/In-first-ever-stop-Bill-Cosby-opens-Florence-series FLORENCE — The one and only Bill Cosby, award-winning star of stage, screen, records and TV, will make his first-ever personal appearance in the Pee Dee when he brings his “Far From Finished” comedy tour to the Florence Civic Center... Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:35:09 EST ‘Bebop Umbrellas’ to go on display http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/150089451/Bebop-Umbrellas-to-go-on-display The Cheraw Arts Commission is featuring “Bebop Umbrellas” at the Burr Gallery in conjunction with the upcoming South Carolina Jazz Festival. Tue, 7 Oct 2014 21:32:09 EST Cheraw to host basketball jamboree http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/sports/150090767/Cheraw-to-host-basketball-jamboree Cheraw High School's varsity boys basketball team will host the inaugural Coach Terrance Ford Basketball Jamboree on Saturday, Nov. 22.The jamboree is named in honor of Ford, the late Cheraw basketball coach. Tue, 7 Oct 2014 21:12:08 EST