Cheraw Chronicle- RSS NEWS Feed http://thecherawchronicle.com/section/NEWS http://thecherawchronicle.com/section/NEWS Thu, 28 May 2015 02:14:18 EST 1800 1 killed, 5 injured in crash http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153717807/1-killed-5-injured-in-crash PAGELAND — State troopers are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a Charlotte, North Carolina woman last Saturday. Wed, 27 May 2015 02:11:52 EST New life for closed hospital? http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-news/153667234/New-life-for-closed-hospital BENNETTSVILLE — Per Wickstrom has been working to open a drug and alcohol rehab center in Cheraw since 2003. Now the Life Solutions CEO has set his sights on the recently closed Marlboro Park Hospital as a possible location for his... Wed, 27 May 2015 01:36:51 EST Saluting their sacrifice http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-news/153732183/Saluting-their-sacrifice CHESTERFIELD — Veterans, their families and supporters gathered at the Chesterfield County Courthouse on Monday to honor the men and women who have served in the United States military. Wed, 27 May 2015 01:11:52 EST Race sets record for runners http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153733455/Race-sets-record-for-runners PAGELAND — The Jason Hicks memorial 5K run/walk was held on Saturday, beginning at the Pageland Community Center and winding through the town. Wed, 27 May 2015 00:56:52 EST Class uses windows as canvas http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153667566/Class-uses-windows-as-canvas Cheraw residents will have an opportunity to repurpose old windows as the Cheraw Arts Comission will present Adult Art Night on Tuesday June 2. The evening will feature a course in which residents can learn to paint old windows, transforming them from... Wed, 27 May 2015 00:41:52 EST Recipe of the week: Crock Pot mac and cheese http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153674066/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? Wed, 27 May 2015 00:06:52 EST Farmers’ market vouchers available for seniors http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153675100/Farmers-market-vouchers-available-for-seniors BENNETTSVILLE — The Chesterfield Marlboro Economic Opportunity Council in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Social Services will be issuing senior farmers' market nutrition coupons to low-income individuals age 60 and older... Tue, 26 May 2015 23:51:51 EST Arts commission offers shag lessons http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153674958/Arts-commission-offers-shag-lessons Just in time for summer, The Cheraw Arts Commission is featuring shag dance lessons. Tue, 26 May 2015 23:31:51 EST Deputies arrest 3 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153667655/Chesterfield-County-Sheriffs-Office The following individuals were recently charged by deputies of the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office:• James William Prince, 41, 168 Depot St., Mount Croghan, trespass of real property, drunkenness, May 14 Tue, 26 May 2015 23:56:51 EST Chesterfield Chamber to hold Summer Street Market http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153675600/Chesterfield-Chamber-to-hold-Summer-Street-Market CHESTERFIELD — The Greater Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce is holding the inaugural “Olde Towne Marketplace” on the second Saturday of each month from June through September. The first event will be held from 8 a.m. to noon... Sat, 23 May 2015 17:16:51 EST Red Cross urges donations to prevent shortage http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153621847/Red-Cross-urges-donations-to-prevent-shortage FLORENCE — The American Red Cross urges donors to choose their day to give hope to patients in need by donating blood or platelets during the “100 days of summer, 100 days of hope” campaign, officially sponsored by Suburban... Sat, 23 May 2015 16:21:51 EST 4 charged in robbery, shooting http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153642371/4-charged-in-robbery-shooting PAGELAND — Police have arrested four men in connection with the shooting of a store clerk during a Sunday robbery. Wed, 27 May 2015 02:36:52 EST Store clerk shot in robbery http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-news/153588687/Store-clerk-shot-in-robbery PAGELAND — A Pageland woman is in critical but stable condition after being shot in the head during a Sunday night robbery at a Latino convenience store. Wed, 20 May 2015 00:26:51 EST Pageland man, 28, dies in head-on crash http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153597486/Pageland-man-28-dies-in-head-on-crash PAGELAND — A fatal traffic collision claimed the life of a Pageland man on Saturday. Chesterfield County Coroner has identified the victim as 28-year-old Cedric Dunlap. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:11:51 EST Viral video shows cop, kids at play http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153498736/Viral-video-shows-cop-kids-at-play BENNETTSVILLE — A local police officer has become a YouTube sensation after a video showing him tossing a football with area youths went viral, racking up more than 6 million views in less than a week. Tue, 19 May 2015 21:11:51 EST Gaskins acquitted on 2013 murder charge http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153595473/Gaskins-acquitted-on-2013-murder-charge CHESTERFIELD — A Chesterfield County jury found murder defendant George M. Gaskins “not guilty by means of self-defense” May 6 in the August 2013 killing of 47-year-old Gerald Christopher Turner. Tue, 19 May 2015 20:46:51 EST Sorority educates students on domestic violence http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153562135/Sorority-educates-students-on-domestic-violence Members of the Bennettsville-Cheraw Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. held IMPACT Day: “Together We Can End Domestic Violence” May 2 at Long Middle School in Cheraw. Tue, 19 May 2015 15:26:52 EST 21 graduate from nursing program http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153561072/21-graduate-from-nursing-program Northeastern Technical College graduated its seventh associate degree in nursing class May 8 in Cheraw. Tue, 19 May 2015 15:01:51 EST Cruise-in draws classics, crowd http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-news/153533771/Cruise-in-draws-classics-crowd CHESTERFIELD — Main Street was transformed into a showroom on Thursday, May 14 as the Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce held its first Chesterfield Cruise-In car show. Tue, 19 May 2015 21:26:51 EST Letter carriers’ food drive delivers http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/153446492/ Kim Gulledge | For the Chronicle Tue, 19 May 2015 20:11:53 EST