Cheraw Chronicle- RSS news Feed http://thecherawchronicle.com/section/news http://thecherawchronicle.com/section/news Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:54:18 EST 1800 2 charged in Walmart meth bust http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-news/50667258/2-charged-in-Walmart-meth-bust An alert sheriff's deputy busted an apparent mobile meth lab and arrested two men after noticing suspicious behavior while shopping at Walmart. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:04:11 EST Deputies catch escaped inmate http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/50667111/Deputies-capture-escaped-inmate-after-foot-chase CHESTERFIELD — Sheriff's deputies captured a 17-year-old inmate within hours after he escaped from the Chesterfield County Detention Center, according to a report released last week. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:03:16 EST Business expo, job fair planned Thursday http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50667312/Business-expo-job-fair-planned-today Dozens of Chesterfield County businesses will be showcasing their services today at the 2014 Business and Industry Expo and Job Fair. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:01:11 EST Bereavement support group to meet Sept. 25 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50667347/Bereavement-support-group-to-meet-Sept.-25 Hospice of Chesterfield County will hold a bereavement support group meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25 at Cheraw First Baptist Church's family life center, 126 Greene St. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 05:01:09 EST Free GED practice tests offered http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50667339/Free-GED-practice-tests-offered Chesterfield County Adult Education will give free GED practice tests at its Chesterfield office from Sept. 22 to Oct. 3. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:53:12 EST Humorist to speak at genealogical society meeting http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50585190/Humorist-to-speak-at-genealogical-society-meeting The Chesterfield District Chapter of the S.C. Genealogical Society will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept 14 at the Visitors Center (the old courthouse) at 100 W. Main St., Chesterfield. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:34:05 EST Church plans family, friends weekend http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50585019/Church-plans-family-friends-weekend George Waldo Long Memorial Presbyterian Church is celebrating its annual Family and Friends Weekend on Sept. 27-28. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:59:08 EST Cheraw church plans women’s conference http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50584783/Cheraw-church-plans-womens-conference Faith and Healing Christian Center Full Gospel Ministries of 127 Ivy Lane, Cheraw, is inviting the public to attend its 22nd Women's Conference and Revival. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:24:12 EST Coulter Memorial class of 1955 holds reunion http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50584719/Coulter-Memorial-class-of-1955-holds-reunion Eleven classmates from Coulter Memorial Academy's class of 1955 — the last graduating class — gathered in reunion with family members and friends on May 25 to mark their 59th anniversary. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:18:07 EST College offering fall ‘minimester’ courses http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50584660/College-offering-fall-minimester-courses New, returning or current Northeastern Technical College students have another opportunity to earn college credit before spring semester with the upcoming fall mini-semester, which begins Sept. 22. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:10:13 EST State park, hatchery plan youth fishing rodeo http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/50581945/State-park-hatchery-plan-youth-fishing-rodeo State officials are inviting Chesterfield County residents to take their kids fishing and get free canoe and kayak paddling lessons this weekend. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:40:10 EST Little red piano sparks lifelong music ministry http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/50582095/Little-red-piano-sparks-lifelong-music-ministry Chesterfield County resident Gladys Premo recalls fond memories as a young girl when her parents gave her a little red piano on her fifth birthday. This marked the beginning of a lifelong journey fueled by her love for music and teaching... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:39:13 EST McColl man walks away from truck crash http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-news/50582535/McColl-man-walks-away-from-truck-crash HAMLET, N.C. — A Marlboro County man flipped his truck last Friday and escaped with minor injuries. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:38:07 EST Anson crossing state line to take on Chesterfield http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50582314/Anson-crossing-state-line-to-take-on-Chesterfield The Chesterfield Rams and Anson Bearcats will face off on the gridiron for the inaugural Battle for the Border trophy this Friday. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:37:08 EST Gun club to hold state championship matches http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/50583769/Gun-club-to-hold-state-championship-matches PATRICK — Marksmen will put their skills to the test this weekend and next month as the Black Creek Gun Club hosts two International Handgun Metallic Silhouette Association championship matches. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 23:56:11 EST Historian details colonial roots of Mask’s Ferry http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/history-home_top-local_features-news/50511098/Historian-details-colonial-roots-of-Masks-Ferry Before bridges crisscrossed the Pee Dee River, those wishing to travel to and from Cheraw had to use another mode of transportation — ferries. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:39:14 EST GPS leads to pine straw theft arrests http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-news/50504202/GPS-leads-to-pine-straw-theft-arrests Sheriff's deputies say a crafty Chesterfield County farmer used GPS monitoring to thwart four alleged thieves who pilfered his pine straw and stole a Kubota tractor. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:19:14 EST 2 jailers arrested in inmate scandal http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50503645/Deputies-arrest-2-jailers Two female jailers are accused of having improper dealings with male inmates at the Chesterfield County Detention Center. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 06:09:09 EST Christmas parade seeks entries http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/community_news/50320220/Christmas-parade-seeks-entries Hospice of Chesterfield County will coordinate and sponsor the 25th annual Chesterfield County Christmas Parade. The parade is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 on Main Street in downtown Chesterfield. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:56:13 EST Rising star Parker Milsap to perform in Cheraw http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/localnews1/50481030/Rising-star-Parker-Milsap-to-perform-in-Cheraw Twenty-one-year-old Parker Millsap will perform at the Theatre on the Green on Friday, Sept. 19, in support of his self-titled debut album, to be released Feb. 4 via Thirty Tigers. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:49:05 EST