Cheraw Chronicle- RSS Feed http://thecherawchronicle.com/ http://thecherawchronicle.com/ Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:30:10 EST 1800 Town sells house for $25 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50264749/Town-sells-house-for-$25 The Cheraw Town Council unanimously approved Ordinance 2015-02 Tuesday evening authorizing the sale of a house and property at 101 White Row in Cheraw for $25. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:13:04 EST Night Out funding sparks debate http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50264720/Night-Out-funding-sparks-debate A request for Cheraw Town Council's financial support of the National Night Out event scheduled for Oct. 7, prompted more conversation than any other subject at Tuesday's regular meeting. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:10:08 EST Officers now equipped with cameras http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50261496/Officers-now-equipped-with-cameras The nine body cameras former Cheraw Police Chief Jay Brooks ordered this spring have arrived, and three of them are already in use. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:42:10 EST Sales tax hike a rotten idea http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/opinion/50211281/Sales-tax-hike-a-rotten-idea To the editor: Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:58:10 EST Christmas card winners announced http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50196062/Christmas-card-winners-announced Hospice of Chesterfield County and Team Chesterfield's Art Commission recently co-sponsored a Christmas card contest. The winning cards will be reproduced as Christmas cards for Hospice of Chesterfield County and all entries will be on display... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:12:19 EST 5K to raise money for Long Middle sports http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/community_news/50256115/5K-to-raise-money-for-Long-Middle-sports The Long Middle School athletics department is sponsoring a 5K run and walk Sept. 13 to raise money for the school's sports programs. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:08:05 EST On Stage holds auditions http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50195689/On-Stage-holds-auditions On Stage Theatre Group has announced auditions for “Take a Number, Darling” by Jack Sharkey, which is being produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:49:11 EST Greenville a South Carolina success story http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/opinion/50255492/Greenville-a-South-Carolina-success-story Let me begin with full disclosure: I was born in Greenville and even though my family moved away when I was 5 years old, I still consider Greenville my hometown. And, as with a first love, one's hometown will always be something special. So it... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:44:07 EST Women and Social Security http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50195583/Women-and-Social-Security Women's Equality Day is Aug. 26, and this is the perfect time to remind you how much Social Security values and appreciates women. Even though men and women with identical earnings histories receive the same benefits, there are things women in... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:41:12 EST Datebook http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/community_news/50195477/Datebook Datebook Deadline Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:32:14 EST Protesters prevail in tax hike vote http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50271195/Protesters-prevail-in-tax-hike-vote When Chesterfield Council Council members were met Wednesday morning with signs of protest that read “please vote no” for the third and final reading of the capital projects sales tax ordinance that would let voters decide on a 1 percent... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:19:13 EST Brushing up on trash, recycling rules http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/community_news/50268698/Brushing-up-on-trash-recycling-rules Most people grow up hearing the phrase, “waste not, want not.” But in an age where recycling products has become one the newest avenues for invention, people are paying closer attention to what is — and isn't —... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:05:07 EST Your Voice http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/editorial/50160824/Your-Voice When was the last time you laughed out loud, and at whose expense or prompting? Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:17:07 EST Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50160811/Chesterfield-County-Sheriffs-Office The following people were recently charged by the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office:• Matthew Meyers, 18, of R.W. Tadlock Road, Pageland, was charged with driving under suspension. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:13:09 EST Cheraw Police Department http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50160807/Cheraw-Police-Department These people were recently charged by members of the Cheraw Police Department:• Travis Shane Gray, 19, of 2608 New Market Road, Hartsville, was charged with driving under suspension. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:09:03 EST Tractor-trailer flips on U.S. 1 http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/home_top-localnews1/50247864/Tractor-trailer-flips-on-U.S.-1 ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — A tractor-trailer hauling recycled materials flipped onto its side Monday evening on U.S. 1 South, blocking traffic in both directions near the South Carolina state line. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:44:12 EST Town takes steps toward dance floor http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/news/50187678/Town-takes-steps-toward-dance-floor The recent success of summer concerts, and other events sponsored by the town of Cheraw, have prompted Cheraw Town Council members to consider purchasing a portable dance floor. Thu, 7 Aug 2014 18:49:11 EST Auditions set for upcoming play http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/arts/50187559/Auditions-set-for-upcoming-play On Stage Theatre Group has announced auditions for “Take a Number, Darling” by Jack Sharkey, which is being produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Thu, 7 Aug 2014 18:43:08 EST A few Palmetto State positives http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/opinion/50184775/A-few-Palmetto-State-positives Newspapers and the media are often accused of only reporting the bad things that happen — and there's some truth in this. And it's particularly easy to fall into this trap in South Carolina where it seems that there is a lot more bad... Thu, 7 Aug 2014 16:18:24 EST Spirits of comfort and healing http://thecherawchronicle.com/news/opinion/50184650/Spirits-of-comfort-and-healing This has been such an eventful week that I wonder where to begin my my narrative. So I will begin at the beginning. As you know, we started out last week with the most wonderful news, the birth of our grandson Edgar Lawrence McBride. The day was not... Thu, 7 Aug 2014 16:14:31 EST