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Schools on two-hour delay

Oct. 3, 2022 Chesterfield County School District has just announced Chesterfield County schools will be on a two-hour delay today because of lingering conditions associated with last Friday’s landfall of Hurricane Ian. Schools will be back on normal operational start and end times tomorrow, Oct. 3.    

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Obituaries Sept. 28, 2022

Floyd Samuel ‘Jack’ Douglass Jr. CHESTERFIELD – Mr. Floyd Samuel “Jack” Douglass, Jr., age 74, entered into rest on Monday, September 19, 2022 at his home. Funeral services were held at 3:00 PM Friday, September 23, 2022 at Shiloh United Methodist Church by Pastor Fred McDaniel and Reverend Bill Brock with burial following in the…

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Victim identified in Hunt’s Mill homicide

Oct. 2, 2022 Victim identified in Hunt’s Mill homicide The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office, Chesterfield County Coroner’s Office and State Law Enforcement Division continue to investigate a shooting that occurred yesterday on Hunts Mill Road. A statement from the CCSO said when deputies arrived on the scene, they found 38-year-old Courtney Covington deceased from multiple…

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CCSO investigating homicide

Oct. 1, 2022 CCSO investigating homicide The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office has announced it is investigating a homicide on Hunts Mill Road in the Chesterfield area of Chesterfield County. The CCSO said there is no threat to the community. More information will be posted to Breaking News as details become available. Read the full account…

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CCSD early dismissal Thursday, E-learning Friday, change to Cheraw football

CCSD early dismissal Thursday, E-learning Friday, change to Cheraw football Due to the potential for severe weather resulting from Hurricane Ian, all schools in Chesterfield County School District will operate on an early dismissal schedule for Thursday, Sept. 29. All schools will dismiss at 11:30 a.m. The Cheraw varsity football game has been rescheduled for…

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Obituaries Sept. 21, 2022

Lucille Gaskins Mrs. Lucille Gaskins, 97, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, September 12, 2022, with her family by her side. Born August 21, 1925, in Salina Kansas, she was a daughter of the late Marcus Dean and Alice E. Rinquist. “Grandma” as she was affectionately known by many of…

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Obituaries Sept. 14, 2022

Edith Ann Dixon CHERAW – Edith Ann Dixon, 67, passed away on Sunday, September 4, 2022. She was born August 29, 1955, to the late Peggy and Junior L. Roscoe. Edith loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. She was known to be found out in her yard, where she loved to work…

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Obituaries Sept. 7, 2022

Mable Elizabeth Wicker Brown MYRTLE BEACH/CHERAW – Mable Elizabeth Wicker Brown, 89, died Saturday, August 27, 2022. Born in Wallace, SC she was a daughter of the late William Roland and Donnie Bennett Wicker. She was a member of the Surfside Baptist Church. She was a volunteer with the American Red Cross (Cheraw Chapter and…

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CCSD paying $2M settlement

Sept. 1, 2022 CCSD paying $2M settlement The leadership of Chesterfield County School District has agreed to pay a $2 million settlement in a lawsuit filed in 2019 against CCSD involving a special needs child who was assaulted by another student on a school bus in November 2018. The S.C. Department of Education also agreed…

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To help Labor Day weekend travel

To help Labor Day weekend travel To help holiday travelers, the South Carolina Department of Transportation prohibits lane closures on interstate highways for non-emergency highway work during the Labor Day holiday travel period. These restrictions will be in place from 6 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, through 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6. Motorists may keep up with travel…

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