McBee MEC orders new election

Nov. 13, 2020 McBee MEC orders new election Following a nearly three-hour public hearing in which the McBee Municipal Election Commission heard from sworn witnesses and attorneys for the plaintiffs and the defendants, the MEC ordered a new town council election for the contested mayoral and two council seats. The ruling essentially voids the results…

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Officer resigns after sharing offensive social media post

Nov. 9, 2020 Officer resigns after sharing offensive social media post The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office has just announced a CCSO officer has resigned from his position after sharing an inappropriate post on social media. The announcement states: “CCSO prides itself on maintaining the highest ethical and professional standards and acting with integrity. We are…

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County council passes face covering requirement

Nov. 4, 2020 County council passes face covering requirement Effective midnight Nov. 18, most people entering restaurants and other retail establishments in the unincorporated areas of the county will be required to wear face coverings, according to an emergency resolution passed by Chesterfield County Council on Nov 4. The measure was enacted to stem the…

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County voters trend GOP

Nov. 3, 2020 County voters trend GOP With a very respectable turnout of 69.33 percent in the November general election, the Chesterfield County electorate reflected the statewide results with a slight GOP trend for national, state and local races. All results are unofficial until the county election commission certifies them later this week. President: Donald…

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Good news about Central cross country

Oct. 31, 2020 Central boys qualify for state The Central boys’ cross country team has qualified for the state cross country finals. Read the full account in the Nov. 4 issue of The Link

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Five-Day classroom instruction delayed

  Oct. 28, 2020 Five-Day classroom instruction delayed The Chesterfield County School District has announced the plan to return to five-day face-to-face instruction for primary, elementary, and intermediate students has been delayed to Nov. 9 because of a delay in receiving plexiglass partitions for the classrooms. Those primary, elementary and intermediate students will continue on…

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McBee football on hold

0ct. 23, 2020 McBee football on hold McBee Panther head football coach Johnny Kline confirmed that due to a COVID-19 related issue that tonight’s (Oct 23) home varsity football game against Lewisville has been postponed. More information will be posted to Breaking News as details become available. Read the full account in the Oct. 28…

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Gross taken into custody

Oct. 19, 2020 Gross taken into custody The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office has just announced James Malique Gross was taken into custody yesterday in Fayetteville, N.C., after turning himself in because of a homicide warrant from April 2020. The warrant was for the homicide of Anthony Dewayne Johnson, which occurred on Harris Road in the…

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Marlboro County football game canceled

Oct. 16, 2020 Marlboro County football game canceled Marlboro County High School’s football game against Lake City has been canceled as the Lake City football team is under quarantine. More information will be posted on Breaking News as details are made available. Read the full account in the Oct. 21 issue of The Link.

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Central revises football schedule

Oct. 15, 2020 Central revises football schedule The Central varsity football game against Buford originally scheduled for tomorrow has been moved to Oct. 30. This will also be Senior Night. The revised schedule for Central varsity football is now: Oct. 23       Central at Cheraw        7:30 p.m. Oct. 30       Central hosts Buford    8 p.m. (Senior Night)…

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