Obituaries July 21, 2021

James Thad Hendley Sr. Mr. James Thad Hendley, Sr. of Cheraw, SC, age 78, passed away surrounded by his loved ones on July 14, 2021. The son of the late Thomas Monroe Hendley, Sr. and Ethel Boswell Hendley, he was born February 3, 1943 in Baltimore, MD. Growing up in Cheraw, he excelled at many…

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Obituaries July 14, 2021

Katie W. Deese CHESTERFIELD – Mrs. Katie W. Deese, age 89, entered into rest on Friday, July 9, 2021 with her family by her side. Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM Sunday, July 11, 2021 from the Chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Pastor Fred McDaniel and Brent Taylor with burial following in the…

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County council considers one percent sales tax

July 15, 2021 County council considers one percent sales tax Chesterfield County Council has unanimously passed the first reading of an ordinance to authorize a county-wide referendum Nov. 2 requesting the imposition of a one percent sales tax for transportation infrastructure. If approved by the voters, this sales tax will begin only after the current…

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Woman arrested for armed robbery

July 15, 2021 Woman arrested for armed robbery A Cheraw woman has been arrested for a robbery that took place yesterday afternoon at Wannamaker Drug in Cheraw. When the woman left, the CPD was notified of the robbery. The woman was soon located and identified as Emily Brigham-Hall of Cheraw. She was charged with armed…

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Obituaries July 7, 2021

Betty Lula Atkinson MYRTLE BEACH – Betty Lula Atkinson, 92, died Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at Angel Oak Nursing and Rehab. She was born May 6, 1929 in Mt. Croghan, SC. She was a daughter of the late Ross Guin and Mildred Baker Atkinson. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Ross Guin…

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Mobile home parks, school masks

July 11, 2021 County council halts mobile home parks Chesterfield County Council unanimously passed an emergency ordinance “declaring a temporary moratorium on the acceptance of applications and issuance of permits for the establishment of mobile home parks within the unincorporated areas of Chesterfield County after an executive session at last Wednesday’s meeting. This ordinance is…

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Officers investigating Cheraw shooting

July 6, 2021 Officers investigating Cheraw shooting Cheraw Police Chief Keith Thomas announced this afternoon the Cheraw Police Department was dispatched July 3 to Highway 1 near Keith’s ABC in reference to a shooting. Officers were able to recover spent shell casings and projectiles from the area. Thomas said no one was injured, but several…

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Obituaries June 30, 2021

Samuel ‘Sam’ Gary Eubanks Sr. CHERAW – Samuel “Sam” Gary Eubanks, Sr., 72, passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, surrounded by his family at his home. Born, on December 23, 1948 in Aiken, SC, Sam was a graduate of Leavelle-McCampbell High School and received a degree in Marketing from the University of South Carolina. …

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Standoff ends in arrest

June 29, 2021 Standoff ends in arrest A standoff between a resident and law enforcement officials took place on Highway 151 just north of McBee this afternoon. Members of the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office and the State Law Enforcement Division were on the scene when the man was finally taken into custody. More information will…

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