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Superintendent meets to address safety concerns at Cheraw High School

On Tuesday, Chesterfield County School District Superintendent Dr. Chan Anderson wanted students, parents and staff to know that Cheraw High School is safe. “Cheraw High School is safe for students and staff,” he said. “We have work to do.” Anderson held the event, attended by about 50 people in the school’s cafeteria, to address and…

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CCSD officials, law enforcement discuss safety

Dr. Chan Anderson, superintendent of Chesterfield County School District; Chesterfield County Sheriff Cambo Streater; and Sandy McCormick, acting Cheraw Police Chief, held a press conference on Friday afternoon at Cheraw High to alleviate parents, students, and community concerns about safety at the school. Confusion earlier in the afternoon resulted in panicked students. Streater said there…

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CCSD Superintendent to meet with parents, community about incident involving two men gaining access inside Cheraw High

This week, Chesterfield County Superintendent Dr. Chan Anderson will meet with parents and community members about an incident last week at Cheraw High School involving two men who were given access to the main office. In a press release on the district’s Facebook page, Anderson assured everyone that safety will continue to be a priority…

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Turkey issues? Butterball has the answer for any turkey problem

For more than 40 years, Butterball’s Turkey Talk-Line has come to the rescue with helping folks make sure their turkey makes to the table. It started in 1981 with six people answering 11,000 calls and has evolved to 50 people answering calls every November and December. Turkey Talk-Line Expert Phyllis Kramer has answered calls for…

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Two men face several counts of cattle theft

Two men are facing several charges after the theft of cattle. This week, the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office investigated the theft of 17 cattle from a pasture on Glory Road in the Mt. Croghan area of the county. Officials said during the investigation, Richard Owensby, 29, and Kipp Tyner, 30, were taken into custody and…

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Two-vehicle collision results in fatality near Pageland

The S.C. Highway Patrol reported a fatality after a two-vehicle collision on Nov. 7  near Pageland. According to Master Trooper Gary Miller, around 2:10 p.m., on Airport Road at Coon Creek Road, two miles east of Pageland. Miller said the driver of a 1997 International tractor-trailer was traveling north on Airport Road. The driver of…

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Trick or Treat hours

Here are the trick-or-treat hours for Halloween. Mt. Croghan will have hours for trick-or-treating from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. Ruby will have hours for trick-or-treating from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. The Town of Cheraw will have hours for trick-or-treating from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. The Town of Chesterfield will have hours for…

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Arrests made in the Feb. 4 murder of Cheraw couple

Arrests made in  Feb. 4 murder of Cheraw couple Two arrests have been made in the Feb. 4 murders of a Cheraw couple. According to information from the Cheraw Police Department, officials with the CPD executed arrest and search warrants Oct. 25 for Nathaniel M. Meagher and his wife, Sarah Elizabeth Thompson, both of 404…

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Inmate attempts suicide

Officials at the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office said an inmate at the Chesterfield County Detention Center attempted to take her life on Sept. 13. According to a release from the Sheriff’s Office, detention staff performed life-saving measures and called Emergency Medical Services. The inmate was taken to McLeod Health in Cheraw for further medical assistance.…

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