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Two die in Cheraw shooting

July 12, 2020 Two die in Cheraw shooting The Cheraw Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred this morning in the area of the Dizzy Gillespie apartment complex. Cheraw Police Chief Keith Thomas said three people were shot, two of whom have died. Thomas also said the State Law Enforcement Division has been called…

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Important Announcements

June 29, 2020 Athletic conditioning programs on hold Chesterfield County School District is postponing all athletic conditioning activities, including marching band, until after the July 4 break, when the district will study any new information regarding COVID-19 in the county and reassess if and when it is safe to resume conditioning programs. The South Carolina…

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Coroner releases names

June 24, 2020 Coroner releases names Chesterfield County Coroner Kip Kiser has released the names of several people who died Monday, June 22. Ricky Roylee Betts, 36, of Lillington, N.C., and Robert Skowronski, 37, of Cameron, N.C., were found on Lizzie Byrd Road in the Society Hill area of Chesterfield County. The manner of death…

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Homicide near Pageland

June 23, 2020 Homicide near Pageland A 24-year-old African-America male who had a gunshot wound to the lower back has died from his injuries. The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office stated deputies responded to Salebarn Lane in the Pageland area of Chesterfield County in reference to a shooting. When they arrived on the scene, they found the…

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Sheriff’s office investigating fatal shooting

June 22, 2020 Sheriff’s office investigating fatal shooting The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a shooting incident with two victims who are deceased. The incident location is on Lizzy Byrd Road in the Society Hill area of Chesterfield County. More information will be posted to Breaking News as details become available.

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Accident on Airport Road at 265. Detour advised

June 22, 2020 Accident on Airport Road at 265 Detour advised The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office along with other first responders in the county are at the scene of a traffic accident on Airport Road near Highway 265 that involves multiple vehicles and victims. Some victims are being airlifted from the Pageland Airport. Drivers are…

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Sheriff asks help identifying victims

June 22, 2020 Sheriff asks help identifying victims The Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office has announced deputies responded to Lizzy Byrd Road in the Society Hill area of Chesterfield County in reference to two bodies lying in the road. Upon arrival, it was discovered the victims died from gunshot wounds. The State Law Enforcement Division Crime…

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Pageland man faces charges connected to sexual exploitation of minors

June 19, 2020 Pageland man faces charges connected to sexual exploitation of minors A 39-year-old man from Pageland has been arrested on child sexual abuse material charges. Timmy Earl McClain faces nine charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors, according to an announcement by South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson. McClain was arrested on…

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Police looking for McBride

June 12, 2020 Police looking for McBride The Cheraw Police Department is looking for 35-year-old Alvaro McBride for assaulting a 67-year-old woman in Cheraw. Anyone who has information as to the whereabouts of Alvaro Seleste McBride is asked to contact the Cheraw Police Department at (843) 537-7868 or 911. Callers can remain anonymous. A cash…

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Correct picture

June 11, 2020 Correct picture Following up on The Link’s Breaking News last night about an incorrect picture, this is the correct picture for Davonta Robinson.

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