Community Events

  • Grilling tips for a safe Fourth

    From release

    It’s July 4 and it is time to light up the grill for hamburgers and hotdogs. 

    About 73 percent of consumers grill on July 4, according to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association. 

    Other top grilling holiday are Memorial Day, 60 percent; Labor Day 58 percent and Father's Day, 45 percent.

  • Arts commission plans retro-themed events

    The Cheraw Arts Commission is presenting several happenings with a ‘60s and ‘70s retro theme during January. There will be a display at the Burr Gallery, an Adult Art night and musical tribute at the Theatre on the Green.
    Feeling Groovy!, an exhibit reflecting a ‘60s and ‘70s vibe, will be featured at the Burr Gallery. The exhibit will open from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the Cheraw Community Center.
    Owners of VW's are invited to drive their vehicles to the opening. The CAC is accepting memorabilia for this exhibit.

  • USCL lecture takes on Jackson's dark history

    Organizers of this year’s eighth annual Native American Studies Week at the University of South Carolina-Lancaster took on the complex legacy of Lancaster County’s most famous son Thursday, March 28.
    Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, was born March 15, 1767, in the “Waxhaws of South Carolina,” a geographical area that is now part of the Lancaster County Panhandle.

  • Eighth annual Native American Studies week a success

    Organizers of this year’s University of South Carolina Lancaster Native American Studies Week said the event, which ended March 29, was another success in the ongoing dialogue about issues facing Native Americans.
    All of this year’s events revolved around the theme of “Law and Justice for Native Americans.”

  • New Heights Middle School baseball fundraiser March 9

    A fundraiser to benefit the News Heights Middle School Hawks baseball program will be held at the Jefferson Dixie Youth Complex on Saturday, March 9.
    A baseball camp for boys ages 8-12 will be at the complex from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
    There will be a $20 registration fee and lunch will be provided. Registration forms can be picked up at Jefferson Town Hall and Pageland Community Center, as well as the elementary schools in Pageland or Jefferson.

  • Adopt a Pet 10/02/12

    From release
    Here are the three spotlight candidates for adoption this week from Chesterfield County Animal Services.
    Tigress is a six-month-old female cat.  She has a limp due to a gunshot wound,  and is looking for that special home where she will be safe. Tigress will be fully vetted before adoption.
    Ratly is a one-year-old male Wheaton Terrier mix. He is sweet and loveable and will be fully vetted before adoption.

  • National Family Day is Sept. 24

    This year, the Chesterfield County Youth Development Coalition (YDC) is joining with area restaurants and the Chesterfield County Libraries to celebrate National Family Day.

    The YDC has designed placemats to use for your family dinner with fun things for the kids to do and conversation topics for you and you’re teen.

  • Women’s Health Fair

    A Women’s Health Fair was held Thursday, September 6 at the Chesterfield Family YMCA. Healthcare professionals from Chesterfield General Hospital, Northeastern Technical College, Hospice of Chesterfield County and more were on hand to provide health screenings and information to women.

  • Youth music group to perform at fundraiser

    Five youths are trying to make a difference in their communities and will be performing at a fundraising event this Saturday, September 15. The Sub Zero Band have been around for three years and have played at Relay for Life in Laurinburg, The 2011 Cheraw Spring Festival, the 2010 Ms. Braves beauty pageant and at a benefit to raise funds for typhoon victim s in the Philippines.

  • Adopt a Pet

    From release
    Here are the three spotlight candidates for adoption this week from Chesterfield County Animal Services.

    The adoption fee is $100 and includes all vetting procedures.  This includes: DAPP vaccine, bordattela/kennel cough vaccine, deworming, flea treatment, heartworm test for dogs over nine months old or FELV test for cats and kittens, rabies vaccine and a spay or neuter.