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Life In The Prettiest Town in Dixie

A game of golf at Cheraw State Park. Strolling down the tree-lined sidewalks on Third Street. Cheering on your favorite ball player at Arrowhead Park. Life in Cheraw is quiet, comfortable, and beautiful. Good people making the best of their resources. Nothing elaborate; just simply celebrating life. Cheraw is rich with gardens, parks and the architectural heritage of three centuries. Shop, golf, or enjoy the outdoor adventures the area has to offer. A strong economic base blends this beautiful legacy with the best of the present, making Cheraw a wonderful place to live. Come see us. We'll be delighted if you decide to stay!

Incentive Program for New Retail and Commercial Businesses

The Cheraw Town Council recently passed an ordinance authorizing incentives to help attract new retail and commercial businesses to Cheraw.
To read more about the Incentive Program click here.

House Number Service

The Town of Cheraw is offering residents a service that will allow their house number to be painted on the curb at their driveway to assist emergency personnel in locating houses. There have been several incidents where emergency personnel have had difficulty in finding houses that have no house number displayed or the incident has taken place at night when house numbers are hard to find or read.

As a result of these incidents, the Cheraw Town Council has voted to implement a service that is completely voluntary to its citizens. Residents wanting to have their house number painted on the curb can stop by the Cheraw Town Hall and fill out an application. A $10 fee will need to be paid and the Town will paint the house number on the curb.

For those residents who have no curb, you can obtain a yard house number sign by going to the Cheraw Fire Department and pay a $15 fee.

New Rules for Citizens Requesting Appearance Before Town Council

On November 14, 2017, Ordinance 2018-02 was passed, amending Section 2-16 of the Town Code of Ordinances. For additional information, read more...

Historic Resources Survey Project

On Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. the Town of Cheraw will host a public forum to kick-off its historic resources survey project in Town Hall's Courtroom, 200 Market Street. The public is encouraged to participate. For additional information, read more...

Latest News

Good Girls Exploring Lancaster and Cheraw

On Monday, November 10, Good Girls in the Badlands, Debi & Judy, traveled the Carolinas and toured Cheraw. They have a successful blog where they share their adventures.

You can read about their Cheraw experience here:
http://goodgirlsinthebadlands.blogspot.com/2014/11/exploring-lancaster-and-cheraw.html   Full Story ››


Town of Cheraw Seeking Building Official Code Enforcement Officer

The Town of Cheraw will be accepting applications for the posting of Building Official/Code Enforcement Officer. Successful candidate will interpret and enforce building, electrical, and mechanical code, inspect construction work to ensure compliance with applicable state and town regulations. Responsibilities   Full Story ››


Town of Cheraw Seeking Commercial Driver’s License Instructor

The Town of Cheraw is seeking a part-time CDL Driver Instructor with the ability and desire to teach and assist Town employees in obtaining a Class B Commercial Drivers License (CDL). This person must be familiar with SC DOT regulations and the operations of various vehicles which require a Class B CDL license.   Full Story ››


Seeking Main Street Tourism and Marketing Manager

Town of Cheraw, South Carolina Seeking Main Street/Tourism-Marketing Manager
The Town of Cheraw, South Carolina is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Main Street/Marketing-Tourism Manager.
The Main Street/Tourism-Marketing Manager primary duties will coordinate activity within a downtown   Full Story ››


Upcoming Events

Monday, Jan 21st 2019

Town Offices Closed

Time: 8:30 am

The Cheraw Town Hall is closed today in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, January 22.

"The time is always right to do what is right."
–Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Tuesday, Jan 22nd 2019

Town Council Briefing

Time: 5:30 pm

This informal meeting will take place on the 4th Tuesday of each month at Town Hall, 200 Market Street, 2nd Floor Courtroom.   Full Story ››


Friday, Jan 25th 2019

Legislative /Citizen of the Year Breakfast

Time: 8:00 am

The Greater Cheraw Chamber of Commerce is excited to kick off the year with the 6th Annual Legislative Breakfast & Business Person and Citizen of the Year Awards. We will be hosting the event at Northeastern Technical College’s Auditorium, Bldg. 200 on Friday, January 25th beginning at 8:00 am. Tickets are on sale now at The Chamber Office or call 843.537.7681. We are excited to hear from our Legislators and kick off another progressive year for our community, it's businesses and The Chamber.   Full Story ››


Monday, Jan 28th 2019

Cheraw Planning Commission Meeting

Time: 6:00 pm

This meeting will take place on the 4th Monday of each month* at Town Hall, 200 Market Street, Town Hall Courtroom.
Contact Information:
Rodney S. Tucker, Community Development Director (rtucker@cheraw.com)
Mike Smith, Town Administrator (msmith@cheraw.com)
843.537.8400

*The Planning Commission may reschedule meeting dates for holidays, Town closings, or to accommodate conflicting schedules. The Town will notify the media and public if there are cancellation or date changes.   Full Story ››


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