Town of Cheraw

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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.

Façade Grants Available For Town Of Cheraw Businesses

The Town of Cheraw is offering businesses located within town limits a matching grant to assist in the enhancement of their building’s exterior.

Grant funds from the Façade Grant Program may be used for exterior signage, awnings, painting, and doors.  Interior work and roofing are not allowed under the program’s guidelines.  Grant awards must be matched dollar for dollar by the eligible business/property owner.  The maximum grant for any one project will not exceed $1,000.00.  Once the grant is awarded, the recipient must initiate façade work within 60 days or the grant will be presented to another recipient.

Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis by the town’s Board of Architectural Review. Priority consideration will be given to businesses that have not previously received a façade grant.  Applications are available at the Cheraw Town Hall, 200 Market Street, during normal business hours.  Work initiated before the board’s approval will not be eligible for the façade grant.  For more information about this program, contact Mike Smith at 843-537-8400.

Latest News

The Cheraw Gym Champs Bring Home Gold at the 2016 Low Country Classic

The Cheraw Gym Champs Team competed in the first 2016 Low Country Classic Gymnastics Competition in Charleston on Saturday February 6. This competition featured over 300 gymnasts from gymnastics clubs all over South Carolina. The Bronze and Silver team both took home top honors with a first place team win.   Full Story ››

House on the Hill at Cheraw State Park Reopens

A treasured historic meeting house in Cheraw that had been closed for almost three years is now open and available for weddings, receptions, reunions and other gatherings. The House on the Hill at Cheraw State Park, a 1,000-square-foot facility built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1939, has been restored   Full Story ››

Milestone Service Awards

The Town of Cheraw recently recognized 22 employees for milestone service anniversaries and their dedication during an awards banquet at Country Kitchen Restaurant on Thursday, December 17, 2015.   Full Story ››

Cheraw Soccer 10U Team Wins the Eastern District Title

Congratulations to the Cheraw 10U soccer team. During the recent South Carolina Athletic Programs 10U State Tournament in Bluffton, Cheraw won the Eastern District Title. Go Cheraw!   Full Story ››

Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 5th 2016

Pop-Up Chorus

Time: 7:00 pm

Pop-Up Chorus
Singers & Non-Singers Welcomed
All Ages
Location: Theatre on the Green
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: FREE
More Info: 843.537.8420 x12   Full Story ››

Friday, May 6th 2016


Time: 7:00 pm

Attention all 6th-8th Cheraw area students!
You are cordially invited to attend the 2016 MORP
7:00–10:00 PM
Cheraw Community Center Gym
“A Night In Paris”
(color scheme pink and grey)
$10 per person. For 6th-8th Cheraw area students. No membership required this year to attend.
Photos by Reid McBride
(additional fee)
Contact the Cheraw Recreation office for more information 843-537-8420.   Full Story ››

Sunday, May 8th 2016

Tuesday, May 17th 2016

Third Tuesday Adult Art Night

Time: 6:00 pm

The evening of art will be featured on Third Tuesdays from 6:00-8:00pm at the Wine Factory. Instructor for May will be metal artist Brenda Branson. Registration fee is $25/person. Light fare will be available for purchase at the Wine Factory during the Adult Art Nights.

Contact the Cheraw Arts Commission at 843.537.8420 x 12 for information and to register.   Full Story ››

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