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 26th 2016

Senior Citizens Appreciation Luncheon

Time: 10:30 am

Senior Citizens Appreciation Luncheon
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Cheraw Community Center
Cost: Free for 60 & up
Register by May 12 by calling 843-537-8420
Co-Sponsored by Chesterfield County Council on Aging   Full Story ››


Monday, May 30th 2016

Thursday, Jun 2nd 2016

Pop-Up Chorus

Time: 7:00 pm

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 ››


Monday, Jun 6th 2016

Nature Camp at Cheraw State Park

Time: 8:30 am

Led by Mrs. Heather Midgley
Cost: $25 for city residents, $33 for county
For ages 6 – 11. Limited to 12 campers for each session
Register at the Cheraw Recreation Department   Full Story ››


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