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Parker Millsap Concert September 19

On Friday, September 19, Parker Millsap, "Americana Music Association 2014 Emerging Artist of the Year" nominee will be in concert at the Theatre on the Green at 7:30 PM for his ONLY performance in the Palmetto State. Millsap has been featured on CMT's Concrete Country, and his hit song "Truck Stop Gospel" (visit is on the 'NPR Music 50 Favorite Songs of 2014' list. The Cheraw Arts Commission has worked hard to get Parker to Cheraw, so invite your friends, and let's give Parker and his band a warm welcome to Cheraw. Tickets are $12, and are available at the Cheraw Community Center 8:30-5 weekdays. For more info, call 843.537.8420 x12.

Welcome to the Prettiest Town in Dixie

A moonlight canoe trip across Lake Juniper. Cheering on the Cheraw Braves with your neighbors on a crisp fall evening. Strolling down the tree-lined sidewalks on Third Street. 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!

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Latest News

Cheraw Mayor Proclaims Head Start Awareness Day

Cheraw mayor Andy Ingram has proclaimed Thursday, October 24 as Cheraw Head Start Awareness Day. Mayor Ingram met with teachers and students from Cheraw Head Start recently to sign the proclamation.   Full Story ››

'House on the Hill' Renovation Preserves Park's History

Renovation of the 80-year old 'House on the Hill' at the Cheraw State Park came a step closer to reality Tuesday with the Town of Cheraw's $15,000 donation to Lou Fontana of the SC Parks, Recreation & Tourism.   Full Story ››

South Carolina Jazz Festival October 17-20

Jazz great Dizzy Gillespie proudly shared his Cheraw roots when performing across the world, and now Dizzy’s South Carolina hometown is getting ready to honor their most famous native son with the South Carolina Jazz Festival October 17-20.   Full Story ››

Mosquito Patrol

In an attempt to control the mosquito population, the Town of Cheraw Public Works Department has launched their Mosquito Patrol this summer, spraying two times or more per week.   Full Story ››

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Sep 2nd 2014

Cheraw Farmers Market

Time: 8:30 am

A great place to get fresh fruits and vegetables. Located on Front Street, across from Old St. David's Church. Hours: Tuesdays 8:30-2; Saturdays 8:30-3.   Full Story ››

Saturday, Sep 6th 2014

Palmetto Poetry and Jazz

Time: 7:30 pm

Held the first Saturday of each month at the College Inn, 324 Second Street. Sign-up begins at 7:15 PM.   Full Story ››

Tuesday, Sep 9th 2014

Palmetto Hands Fine Craft Exhibition

Time: 8:30 am

The state's only juried fine craft competition and exhibition. Admission is free.   Full Story ››

Friday, Sep 12th 2014

Boats and Water Oil Painting Workshop

Time: 8:30 am

Enjoy this three-day workshop with artist Joyce Hall. For details, contact the Cheraw Arts Commission at 843.537.8420 x12.   Full Story ››

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