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Today's Features

  • Maurice Alden Duncan and Teresa Ann Jordan were married on August 13, 2012 at the Gardner House in Pageland.

    Teresa is the daughter of Gurney and Jannie Mae Jordan of Pageland.
    Maurice is the son of Bill and Dora Duncan of Waxhaw, N.C.

  • 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.

  • Gabrial Bentley Issak Moran celebrated his fourth birthday August 18. He is the son of Tasha Marsh and Chuck McMahon of Pageland. Grandparents are Kevin and Ann Patterson of Pageland and Debbie McMahon and the late Jerry McMahon of Jefferson.

  • Join us in giving a warm welcome to Morgan Davies, the new Youth Services Manager.

  • Later on this year, Sheriff Wayne Byrd of Darlington County will attempt something that he has never done before, in fact, it’s something that few people have ever done. He will get behind the wheel of a Mini Cup race car and compete in a Carolina Eastern Mini Cup Association event at Dillon Motor Speedway. The 13 horsepower, half-scaled stock cars reach up to nearly 80 miles per hour at the speedway and put on a fantastic show for the fans in the grandstands at the speedway.

  • By JERRY “SHUG” HAIGLER
    Progressive Journal Correspondent
    When Bob Moore was just a youngster growing up in Lilesville, N.C. and then Charlotte, he had a desire to work on planes. His dream was fulfilled when he joined the U.S. Air Force in July, 1965 and he made it his career that lasted more than 24 years.
    “After graduating from high school I volunteered for the Air Force,” Moore said. “My job for my entire military career was maintenance on planes. It was my job to make sure that the planes were air worthy.”

  • 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.

  • “I need 15 of these!”
    “They’re wonderful!”
    “Can I get a deal if I buy 10?”

    Surprised volunteers gathered in the office of HOPE (Helping Other People Effectively) in Lancaster Director Elaine Adkins the morning of Thursday, Aug. 16, to see their cookbook for the first time.

    “HOPE for All Seasons,” which has been in production for more than two years, features 600-plus recipes from 92 food enthusiasts.

  • What a busy summer it’s been at the S.C. Department of Agriculture. Plus, it’s been a typical South Carolina summer, which can be unbearably hot, sometimes rainy, sometimes dry. We certainly feel sympathy for so many parts of the country that are absolutely parched.