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Today's Features

  • Raking leaves is an annual event for people in many parts of the country. Some people enjoy getting out in the crisp, autumn air and spending a day cleaning up the yard. Others do not relish the idea of hours upon hours of leaf removal from their lawns. Making the process easier and more enjoyable benefits all involved.

    The majority of homeowners realize that in order to keep their lawn pristine, leaves and debris must be routinely removed from the yard. Raking leaves is an activity that takes time and energy.

  • Autumn is the season when pumpkins are ripe for the picking, and thousands of people flock to local farms and roadside vendors to select perfect pumpkins. Many pumpkins are turned into decorative jack-o’-lanterns for Halloween, only to be tossed in the trash come November 1. That could be because many people are unaware of the various ways they can put pumpkins to good use.

  • This year, the Chesterfield County Youth Development Coalition (YDC) is joining with area restaurants and the Chesterfield County Libraries to celebrate National Family Day.

    The YDC has designed placemats to use for your family dinner with fun things for the kids to do and conversation topics for you and you’re teen.

  • Here are the three spotlight candidates for adoption this week from Chesterfield County Animal Services.

    Jackie is a female eight-month-old Beagle mix. She is very sweet and will be fully vetted before adoption.

    Palmetto is a one-year-old female Hound mix. She is a beauty and will be fully vetted before adoption.

    Geraldine is an eight-week-old female Lab mix. She is very playful. Geraldine will be fully vetted before adoption.

  • A Women’s Health Fair was held Thursday, September 6 at the Chesterfield Family YMCA. Healthcare professionals from Chesterfield General Hospital, Northeastern Technical College, Hospice of Chesterfield County and more were on hand to provide health screenings and information to women.

  • As a 33-year veteran of the military that included service in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, Johnny Mills can tell many stories of places he traveled, wars fought and friends made and lost. But Mills is a man of few words when it comes to talking about his war-time experiences.

    Mills was born April 19, 1923 to the late Roosevelt and Octavia Mills. He grew up in Pageland and attended area schools. He and his wife of 63 years, Verla are the parents of three children.

  • Five youths are trying to make a difference in their communities and will be performing at a fundraising event this Saturday, September 15. The Sub Zero Band have been around for three years and have played at Relay for Life in Laurinburg, The 2011 Cheraw Spring Festival, the 2010 Ms. Braves beauty pageant and at a benefit to raise funds for typhoon victim s in the Philippines.

  • 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.