• Best time of year for bargains

    Metro Creative Connection
    The savvy shopper knows there is no reason to pay full price if you don’t have to. Timing is everything when bargain hunting, and with a little patience, most people can find deep discounts on items that might have broken the bank just a few weeks prior.

  • ‘Sales Tax Holiday’ is this weekend

    COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Retail Association (SCRA) has announced that the 12th annual Sales Tax Holiday will run from Friday, Aug. 3 at 12:01 a.m. through Sunday, Aug. 5 at 11:59 p.m. Due to the success of the previous tax-free weekends, the South Carolina General Assembly has set aside one weekend free of sales tax on back-to-school related items such as pencils, paper, backpacks, textbooks, computers, shoes and clothing. The three-day event is popular among South Carolina consumers because it provides a tax break as they make necessary purchases for school or college.

  • Another donation to Economic Alliance

    Kip Kiser made a personal pledge to the Chesterfield County Economic Development Alliance’s Campaign Manager, Scott Faulkenberry.  

    “I am pleased to support the Alliance and I am looking forward to the positive work it will accomplish for our County,” Kiser said.

  • Donations to Economic Alliance

    Chesterfield County Economic Devolpment Alliance (CCEDA) is a a cooperative 501(c)(3) public/private non-profit organization set to bring jobs and economic stimulus to Chesterfield County.
    The CCEDA is seeking investments from private sector organizations to fully implement its strategic plan initiatives, and hope to reach its $800,000 goal. Local businesses have begun to donate money to help the CCEDA reach their goal.

  • Country’s debt and Naval biofuels

    To the editor:

    Our national debt is rapidly approaching $16 trillion.  It seems that Obama may be afraid he may not be re-elected, so he is trying to bankrupt our country between now and January when a new president may be sworn in.

  • Simple Needs consignment shop opens in Pageland

    Shoppers looking for a bargain or sellers hoping to make a few extra dollars can now go to Simple Needs at 121 N. Maple Street in Pageland. Open only a few weeks, owner Pamela Mitchell said she loves to go to yard sales and accumulated so many things at home her husband suggested she open a store. 

  • Pageland Council talks finances and animals

    The Pageland Town Council discussed several items at their monthly meeting Tuesday, July 3, resulting in a longer than usual session.

  • Business
  • Miss Pageland Emily Moody working with Wreaths Across America program

    From release

    The Mission of Wreaths Across America is to “Remember, Honor, Teach.” 

  • New store opens in downtown Pageland

    If you’re wondering what gift to give someone special this Christmas, what about a one-of-a-kind item embroidered with the recipients name or initials?
    New Creations Embroidery and Gifts opened Dec. 9 at 115 N. Pearl Street in Pageland, and owner Elizabeth Smith said she’s been busy.
    “We specialize in personalizing gift items, but I also do some commercial accounts,” she said.
    Smith said she has done embroidery work in her Pageland home since 2006, but it got to be so big she and her husband Matthew decided they needed a real store.