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  • Adopt a Pet 10/09/12

    From release
    Here are the three spotlight candidates for adoption this week from Chesterfield County Animal Services.
    Snow is a three-year-old female Lab Mix.  She is a beauty, laid back and shy. Snow will be fully vetted before adoption.  
    Orchar is a four-year-old male cat. He loves to be petted and is very loving.  He will be fully vetted before adoption.

  • ‘National Night Out’ is next Monday, Oct. 15

    The Pageland Police Department will host the annual “National Night Out” at 6 p.m. Monday, October 15. The event is open to everyone and is designed to inform the public about crime and how to avoide becoming a victim.

    Pageland Police Chief Larry Brown said there will be guest speakers and other presenters who can be informative in self protection.

  • Adopt a pet

    From release
    Here are the three spotlight candidates for adoption this week from Chesterfield County Animal Services.
    Purdy is a black four-year-old female Setter mix. She is good with other dogs and people.  Purdy will be fully vetted before adoption.
    Lacy is a tan three-year-old female Hound mix. She is a beauty and will be fully vetted before adoption.
    Vicki is a black and white, 1-1/2 year-old Cattle Mix. She is a little shy and will be fully vetted before adoption.

  • Alligator Rural Water files suit against McLeod Farms, others for environmental hazards

    Alligator Rural Water and Sewer Co., Inc., headquartered in McBee has filed a lawsuit against McLeod Farms and its owners, Dow Chemical Co., Shell Oil Co., Occidental Chemical Corporation and several other companies and individuals.

  • County's golfers hit the green for important causes

    Friday, September 14 was a busy day for golfers in Chesterfield County, as players took advantage of pleasant weather to hit the courses in support of two good causes.

    A golf tournament to raise funds for the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Department Drug Intervention Team was held at Cheraw State Park and later that day another event at White Plains Country Club near Pageland benefited the Pageland Chamber of Commerce.

  • Emergency officials respond to two accidents

    BMW vs. SUV
    First Health EMS and Pageland Rescue Squad responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of South Pearl Street and Cedar Streets at 2:45 p.m., Friday, August 31. A BMW had struck a large SUV, sending the SUV into a tree. Responders arrived to find everyone out of the vehicles with no serious injuries.

  • News Briefs 9/11/12

    Fundraiser for WIRE
    WIRE (Women Involved in Rural Electrification) will host an auction of new and gently used items at the quarterly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 18 in the multi-purpose room at Lynches River Electric Cooperative, 707 S. Arant St. in Pageland.

    Funds raised from the auction will be used for community service projects. WIRE members are encouraged to bring a guest.

    Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. followed by the business meeting and auction.

  • NETC invites alumni to "Stay Connected!"

    From release
    Northeastern Technical College does not say goodbye to its students when they graduate.
    Instead, the college says, “Stay Connected!” through the NETC Alumni Association.
    The NETC Alumni Association promotes long-lasting friendships and connections among former students, faculty and staff that can open doors for new opportunities as futures are shaped.

    By staying connected through the association, alumni will have a valuable resource for networking, building new skills and professional development.

  • Central Cheerleaders create energy at ball games

    When you attend a football game at any level, from the youngest players all the way to the NFL, you’re bound to see a squad of enthusiastic fans rooting them on from the sidelines. They are the cheerleaders and they are as much a part of the game experience as the coaches, the officials and the players on the field.

    The Central High School cheerleaders are coached by Wanda Byrd, who said they have been working hard to prepare for the new football season.

  • Tons of spuds

    The Wal-Mart Distribution Center of Pageland donated 360 cases of potatoes, totalling 18,000 pounds to area food banks Friday, August 24. C.M. Tucker Lumber Company provided a truck to haul the potatoes to the Pageland Police Department, where they were stored and made available for the food banks to pick up.