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  • James H. Brigham Memorial

    Chesterfield County Sheriff Sam Parker and his department’s honor guard paid tribute to a fallen officer on Monday, May 2.
    James H. Brigham was a Chesterfield County native who was killed in a traffic accident while on duty as a Miami Police Officer on Feb. 28, 1951.
    He is buried at Shiloh Church Cemetery just south of Chesterfield. Parker read a brief tribute to Brigham before the honor guard place flags on the grave and a trumpeter played “Taps.”

  • Preventive maintenance to keep your car on the road

    Many motorists bemoan the myriad costs associated with owning a vehicle. According to the National Automobile Dealers Association, the average price for a new car in the United States is slightly more than $28,000.
    But as any vehicle owner knows, that sticker price is only the beginning. The cost of maintaining a vehicle and keeping it on the road is not exactly insignificant.

  • Pageland affected by the bad weather

    The severe weather that swept through Pageland the evening of Saturday, April 9 uprooted a large tree at the home of Gene and Brenda Walker at 1108 S. Cedar Street.  The tree only brushed a rear corner of the house as it fell, but it landed directly on and demolished a shed.

  • The great shakeout earthquake drill

    The Chesterfield County Emergency Department encourages you to participate in a multi-state earthquake drill.  The Great Shakeout Earthquake Drillisscheduled for April 28, 2011 at 10:15 a.m.  Participants will be instructed through tone alert radios to drop, cover, and hold onfor at least one minute. If a tone alert radio is not available in your area, you can still perform the drill at that time. Harold Haney, Chesterfield County Emergency Director, has issued information about the drill.

     

  • Pageland Pride plans clean up

    Pageland residents are being asked to volunteer to help clean up the town next week.

                Volunteers are needed to paint downtown buildings, clean up parks and greenspaces and work to beautify the downtown flowerbeds.

                The Pageland Pride Partnership is coordinating the clean up activities. The group is representatives from the Town, the Chamber of Commerce and the Pageland Garden Club.

  • South Pointe Fellowship gets 'Radical'

    South Pointe Fellowship held its first annual Radical Soup Kitchen in downtown Pageland on Tuesday, March 22. The event took place at the church off-campus teen center, The Pointe, at 101 E. McGregor St. Members of the church have recently read the book “Radical” by David Platt.  In the midst of children playing arcade games and fellow members serving food, Johnny Sims, one of the organizers of the event, expressed his interpretation of the book and the cause for the occasion.

  • Open house at renovated Chesterfield Courthouse

    An open house was held Sunday, March 27 at the historic Chesterfield Courthouse. The downstairs area has been renovated and houses the Chamber of Commerce, a museum, art gallery, genealogy room and gift shop.
    The building served as the county courthouse from 1884 to 1978.
    Chesterfield Mayor John Douglas said the town bought courthouse from the county for $50,000 and the remodeling has converted it into a heritage and visitors center.

  • Wyman Joe Lisenby

     PAGELAND – Mr. Wyman Joe Lisenby, 53, died Friday, March 25, 2011. A funeral service will be held (today) 1:00 PM, Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home Chapel burial will follow in the Philadelphia Baptist Church cemetery in Marshville, NC. 

    Surviving are, Sisters, Robin Rivers, Scarlett German, and Shelia Owens all of Pageland, SC; Mother-in-law: Annie Mae Sneed Oster of Marshville, NC; Brother-in-law: Randy Oster of Marshville, NC.

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  • Jimmy C. Freeman

    CHESTERFIELD – Mr. Jimmy C. Freeman, 75, died March 25, 2011. A funeral service was held March 28, 2011 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home Chapel with a Private Family Services at White Oak Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

     Surviving are, Wife of 55 years: Julieth “Teenie” Lisenby Freeman of the home; Sons, Michael Freeman of Fayetteville, NC and Greg Freeman of Ruby; Daughter: Ann Chapman of Hartsville, SC; Four  Grandchildren;  Sister, Atha Lou Gibson of Cheraw.