• blotter

    A convicted felon was charged with driving under suspension and possessing a firearm after Pageland police stopped his SUV on S.C. 151.
    Sgt. Nathan Brucke was on patrol when he spotted the driver of a Chevrolet Blazer who was not wearing a seatbelt the morning of Dec. 20.
    After making a traffic stop, Brucke ran a check on the driver’s license, which was issued in Virginia and had been suspended. Brucke noticed the driver reaching in the backseat, and asked him why. “Because I have dogs in the back,” he said.

  • Murder suspect faces counterfeit and drug charges

    By Bill Moss
    Progressive Journal Editor
    CHESTERFIELD — A suspect accused of a Dec. 3 murder was charged with obstruction of justice the following week after he falsely fingered his codefendant, reports say.
    Joshua Antwain Miller, 24, is charged with murder in the shooting death of 25-year-old Michael C. “Buddy” Wilson Sr., who was killed by a gunshot to the head at a house trailer on Smitty Lane in Chesterfield. Charged with accessory after the fact was Timothy Floyd Melton, 27.

  • DeMille's book helps military families

    You don’t have to tell Kat DeMille about what it’s like to be home for the holidays, but still without the ones you love.
    The former Navy brat grew up to become an Air Force wife, so she doesn’t need to be reminded of the 425,000 Americans who will celebrate the holidays somewhere other than home this year, according to U.S. Department of Defense statistics. She’s been living those holidays most of her life.

  • Conbraco employees earn recognition

    Two Conbraco employees have received recognition
    Jenny C. Stavrakas and Keith D. Scheib Receives ASQ-Certified Calibration Technician

    Jenny C. Stavrakas and Keith D. Scheib have completed the requirements to be named ASQ-Certified Calibration Technicians, the Certification Board of the American Society for Quality announced.
    Both Stavrakas and Keith D. Scheib work at Conbraco Calibration Services in Pageland, a part of Conbraco Industries.

  • Pageland Motors to open in January

    The new Pageland Motors on U.S. 601 has cars on the lot and is preparing to open at the first of the year.
    “We’ve got cars to sell now and we’ve got more coming in,” said Jerry Clontz, who has been hired to manage car sales for the operation, which also will include a NAPA garage for general repairs. “We’re going to try to have something Pageland’s never had — late model, low-mileage cars.”
    He gestured toward the sampling of cars on the lot.
    “They’re all going to be low mileage,” he said. “We’ve got a 2011 out there, we’ve got some 2010s.”

  • Horace C. Linton


    Mr. Horace C. Linton, 91, died December 15, 2010. A funeral service was held

     December 17, 2010 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home Chapel with burial in the Clanton Plains Baptist Church Cemetery.

    Surviving are,

    A number of Nieces and Nephews including niece Jewell Linton and great nephew Sandy Sellers.




    Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, was in charge of the arrangements.

  • Donna Sue Turner Boan



    Mrs. Donna Sue Turner Boan, 47, died December 14, 2010 at her home. A funeral service was held December 18, 2010 at Society Hill Presbyterian Church.


    Surviving are,

    Sons, Brandon Turner of Society Hill, SC and Shaun Boan of Cheraw;

    Mother, Wanda M. Dixon of Cheraw; four Grandchildren Brother,Christopher Turner;

    Sisters, Helen Cope of Society Hill, SC and Cheryl Watkins of Cheraw.

    Memorials: may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

  • 'Jimmy' Gulledge, Jr


    MT, CROGHAN – Mr. James Lee Brutus “Jimmy” Gulledge, Jr., 66, has died.

     A graveside service was held December 14, 2010 at Gibson Family Cemetery. 

    Surviving are, Son, James L. “Jamie” Gulledge, III of Lake View, SC; one Grandson; two Step Grandchildren.

    Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield was in charge of the arrangements.

  • Victoria Jackson Cobb

    PAGELAND – Victoria Jackson Cobb died December 12, 2010. A funeral service was held

    December 16, 2010 at Sutton-Baumgartner Funeral Home Chapel.

    Surviving are, Father, Dean Jackson of Chesterfield; Mother, Edythe Brooks of Pageland; Daughters, Lindsay Privette of Woodbridge, VA, Dana Cobb of Fairfax, VA, and Jeri Cobb of Austin, TX; Sisters, Lori Rivers of Oak Island, NC

    Cherrie Brooks of Pageland; three



    Hospice of Chesterfield CountyPO Box 293

    Chesterfield, SC 29709.

  • Arrests reported by the Pageland Police Department Dec. 3 - 10, 2010

    William Danny Walden, 51 – 586 Olin Deese Rd, Pageland – DUI/DUS


    Sergio A Chamorro, 29 ­– 205 Dinadan Dr., Charlotte, NC – No DL/seatbelt


    David C Dominguez, 31 – 405 N Pearl St., Pageland – No DL


    Steven Youance, 35 – Pageland Place, Pageland – Criminal Domestic Violence


    Makee Donte Crawford, 20 – 516 W Godfrey, Pageland – Assault and Battery