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  • Town of Chesterfield ‘adopts’ tornado-ravaged Alabama town

    The Town of Chesterfield has initiated a fundraising campaign to help the small Alabama town of Hackleburg recover from the deadly April 27 tornado.  Seventy-five percent of Hackleburg was destroyed in the storm. Over 30 Hackleburg residents lost their lives in the EF5 tornado.

  • Professional Wrestling comes to Jefferson
  • Chamber names 2011 Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year

    The Pageland Chamber of Commerce held the 2011 Women in Business luncheon Wednesday, April 27, to honor the businesswomen of Pageland and to present the 2011 Outstanding Woman in Business Award, voted on by the chamber members.

    Chamber of Commerce President Tony Nolan welcomed the group.

  • Relay for Life held Friday in Chesterfield

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  • Happy Birthday

    Triston Everett Haigler celebrated his 3rd birthday on April 16, 2011 with a Fire Truck themed party with family and friends. His big brother is Cody, 11 years old.
    He is the son of Jason and Hillary Haigler of Pageland. Grandparents are Marsha Scearce and Jerry ‘Shug’ and Janet Haigler all of Pageland.

  • Black Tie Ball


    The second annual “Black Tie Ball” was Saturday, April 30 at the Pageland Community Center. The buffet table was popular attraction. The theme of the event was Mardi Gras and it was filled with food, fun and dancing. Many attendees got in the spirit by dressing up in festive costumes and wearing masks to the ball, below.

  • Sullivan / Thomas Wedding

    Ashley Elizabeth Sullivan and Sinatra Donnell Thomas were married in Chesterfield on February 11, 2011 at 3:30 p.m. The bride is the daughter of Mr. Harvey Sullivan of Lexington, N.C. and Penny Botello of Jefferson. She graduated from SPCC in 2010 and is employed by Bi-Lo.
    The groom is the son of Ms. Dianne Funderburk of Pageland and Mr. Sinatra Thomas of Bronx, N.Y.
    The couple will reside in Jefferson.

  • Let NETC teach you how to land a good job with a good resume

    Learn how to write a job-winning resume by attending a free public workshop on resume development May 10 at 2 p.m. at Northeastern Technical College’s Bennettsville Community Campus.
    Open to people of all skill levels, this workshop is part of the College’s effort to provide citizens of Chesterfield, Marlboro and Dillon counties with greater access to computers and training activities to encourage skill development and proficiency in the use of available broadband services.

  • McBee Elementary and McBee High School Choruses perform in New York

    The McBee Elementary Chorus, above, and McBee High School Chorus, below, under the direction of Stephanie Tiller and Matthew Crawley, traveled to New York City the weekend of April 8 – 11.  The students visited the Empire State Building, Times Square, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Rockefeller Plaza, and shops such as American Girl, FAO Swartz, and Trump Tower!  The group also attended the Broadway show “Wicked”, and the off-Broadway sensation “Stomp”.  The highlight of the trip was the performances of both groups at the Statue of Liberty.

  • Local resident joins the Army

    Private Alvin Marcus Miller of Pageland is one of the U.S. Army’s newest soldiers. Miller recently completed basic combat training on April 15, 2011, in Fort Sill, Okla.
    He is currently in Advanced Individual Training (AIT) in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. In AIT Miller will learn the fundamentals of his Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) as a heavy equipment operator. He will build roads, dams and airfields to help fellow soldiers complete their missions. Miller is the son of Kevin Miller and Janice Wright.