• Eagle Essentials

    •    Rule 1:   When responding to any adult, you must answer by saying “Yes ma’am” or “No sir.”  Just nodding your head or saying any other form of yes or no is not acceptable.              
    •    RULE 2:   Make eye contact when someone is speaking.  Keep your eyes on him or her at all times.  If someone makes a comment, turn and face that person.

  • Teen dies in crash

    By Reece Murphy
    Landmark News Service
    LANCASTER — An accident Jan. 24 involving a compact car and a logging tractor claimed the life of a Lancaster High School student and left another man seriously injured.
    S.C. Highway Patrol Trooper Billy Elder said the accident happened around 7:22 a.m. on S.C. 200 south of Lancaster about 1 mile east of the Chester/Lancaster county line.
    The accident was near the intersection of S.C. 97.

  • Operation Care stresses importance of strelization

    To the Editor: Operation Care of Pageland is now scheduling transportation of dogs and cats to a low cost spay/neuter clinic.
    Cost of this service is $70 for each pet. This price includes a rabies vaccination. The exact date will be set when load is full. Maximum number is 30, so call today. Benefits of having your pet spayed or neutered include a healthier, happier pet and fewer unwanted pets being euthanized at area shelters.
    If you would like to send your pet please call Torrie at 843-634-5263 for more information.

  • Pageland PD Arrest Reports

    Robert Young, Jr, 62, 202 Joseph St., Pageland – DUI/DUS/operating uninsured vehicle/open container, Jan. 22

    Ricko Keeon Seegars, 20, 188 Honeysuckle Ln., Pageland – assault and battery/bench warrant, Jan. 23.

    Stanley Blakeney, 38, 367 Williams Dr., Pageland – assault and battery high and aggravated nature, Jan. 23.

    Maxie Gary Hunter, 52, 410 Edwards Ave., Darlington – simple possession marijuana/possession drug paraphernalia, Jan. 23.

  • Pageland Elementary is on the right track

    Pageland Elementary School principal Jim Heffner can talk for hours about student behavior, analyzing test results and the importance of respect and order in the classroom.
    He doesn’t talk much about the pressure of budget cuts, although we’re sure he feels that, or about the problems with state and federal education laws, though most educators believe those problems are legion.

  • Crime Reports

    Two charged in drive-by shooting

    w/ Haggins head shot

    Two 18-year-olds were charged after a drive-by shooting on North Hickory Street at 11:04 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22.
    Joshua O’Bryan Miller, 21, of 513 N. Hickory St. told police that a teenage acquaintance and two buddies had been at his house and gotten into an argument with him. They told him they were going to get a gun.

  • James Harold Therrell

     CHESTERFEILD – Mr. James Harold Therrell, 74, died, January 21, 2011. A funeral service was held

    January 23, 2011 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home Chapel with burial

     the Lower Macedonia Memorial Gardens.

     Surviving are, Aunts: Ella Teal and Doris Lambert of Cheraw, and Esther Terry of Rock Hill, SC.

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

  • Henry G. Rippe

    PAGELAND – Henry G. Rippe, 82, died January 21, 2011. A memorial service was held at The Union County VFW and the Masonic Lodge held a service on January 23, 2011 at Sutton-Baumgartner Funeral Home Chapel.

    Surviving are, Wife, Marta H. Rippe of Pageland; sons, Thomas Rippe of Elizaville, NY; daughters, Margaret Steeneck of Germantown, NY, Diane Rippe of Charlotte, NC; brother, Jack Rippe of East Meredith, NY; sister, Doris Scaparro of Rockaway Park, NY; 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren


  • Wayne Johnson

     PAGELAND – Wayne Johnson, 63, died

    January 20, 2011. A

    Private Cremation service per family request.

    Surviving are,   Son, Phillip Johnson of Pageland; brothers, Earl Johnson of Pageland, Russell Johnson, DeLand, FL, James Johnson of Pageland, and Ricky Johnson of Pageland; sisters, Rosalie Hildreth of Monroe, NC, Louise Stegall of Mint Hill, NC, Katheline Finchum of Fayetville, NC, Lucille Gainey of Randleman, NC, Patricia Crump of Monroe, NC.




  • Flora Belle Davis Campbell


    Flora Belle Davis Campbell, 93, died January 20, 2011. A funeral service was held January 22, 2011, at Zoar United Methodist Church, Cheraw, SC, with burial in the Church cemetery.