• H. F. Bell

    CHESTERFIELD –Mr. H. F. Bell, age 89, died November 26, 2010 at his home. A funeral service was held November 29, 2010 at Chesterfield Presbyterian Church with burial at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Wampee, SC.
    Surviving are, Son, William G. “Bill” Bell of North Myrtle Beach, SC;
    Daughters, Betsy B. Vaughn and Suzanne B. White of Chesterfield;

  • Hazel Z. Mills

    CHESTERFIELD – Mr. Hazel Z. Mills, 92, died November 24, 2010. A funeral service was held
    November 27, 2010 at Thompson Creek Baptist Church with burial in the Church Cemetery, with Military Honors.
    Surviving are, Sons, Jerry W. Mills of Chesterfield, and Randy H. Mills of Ruby; Daughter, Mary Lynn Rivers of Chesterfield; six Grandchildren; six Great Grandchildren; Brothers, Lawrence Mills of Lancaster, SC and Bobby Gene Mills of Monroe, NC; Sisters, Eunice Christian of Macon, GA, Minnie Jo Moser of Monroe, NC and Ann Austin of Pageland.

  • Johnny Knight addresses town issues

    At a glance

    John W. “Johnny” Knight Jr.

    Graduated from Pageland High School, 1973

    Co-owner, H&K Interiors

    Two children

    Married to Sheila Middleton Knight

    First Baptist Church, Friendship Sunday school class president.

    Member of Wildlife Action.

    Leisure activity: hunting and fishing.


  • Pageland District 6 election is Dec. 7

    Pageland District 6 voters go to the polls Tuesday, Dec. 7, to fill a Town Council vacancy. Candidates Neil Griffin and Johnny Knight are running for the seat vacated by Joe Steen, a Walmart executive who left to take a promotion at a company grocery distribution center near Indianapolis.

    Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. with voting at the Fire Station and the Community Center for District 6 voters only. Because of the election, the Town Council meeting has been postponed to Dec. 14.

  • Serial loitering brings charge

    In the span of 20 minutes a local man was escorted off two businesses for bothering customers, then picked up four days later for the same offense.

  • Chesterfield remembers first secession action

    Gene Hogan re-enacted the speech by Col. Stephen Jackson in which Chesterfield residents endorsed secession weeks after Lincoln’s election on a platform that opposed the expansion of slavery.

  • Neil Griffin outlines campaign

    Town Council candidate Neil Griffin told voters that he would use his business background to push for improvements in Pageland, spend money wisely and find more sources for grants and other revenue.

    At a meet-the-candidate forum at the Boy Scout Hut last week, Griffin told a gathering of about 15 people about his background and plans if elected. He faces Johnny Knight in a Dec. 6 special election for the District 6 council seat.

  • Economic Development Board rips County Council

    Members of the Chesterfield County Economic Development Board last week expressed disappointment and frustration with the County Council’s decision to invest in a spec building at the Carolinas Centre instead of Pageland.

    The County Council’s 6-3 vote on Nov. 3 rejected the unanimous recommendation of the economic development advisory panel to erect a spec building in Pageland, a recommendation that came from consultants also.

  • Susan Breisch resigns from Town Council

    Pageland Town Council member Susan Breisch resigned her seat last week, setting up the second special election in less than three months.

     “I enjoyed being on the council,” Breisch said. “I enjoyed all of it, the good and the bad. It was just time to move on and let somebody else have it.”

    While she plans to move to Monroe, N.C., she will remain in her current job as a hairdresser. “I’m going to stay at City Slickers, my salon,” she said.

  • Middleton turns 5

    Austin Grier Middleton, of Jefferson, celebrated his 5th Birthday on November 9th. Austin is the son of Kevin & Lori Middleton and the brother of Brianne Middleton of Jefferson. His grandparents are O'Berry Middleton & Grace & Old Jake McMillan, all of Jefferson.