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Today's News

  • Former deputy files lawsuit against undersheriff

    A former Chesterfield County Sheriff’s deputy has filed a lawsuit against Undersheriff Rob Lee, specifically, alleging slander, wrongful termination and civil conspiracy.

    The lawsuit was filed on April 19 at the Chesterfield County Courthouse on behalf of Dana Orrin Wallace of Chesterfield, who was terminated by the Sheriff’s Office in April 2014.

  • All I do is win!

    Central High School celebrated its prom Saturday on the campus of USC-Lancaster under the theme, “All I do is win!”

  • Pageland utility bills

    By KEVIN SMITH

    For the Progressive Journal

  • Home of Justin Anderson

    Justin Anderson, lead singer of the Nashville recording group, Outshyne, said music was just a hobby for him at first.

    Anderson, a resident of McBee, said what started out as a hobby quickly turned into a job.       

    As a matter of fact, Anderson just started with the country band in July 2015 as the lead singer and a guitarist. He said the group has performed in 30 different states since then.

    “Back in high school, I didn’t even know I could sing,” Anderson quipped.

  • Cedar Lane delivers hometown flair at hardware store

    The owners of Cedar Lane Supply in Pageland say their business is a family affair.

    Co-owners Eddie Johnson and Daniel Kirkley are working side by side to carry on the family’s legacy of being a hometown hardware store, which provides quality products and services.

    The owners also pride themselves in giving friendly and caring service to its customers.

    “We treat others like we would want to be treated,” Johnson and Kirkley said.

  • Dress made of soda cans wins Miles an Aveda Scholarship

    From release

    Northeastern Technical College student and aspiring cosmetologist, Kayla Miles of Jefferson, was recently awarded a $20,000 scholarship to Aveda Institute of Cosmetology. 

  • The village is missing in child raising

    By PAM MITCHELL

    Guest column

    I have mentioned before that I have grandkids. Just a few weeks ago, someone said to me, “Pam, every time I see you, you’re either coming or going to work or got kids with you.”

  • Honeycutt starts transportation company

    Move over Uber, Pageland and Jefferson has its own local transportation service.

    Richard Honeycutt, owner of Community Transit Care LLC, said his business offers non-emergency transportation services to fit the needs of his customers.

    Honeycutt, who has been a Pageland resident for the past eight years, said he saw a great need in the area for such a service.

  • Discount Groceries opens in Jefferson

    The town of Jefferson has welcomed the opening of a new grocery store.

    Discount Groceries, located at 145 S. Main St., officially opened its doors to customers April 13.

  • From Miss to Mrs.

    By KEVIN SMITH

    For Progressive Journal

    Editor’s note: The Pageland Progressive Journal, in collaboration with the Miss Pageland Scholarship organization, will spotlight a former Miss Pageland in upcoming issues. We’ll take a look at their experiences with the pageant, as well as find out a little more about their lives after the pageant and where they are now.