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  •  Here are our three spotlight candidates for adoption this week from Chesterfield County Animal Services.

    Tommy is a 2-year-old male hound mix. He is very laid back and easy going. Tommy gets along great with other dogs but does not like cats. He will be fully vetted before adoption.

    Mossy is a 10-month-old female boxer mix.  She is a fun-loving girl and full of energy. Mossy will be fully vetted before adoption.

  •  Chesterfield County 

    Animal Services

    Here are our three spotlight candidates for adoption this week from Chesterfield County Animal Services.

    Mary Ann is a 1-year old female terrier mix. She is super sweet and loves hugs and kisses. Mary Ann is good with other dogs but not cats and will make a great house pet. She will be fully vetted before adoption.

  • "I took my basic training at Fort Jackson in Columbia for eight weeks. After basic training I received ordered to report to Fort Sill, Oklahoma where we received four months of artillery training. Back at Fort Jackson I was selected Battalion Guideon Bearer who stands at Parade Rest during the 40th Anniversary celebration of the Battalion in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, June 14th. The Battalion has participated in numerous campaign and projects both in the United States and abroad.

  • From release
    Chesterfield County Animal Services has reduced the adoption fee to $65 for this week’s spotlight candidates.
    Pepper is a one-year-old female Hound mix. She gets along well with other dogs but does not like cats. Pepper will be fully vetted before adoption with a reduced adoption fee of only $65.
    Arber is a two-year-old male Lab mix. He gets along better with smaller dogs and will be fully vetted before adoption with a reduced adoption fee of only $65.

  • Pageland native Kenneth Terry graduated from Pageland High School in 1962 and served in the Army National Guard from October 1963 until April 1969. He is the son  of the late Ben Frank and Louise K. Terry.

  • A look at the most popular toys for Christmas 2013 reveals that the most-demanded toys are based off of popular television shows and movies. From turtles to puppets to Minions, there sure to be a variety of traditional toys featuring your child’s favorite character. 

  • John Cato served four years in the U.S. Navy in the early to mid-1960s, as the “Cold War” between the United States and the U.S.S.R. was reaching its peak.

    The son of the late Loyd and Nezzie Cato, he graduated from Pageland High School in 1961 and joined the U.S. Navy on June 23 that year.

  • U.S. Army veteran Randel Caldwell of Pageland served for two years, one in Vietnam.

  •  Pageland Garden Club release

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    When John “Johnny” Eubanks tells of his days as a soldier in the U. S. Army serving in Vietnam, there are some things he would rather not talk about. Like most veterans who have seen battle, the memories are some he would rather forget.

  •  Pageland Garden Club release

    The Pageland Garden Club has selected the lawn of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel L. Jackson, 207 West Turner St. as July’s Yard of the Month.  After living in New York, the Jackson’s chose to retire in their hometown of Pageland.  

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    Some little boys say they want to grow up to be policemen or firefighters, others football players, but for Ronnie Aycoth his dream was probably more toward being a soldier as evidenced in the photograph of him as a young lad. 

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    This Friday and Saturday the town of Pageland will celebrate its most famous piece of produce. Vendors will no doubt line the streets with watermelons in a variety of shapes and sizes. 

  • Ms. Margie Deegan of 919 South Sycamore Street is the proud recipient of the June Yard-of-the Month by the Pageland Garden Club.  
    Since 1984, she has enjoyed adding to the attractiveness of her yard.  She credits her friend Juan, along with his wife, in helping with her landscaping maintenance.  
    Palms, which are used to accent the entrance to her drive, lead your eye to the palm at the corner of her walkway.  Lining her lovely home are Knock out roses in shades of yellow, pink, and red, Gerber daisies, and Stella d’oro daylilies.

  • By JERRY “SHUG” HAIGLER
    Progressive Journal Correspondent
    When Paul Brewer was growing up on his parents’ farm just outside of Pageland he had no idea that he would travel across America and onto foreign soil to defend his country as a soldier in the United States Army.
    The son of Paul Sr. and Effie Brewer, Paul Brewer Jr. graduated from Pageland High School in 1969 and continued his education at S.C. State in Orangeburg.
    He received his B.A. in sociology on May 13, 1973 and was commissioned that same day into the Army.

  • Pageland Garden Club release

  • Spring has sprung and Pageland yards are alive again. The Pageland Garden Club is proud to award the April Yard of the Month to Mrs. Peggy Demby of 1002 Sewell Street. For those that know Demby, her yard represents her well.  One cliché comes to mind…”neat as a pin.” For years she has enjoyed working in her yard.  She credits her sons, Jack and Eddie, with assisting her with the yard maintenance.  

  • And He departed from our sight that we might return to our heart,
    and there find Him.
    For He departed, and behold, He is here.
    – St. Augustine

  • From release
    Mark and Jennifer Tucker of 1097 Outen Street are the recipients of the March Yard-of-the Month by the Pageland Garden Club. As you approach their yard, the banks are lined with Blue Pacific Juniper. The front lawn is bordered by live Oaks. Zelkova and Holly are accented with a brick serpentine wall, which borders the yard as you enter their residents.  

  • We all know them – the Christmas crafters. Those crafty individuals who arrive at holiday parties and family get-togethers with cute, heartfelt homemade gifts and baked goods. The kind of gifts which make our hastily wrapped Hickory Farms fare look like we didn’t even try.

    For years, we’ve just had to grin and accept it. We’re never going to be crafty, and that’s that.

    Or at least that was how it was until 2010. Enter Pinterest.