• 'Christmas in the Air'

    On Dec. 16, South Pointe Chorale presented “Christmas in the Air” conducted by Emily Privette and accompanied by Charles Litaker.
    Song selections included ‘Christmas Bells are Ringing,’ ‘O Come, O Come Emmanuel,’ ‘Comfort, Comfort,’ ‘Candlelight Carol,’ ‘Were you there on that Christmas Night?,’Sing Gloria,’ ‘Sing We All Noel,’ ‘Christmas Day’ and ‘Joy to the World.’

  • Mulvaney goes to Congress


    By Christopher Sardelli

    Landmark News Service

    About 15 minutes after becoming the first Republican from Lancaster County to win the 5th Congressional District seat in more than 100 years, Mick Mulvaney appeared overwhelmed.

    Surrounded by his wife, Pam, and members of his campaign team, Mulvaney, the state senator for District 16, thanked a crowd of supporters at the Bradley Arts and Sciences Building at the University of South Carolina at Lancaster for his win over Democratic incumbent John Spratt, who has held the seat since 1983.

  • Melton turns 4

     Trace Eliot Melton celebrated his 4th Birthday on September 16, 2010 with a Clemson football theme.  He enjoyed a pool party at his Aunt and Uncle’s house in Jefferson with family and friends.

    Trace is the son of Susan and Larry Melton of Jefferson.  He also celebrated with his two brothers, Slade and Hart.  Trace is the grandson of Mitchell and Jane Sullivan of Jefferson and Donald and Linda Melton of Pageland.

  • Hayes celebrates 10th birthday

    Lizzy Hayes celebrated her 10th birthday on October 16, 2010 with a skating party with family and friends. They enjoyed cake, pizza, chips, and Coke.
    She is the daughter of Brad and Candi Jenkins of Pageland. Grandparents are Lee and Shirley Hayes of Pageland and Randy and Linda Jenkins of Mt. Croghan. Great-grandmother is Ruby Sims of Ruby.

  • Crisp wins equestrian award

    COLUMBIA — Leigha Crisp , 8, and her pony Gunner, 5, showed in a competition on Oct. 17 at the South Carolina State Fair. They took champion in the 18-inch cross rail hunter division and Leigha received a blue ribbon in the cross rail equitation class. Leigha and Gunner are also fighting for the lead in the local Camden Equine Circuit in walk/trot.
    Leigha has been trained since age 6 by Linda Klein at Voxton Farm in Camden. She is the daughter of Steven and Summer Crisp of Camden and the granddaughter of Steve and Becky Crisp of Jefferson.

  • Welcome to the redesigned Website

    Welcome to the redesigned and improved Progressive Journal website.

    There’s added value on the website that you can’t get in the print version.

    We invite readers to nominate their dog, frog, cat or bird as Pet of the Week. The nomination form asks you to tell us how you and your pet met, the pet’s best trick and its favorite activity. Staying with dog and cat news, pagelandprogressive.com also features a weekly Adopt a Pet photo from the Paws & Claws animal shelter in Chesterfield.