Today's Features

  • A Women’s Health Fair was held Thursday, September 6 at the Chesterfield Family YMCA. Healthcare professionals from Chesterfield General Hospital, Northeastern Technical College, Hospice of Chesterfield County and more were on hand to provide health screenings and information to women.

  • As a 33-year veteran of the military that included service in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, Johnny Mills can tell many stories of places he traveled, wars fought and friends made and lost. But Mills is a man of few words when it comes to talking about his war-time experiences.

    Mills was born April 19, 1923 to the late Roosevelt and Octavia Mills. He grew up in Pageland and attended area schools. He and his wife of 63 years, Verla are the parents of three children.

  • Five youths are trying to make a difference in their communities and will be performing at a fundraising event this Saturday, September 15. The Sub Zero Band have been around for three years and have played at Relay for Life in Laurinburg, The 2011 Cheraw Spring Festival, the 2010 Ms. Braves beauty pageant and at a benefit to raise funds for typhoon victim s in the Philippines.

  • Maurice Alden Duncan and Teresa Ann Jordan were married on August 13, 2012 at the Gardner House in Pageland.

    Teresa is the daughter of Gurney and Jannie Mae Jordan of Pageland.
    Maurice is the son of Bill and Dora Duncan of Waxhaw, N.C.

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

    The adoption fee is $100 and includes all vetting procedures.  This includes: DAPP vaccine, bordattela/kennel cough vaccine, deworming, flea treatment, heartworm test for dogs over nine months old or FELV test for cats and kittens, rabies vaccine and a spay or neuter.

  • Gabrial Bentley Issak Moran celebrated his fourth birthday August 18. He is the son of Tasha Marsh and Chuck McMahon of Pageland. Grandparents are Kevin and Ann Patterson of Pageland and Debbie McMahon and the late Jerry McMahon of Jefferson.

  • Join us in giving a warm welcome to Morgan Davies, the new Youth Services Manager.

  • Later on this year, Sheriff Wayne Byrd of Darlington County will attempt something that he has never done before, in fact, it’s something that few people have ever done. He will get behind the wheel of a Mini Cup race car and compete in a Carolina Eastern Mini Cup Association event at Dillon Motor Speedway. The 13 horsepower, half-scaled stock cars reach up to nearly 80 miles per hour at the speedway and put on a fantastic show for the fans in the grandstands at the speedway.

    Progressive Journal Correspondent
    When Bob Moore was just a youngster growing up in Lilesville, N.C. and then Charlotte, he had a desire to work on planes. His dream was fulfilled when he joined the U.S. Air Force in July, 1965 and he made it his career that lasted more than 24 years.
    “After graduating from high school I volunteered for the Air Force,” Moore said. “My job for my entire military career was maintenance on planes. It was my job to make sure that the planes were air worthy.”