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Business

  • McLeod Health Cheraw Radiology gets perfect score

    CHERAW – McLeod Health Cheraw’s Radiology Department has received a perfect score on its Mammography Quality Standards Act inspection by the state Department of Health and Environmental Control.

  • A.O. Smith sets fundraising record

    From release

    The 8th annual charity golf tournament for the Pee Dee Coalition Against Domestic Violence sponsored by A. O. Smith of McBee set a new fundraising record of $15,309.
    “Each year, we are thankful to have this opportunity to support a great local charity. We are grateful for all of our tournament players, sponsors, donors and volunteers, because without them, this would not be possible” said Jeff Barron, director of operations for A. O. Smith’s McBee plant.

  • Nestle plant honored for environmental efforts

    From release

    McBEE – Nestlé Waters North America’s Chesterfield County bottling facility near McBee was recently certified as leader in environmental design.
    To become LEED certified there must be a plan –  from construction to production and maintenance –  to use energy and other resources efficiently, reducing the environmental impact.
    LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.

  • Chamber holds truck drivers’ job fair

    To help meet the demand for truck drivers, the Pageland Chamber of Commerce recently held a job fair.
    The job fair was sponsored by CEVA Logistics, a global logistics supply chain firm which provides drivers to Wal-Mart Distribution Center. Wal-Mart Distribution is a member of the chamber.
    Maria Rangel, regional driver recruiter for CEVA, talked about the company and how to apply for various truck driving jobs. 

  • Seeking Pageland’s history

    From release

    The Pageland Chamber of Commerce is working with the businesses in downtown Pageland to create a window shopping tour.
    The event is planned in conjunction with the Watermelon Festival.
    The chamber will be meeting with the business owners to determine a night that they will stay open late and promote the History Display tour.
    People who want to donate items to the tour can contact the chamber at (843) 672-6400.
    The chamber is looking for:
    ◆ The histories of local churches.

  • Chamber to seek $3,000 in hospitality taxes for 2017

    Tim Griffin’s audition to become the elected president of the Pageland Chamber of Commerce officially begins today.
    Griffin will hold the first meeting of the new chamber board this afternoon and will then appear before the Pageland Town Council tonight, asking for $3,000 in hospitality tax funding from last year.
    The chamber board of directors, Billy Hogge, Dennis Anderson and Lavonna Rivers, recently appointed Griffin chamber president.

  • Pageland Chamber reorganizes under new leaders

    The Pageland Chamber of Commerce has a new leadership team.
    Tim Griffin, of the Griffin Scholarship Foundation, is the new president, replacing Shawn Freeman.
    Billy Hogge, business operations/project manager of Screwmatics, is the new first vice president. He has previously served on the chamber’s board of directors.
    Andrew Currie, of Cross Country Adjusters, is the second vice president.
    Dennis Anderson, of Anderson Accounting of Pageland, is the treasurer.

  • Dr. Fanelli joins McLeod group

    From release
    Dr. Matthew Fanelli, a board certified general dermatologist, has joined McLeod Physician Associates and a newly established practice, McLeod Dermatology Associates.
    Dr. Fanelli comes to McLeod from Mohs Surgery and Dermatology of Elgin, Ill. He has practiced medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology in private practice since 2014, following the completion of his residency training.

  • Pageland IGA takes a bow

    Pageland’s IGA Foodliner has earned national recognition for the second consecutive year.
    The grocery at 1211 S. Pearl St. was named one of the company’s Five Star Stores for its customer service, cleanliness and overall operations.
    Last year’s award was the first time the Pageland store earned the top honor from IGA’s Assessment Program.

  • Nestle honors Tully for volunteer work

    From release

    Lance Tully, natural resource manager for Nestlé’s McBee facility, received the Volunteer Leadership Support Award at the company’s recent “Thanks for Giving” luncheon. 
    Coworkers said Tully is  “the driving force in support of the McBee community,” and leads by example. His enthusiasm and passion inspires other associates to get involved, said coworkers.