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Business

  • 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.

  • Emergency department expansion continues

    From release

    CHERAW – McLeod Health Cheraw staff gathered Oct. 5, signing the final steel beam of the Emergency Department expansion.
    Mib Scoggins, hospital administrator for McLeod Health Cheraw, said, “the signing of this beam is a symbol of the teamwork that it takes to bring great healthcare services to our communities. It is like having our own time capsule for years to come.”
    McLeod Health Cheraw is expanding its Emergency Department to serve the growing population in Chesterfield and Marlboro counties.  

  • Pageland Family Pharmacy expands services

    Pageland Family Pharmacy has expanded its services to area residents.
    The pharmacy has added Dispill packaging to its list of services, which include homebound and worksite prescription deliveries, said owner Karla Milhorn.

  • Motel owner named Chamber’s Business Woman of the Year

    Bela Patel, owner of the Guest House Lodge and the Villager Motel, was named the Pageland Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Business Woman of the Year last Tuesday.
    Chamber president Timothy Griffin presented Patel with the award during the Women in Business Luncheon held at the First Baptist Church fellowship hall.

  • Local options for getting and staying fit

    There is more to staying physically fit than running on a treadmill, and Pageland has three fitness centers that offer much more than just a daily workout.
    The Pageland Fitness and Wellness Center, the Fit her Motivational Fitness Club and Stars Sports and Fitness offer a variety of services.
    Mike Levasseur, co-owner of the Pageland Fitness Center, said to have total body wellness, people should have an exercise and a nutritional program.
    The fitness center, which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary, has weight training and cardiovascular equipment.

  • Pageland's new tavern and grill a family affair

    Jesus Izaguirre left California because it was too hot.
    He left Maryland because it was too cold.
    Based on the hospitality he has seen so far, Izaguirre hopes South Carolina, and Pageland specifically, is the right place for him to move from chef to restaurant owner.
    The Izaguirres recently opened Jon’s Tavern and Grill in what used to be Goob’s Bar and Grill on the S.C. 151 Bypass.

  • It’s official, Huddle House coming to Pageland

    Plans to build a Huddle House restaurant on S.C. 9 adjacent to the Food Lion are moving forward.
    Tyler Reeves of BAMVentures LLC of Kershaw confirmed his company hopes to have the restaurant open by the end of 2020.
    Town administrator Cecil Kimey said the firm has submitted a site plan for review.
    The site is currently a shuttered building. Over the years it has been a popular nightspot, restaurant and was once a drive-in dairy bar.
    Reeves is a graduate of South Pointe Christian Academy.
    His firm is building a Huddle House in Kershaw.

  • Religion vs. retail

    The Pageland Planning Commission wants to know if the town can prohibit churches from locating in downtown.
    Timothy Griffin, president of the Pageland Chamber of Commerce, and Mack Nicholson, a downtown property owner and businessman, made the request at last week’s commission meeting.
    Griffin and Nicholson said churches located in downtown storefronts have kept Pageland from getting a “nice” restaurant that would serve beer, wine and mixed drinks.