• 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.  

  • S.C. sales tax holiday

    From release
    Clothes, computers, and school supplies are among items that can be purchased tax free during South Carolina's annual Sales Tax Holiday, Aug. 2 through Aug. 4.
    During the Tax Free Weekend, shoppers can purchase back-to-school essentials without paying the state's 6 percent sales tax and any applicable local taxes.
    Tax-exempt items include school supplies used for school assignments, clothing and clothing accessories, footwear, computers and computer software, printers and printer supplies, certain bed and bath items.

  • Manager of Pageland’s Marathon Food Plaza named 2019 Store Manager of the Year

    If you passed the Marathon Food Plaza in Pageland last Tuesday around noon, you may have thought Publishers Clearing House was in town.
    Tonya Cagle, manager of the convenience store owned by Curtis Oil Co., could not have been more in shock when representatives of the S.C. Association of Convenience Stores arrived at the store with blue and white balloons, roses and a banner naming her their 2019 Store Manager of the Year.
    The banner read, “Best of the Best.”

  • Five Forks debuts on Ag + Art Tour

    Landmark News Service
    Chesterfield County’s Ag + Art Tour will kick off this weekend, with a variety of local farms and artisans for the public to explore and discover.
    The event, which is part of the South Carolina Ag + Art Tour – the nation’s largest free, self-guided farm tour – is an opportunity for the community to see where their food comes from and find out more about rural life, in addition to watching local artists in action.

  • ‘Wow’ and watermelons

    Organizers of the 2019 Watermelon Festival have one simple goal – to bring more “wow” to the event and make it a more than just a party for Pageland.
    The festival is a chance to show off Pageland, hopefully bringing more tourism and economic development to the town, said festival organizers Timothy Griffin and Sherri Honeycutt.
    Among the changes to bring more “wow” this year are:

  • 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.