• Debra’s Kitchen seasoned with love

    The home-cooked meals at Debra’s Kitchen in Pageland are seasoned with a love people and cooking.
    The result, says cook Debra Hendrix, are customers who come almost on a daily basis.
    She has been cooking for the small take-out restaurant, housed within Roger’s Food and Beverage, for almost a decade. She said it’s what she has always done as she comes from a large family and started cooking at an early age.
    “I love every bit of it,” said Hendrix.

  • Neco Boutique and Spa of Dreams opens uptown

    Neco Boutique and Spa of Dreams has opened at 413 W. McGregor St. in downtown Pageland, offering bridal and formal wear for all occasions.
    Owner Dawn S. Covington said her business is ready for weddings, proms, pageants and anniversaries.
    Covington said costume jewelry is for sale and women can get a facial makeup for their special event.
    “We’re offering a wide variety of formal wear with great quality,” said Covington.  “We’re aiming to be a one-stop store where you can get all of your needs met.”

  • Seidhom is living the American dream

    Ramzy Seidhom, owner of C.T. Dress Boutique in Pageland, said he has been living the American dream since coming to the United States 40 years ago.

  • Tanning center reopens under original owner

    For the Progressive Journal

    Tropical Tanz and More is under new management after the original founder and owner regained ownership of the tanning salon.
     Brandy Lou took over business operations and reopened the salon June 8. Lou already has ideas for expansion.
    “We plan on having a nail technician,” says Lou. “We’re also considering a massage therapist so that Tropical Tanz and More can truly offer a resort-style experience in the future.”

  • McLeod Health doctor, hospital awarded

    From release
    CHERAW – McLeod Health Cheraw and Dr. William “Alex” Newsom were recently recognized for providing excellence in healthcare by national healthcare research leader, Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC).
    The awards were presented during PRC’s 2017 Excellence in Healthcare Conference on June 2.
     Newsom, who practices at McLeod Cheraw Family Medicine, was honored for being ranked in the top 10 percent in the nation as a 5-Star recipient.

  • New shop opens on McGregor Street

    Mike  and Nick Lauffer recently opened Palmetto Furniture and More at 118 W. McGregor St. The business buys and sells furniture, antiques and collectibles, as well as food items like boiled and roasted peanuts, hot dogs, nachos and pork skins.
    The store is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For details, call (843) 622-6405 or (843) 517-3089.

  • Bladez hosts Christmas Open House

    Bladez Hair Salon & Spa, 119 N. Pearl St., held a Christmas Open House during the holiday season. The salon gave away five gifts from a drawing and had food available for guests.
    The business also sponsored pictures with Santa, and would like to thank all of those who participated in the event. Bladez is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. until last requested appointment Saturdays.

  • New Pageland business offers well-made structures

    The late comedian George Carlin had a routine in which he talked about people and their “stuff” and how our houses are just covers to keep our stuff under.
    The storage industry has seen a noticeable increase over the years, as for many of us, our possessions have outgrown our available space.
    Pageland area residents have a new option for solving their storage problems.

  • Manufacturer thriving in slow economy

    In many parts of Chesterfield County, as in most of the country, business is slow. That’s not the case at a Pageland industrial company where workers are hustling to keep up with customer orders.
    PDQ South is really three businesses in one; a custom injection molding business making plastic parts for many consumer and commercial products, a design-and-build tool shop making molds for plastic injection parts; and a tight-tolerance precision machining operation making metal parts for a variety of customers.

  • New Creations: new location

    Although the economy remains sluggish and small-town businesses continue to struggle, Pageland has one that has outgrown its original location and moved to a larger building.
    New Creations Embroidery and Gifts first began in the home of owner Elizabeth Smith. Two years ago she rented a storefront building on North Pearl Street and this fall moved into the larger building at 119 W. McGregor St., the former location of B&M Auto Parts.