• Country’s debt and Naval biofuels

    To the editor:

    Our national debt is rapidly approaching $16 trillion.  It seems that Obama may be afraid he may not be re-elected, so he is trying to bankrupt our country between now and January when a new president may be sworn in.

  • Simple Needs consignment shop opens in Pageland

    Shoppers looking for a bargain or sellers hoping to make a few extra dollars can now go to Simple Needs at 121 N. Maple Street in Pageland. Open only a few weeks, owner Pamela Mitchell said she loves to go to yard sales and accumulated so many things at home her husband suggested she open a store. 

  • Pageland Council talks finances and animals

    The Pageland Town Council discussed several items at their monthly meeting Tuesday, July 3, resulting in a longer than usual session.

  • Business
  • Miss Pageland Emily Moody working with Wreaths Across America program

    From release

    The Mission of Wreaths Across America is to “Remember, Honor, Teach.” 

  • New store opens in downtown Pageland

    If you’re wondering what gift to give someone special this Christmas, what about a one-of-a-kind item embroidered with the recipients name or initials?
    New Creations Embroidery and Gifts opened Dec. 9 at 115 N. Pearl Street in Pageland, and owner Elizabeth Smith said she’s been busy.
    “We specialize in personalizing gift items, but I also do some commercial accounts,” she said.
    Smith said she has done embroidery work in her Pageland home since 2006, but it got to be so big she and her husband Matthew decided they needed a real store.

  • Rams hand CHS JV their first loss in overtime

    The host Chesterfield Rams defeated Central’s junior varsity basketball team 33-31 in overtime to hand the Junior Eagles their first loss of the year Friday, Dec. 16.

    The game was tied 31-31 at the end of regulation and the Rams scored the only points in overtime for the win.

  • New restaurant opens in downtown Pageland

    Ever since Karen Moreno was young she said she wanted to own her own restaurant. Her dream came true when she held the grand opening for the Four K Grill on Tuesday, Dec. 6 in downtown Pageland.
    Moreno said the first week of business was surprisingly good.
    “To have just opened we did better than a restaurant normally does. It started off slow but it eventually picked up,” she said. “There has been a morning crowd and a lunch crowd. People like what we have and like our service.”

  • Pageland stores have special holiday hours

    Many downtown Pageland businesses will be open Saturdays during the holiday season, beginning this Saturday, Dec. 10. Pageland businessman Mack Nicholson told the Progressive Journal some stores are offering free gift wrapping, Santa will be making appearances in the downtown area and shoppers are encouraged to register to win free turkeys and hams.
    Participating businesses and their special Saturday hours are:
    Casual Shop, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    Bargain Basement, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    B&M Auto Parts, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • How to throw the perfect holiday party

    The holidays are the most festive time of the year, and no holiday season is complete without a party or two with family and friends. Be it to celebrate a religious holiday or to ring in the New Year, a holiday party is an essential element to the holiday season