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  • Elizabeth Ann Moore Burr

     RUBY – Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Moore Burr, 64, died October 19, 2010. A graveside service was held October 21, 2010 at Elizabeth Baptist Church Cemetery.Surviving are, husband, Mendel R. Burr of the home.Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield was in charge of the arrangements

     

     

  • Virgie J. Mills Rogers

     PAGELAND –   Mrs. Virgie J. Mills Rogers,74, died  October 18, 2010 at her home. A funeral service was held October 20, 2010 at Lighthouse Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.

  • Pageland court report

    Pageland town court dispositions from Oct. 20:


    Saul Barron Martinez - criminal domestic violence, assault and battery, 30 days time served public works

     

    Shirlerece Stareka Redfern - ABC violation, DUS, $2,105 or 180 days

     

    Buddy Aaron Fields - speeding - $82

     

    Karen Marie Crandell - speeding - $82

     

    Stephanie Nicole Smith - speeding - $82

     

    John Rochel Rivers, Jr - seatbelt violation - $25

     

  • EDITORIAL: Co-Op rezoning deserves a yes vote

    More facts have come to light about a proposed new headquarters for Lynches River Electric Cooperative in Pageland. The evidence weighs heavily in favor of going forward.

  • Three candidates file for District 6 seat

    The lineup is set for the special election to fill the District 6 Pageland Town Council seat.

    John W. “Johnny” Knight Jr. and Janet E. Mangum filed for the seat last week, joining Neil Griffin, who had filed in the first week of the filing period.

    The election will be held Tuesday, Dec. 7, for residents of District 6 only. Residents can vote at the Pageland Community Center or the Fire Department from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Dec. 7. A candidate must win a majority in order to be elected.

  • Pageland arrests

    Arrests made Oct. 15-17 by Pageland police department:

  • Liza cracks the case

    JEFFERSON — An alert deputy and a sharp-nosed canine named Liza led to an arrest of two out-of-state residents for drug violations, possession of a sawed off shotgun and possession of a stolen firearm at 10:21 p.m. on Oct. 14.

    Deputy Randall Kerns made a traffic stop of a car that ran a stop sign at Highway 151 and Highway 903 in Jefferson. The two young men were nervous and tried to avoid eye contact. Kerns noticed rolling papers on the floorboard and asked for permission to search the vehicle. They said no, not without a warrant.

  • Magistrate's court cases

    Cases heard in magistrate’s court at the Pageland Judicial Center. Listed are name, address, offense and sentence. Verdict is guilty unless noted.

    Lisa D. Short, 36, 264 Plyler St., disorderly conduct, $455.

    Marcus Lee, 31, disorderly conduct, 400 E. Maynard St., 1 day.

    Michael L. Warwick, 23, 167 Elvis Pressley, Chesterfield, disorderly conduct, 30 day.

    Ashley N. Terry, 20, open container, $155.

    Roger D. Little, 45, 285 McCray Road, disorderly conduct, $280, 30 days.

  • County leaders close door to talk jobs

    CHERAW — Chesterfield County elected leaders met behind closed doors on Thursday as they began a new effort to map the county’s job hunting strategy.

  • JVs rout Andrew Jackson 45-3

    KERSHAW — Central’s junior varsity had no problem Thursday night in Kershaw by polishing off home standing Andrew Jackson 45-3. The game was decided by halftime with the Eagles holding a commanding 33-0 advantage.

    Starting from their own 12-yard line on their second possession of the game, quarterback Joseph Rollings connected with Kelton Myers for an 87-yard touchdown pass. The PAT failed leaving the score 6-0.