R. J. (‘Willie’) Watson Writes Dramatic End to Life at Jacksonville Hotel CAUSE STILL A MYSTERY Two Efforts to Poison Self Preceded Young Slayer’s Release From Prison Attempting suicide twice last fall supposedly for the purpose of creating sympathy for his release from the state penitentiary, R. J. (“Willie”) Watson of Blaney shot and killed himself in a Jacksonville, Florida, hotel last week. Reports of … Continue reading MAN PAROLED FROM S. C. PEN SHOOTS SELF


Special to The State. State Park, Jan. 16 – Patients at Sunny crest cottage were entertained Monday evening by “Jerry, the Scrapbook Man” of Station WSPA, Spartanburg. The entertainment consisted of readings and vocal numbers. Jerry was by Joe Goodwin of Spartanburg. E. A Patterson of Bennettsville visited his daughter, Miss Eugenia Patterson, recently. Other visitors of Miss Patterson were her cousin, E. A. Patterson … Continue reading STATE PARK

Isabel Kelly Sessions

1854 Isabel Kelly was born on 12 Feb 1854 in South Carolina, USA a child of William G Kelly and Elizabeth Nelson Kelly. 1880 Isabella Sessions was counted in the census on 03 Jun 1880 in Fairfield, South Carolina, USA, as a 65-year-old, female, married, white, wife. Also in the home was her husband, Edwarda Sessions. 1920 Isabella Sessions was counted in the census on … Continue reading Isabel Kelly Sessions


J. A. Bush of Chapin has been visiting his daughter, Mrs. C. R. Brower. Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Phillips visited relatives at Neeses during the holiday season. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Turner have returned from a visit to Mr. and Mrs. LeGrande at Winnsboro. Ravel Mauney is visiting his mother at Shelby, N. C. Manciel Henson made a business trip to Blackville Thursday. The Rev. … Continue reading SOCIAL HAPPENINGS IN PACIFIC COMMUNITY