South Carolina State Highway Department

August 29 1947 NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS: Sealed bids will be public opened at 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, Setember 16, 1947 in the Auditorium of the Hotel Jefferson, Columbia, S. C., for the construction of the following projects: S. C. Docket NO. 28.244 – FACC Project No. FAGH-266 (3) – Kershaw County – (Bridge, Approach & Detour Work) – U. S. Route 1 – The construction of … Continue reading South Carolina State Highway Department

Blaney Farmer Gins First Richland Bale

Lever Motley of Route 2, Blaney, is apparently the winner of the annual race to gin the first bale of cotton in Richland county. Mr. Motley ginned a 660 pound bale last saturday at E. T. Bowen’s gin, according to Bob Bailey, Richland county agent. The cotton brought $231 at 35 cents a pound. Grown from Coker’s 100 seed, its staple length was 11-16. Continue reading Blaney Farmer Gins First Richland Bale

Criminal Court Open Soon; Nearly 100 Cases on Docket; Juries Drawn For Two Weeks

Nearly 100 criminal cases, 85 of them new bills of indictment, will be on the docket next Tuesday morning when Richland county General Sessions (criminal court opens its fall term, with Circuit Judge Marvin M. Mann of St. Matthews presiding. Two Negros will be charged with murder. Other indictments will practically run the gamut of law-breaking, including charges of attempted criminal assault, forgery, breach of … Continue reading Criminal Court Open Soon; Nearly 100 Cases on Docket; Juries Drawn For Two Weeks

Second Week Petit Jury Panel Is Drawn Here

A panel of 36 Richland county citizens today has been drawn by the jury commission, to serve as petit jurors for the second week of Richland county General Sessions (criminal) court. The first week jurors were drawn last week. The first week of the General Sessions court will open Tuesday, September 2, and the second week will open Monday, September 8. The second week jurors … Continue reading Second Week Petit Jury Panel Is Drawn Here

Miss Ross, Mr Price Are Married

A lovely wedding of much interest was that of Miss Elaine Ross and Ralph Price of West Columbia, which took place at 8 p.m. August 9 in West Columbia Baptist church. The Rev. H. D. Anderson officiated in the presence of a large assemblage of relatives and friends, using the impressive double ring ceremony. Palms, smilax, white gladioli and tuberoses in floor baskets, and white … Continue reading Miss Ross, Mr Price Are Married

Blackwood Bryant Wedding

MRS. RICHARD FRANKLIN BRYANT, who before her marriage Sunday, August 3, in Broadway Baptist church was Minnie Laura Blackwood. She is the daughter of Mrs. H. O. Amick of Columbia and the late Thomas W. Blackwood of Barnwell. Mr. Bryant is the son of F. E. Bryant and the late Mrs. Bryant of Columbia. A wedding of simple beauty was the candlelight service in which … Continue reading Blackwood Bryant Wedding

Ross-Price Wedding Tonight

At 8 o’clock this evening the wedding of Mrs. Elaine Ross, daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Ellerbe Hasell Ross (Gertrude Evans Ross) of West Columbia, and Ralph Henry Price, son of Mrs. D. Henry Price, and the late Mr. Price of Leesville, will take place in the West Columbia Baptist church. The Rev. H. D. Anderson, supply pastor, is to perform the ceremony. The wedding music will … Continue reading Ross-Price Wedding Tonight

Miss Minnie Blackwood is Bride of Richard Bryant

A wedding of simple beauty was the candlelight service in which Miss Minnie Laura Blackwood became the bride of Richard Franklin Bryant. The ceremony took place on Sunday, August 3, in the Broadway Baptist church. The pastor, the Rev. J. H. Barrett, officicated, using the double ring ceremony. The church was decorated with palms, ivy, white gladioli and asters and lighted tapers in white candelabra. … Continue reading Miss Minnie Blackwood is Bride of Richard Bryant