Lillie Morgan Miles

1883 Lillie Morgan Miles was born April 30, 1833 in Kershaw county, South Carolina, a daughter of Abigie Sanford “Nash” Morgan and Kathryn “Katie” McDonald Morgan. 1900 Census Information: According to the United States census reported on June 1, 1900, Abigie S. Morgan (50) owned a home in Richland County, South Carolina, with his wife of twenty years, Katie Morgan (47), and their children; Cora … Continue reading Lillie Morgan Miles

Blaney High To Open on September 7

Blaney High school will begin this year’s schedule at 8:30 September 7, with teachers reporting at 9 o’clock September 6, according to Edward W. Shingler, superintendent of Blaney Public Schools. Mr. Shingler, added that the entire curriculum of Blaney High school has been reorganized and the high school library has been enlarged in size and number of volumes. New courses added for this year are … Continue reading Blaney High To Open on September 7

Matt Wallace Will Lead Camden Drive

CAMDEN, AUG 20 – (Special) – Matt Wallace, general campaign chairman for the 1955 Camden-Kershaw County Communist Chest, announced this week the personnel for the campaign which is to begin in October. Vice chairmen for the campaign are Ray Gordon, in charge of the training of solicitors and Ed Vereen for publicity. W. F. Nettles will be chairman of the participating communities. This includes the … Continue reading Matt Wallace Will Lead Camden Drive

Torrence – Hollis Wedding

MRS. DAVID WILSON HOLLIS Prior to her wedding at 6 p.m. August 14 in Pisgah Methodist Church, State Park, Mrs. Hollis was Kay Frances Torrence. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Torrence of Columbia. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mose Hollis of this city. Torrence – Hollis Wedding In a lovely ceremony at 6 p.m. August 14 in … Continue reading Torrence – Hollis Wedding

Miss Holley and Mr. Watts Are Married

JEFFERSON (Special) – The Jefferson Baptist Church was the scene of a wedding at 5 p.m. August 14, when Miss Betty Joann Holley, granddaughter of Mrs. C. W. Holley of the Mount Pisgah section of Kershaw County, became the bride of James Bailey Watts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jasper B. Watts of Pageland. The Rev. B. W. Pinson performed the double-ring ceremony. Miss Nancy … Continue reading Miss Holley and Mr. Watts Are Married

Owens – Goff Marriage Vows Are Spoken

MRS. HARRY OLIN GOFF Before her marriage on July 2 in Salem Presbyterian Church, Blair, Mrs. Goff was Mary Florence Owens of Blair and Columbia. She is the daughter of Mrs. J. L. Dickey, Jr., of Blair and the late J. N. Owens. (Photo by Sargent Studio. Salem Presbyterian Church in Blair was the scene of a lovely wedding at 8 p.m. July 2, when … Continue reading Owens – Goff Marriage Vows Are Spoken

Raging Fire at Blaney Believed Under Control

BLANEY, Aug. 4 (Special) – raging fire that swept through a building in the heart of this Kershaw County town was believed under control late tonight. It had threatened the center of the community. The three occupants of the house, formerly the Blaney Grill, were not at home when the blaze broke out about 10:15 p.m. The city fire department of Camden, 12 miles from … Continue reading Raging Fire at Blaney Believed Under Control