Motor Vehicle License Fees Distributed

State treasurer Jeff B. Bates today announced semi-annual distribution of $316,049 to cities and towns in South Carolina as their share of motor vehicle license fee. The distributions are made on a population basis with no county see receiving less than $1,000 or more than $5,000. County states distribution included: Columbia, Orangeburg, Charleston, Greenville, Florence and Spartanburg, $5,000 each, and Lexington, $1,000. Other towns: Forest … Continue reading Motor Vehicle License Fees Distributed

Tony Allen Shoemake

BLANEY, Jan. 27 (Special) – Graveside services for Tony Alan Shoemake, five-day-old infant son of Mr. and Mrs. James Beasley Shoemake of Blaney, formally of Hartsville were conducted today in the Damascus cemetery in Hartsville. Survivors include one brother and one sister, his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Beasley Shoemake, and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Rayfield of Hartsville. On January 28, 1957, … Continue reading Tony Allen Shoemake


Mrs. T. S. Ramsay, Simpsonville Mrs. F. M. Lynch, Coward Preston King, Darlington Co. Mrs. T. H. Josey, Bethune Mrs. Breeden, near Bennettsville Mrs. K. R. Scott, Darlington B. F. Leviner, Bennettsville Tony Allen Shoemake, Blaney Mrs. Lewis Campbell, Olar Jim Dodd, Greenville W. T. Taylor, Greenwood R. W. Christopher, Pickens Mrs. W. G. McBee, Spartanburg P. E. Byrd, Grover Mrs. Leila Rice, Charleston Andrew … Continue reading Deaths

Richard H Proveaux

1887 Richard H Proveaux was born about 1887 in South Carolina. 1910 Census Information: According to the United States census reported on April 22, 1910, Richard H Proveaux (22) rented a home in Warren, Colleton County, South Carolina, with his wife of 2 years, Ellen Proveaux (17) and their daughter; Annie Proveaux (1). It was reported that all family members were born in South Carolina. … Continue reading Richard H Proveaux

Thomas Washington Self

1879 Thomas Washington “Tommy” Self was born on February 5, 1879 in Kershaw County, South Carolina, son of George Washington Self and Annie Mae Dora Kirby Self. 1900 Census Information: According to the United States census reported on July 11, 1900, George Self (37), rented a home in Kershaw County, South Carolina, with his wife of 16 years, Annie M Self (39) and their children; … Continue reading Thomas Washington Self

SHINGLER IS ONE State House Morals Patrol Arrests Two

Edward W. Shingler, former superintendent of the Blaney school who is under indictment for breach of trust and burning a building in connection with the schools destruction by fire, he was sentenced in a Columbia Recorder’s Court today for loafing and loitering and resisting arrest. Continuing in a drive against loitering in the state house area- aimed at prevention of sex crimes – Detectives also … Continue reading SHINGLER IS ONE State House Morals Patrol Arrests Two

Blaney Miss Hi Miss:

Blaney Miss Hi Miss: Miss Shirley McPherson of Blaney High School has been named the 1957 Miss Hi Miss of her school. The daughter of Mrs. Maggie Kirkland of Lugoff, she will be honored in the special Miss Hi Miss edition of the Johnsonian, Winthrop College student weekly newspaper, Miss McPherson is a member of the Sycamore Staff, J. H. A., and a beauty contestant … Continue reading Blaney Miss Hi Miss: