Ollie Lewis Cook

1895 Ollie Lewis Cook wa born July 25, 1895. 1957 BLANEY – Funeral plans are incomplete for Ollie L. Cook, 62, retired farmer, who died Sunday in Camden Hospital after a brief illness. He was a member of Union Baptist Church of Blaney. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mattie Goff Cook of Blaney; six sons, Raymond Cook of Pensacola, Fla., Eddie Cook of Camden, Carl … Continue reading Ollie Lewis Cook

Road-Crossing Negro Child Struck By Car

Ethel Mae Gibbs, a nine-year old Negro girl of near Blaney, was hit by an automobile about 7:40 this morning as she crossed Motley Road to get on a school bus. The car involved was driven by Anie B. Starnes, 3701 Colonial Dr., Columbia, sheriff’s officer said. An ambulance took the child to Columbia Hospital for Examination. Deputy C. E. Brooks and Highway Patrolman Dave … Continue reading Road-Crossing Negro Child Struck By Car

Leonard Crawford Paschal

1888 Leonard Crawford Paschal was born August 9, 1888 in the Harmony Community near Blaney, South Carolina, a son of James Knox P. Paschal and Mattie Martha Maxine Evans Paschal. 1900 Leonard C. Pascal was counted in the census on 13 Jun 1900 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 12-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the house was his father, James K … Continue reading Leonard Crawford Paschal

Balls of Fire In Blaney Now Are Explained

CAMDEN, Sept. 8 (Special) – Unexplained “balls of fire in the sky” had jittery Blaney citizens summoning help from Camden Thursday night but City Manager Max Holland had an explanation this morning. Mr. Holland and Fire Chief Carl Hammond went to Blaney after being there by a resident, talked to the persons who saw the “flying saucers” – as they were termed- and the Highway … Continue reading Balls of Fire In Blaney Now Are Explained

52 Cases Listed for Next Richland County Court

Fifty two cases are listed for trial at the term of Richland County Court commencing Monday, September 9, with Judge Legare Bates presiding. A dozen of the cases are scheduled for Monday, the same number are scheduled Tuesday, Wednesday has 12 cases listed, Thursday has 13 cases listed and three are scheduled for Friday. The official roster for the term is as follows: Monday, September … Continue reading 52 Cases Listed for Next Richland County Court

Camp Meeting of Free Will Baptists Set

The Annual Camp Meeting sponsored by the Free Will Baptist Church of the Pentecostal Faith is being held this week at the Bethel Camp Ground, two miles south of Blaney on U. S. Highway No. 1. Services will be held every day this week at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7:45 p.m. The guest speaker for the evening services is the Rev. J. … Continue reading Camp Meeting of Free Will Baptists Set