They Could Live Anywhere, But Like Columbia Best

Whatever else the City of Columbia may have, one of its assets is its people. This is the opinion of an ever growing group of Colombians, the world-traveled, honorably retired U. S. Army officers and enlisted men who choose Columbia as their permanent home. Any servicemen who retires with more than 20 years of honorable service can pick the place he wants to live – … Continue reading They Could Live Anywhere, But Like Columbia Best

4 Charged With Armed Robbery Here

Four men arrested by the Richland County sheriff’s office have been charged with armed robbery, while tow of the four face an additional charge of grand larceny. The charges grew out of the armed robbery of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Horton about 8 o’clock Sunday night, September 13, and a theft from a cash register shortly before 8 o’clock Wednesday night, September 9, at … Continue reading 4 Charged With Armed Robbery Here

Samuel Deal Keith

1904 Samuel Deal “D.K.” Keith was born January 31, 1904, in Kershaw County, South Carolina, a son of Luther Washington Keith and Endora M. Kelly Keith. 1950 On September 11, 1950, Deal Keith was listed as a living brother in the obituary of Earl Keith. 1959 SUMTER (Special) – Deal (“D. K.”) Keith, 57, died at his home here Saturday, September 19, 1959, after an … Continue reading Samuel Deal Keith

Business License Issued

Ten City of Columbia business and Professional licenses were issued Tuesday at City Hall under the classification of “new business.” Receiving permits were: Carolina Electrical Co., 130 Marion St., S. M. Barrineau and W. T. Burris, Partners. Ideal Construction Co., 1348 Omarest Dr., Robert O. Richardson, president and C. K. Richardson, vice president. Thomas McBeth Contractor, 1117 House St., small repairs contractor. Charlie Martin, Lugoff, … Continue reading Business License Issued

Susie Woodards Hayes Branham

Mrs. Susie Woodards Hayes Branham, 70, of 1909 Two Notch Road, died early Saturday morning in the Columbia Hospital. She was born in Greenville, the daughter of the late Tom Woodards and Fannie Woodards and lived in Richland County most of her life. Mrs. Branham was a member of Riverside Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Leonard Branham; a daughter, Mrs. Vera Sweatt of Columbia; … Continue reading Susie Woodards Hayes Branham


Ulrick G. Parker, Horry County. Roger Dalton, Columbia. David K. Faile, in Africa. Mrs. J. B. Motley, Blaney. M. D. Railey, Chester. S. P. Ward, Graniteville. Mrs. J. W. Martin, Chappells. Mrs. Nathan O’Quinn, Waltboro. J. A. Smith, Saluda native. J. D. Broadwell, Florence. Olin J. Adams, Newberry. Mrs. S. O. Padgett, Ridge Springs. J. J. Tankersly, Whitmire. Mrs. C. A. Graham, Marion Co. Mrs. … Continue reading Deaths

Lillie Moore Motley

1882 Lillie Moore Motley was born February 28, 1882 in Kershaw County, the daughter of Abe Moore and Ella Thornton Moore. 1959 Mrs. Lillie Moore Motley, died early this morning, September 2, 1959, in the Baptist Hospital. She was born in Kershaw County, the daughter of the late Abe Moore and Ella Thornton Moore. She was a member of Union Baptist Church. Surviving are her … Continue reading Lillie Moore Motley