Motley – Ross Marriage Announced

Mr. and Mrs. Porter Motley of Blaney announce the marriage of their daughter, Patsy Ruth Motley, to Fletcher William Ross, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Ross of Blaney, on October 30. Mrs. Ross was graduated from Dentsville High School in June 1959, and is now employed by the American Cancer Society in Columbia. Mr. Ross was graduated from Blaney High School in June, … Continue reading Motley – Ross Marriage Announced

Blaney High Honor Roll Is Announced

The honor roll for the first six-weeks of school at Blaney High School has been announced. Those Making the Highly Distinguished Honor Roll are: Danny Livingston and Joan Stockman of the ninth grade; Amy Peay of the tenth grade; Steve Watson, Linda Livingston, and Mary Porter of the eleventh grade; and Annelle Carey of the twelfth grade. Making the Distinguished Honor Roll were the following: … Continue reading Blaney High Honor Roll Is Announced

112 Persons Receive Life Memberships In State Agricultural, Mechanical Society

One-hundred-twelve persons received life memberships in the State Agricultural and Mechanical (State Fair) Society at its annual meeting last Tuesday night at the Richland County Courthouse. Twelve of the total number were honorary life memberships, given to one outstanding FFA boy and one outstanding 4-H Club member per Congressional District. The new members are: N. W. Addy, Columbia; Mack H. Alman, Spartanburg; Walter G. Bristow, … Continue reading 112 Persons Receive Life Memberships In State Agricultural, Mechanical Society

Celebrate 32nd Anniversary

BLANEY (Special) – Mr. and Mrs. Howell A. Brown (Mamie Jeffers Brown) were honored by their children with a 32nd wedding anniversary buffet supper at the home of their daughter, Thursday night, Oct. 1. Mr. and Mrs. Brown have five grandchildren: Ricky Brown, son of S/Sgt. and Mrs. Wayne H. Brown of Homestead A. F. B., Fla.; Phillip Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrea … Continue reading Celebrate 32nd Anniversary

FHA Leadership Workshop

FHA LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP: Shown above are some of the participants in the recent District 3 Future Homemakers annual leadership workshop at Chapin High School. They include, left to right, Ann Watts of Blaney, district president; Mrs. Ellen Epps, director of public education for South Carolina Civil Defense; Curtis M. Shealy, mayor of Chapin, who welcomed the officers; and Betty Jo Banks, president of the Chapin … Continue reading FHA Leadership Workshop

15 Businesses Given Licenses

Fifteen businesses have been granted City of Columbia business and professional licenses for the first time during the last several days. Receiving licenses were: Blair-Thorne Advertising Agency, 1508 Lady St., John C. Thorne, president and treasurer: Sweets Grill, 2137 Read St., restaurant, Lessie Pough;American Guarantee and Liability Insurance Co., Chicago, Ill.; Palmetto Frosted Foods, 621 Main Street, frozen foods, James W. Hill; F. B. Williams, … Continue reading 15 Businesses Given Licenses

FHA Told Value Of Home Economics

CHAPIN – A college degree in home economics gives a three-way education for the price of one – general education, science, and professional education- several hundred FHA chapter, county, and state officers were told at the recent annual District 3 leadership workshop of the South Carolina Future Homemakers Association at Chapin High School. This was pointed out in a workshop summary by Miss Ella Wyman, … Continue reading FHA Told Value Of Home Economics

No Foul Play

CAMDEN (Special) – Law enforcement officers do not suspect foul play in the death of J. Elmore Jeffers, 64-year-old Blaney farmer, who was found dead early Saturday morning in the Wateree swamp after a 12-hour all-night search by more than 100 persons. The family had reported that the Kershaw County farmer had gone hunting. An autopsy revealed the cause of the death as heart attack. Continue reading No Foul Play

Blaney Is First In Fair Booth

CAMDEN (Special) – Blaney won first place in the Community Booth competition at the Kershaw County Agricultural Fair. The Antioch Community booth came in for second place, and the Baron DeKalb booth placed third. The judges were unanimous in that all booths were exceptionally well planned and well dressed this year. Blaney very effectively carried out a theme of “Past and Present and What’s next” … Continue reading Blaney Is First In Fair Booth

Concord Baptist Homecoming Day is Postponed

The Concord Baptist Church homecoming and dinner, which had been scheduled for today, has been postponed because of the death of Elmore Jeffers, it was announced Saturday by the pastor, the Rev. George E. Walker. The regular worship services will be held worship services will be held and the revival meeting schedule to begin Monday night will be held. The visiting evangelist will be Dr. … Continue reading Concord Baptist Homecoming Day is Postponed