Blaney to Begin New School Year

BLANEY – The new school year for Blaney will begin Wednesday. At 9 o’clock that day brief exercises for the white school will be held in the school gymnasium. School will dimiss early this week. Labor Day, Sept. 5, will be a holiday. Beginning Sept. 6, school will operate on a full-session schedule, dismissing at 2:43, with buses to leave five minutes later. Continue reading Blaney to Begin New School Year

Camden Gin Opens 1960 Operations

CAMDEN (Special) – The Camden Gin Company will operate again this season. This is the gin of the former Southern Cotton Oil Co. on East DeKalb St. and Highway No. 1. The gin is under management of R. V. Seager, Sr., who has two large modern gins in Lee County. Seagers is perhaps one of the best known ginners in South Carolina and last year … Continue reading Camden Gin Opens 1960 Operations

Feeding will Start September 6

By The Associated Press Seventeen South Carolina high and junior high schools will be included in the opening statewide teaching of subjects by television next month. This was announced by General Manger Lynn Kalmbach of the South Carolina Education Television Commission Program. “We expect to begin feeding four daily instructional programs to 17 schools” on Sept. 6, Kalmbach reported. A basic eight-city network proposed when … Continue reading Feeding will Start September 6

TV Teaching To Go Into 17 Schools

South Carolina’s expanding television teaching of high school subjects will go into 17 schools next month. The statewide program was authorized by the 1960 General Assembly and work begun early in July on a system of microwave amd coaxial cable transmission. This is being extended and will be statewide probably by the 1961-62 school year. Lynn Kaimbach, general manager, called the installation of equipment to … Continue reading TV Teaching To Go Into 17 Schools

T. J. Boone, US Navy, Killed Near Camden

CAMDEN (Special) – A 26-year-old Navy man. Thaddeus J. Boone, was killed about 9:20 a.m. Saturday when the car in which he was riding alon left the highway on a curve. The accident took place three miles from Blaney on Highway 1, south of Camden. Boone was serving aboard a Navy LST now in Charleston. Survivors include his wife and three children of near here … Continue reading T. J. Boone, US Navy, Killed Near Camden

Kershaw Gins First Cotton

CAMDEN (Special) – Kershaw County ginned its first bale of cotton from the 1960 crop Friday. E. T. Bowen reports that his gin at Blaney processed a 410-pound bale for E. L. Sessions of Blaney. The county’s first bale graded middling, one and one-thirty-second and according to Bowen, qualified for 34.17 cents per pound in the government’s price support program. Continue reading Kershaw Gins First Cotton

Thaddeus J. Boone

CAMDEN – (Special) – Funeral services for Thaddeus J. Boone will be conducted at 11 o’clock Tuesday morning from the DeKalb Baptist Church in DeKalb by the Rev. Harold Wells, the Rev. James Outen and the Rev. Mr. Sinclair. Military Honors will be rendered. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Boone, 26, a Navy man, was killed about 9:20 o’clock Saturday morning, August … Continue reading Thaddeus J. Boone

Pentecostal Meetings Set Monday

The annual camp meeting of the Free Will Baptist Church of the Pentecostal Faith will begin Monday, Aug. 22 and continue through Aug. 28 at the Bethel Campgrounds in Blaney. The guest speaker for the 7:30 service each evening will be the Rev. H. P. Robinson is superintendent of the lower South Carolina Conference of Pentecostal Holiness Church. The annual Free Will Baptist Ladies Auxiliary … Continue reading Pentecostal Meetings Set Monday


Ralph E. Gunnell, North Charleston. Mrs. Lester Bryant, near Rock Hill. Poyner Owner, Blaney. Robert M. McKay, Blaney. P. B. Haltiwanger, near Little Mountain. J. Martin Smith, Bishopville. Miss Margaret Zahler, formerly of Yemassee. Charles W. Skipper, Andrews. Mrs. Sam Varner, Spartanburg. Mrs. Morton Brightwell, Laurens. Mrs. G. E. McCarty, Anderson. Mrs. B. S. Clarke, Aiken. Miss Clara Wideman, Troy. Betsy Ann Rutland, Beaufort. Alva … Continue reading Deaths

Poynor Owens

1908 Poynor Owens was born January 15, 1907 in Columbia, a son of Ed Owens and Eunice Argoe Owens. 1940 Census Information: According to the United States Census recorded on April 12, 1940, W L Miles (51) owned a home in Wateree Township, Kershaw, South Carolina with his wife, Lillie E Miles (40) and their children; Mildred Miles (19), Oliver L Miles (16), Doris Miles … Continue reading Poynor Owens