Cora Elizabeth Nelson Sceley

1888 Cora Nelson Sceley was born December 8, 1888 in Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina, the daughter of William Benjamin Nelson and Henrietta Ellen Proctor Nelson. 1900 Census Information: According to the 1900 United States Census recorded on June 25, 1900, Benjamin Nelson (45) owned a farm in Wateree Township, in Kershaw County, South Carolina, with whom he shared with his wife of 21 years, … Continue reading Cora Elizabeth Nelson Sceley

Elgin Plant Contract Goes To M. B. Kahn

Construction on the new Elgin National Watch Co. plant at Blaney will begin this week, the M. B. Kahn Construction Co. of Columbia said Wednesday. The watch-manufacturing plant will employ about 240 persons. It will have an area of 72,000 square feet and will be of steel frame construction with 12-inch masonry walls. Irwin Kahn of the firm said specifications call for controlled humidity and … Continue reading Elgin Plant Contract Goes To M. B. Kahn

Classroom Teachers Are Key To Success of Teaching Team

By Frances McHugh “I’ve been teaching mathematics for 43 years and I’m all for educational television I think it’s wonderful. It is a big responsibility and it makes you work as a classroom teacher harder than ever before, but it is a stimulating new opportunity in my experience.” These are the words of Miss Irene Pellum, algebra teacher in Blaney High School. She insists that … Continue reading Classroom Teachers Are Key To Success of Teaching Team

Miss Mason Becomes Bride of Paul Ross

Miss George Anna Mason, daughter of Mr. and MRs. George W. Mason of Cayce, and Paul Ernest Ross, son of Mr. and MRs. Eddie E. Ross of Blaney, were married in a candlelight ceremony on August 18, at 6 p.m. in State Street Baptist Church. The Rev. Everette H. Croxton officiated at the double-ring rites. Presenting the program of wedding music were Mrs. Lois Shirley, … Continue reading Miss Mason Becomes Bride of Paul Ross

Teacher Shortage Turns Many Administrators to ETV

Though South Carolina Education Television facilities may be used in different ways in large and small schools, administrators reflect a common problem which make use of ETV appear significant: teacher shortage. “Upgrading instruction through the use of a team of teachers – the highly qualified expert on ETV, the classroom teacher who is partially relieved of the instruction load – is not a suggestion by … Continue reading Teacher Shortage Turns Many Administrators to ETV

Home and Its Name

Proposals to change the names of towns stir arresting thought on home and its name. There undoubtedly have been cases where there have been valid reasons for change and as a result of the causes of practicality and conveniences have been served. Some communities have been awakened to the fact that they have been shouldered with an unfavorable or misleading name. In other cases, changes … Continue reading Home and Its Name