The following persons have applied for marriage licenses in the office of A. Ray Hinnant, Richland County Probate Judge: Deitry Watkins and Ethel B. Clodfelter, both of Columbia. James Cloudious Hill Jr. and Margaret C. Kelly, both of Columbia. Jack T. Martin of Orangeburg and Allice M. McCall of Columbia. James Chestnut of Blaney and Ella H. Samuel of Columbia. Willie F. Lawson of Opa … Continue reading MARRIAGE LICENSES

Walter Brown Jeffers

1887 Walter Brown Jeffers was born on 25 Mar 1887 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of Osborn Jeffers and Sarah Jane Brown Jeffers. 1889 On 06 Jul 1899, Walter L Jeffers was mentioned on the birth record of Henry Lexie Jeffers. 1908 When he was 21, he married Rachell Rotan, daughter of Henry Rotan and Elizabeth ” Lessie” Albright Hanell Belton Rotan, in Dec … Continue reading Walter Brown Jeffers


From The State Dec. 22, 1932 Trampling down all dry opposition, house wets jammed the Democratic 3.2 per cent beer bill through unchanged today and laid it on the doorstep of the Senate, where early action was promised. The big vote, 230 to 153, approving the measure was the first successful move by the wets in either branch of Congress to modify the Volstead Act … Continue reading YESTERYEAR In The State

Pelion FFA Team Wins In Contest

PELION – The Pelion FFA Parliamentary Procedure Team won first place in the federation and district contest held recently at Lexington. The members of the team were Joseph Shumpert, Jerry Craft, Gene Daggerhart, and Robert Rish. Frank B. Stover is the agriculture teacher and team advisor. The Cameron FFA team won second place in the district elimination. Other teams in the district contest were Thurmond … Continue reading Pelion FFA Team Wins In Contest