Sutherland and Watson Wedding Set

FT. Pierce, Fla. Mr. and Mrs. James Wallace Sutherland of Ft. Pierce, Fla., announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Beth Sutherland, and Steve Flaherty Watson, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Donald Watson, Sr. (Clemmie Eloise Flaherty Watson) of Elgin. The bride-elect was graduated from Don McCarty High School in 1963 and attended Converse College, Spartanburg, last year. She will enter the University of … Continue reading Sutherland and Watson Wedding Set

Rebecca Jane Branham Branham

1879 Rebecca Jane Branham Branham was born July 13, 1879 in Lugoff, Kershaw, South Carolina to Flemming B Branham and Caroline Rabon Branham. 1941 September 1, 1941, Mrs. Beckie Branham was listed as the living wife in the obituary of Tom English Branham. 1964 Rebecca Jane Branham Branham, 87, of Rt. 2, Elgin died early August 18, 1964 at her home after an extended illness. … Continue reading Rebecca Jane Branham Branham

Big Races Saturday Night

Top Dragsters at Blaney Saturday night one of the South’s largest super Stock meets will be held at Blaney Drag Strip in Elgin. The fastest super stocks in the East will be competing for the $1,600 purse. NHRA National Champion Don Nicholson will be there in his 427 Comet to put claims on the big money, but he will encounter some tough competition when he … Continue reading Big Races Saturday Night

Howell Benjamin Tucker

1891 Howell Benjamin Tucker was born March 19, 1891, in Kershaw County, the son of James Tucker and Annie Nelly Tucker. 1964 Howell Benjamin Tucker, 73, farmer of Rt. 2, Lugoff, died Monday, August 10, 1964 in the Columbia Hospital after a long illness.  He was a member of Spears Creek Baptist Church. Surviving were two sons, Edmond Tucker and Victor Tucker both of Lugoff; … Continue reading Howell Benjamin Tucker

Coaches Love Musical Chairs

By RAY BENSONREcord Sports Writer Once again, South Carolina’s high schools made wholesale changes in their athletic staffs during the summer months as coaches played the fame of “Musical Chairs” to the hilt. The South Carolina High School League handbook shows 84 coaching changes from the 1963-64 school year. The big switches include: Wade Corn from Lancaster to the new triple-A school, Paul Dorman of … Continue reading Coaches Love Musical Chairs