4 S. C. Places Have New Names

WASHINGTON (AP) – Four places in South Carolina have new names approved this year by the United States Board on Geographic Names. The new names: Elgin – for a town formerly called Blaney in Kershaw County, 12 miles southwest of Camden and 18.5 miles northeast of the center of Columbia. Ocella Creek – for a tidal stream about four miles long, heading in a marsh … Continue reading 4 S. C. Places Have New Names

South’s Growth Hailed By Magazine

South Carolina Industry Cited “A new pattern of industrial development” in the South is hailed by U. S. News and World Report in its Dec. 21 issue which reaches reaches new stands today. South Carolina’s role in the 17-state survey is cited particularly, with a six-picture and prominent editorial mention of the Elgin National Watch Co. plant in Elgin (formerly Blaney). “A new wave of … Continue reading South’s Growth Hailed By Magazine

Nannie Marie Outlaw Sanders

1897 Nannie Marie Outlaw Sanders was born in August 1, 1897 in Kershaw County, a daughter of Ben Outlaw and Charlotte Locklier Outlaw. 1964 Mrs. Nannie Marie Sanders, 67, of Route 3, Columbia, died Friday morning, December 11, 1964 at the Columbia Hospital after an extended illness. She was born in Kershaw County, a daughter of the late Ben Outlaw and Charlotte Locklier Outlaw. She … Continue reading Nannie Marie Outlaw Sanders