Dove “Dovie” Motley Hornsby

1886 August 9, 1886, Dove Motley “Dovie” Hornsby was born in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina daughter of Samuel Motley and Delilah Ross Motley. 1910 Census Information: According to the United States Census recorded on April 20, 1910, Delila Motley (68) owned a farm in Wateree Township, Kershaw County, South Carolina. She was a widow, who reported having 5 children, 4 of whom survive. Also in … Continue reading Dove “Dovie” Motley Hornsby

A Drag Strip With Safety Features Is Planned By Jaycees At Florence

FLORENCE – A souped-up Camaro with a fiberglass body sped down a Georgia drag strip at a speed of over two hundred miles an hour. About 250 yards from the finish line it went out of control, hit an embankment, went over a wire fence and mowed down a line of spectators crowded there for the finish. Pandemonium ensued. There were reports of people dying … Continue reading A Drag Strip With Safety Features Is Planned By Jaycees At Florence

Two Charged As Game Ends In Fight

By WALLACE C. HITCHCOCKWest Carolina Bureau MONETTA – A basketball game at the Ridge Spring – Monetta High School here Thursday night ended with a fist fight and two warrants issued for assault and battery with intent to do bodily harm. The warrants, signed against two Elgin women, came in the final minutes of a conference 3-A game between St. Angela of Aiken and Blaney … Continue reading Two Charged As Game Ends In Fight