Floyd Garvin Powell

Floyd G. Powell Funeral Services for Floyd G. Powell will be held at 2 p.m tomorrow in Thompson Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Dale Knight. burial will be in the Union Baptist Churchyard in Elgin. Mr. Powell, 57, of 1441 Peeples St., died yesterday in Columbia Hospital after several years’ illness. He was born in Catawba county, N.C., a son of the late J. … Continue reading Floyd Garvin Powell

Willie Melvin Branham

Willie Melvin Branham was born on 18 May 1892 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of Samuel Branham and Mary Hayes. He died on 11 Aug 1971 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA atForest Hill Nursing Home. Willie Melvin Branham was buried on 13 Aug 1971 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Willie Melvin Branham married Cynthia E Watts. … Continue reading Willie Melvin Branham

Tarbett Wins Competition At Blaney

ELGIN – Pudge Tarbett of Silver Spring, Md. won the Fuel Altered competition on his Chevy-powered altered with an 8.17 E. T. Saturday night at Blaney Drag Strip. In the featured Pro Stock competition, Robert Nance’s “Mister Plymouth” Barracuda top honors with a 10.30 E. T. The Grace and Williams team from Augusta, Ga. took first place money in the C-Gas ’68 Chevy II in … Continue reading Tarbett Wins Competition At Blaney

Mark Crosson Taylor

1888 Mark Crosson Taylor was born June 11, 1888 in Lexington County, a son of Mark Idella Sightler Taylor.  1951 On September 23, 1951, Mark Crosson Taylor was listed in the newspaper article “Grigsby-Taylor.” On November 7, 1951, Mark Crosson Taylor was listed in the newspaper article “Change of Address.“ 1958 On October 30, 1958, Mark C. Taylor was listed as the living husband in … Continue reading Mark Crosson Taylor

Pro Stock Runs Tonight At Blaney

Fuel Altered and Pro Stock competition will be featured tonight at the Blaney Drag Strip in Elgin. THe four-car Fuel Altered Circuit will blaze an 180 m.p.h. trail down the quarter-mile in some of the fiercest competition ever witnessed at Blaney. A big Pro Stock Meet is also on the program. Pro Stock competition has emerged this as the most popular, nationwide. Some of the … Continue reading Pro Stock Runs Tonight At Blaney