Wooten – Sellers

ELGIN – Miss Debra Louise Sellers and Lemuel William Wooten Jr. exchanged vows at 4 p.m. Saturday in Blaney Baptist Church. The Rev. Jim Salter officiated and a reception followed in the church fellowship hall. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward E. Sellers of Columbia. She was graduated from Spring Valley High School and is employed by Blue Cross Blue Shield. … Continue reading Wooten – Sellers

Oscar Pete Roberts

1909 Oscar Pete Roberts was born July 27, 1909 in Blaney, South Carolina, son of Edgar William Roberts and Ellie Irene Howell Roberts. 1910 Census Information: According to the United States Census reported on May 9, 1910, Edward Roberts (31) rented a home in Richland County, South Carolina with his wife of 11 years, Lillie Roberts (25). She was the mother of 4 children, all … Continue reading Oscar Pete Roberts

2 To Receive Merit Awards

The American Red Cross Certificate of Merit will be awarded to Dr. William L. Owens III, and Ms. Michelle Cranford on Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. at the Blaney Baptist Church, Elgin, South Carolina. Mr. Dick Smith, Chairman of the Kershaw County Chapter of the American Red Cross will present the awards. The Certificate of Merit, which is the highest award given by the American … Continue reading 2 To Receive Merit Awards

John Hudson, Jr.

1890 John Hudson, Jr. was born June 8, 1890 in Fairfield County, South Carolina, a son of John Hudson, Sr., and Celie Hudson. 1978 John Hudson, 88, of Blythewood, died Sunday, December 17, 1978 in a Columbia hospital. Born in Fairfield County, he was a son of the late John Hudson, Sr. and Celie Hudson. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Rena Nelson of Blythewood; four … Continue reading John Hudson, Jr.

Elgin Hosts 3rd Annual Catfish Stomp

ELGIN – Some 10,000 persons rushed to this small Kershaw County town Saturday to do just one thing – eat catfish stew. The third annual Catfish Stomp went off in “tremendous fashion” according to stomp co-chairman Pete James. A Christmas parade, complete with bands, floats and marching units was highlighted by the nation’s top beauty. Miss America Kylene Barker, who served as parade marshal. Following … Continue reading Elgin Hosts 3rd Annual Catfish Stomp