James Drake Edens, Jr.

Riley: Edens Sudden Death Loss for S. C. From staff and wire reports South Carolina today mourned the sudden death of J. Drake Edens Jr. and Gov. Dick Riley praised the former state Wildlife and Marine Resources Commission chairman as a “fine man” and “dedicated public servant.” Edens drowned yesterday near his sister’s beach house on the Isle of Palms. “Drake Edens was a fine … Continue reading James Drake Edens, Jr.


World Championship Series Points Meet August 6th August 7th Friday and Saturday Don’t Miss It! See the Nation’s Top Drivers. Full Dragsters Funny Cars Pro Stock Pro Comps Qualifying time Beginning Saturday. Gates open 7:30 p.m. NHRA trails 8:30 a.m. Elimination 7 p.m. Friday – ET Racing Only- Gates open 4 p.m. Elimination 8 p.m. Sponsored by PO BOY SPEED SHOP. Advance discount tickets available … Continue reading NHRA WINSTON


Blaney Baptist Church of Elgin was the scene of the 5 p.m. Wedding Saturday of Miss Sylvia DeeAnn Williamson and Carl Timothy Wooten. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Bill Coates, and a reception was held in the fellowship hall of the church. The bride, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Williamson, was graduated from Lugoff-Elgin High School and attended Columbia College. The bridegroom, … Continue reading Wedding

Cordell Scott

Cordell Scott, 66, of Route 3, Elgin, died yesterday in Kershaw County Hospital. Funeral plans will be announced by the Dunbar Funeral Home, Devin Street chapel. Services will be held at 3.p.m. Saturday at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devin Street chapel. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, with full military honors. Mr. Scott, a retired Air Force master sergeant was born in Walling, Tenn., son … Continue reading Cordell Scott