James T Jackson

HUSBAND Name: James T Jackson  Birth: November 22, 1913, South Carolina Death: December 25, 1983, Burial: Hardshell Cemetery, Lugoff Father:  Mother:     MARRIAGE Date: Location:     WIFE Name: Margaret Mattox Jackson Birth: May 7, 1917, South Carolina Death: July 24, 1999, Burial: Hardshell Cemetery, Lugoff Father: Mother: CHILDREN OF THIS UNION Name: Thelma Jessie Jackson Gates Birth: August 9, 1935, Lugoff Marriage: Death: October 11, 2007, South … Continue reading James T Jackson

Suit Against Council Member Settled

By MARGARET B. SPROTTCamden Bureau ELGIN A $110,000 civil suit filed by Lynn Fernandez against Elgin Town Council member Loretta V. Carr and a convenience store has been settled out of court. In the suit, filed in early February, Ms. Fernandez alledged Mrs. Carr caused her to lose her job as a clerk at a Pantry Food Store on Main Street in Elgin. The suit … Continue reading Suit Against Council Member Settled

Elgin woman settles lawsuit against store, council member

An Elgin woman’s lawsuit against a town council member and a convenience store has been settled out of court for an undisclosed sum, court officials say. The suit was brought early last year by Lynn Fernandez against Loretta V. Carr, a member of Elgin town Council, and pantry food store. The complaint asked $110,000 in damages. H. W. Carrol Furman, attorney for Ms. Fernandez, said … Continue reading Elgin woman settles lawsuit against store, council member

Too Many Rain Clouds Can’t Spoil Catfish Stew

By Margaret B. SprottCamden Bureau ELGIN A hard rain may ruin a parade and the icing on a cake, but it doesn’t hurt catfish stew. The rain didn’t spoil the stew for an estimated 6,000 people who attended the Elgin catfish stomp on Saturday after pouring rain kept many stomp goers at home and force town officials to postpone the annual Christmas parade. “It’s amazing … Continue reading Too Many Rain Clouds Can’t Spoil Catfish Stew

Parades, Parades, Parades

A series of parades and related festivities continue in South Carolina throughout the holiday season. SUMTERSmokey the Bear, Opie the Possum, E.T., and of course, Santa Claus, will be part of the Sumter Christmas parade today that begins at 10 AM at Washington in Calhoun Street. MCCORMICKA Christmas parade sponsored by the McCormick County Merchants Association is scheduled to begin at 10 AM Saturday in … Continue reading Parades, Parades, Parades

Christmas Parade canceled for rain

The Cayce-West Columbia Christmas parade, scheduled for today, was canceled because of rain and has not been rescheduled yet. The Cayce-West Columbia Carolighting Ceremony is still set to go on tomorrow at 5 PM in Guignard Park on Knox Abbott Drive. Elgin catfish stop will go on as scheduled, despite the rain. The Kershaw County festival begin at 8 AM today in the Blaney elementary … Continue reading Christmas Parade canceled for rain

Parades, Parades, Parades

A series of parades and related festivities continue in South Carolina throughout the holiday season. PAMPLICORep Robin Tallon, D-S.C., and Sen. Tom Smith, D-Florence, Are expected to join more than 50 units participating today in the Pamlico Christmas parade which begins at 4:30 PM at planters warehouse on SC 51. SOUTH CONGAREEDalia Garcia, Miss South Carolina, will be grand marshal for the South Congaree Christmas … Continue reading Parades, Parades, Parades

Parades, Parades, Parades

A series of parades and related festivities continue in South Carolina throughout the holiday season. NEWBERRY86 units are scheduled to participate today in the annual Newberry Christmas parade. The event, sponsored by the Newberry Rotary club begins at 4 PM. MCCORMICKA Christmas parade sponsored by the McCormick County Merchants Association is scheduled to begin at 10 AM Saturday in McCormick. CAYCE-WEST COLUMBIAA parade at 10 … Continue reading Parades, Parades, Parades

Elgin folks ready to get stewed up over Catfish Stomp

When it comes to catfish, the folks in Elgin know how to do it right. Saturday, they’ll be serving 600 gallons of catfish stew to the thousands of visitors in town for the Catfish Stomp, a Christmas tradition in this town of 595 residents. The Elgin Catfish Stomp was organized in 1975 as a Christmas parade by the Lions Club. Every year the event has … Continue reading Elgin folks ready to get stewed up over Catfish Stomp