Peebles Captures Runoff for Kershaw Nomination

By Jan Tuten Camden Bureau CAMDEN Veteran candidate Charlie Peebles took one step toward a return to Kershaw County Council Tuesday by winning a runoff to determine the Democratic nominee for the at-large council seat. Unofficially, Peebles defeated Camden cosmetologist and political newcomer Carla Park 661 to 317. “I feel good,” Peebles said, after the votes in all 29 precincts were tallied. Pebbles served on … Continue reading Peebles Captures Runoff for Kershaw Nomination

William Carl Goff

William Carl Goff, 64, of 280 Martin Road, died Monday June 20, 1991. Born in Blaney, he was a retired carpenter with Stanley Smith & Sons Construction Co. and a member of Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was a World War II Army veteran. Surviving are daughters, Mrs. Hilda F. Rawlings of Woodland, Tenn., and Mrs. Nancy G. Hester of Hope Mills, N. C.; brothers, … Continue reading William Carl Goff

Kershaw incumbent glides to Nomination

Incumbent Don Nelson coasted to an easy victory Tuesday for one of two Democratic nominations to at-large county council seats. Unofficial results showed that Nelson received 2,778 votes. Former council member Charlie Peebles received 1,906 votes to newcomer Carla Parker’s 1,481. Neither candidate received enough votes to avoid a runoff. The winners will face Republican candidates Steve Kelly Jr. and Hammy Moak in November. Kelly … Continue reading Kershaw incumbent glides to Nomination

James Furman Demery

James Furman Demery, 75, of Hemingway, died Wednesday, June 15, 1988. Born in Blaney, he was the owner of Dimery & Rogers Funeral Home of Hemingway. He was a graduate of Claflin COllege and did further study at S. C. State College, Florida State University and Howard University. He was a World War II Army Veteran, serving in the Pacific theater, and a former teacher … Continue reading James Furman Demery