Mary Jane Branham Dixon

1906 1910 Mary J Branham was counted in the census on 07 May 1910 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA as a four-year-old female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Mint Branham, mother Mack Branham, and siblings; Emma Branham, Alex Branham, Resa Branham and Lillie Branham. 1920 Mary Branham was counted in the census on 31 Jan 1920 in Wateree, Kershaw, … Continue reading Mary Jane Branham Dixon


*Elgin Catfish Stomp Noon until midnight Dec. 4, 10 a.m. until dark December 5, and 1 p.m. until dark December 6. Blaney Elementary, Smyrna Road. The 17-year-old event includes a parade, carnival with rides, arts and crafts exhibits, T-shirt sale, cross county bike race, and plenty of catfish stew, fried catfish dinner and chicken. No alcoholic beverages will be served or allowed. Call Madge Strickland … Continue reading Calendar

Robert Eugene Freeman

1920 1992 Robert Eugene Freeman ELGIN- Services for Robert Eugene Freeman, 72, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Hillcrest Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Mr. Freeman died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 1992. Born in Aurora, Ill., he was a son of the late John P. Freeman and Minnie Klabundie. … Continue reading Robert Eugene Freeman

Kershaw County draws fire for at-large chairman plan

By NINA BROOK Camden Bureau CAMDEN Kershaw County Council Member are trying to do what they have to, along with just enough of what they want to do. The council has drawn a single-member plan that provides for six districts, two of them majority black. A seventh member, the chairman, would be elected at large. All five council members currently are elected at large and … Continue reading Kershaw County draws fire for at-large chairman plan

Kershaw County polling places

Here is a list of polling places in Kershaw County. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Precinct Polling Places Airport Kershaw County Vocational School Antioch Antioch Elementary School Bethune Woman’s Club House Buffalo Mount Pisgah School Camden No. 1 City Area Camden No. 2 Kershaw County Courthouse Camden No. 3 Camden High School Camden No. 4 St. Mary’s Hall (Catholic Church) … Continue reading Kershaw County polling places