Bartlett – Eubanks

ELGIN – Kristy Lee Eubanks and Robert Louis Bartlett, both of Columbia, were married Saturday at Blaney Baptist Church. The 5 p.m. ceremony was performed by the Rev. Fred Wimberly and was followed by a reception at The Douglas Reed House. The bride, daughter of Williams L. Eubanks and Connie G. Eubanks of Jefferson, attends Midlands Technical College in surgical technology. She is office manager … Continue reading Bartlett – Eubanks

Tour leader isn’t slowing down

By Carol WoodwardSpecial Correspondent Marguerite Richardson says she intends to die with her boots on. Richardson, 86 and soon to be 87, isn’t stopping for anything else. “I’ve just got entirely too much to do to think about slowing down any,” she said. One of the things Richardson has planned for the immediate future is her annual bus trip. For 30 years, she’s led a … Continue reading Tour leader isn’t slowing down

Group proposing new uses for old Blaney school

By Michelle R. DavisCamden Bureau for 6 1/2 years, the old Blaney Elementary School in Elgin has stood empty. CHildren who might have been running through its halls or squirming in its seats attend a new school less than a mile away. Now vandals roam the building’s halls and the only things squirming inside are any animals who have nested there. The building, which stands … Continue reading Group proposing new uses for old Blaney school

Lugoff Elgin School

Blaney Elementary SchoolPrincipal: Rose SheheenAddress: 1621 Smyrna Road, Elgin, S. C., 29045Phone: 438-3241Grades: Pre-school through 3Hours: 7:40 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. Wateree Elementary SchoolPrincipal: Brent PenrodAddress: 424 Wildwood Lane, Lugoff, S. C., 29078Phone: 438-8018Grades: 4-5Hours: 7:45 a.m. to 2:25 p.m. (car riders) or 2:35 p.m. (bus riders) Lugoff-Elgin Middle SchoolPrincipal: James W Debruhl Jr.Address: 1244 U.S. 1 South, Lugoff 29078Phone: 438-3591Grades: 6-8Hours: 7:50 a.m. to 3:01p.m. … Continue reading Lugoff Elgin School

Richardson To Speak

Former major league baseball player Bobby Richardson will be the guest speaker at this Sunday’s worship service at Blaney Baptist Church in Elgin. The service begins at 11 a.m. Richardson won five straight Rawlings Gold Glove awards and was a member of seven American League All-Star teams. He was runner-up for the American League most valuable player honor in 1962, played in 30 consecutive World … Continue reading Richardson To Speak

Russell & Jeffcoat Realtors Incorporated

ELGIN / KERSHAW CO. OWNER TRANSFERREDGreat floor plan. Uncle Sam said move! Home 5 months old, 3BR/ 2BA, HOW warranty transfers w.home. Great area, lg liv rm, deck & lg kitchen, a real doll baby. Call Susan or Dean for a showing 699-2212. AD#10-14239 14 X 76 Mobile HomeIn Blaney Hill on 1 Ac lot. Very clean newly decorated, can be assume with credit check. … Continue reading Russell & Jeffcoat Realtors Incorporated


On Wednesday night, all the churches of Elgin were empty, save one. That’s because the churchgoing folks of the Kershaw County town were all over at Blaney Baptist. The occasion: the first-ever Elgin Community Revival, a grand event that had been talked about for five years before it finally came to pass. Thirteen churches participated, bringing white Southern Baptists, black Baptists, United Methodists, AMEs and Pentecostals together … Continue reading SHALL WE GATHER REVIVAL UNITES ELGIN CHURCHES