FIREFIGHTERS’ TRAINING IS A SCORCHER VOLUNTEERS EXPERIENCE INFERNO ON HOT DAY

Think it’s hot outside? Try stepping into a burning building, wearing 65 pounds of protective clothing and gear. That’s what Scott Kepler did Sunday as he got his first chance to see a fire the way it looks from behind a firefighter’s hose. Kepler, with the Sandhills volunteer station, was among 40 men and women who set fire to an abandoned house and barn as … Continue reading FIREFIGHTERS’ TRAINING IS A SCORCHER VOLUNTEERS EXPERIENCE INFERNO ON HOT DAY

Kershaw County

Kershaw County The Lugoff Elgin Schools are part of the Kershaw County district. SuperintendentDr. Ralph CainOffice: 1301 Dubose Court, P. O. Box 7008, Camden, 29020Phone: 432-8416. Board membersByron BranhamAddress: 744 DeWitt Drive, Lugoff, S. C. 29078Phone: 438-6552 work Jimmie D. RoseAddress: 96 Sweet Air Lane, Elgin, 29045Phone: 438-3729 home Wesley HerndonAddress: P.O. Box 1132, Lugoff, S. C. 29078Phone: 438-1078 work, 438-9576 home Vivian B. MetzeAddress: … Continue reading Kershaw County

Mary Iretta Goff Jeffers

1910 Mary Iretta Jeffers was born May 20, 1910 in Blaney, South Carolina, the daughter of Jesse Lee Goff and Henrietta Branham Goff. 1951 February 1, 1951, Mrs. D. E. Jeffords was listed as a living daughter in the obituary of Jesse Lee Goff. 1985 On November 4, 1985, Mrs. Dothan E. Jeffers Sr. was listed in the newspaper article “Anniversaries.” 1995 Services for Mary … Continue reading Mary Iretta Goff Jeffers

WRITING IS BIG THING AT BLANEY ELEMENTARY

Students going to Blaney Elementary School can expect to use plenty of pencils. “They are bombarded with reading and writing activities,” says Eleanor Porter, the school’s assistant principal. Besides benefiting students, this special emphasis on writing paid off in an honor for the school this past year. Blaney was a winner of the state’s Exemplary Writing award. Showing importance of language skills starts when kindergarten students first walk through … Continue reading WRITING IS BIG THING AT BLANEY ELEMENTARY