Lugoff – Elgin Back to school

The Lugoff-Elgin schools are part of the Kershaw County district. Clip and save this chart to help guide you through the school year. SUPERINTENDENT Ralph CainOffice: 1301 Dubose Court, P.O. Box 7008, Camden, SC 29020Phone: (803) 432-8416 BOARD MEMBERS Don Spivey, chairmanAddress: 1406 Fair St., Camden, 29020Home: (803) 432-0091Work: (803) 743-4522 Charles B. BaxleyAddress: P.O. Box 10, Lugoff, 29078-0010Home: (803) 438-1606Work: (803) 438-4200 Jimmie D. … Continue reading Lugoff – Elgin Back to school

Johnson Graddick

WEST COLUMBIA – Services for Johnson N. Graddick, 71, will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Baptist Church, with burial in King Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Swansea. Visitation will be 7-9 tonight at Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia. Mr. Graddick died Monday, July 27, 1998. Born February 14, 1927 in Blaney, he was a son of the late Carrie Graddick Peke. … Continue reading Johnson Graddick

Blaney graduates celebrate 60th reunion

On May 27, 1938, 17 students marched forward in the Blaney School auditorium to receive their high school diplomas from school superintendent C. A. Byrd. On June 23, 1998, the 12 surviving members of that class met in the Willow Oaks Farm restaurant of Two Notch Road to dine and celebrate 60 years of passage since that memorable day. Two others former classmates also met … Continue reading Blaney graduates celebrate 60th reunion

At Kershaw Schools . . .

Kershaw County schools have announced the 1998-99 school registrations. Contact individual schools with questions. Blaney Elementary – Aug. 5, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Lugoff Elementary – Aug. 5, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Lugoff-Elgin High School – Aug. 5, 9 – 10:30 a.m. (seniors), 11 to 12:30 p.m. (juniors), 2 to 4:30 p.m. (sophomores), 5 to 6 p.m. (freshmen orientation) and 6 to 8 … Continue reading At Kershaw Schools . . .

Bobby Branham

ELGIN – Services for Bobby “Roosie” Branham, 61, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 18, 1998, at Blaney Baptist Church with burial in Old Macedonia Cemetery. The Rev. Lawrence Dennis will officiate. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made to Blaney Baptist Church Building Fund, 1400 Blaney Road, Elgin 29045. Mr. Branham died Wednesday, July 15, 1998. Born … Continue reading Bobby Branham

Robert Mahlon Oppenlander

1919 Robert Mahlon Oppenlander was born March 10, 1919 in Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, the son of Harry J. Oppenlander and Sarah Jane Bosler Oppenlander. 1942 On November 22, 1942, Staff Sgt. Robert M. Oppenlander was listed in the newspaper article “Staff Sgt. and Mrs. Robert M. Oppenlander.“ November 22, 1942, Staff Sgt. Robert M. Oppenlander was listed in the newspaper article “McCaskill – Oppenlander.“ … Continue reading Robert Mahlon Oppenlander

Wallace Thornton Sr.

WEST COLUMBIA – Services for Wallace Edwin Thornton Sr., 82, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Oakwood Baptist Church, with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Larry Thornton, Donald Thornton Jr., Tim Hulst, Grady Satcher, Tetie Paul and Dennis Mangum. Honorary pallbearers will be the Men’s Class II of Oakwood Baptist Church. Visitation will be 6-8 tonight at Thompson Funeral Home … Continue reading Wallace Thornton Sr.

Johnnie Willis Brassell Jr.

1925 Johnnie Willis Brassell Jr. was born October 19, 1925 to Johnnie Willis Brassell and Esther Mitchum Brassell Morris. 1998 Services for Johnnie Willis Brassell, Jr., 72, will be held 2 o’clock today, July 11, 199, at Pontiac First Baptist Church. Services will be conducted by Rev. Dr. Clayton J. Shook. Interment will be in Hillcrest Baptist Church Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Gideon … Continue reading Johnnie Willis Brassell Jr.