KERSHAW TAXPAYERS QUIET AS BUDGET RISES

In Kershaw County, where taxpayers are typically tight-fisted, little protest is being made about a 13 percent increase in property taxes to run county government. It would be the biggest tax rate increase for county operations in recent years, administrator Gordon Hartwig said. This does not include expected raises in school taxes, which could be submitted by the county school board as early as next … Continue reading KERSHAW TAXPAYERS QUIET AS BUDGET RISES

NEIGHBORHOOD PROFILE: IDLEWOOD NEW FAMILIES GROW WITH TOWN IN ELGIN’S IDLEWOOD

Elgin is growing – and so are the families that inhabit its quiet neighborhoods such as Idlewood. This neighborhood of more than 30 homes began in 1997 and is already full of growing families. With home prices in the $80,000s and $90,000s, residents say the neighborhood is great for new families. Ashley Ripley has lived in the neighborhood for a year and says Idlewood has … Continue reading NEIGHBORHOOD PROFILE: IDLEWOOD NEW FAMILIES GROW WITH TOWN IN ELGIN’S IDLEWOOD

Herbert Woodrow Kinard Jr.

1936 Herbert Woodrow Kinard, Jr. was born October 15 1936, son of Herbert Woodrow Kinard Sr. and Wilma V. Huckabee Kinard. 1939 On August 5, 1939, H. W. Kinard, Jr., was listed in the newspaper article “Cayce News.” 1942 On September 27, 1942, H. W. Kinard, Jr. was listed in the newspaper article “Cayce Happenings.“ 1999 Herbert Woodrow Kinard, Jr., 62, passed away June 8, … Continue reading Herbert Woodrow Kinard Jr.

COMMUNITY RALLIES TO REPLACE FAMILY’S TRAILER

Sammy and Nina Dixon are discovering the true meaning of the word community. They lost their home three weeks ago in a violent storm that tore through Lugoff and Elgin. Nina Dixon was at home with her 6-year-old granddaughter, Ariel, when the storm blew apart her mobile home. Sammy Dixon said his wife lay on top of their granddaughter to protect her as the storm … Continue reading COMMUNITY RALLIES TO REPLACE FAMILY’S TRAILER