More churches work on video poker opposition

Churches continue to join the anti-poker forces across the state as the Nov. 2 referendum on the industry’s fate draws nearer. Lexington Baptist Church passed a resolution this week expressing its opposition to video poker. The resolution was passed during special meeting held after each of the church’s Sunday services. Also, the Elgin Ministerial Association will hold a “Just Say No to Video Poker” rally … Continue reading More churches work on video poker opposition

Close to Home

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS VIDEO POKER RALLY The Elgin Ministerial Association will hold a communitywide, anti-video rally at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at Blaney Elementary School, 1621 Smyrna Road in Elgin. There will be gospel and contemporary Christian music and speeches. THe Rev. Joe Mack, director of Christian life concerns of the S. C. Baptist Convention, will speak. He is coordinating the Southern Baptist effort to turn … Continue reading Close to Home

Ethel Louise Cook Brooks

1915 Ethel Cook Brooks was born September 24, 1915 in Blaney, South Carolina, a daughter of Ransom Thomas Cook, Sr., and Minnie Laura Easler Cook. 1999 GASTON – Funeral services for Ethel Cook Brooks, 83, will be held 2 p.m. Monday, August 23, 1999, at Convent Baptist Church, Leesville. The Revs. Bill Padgett and Carl B. Koon will officiate. Interment will be in Cook Family … Continue reading Ethel Louise Cook Brooks

JoAnn Toole Watts

ELGIN – Services for JoAnn Toole Watts, 48, will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, August 20, 1999 at Hillcrest Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Harry Widener and Rev. Bill Drees will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today, August 19, 1999, in the Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made to the International Mission Board, … Continue reading JoAnn Toole Watts

Lugoff-Elgin schools

Parents and students can contact individual schools if they have questions about the registration process. If your school isn’t listed, registration has already happened. ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BlaneyAug.16, 6:30 p.m., kindergarten back to school nightAug. 17, 5 p.m., second-grade back to school nightAug. 17, 6:30 p.m., multi-age back to school nightAug. 18, 6 p.m., first-grade back to school night Leslie M. StoverAug. 10, 8:30 -10 a.m., … Continue reading Lugoff-Elgin schools