Neighborhood News

West Wateree The west Wateree Communiuty Involvement Association will meet from 7 to 8:30 tonight at the Elgin branch of the Kershaw County Library, 2652 Main Street Elgin. Porter Kinard of VIP Developers will speak and lead a discussion on the role and responsibilities of the developer in protecting and preserving the environment. Porter is a member of the Home Builders Association Board. A report … Continue reading Neighborhood News


The crowd was way down from expectations, but nearly every voting-age person had a hand up when asked who was registered to vote at an anti-poker event in Elgin Saturday night. Some 75 people turned out for the first Midlands-area rally held since the video poker debate began heating up this summer. The program was sponsored by the Elgin Ministerial Association. Several hundred participants had … Continue reading ANTI-POKER FORCES RALLY IN QUIET WAY

Christobell Chavis Simons

1913 1999 EASTOVER – Services for Christobell Chavis Simons, 86, will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Antioch AME Zion Church in Eastover, with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 3-9 p.m. tonight, and the family will be receiving friends 6-8 tonight at J.P. Holley Funeral Home, Garners Ferry Road Chapel, which is in charge. Mrs. Simons, widow of Constinee Simons Sr., … Continue reading Christobell Chavis Simons

Rev. Mary Elizabeth Grant Washington

ELGIN – Services for Rev. Mary Elizabeth Grant Washington, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Young’s Chapel Baptist Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 7-8 tonight at Young’s Chapel Baptist Church. Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home is in charge. Rev. Washington died Thursday, September 16, 1999. Born in Barnwell County, she was a daughter of the late … Continue reading Rev. Mary Elizabeth Grant Washington

Kay Rushe

Kay Rushe988-7555 Voicemail788-3300 Office JUST LISTED – 2610 Blossom Street, 4 BR, 3 BA, Shandon charm, updated kitchen; lovely! 100 LAUREL OAK $115,625 – 4 BR, 2.5 BA Lovely Home! Great fenced back yard Ideal location – quick access to I-20, I-26, and Lex Hospital! 7026 FONTANA DRIVE $86,900 – 3 BR, 2 BA, brick. Many new items in house, huge fenced backyard, close to … Continue reading Kay Rushe

Leonard Gerad Gardner Jr.

1999 Leonard Gardner Jr. COLUMBIA – Services for Leonard Gardner Jr., 72, will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at Highway Church, Elgin, with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8:30 tonight at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. Memorials may be made to Holmes Bible College, Greenville. Mr. Gardner died Friday, September 10, 1999. Born in Kershaw Co., he was a son of Leonard Gardner Sr. and … Continue reading Leonard Gerad Gardner Jr.

William Warren Livingston, Sr.

1924 William W. Livingston Sr. was born on 09 Nov 1924 in Eastover, Richland, South Carolina, USA a child of James David Livingston and Mary Jane Moak Livingston.  1952 On January 18, 1952, William W. Livingston was listed as the living brother in the obituary of James Henry Livingston. 1961 On April 4, 1961, William W. Livingston was listed as a living son in the … Continue reading William Warren Livingston, Sr.

Close to Home

Rally against poker The Elgin Ministerial Association plans a community wide, anti-video poker rally for 7 p.m. September 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 out … Continue reading Close to Home

Earnest Belton

CASSATT – Services for Earnest Belton, 81, will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, September 13, 1999 at Nazareth Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Collins Funeral Home is in charge. Mr. Belton, widower of Elmira Belton, died Thursday. Born in Blaney, he was a son of the late Eugene Belton and Nora Salmond Belton. He was a member of Nazareth Baptist Church, where … Continue reading Earnest Belton