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COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS Elgin holds benefit for teen Residents of Elgin will hold an auction at 6 p.m. Saturday in the gym of Blaney Baptist Church on Main Street in Elgin. All proceeds will go towards building a ramp and handicap-accessible bathroom for Jessie Jones. The 16-year-old was recently paralyzed in a driving accident. There will also be gospel singing by resident David “Mule” Smith. Items … Continue reading Close to Home

Watermelon Social

South Carolina Watermelon Queen Misty James of Pelzer made some new friends at the recent watermelon social at Blaney Baptist Church in Elgin. Helping James enjoy the occasion were, from left, Steven Fogle, Bethany Hollis with her brother Tre Hollis and Janna Bramblett. THe event was part of a busy summer the melon queen has spent promoting watermelons throughout the Southeast. Continue reading Watermelon Social

Connie Ross Cooper

1910 Connie Ross Cooper was born November 28, 1910, a daughter of Lawrence David Ross and Nannie Brown Ross. 1935 On December 19, 1935, Mrs. Rufus Cooper was listed in the newspaper article “Arden News.” 1990 On September 4, 1990, Mrs Connie Cooper was listed as a living sister in the obituary of Mrs. Ines Ross Nelson. 2000 COLUMBIA – Services for Connie Ross Cooper, … Continue reading Connie Ross Cooper

James Harold Goff Sr.

1925 James Harold Goff Sr., was born May 25, 1925 in Blaney, South Carolina, the son of John Preston Goff and Maggie Hinson Goff. 1930 Census Information: According to the United States census reported on April 30, 1930, John P Goff (38), rented a home in Wateree, Kershaw County, South Carolina, with his wife, Maggie M Gaff (36), and their children; Ezell C Gaff (17), … Continue reading James Harold Goff Sr.


NEWS YOU CAN USE LUGOFF-ELGIN INFORMATION The Lugoff-Elgin schools are part of the Kershaw County district. Clip and save this chart to help guide you through the school year. Contacting the districtBy phone: The district’s general phone number is (803) 432-8416.Via the Internet: The district’s Web site address is SuperintendentRalph CainOffice: 1301 Dubose Court, P.O. Box 7008, Camden, SC 29020Phone: (803) 432-8416 Board MembersCharles … Continue reading Lugoff-Elgin