‘SHE’S JUST REMARKABLE’

When Daley Jackson was 18 months old, her parents learned their child was almost completely deaf and would never be able to talk. But last week, the Blaney Elementary second-grader pranced onto the school stage in her starring role in “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” – speaking lines and singing songs with a wide grin that never left her freckled face. “She’s just remarkable,” said Julianna Lorick, … Continue reading ‘SHE’S JUST REMARKABLE’

Mary Louise Blackmon Bundrick Vaughn

1900 Mary Louise Blackmon-Bundrick was born on 09 Feb 1900 in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, USA a child of Jim Bundrick and Leila Harriett Blackmon Bundrick. 1940 May L Vaughn was counted in the census on 17 Apr 1940 in Orangeburg, Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA, as a 40-year-old, female, married, white, wife. Also in the home was her husband; Grover C Vaughn; their children; May … Continue reading Mary Louise Blackmon Bundrick Vaughn

FAREWELL RECEPTION

Caption: PHOTO: BW Lawrence Dennis, outgoing pastor of Blaney Baptist Church of Elgin, was honored with a farewell reception Feb. 29. Monette Jones, left, chairman of the deacons, presented Dennis with a plaque for his more than 13 years of service at the church. Joining in the event were Dennis’ wife, Ruth, and daughters Leslie and Lauren. A chaplain major in the S.C. National Guard, Dennis resigned … Continue reading FAREWELL RECEPTION

Dorothy Arelia Jacobs Porth

1919 Dorothy Arelia Jacobs was born on 25 Jul 1919 in Richland, South Carolina, USA a child of Glenn Thomas Jacobs and Lelia Ray Jacobs. 1920 D R Jacobs was counted in the census on 14 Jan 1920 in Pontiac, Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 5-month-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, G T Jacobs and her mother, Lela … Continue reading Dorothy Arelia Jacobs Porth

SCHOOL BOARD LOOKS AT OPTIONS TO MAKE UP 3 SNOW DAYS

Five days off from school for snow and ice may have seemed like a good idea to Kershaw County students earlier this year. But making up those days could mean Saturday classes, a shortened spring break or even having classes after seniors graduate from high school. “None of these options are good,” said Superintendent Herbert Berg. “They all have a down side. But we’re obligated … Continue reading SCHOOL BOARD LOOKS AT OPTIONS TO MAKE UP 3 SNOW DAYS

Pauline Janie Peake

1912 Pauline Janie Peake was born on 18 Nov 1912 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of Charnel Henry Peake Sr and Mary Mamie Kelly Peake. 1920 Pauline Peak was counted in the census on 06 Jan 1920 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 7-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Charlenton Peak; her mother, Mamie … Continue reading Pauline Janie Peake