When Eleanor Porter learned from a speaker in her class that children in Afghanistan were being allowed to return to school but didn’t have school supplies, it weighed on the veteran teacher’s heart. But she also saw an opportunity to teach her Blaney Elementary School fifth-graders a lesson about compassion. Porter and her social studies class started a project that would bring the whole school together to … Continue reading A LESSON IN COMPASSION

Evelyn Pearl Motley Goff

ELGIN – Funeral services for Evelyn Motley Goff, 80, will be held Friday, December 17, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Blaney Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 16, 2004 from 6-8 p.m. at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made to Blaney Baptist Church, 1400 Blaney Road, Elgin, SC 29045. Mrs. Goff, widow of Paul Otis … Continue reading Evelyn Pearl Motley Goff