When Elgin Police Chief Harold Brown mentioned gangs back in the early 1990s, residents thought he was talking nonsense. With few residents and businesses, the sleepy, rural town couldn’t be a den of gang activity, people surmised. The chief said the community considered it an urban phenomenon. “They accused us of crying wolf,” he said, sitting up in a chair inside the tiny Elgin Town … Continue reading KERSHAW COUNTY TRIES TO STEM GANG ACTIVITY

James Grisby McLendon Sr

1929 James Grisby McLendon Sr was born March 21, 1929, in Blaney, the son of George Tillman McLendon and Ola Rose Watts McLendon. 1971 On November 18, 1971, James G. McLendon was listed as a living brother in the obituary of Jess Jerome (Happy) McLendon. 2006 GASTON – Services for James Grisby McLendon Sr., 77, will be held 2 p.m. Friday, September 22, 2006, at Caughman-Harman … Continue reading James Grisby McLendon Sr