Christopher Matthew Littlejohn

2008 Christopher Matthew Littlejohn was born on 28 Aug 2008 a child of Justin Matthew Littlejohn and Marcie Amber Medlin. He died on 28 Aug 2008 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA. He was buried in Lugoff, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Pine Grove Cemetery. Obituary of Christopher M Littlejohn ELGIN – Graveside service for Inf. Christopher Matthew Littlejohn will be held Monday at 9:00 … Continue reading Christopher Matthew Littlejohn

Jerry Odell “Job” Bowers

May/19/1945 – Aug/23/2008 Obituary of Jerry Bowers SAVANNAH – Funeral service for Jerry Odell “Job” Bowers, 63, will be held Friday at 3:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Lugoff First Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Greg Sweet will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Jerry died … Continue reading Jerry Odell “Job” Bowers

Kershaw teachers awarded grants

Fourteen Kershaw County teachers have received Education Improvement Act awards totaling $47,100. Teachers at Blaney Elementary, Camden Elementary, Camden Middle, Doby’s Mill Elementary and Lugoff-Elgin Middle received funds. The awards, announced by the State Department of Education, are funded by the General Assembly to promote creativity and innovation in the classroom. Teachers applying of the awards mus provided a proposal outlining activities they wish to … Continue reading Kershaw teachers awarded grants

Marguerite Bruce McCaskill

1917 Marguerite Bruce McCaskill was born July 19, 1917 in Blaney, S.C., she was a daughter of the late Thomas Murdock McCaskill  and Ada Irene Maddox McCaskill. 1940 Census Information: Head of household, Thomas Murdock McCaskill (56) his wife Pearl Kelly McCaskill (46) son Van Hindenberg McCaskill  (25), daughter, Marguerite Bruce McCaskill (22), daughter Olive Bryan McCaskill Oppenlander (20), son Thomas Quentin McCaskill (16), daughter Memory Rose McCaskill (15), daughter Eleanor Jean McCaskill (13) and son Joseph … Continue reading Marguerite Bruce McCaskill

Maxine J. Rholetter

May/29/1937 – Aug/12/2008 Obituary of Maxine J. Rholetter LUGOFF – Funeral service for Maxine J. Rholetter, 71, will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Lugoff Church of God with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Tim Shirley will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Mrs. Rholetter died Tuesday, August 12, 2008. Born in Camden, … Continue reading Maxine J. Rholetter

Albertus “Bert” Shirley

Albertus “Bert” Shirley was born on July 29, 1916 in Camden, the son of Howard O. Shirley and Docia Caroline Twitty. Paternal grandson of Buril Benjamin Shirley and his wife, Euline E. Maternal grandson of Oren C. Twitty and Narcissa Caroline Horton. Albertus “Bert” Shirley, 92, beloved husband of Janice Sue Hasty, passed away on August 9, 2008. Bert was an avid fisherman and he … Continue reading Albertus “Bert” Shirley

Local school district news

Drive around the area and you’re bound to see millions of tax dollars at work in school construction. From new schools with special design features to old schools with upgrades, school construction continues, even in a tough economic time. And, in three districts — Lexington 1, Richland 2 and Lexington-Richland 5 — voters will be asked to approve bond proposals on the November ballot to … Continue reading Local school district news

Kershaw County Building Up

The district is completing a number of renovations in its first phase of a facilities upgrade project. Among work at Lugoff, Elgin and Camden area schools: Lugoff-Elgin High: Work includes a new auxiliary gym, renovations of existing locker rooms, new concession building, new ticket booths, two new practice fields, a new track and six new tennis courts. Projected completion is October. Lugoff-Elgin Middle: Construction of … Continue reading Kershaw County Building Up