Rev Winburn Lawton Wells Jr.

1926 Rev. Lawton Wells, Jr., was born on March 10, 1926 in Sumter, South Carolina, the son of Winburn Lawton Wells and Annette “Nettie” Elizabeth Taylor Wells. 1930 According to the United States Census reported on April 9, 1930, Winburn L Wells (43) rented a home in Sumter, Sumter, South Carolina with his wife, Nettie E Wells (40). It was reported that they were married … Continue reading Rev Winburn Lawton Wells Jr.

Falling in love with a fall festival – SCHOOLS

FALL FESTIVALS pass on a tradition from one generation to the next. Just ask Eric Jeffcoat, the principal of Windsor Elementary School. “It brings back good memories, and that’s part of the reason I enjoy it,” said Jeffcoat, who has two children enrolled at the school where he works. “I look back at when I was a child.” Like most, his school’s festival is sponsored … Continue reading Falling in love with a fall festival – SCHOOLS

‘She’s real fine’

“She’s Real Fine My 409, my 4 0 9.” OK, if you think this is a cleaning fluid, or something in the voluptuous category, try another section. However, if you started mouthing a song something like, “Well, I’ve saved my pennies and I’ve saved my dimes,” (Giddy up, giddy up 409) and you know this isn’t a report on cheap stocks, stick around. Along about … Continue reading ‘She’s real fine’

Annie Grace Vincent Hinson

Annie Grace Vincent Hinson was born December 29, 1926 in Kershaw, she was the daughter of the late Gus Vanderbilt Vincent and Virgie Elizabeth Catoe Vincent. Annie Grace Vincent Hinson, 82, widow of Bennie Laddie Hinson died Thursday, October 22, in Kershaw Health Camden. She was retired from Springs Industries and a homemaker. Mrs. Hinson was a member of Buffalo Baptist Church, and was active … Continue reading Annie Grace Vincent Hinson

Flynn Allan “Bubba” Goff

1951 Flynn Allan “Bubba” Goff was born March 3, 1951 in Blaney, South Carolina, son of Mendel John Goff and Doris Janet Wooten Goff. 1994 August 15, 1994, Flynn “Bubba” Goff was listed as a living son in the obituary of Mendel J. “Wimpy” Goff. 2009 Obituary of Flynn Goff ELGIN-Graveside service for Flynn “Bubba” Goff, 58, will be held Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. in … Continue reading Flynn Allan “Bubba” Goff

Oscar E. “Shorty” Branham, Sr

CAMDEN — A memorial service for Oscar E. “Shorty” Branham, Sr. will be held Sunday, Oct. l8th, 2009, at 2:30 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church in Camden. Pastor Everett Reconnu and Rev. Ed Stokes will officiate. Visitation will follow the service. Mr. Branham died Oct. 9th, 2009. He was born in Eastover, S.C., a son of Linder Team Branham and Mary E Hoath Branham. He was … Continue reading Oscar E. “Shorty” Branham, Sr


-ART Columbia Museum of Art will present The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States October 23-January 17 at 1515 Main Street. 799-2810. Columbia Museum of Art will host Ansel Adams: Masterworks October 23-January 17 at 1515 Main Street. 799-2810. South Carolina Museum will present Pee Dee to Savannah: Art and Material Culture from South Carolina’s Fall Line Region September 26-March 22 … Continue reading Events

Hartsville Happenings

TODAY – OCT. 15 Biometric Fingerprinting & DNA Identification Kit Child Safety Program: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Sumter Chrysler Jeep Dodge, 2662 Broad Street Extension, Sumter. Parents bring your children to receive a free FBI certified Biometric 10-digit fingerprint profile, a free high resolution full color digital photo of your child, a fee child safety journal, a free home DNA identification kit … Continue reading Hartsville Happenings