Ben T. Collins

1943 Ben T. Collins was born December 31, 1942 in Elgin, South Carolina, the son of Chester Collins and  Frances Ruby Davis Collins. 1998 On April 24, 1998, Ben T. Collins was listed as a living son in the obituary of Frances Ruby Davis Collins. 2007 On October 20, 2007, Ben Collins was listed as the living brother in the obituary of Curtis Harvey Collins. 2010 Funeral Services for Ben … Continue reading Ben T. Collins

Easter Mary Phillips McCain

1915 Easter Phillips McCain was born November 4, 1915 in Chesterfield, South Carolina, the daughter of Early Phillips and Leanna Prudie Sowell Phillips. 1920 Census Information: According to the United States census reported on March 2, 1920, Early Phillips (23), rented a home in Buffalo, Kershaw, South Carolina, with his wife, Prudis Phillips (25), and their children; Easter Mary Phillips (4) and Bridy Mae Phillips … Continue reading Easter Mary Phillips McCain

Kershaw County teachers honored

The Kershaw County Reading Association recently held its annual Reading Teacher of the Year banquet at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School. Each school had the opportunity to nominate a Reading Teacher of the Year, who created portfolios and displays to be judged for the district competition. This year, the featured guests were students from the county’s three high schools. In their speeches, they described teachers who have … Continue reading Kershaw County teachers honored


>>> SCHOOLS Charity drives wrapping up All four Richland 2 high schools are hosting annual student-led, schoolwide service projects designed to encourage students to explore, understand and address community needs. Friday: H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Everywhere) 365 at Richland Northeast High, 7500 Brookfield Road. Set for 1 p.m. Monday: Winter Dreams at Blythewood High, 10901 Wilson Blvd. in Blythewood. Time to be announced. Wednesday: Winter … Continue reading CLOSE TO HOME

Robert Thomas “Bobby” Jeffers

1930 Thomas Bobby Jeffers was born February 15, 1930 in Blaney, South Carolina, son of Elmore Joel Jeffers and Carrie “Cara” Neeley Jeffers. 1940 Census Information: According to United States census reported on May 7, 1940, Elmore Jeffers (44), owned a home in Wateree Township, Kershaw County, South Carolina, with his wife, Carrie Belle Jeffers (44), and their children; James Jeffers (20) and Bobbie Jeffers … Continue reading Robert Thomas “Bobby” Jeffers