Doris Moore Jones

1935 Doris Moore Jones was born July 29, 1935 in Columbia, South Carolina, the daughter of Harvey Gordon Moore, Sr. and Katie Viola Reeder Moore. 1991 On August 22, 1991, Doris Moore Jones was listed as the living wife in the obituary of Leonard Murle Jones Sr. 2012 ELGIN – Funeral services celebrating the life of Doris Moore Jones, 77, of Elgin will be held 11:00 AM … Continue reading Doris Moore Jones

New in schools in 2012-13

The new school year opens the week of Aug. 20, and that means new faces, programs — and, in some cases, whole new facilities — for students at Midlands public schools. Following is information, submitted by the districts, about new features and people in Richland, Lexington and Kershaw County schools. Kershaw County SCHOOL RENOVATIONS The Camden High Spring Sports Complex is opening for its first … Continue reading New in schools in 2012-13

Daisy Juanita Branham Coker Grover

1931 Daisy Juanita Branham was born March 23, 1931 in Blaney, South Carolina to John Hubert Branham and Daisy Susannah Sloan Branham. 1940 Census Information: According to the United States Census recorded on April 15, 1940, John Branham (49), was the head of household at a rented farm for $3.00 per month. in Wateree Township, in Kershaw County. Also in the home was his wife, … Continue reading Daisy Juanita Branham Coker Grover

Janette Cogdell Quinn

1931 Janette Cogdell Quinn was born May 18, 1931, in Union, South Carolina, the daughter of Steve Burnett Cogdell and Ellen Young Cogdell. 1973 On November 23, 1973, Mrs. Melvin Joseph Quinn was listed in the newspaper article “Ray – Quinn.” 2007 June 30, 2007, Janette Cogdill Quinn was listed as a living mother in the obituary of Marie Quinn Rish. 2012 ELGIN – A … Continue reading Janette Cogdell Quinn

5 Richland 1 schools beat odds

Poverty and low-performing schools go hand-in-hand in South Carolina, but some schools in the Midlands are defying those annual expectations, including five Richland 1 schools that earned high marks for raising student achievement. The Richland 1 elementary schools – Arden, Burton-Pack, Edward E. Taylor, South Kilbourne and Webber – were identified as high-performing Title I schools under the federal category of “Reward Schools for Performance,” … Continue reading 5 Richland 1 schools beat odds