President has performed badly In four years under President Obama, our national debt has gone up $6 trillion, many more people are out of work, food prices are up 6 percent, 15 million more people on food stamps, and gas prices have jumped. We have four Americans killed in Libya, and we still can’t get the truth from the White House about this. What a … Continue reading LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Jennifer “Jenny” Jones Rabon

Oct/18/1946 – Nov/29/2012 Obituary of Jennifer Jones Rabon CASSATT – Funeral service for Jennifer Jones Rabon, 66, will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Sandy Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Cassatt. The Rev. Joe Stines will officiate. The family will receive friends Sunday 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to St. … Continue reading Jennifer “Jenny” Jones Rabon


Festivals/Events The Gourmet Shop’s Annual Champagne Bash is 6-8 p.m. Friday. There will be bubbly and sushi, cheese, caviar and more. $30 per person, $50 per couple, at The Gourmet Shop, 724 Saluda Ave. Reserve space by calling (803) 799-9463 or sign up online at www.thegourmetshop.net . One fish, two fish, Catfish Stomp in Elgin! The Blaney Fire Department and local volunteer firemen cook up and serve … Continue reading COOK’S CALENDAR

Early life lessons on service – COMMUNITY HELPING HANDS

Kershaw County Elementary School students have been learning some valuable lessons about service and putting them into practice in their community. Blaney Elementary second-graders in Velma Jackson’s class recently packed Sacks of Love for other youngsters who otherwise might not have enough food on the weekends. More than 400 students in the district receive sacks filled with food each week as part of the effort coordinated … Continue reading Early life lessons on service – COMMUNITY HELPING HANDS

Hattie Luleane “Lou” Pritchett Thomley

1934  Hattie Luleane “Lou” Pritchett was born on 03 Aug 1934 in Jackson, Clarke, Alabama, USA a child of Charley Pritchett and Ruby Phillips Pritchett. 1940 Luleane Pritchett  was counted in the census on 19 Apr 1940 in Clarke, Alabama, USA, as a female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Charlie Pritchett; her mother, Ruby Pritchett; and her brother, Charlie Pritchett. … Continue reading Hattie Luleane “Lou” Pritchett Thomley

Donna Ann “Mrs. Red” Heindel Grigsby

1959 Donna Ann “Mrs. Red” Heindel was born on 22 Nov 1959 in Greenville, Washington, Mississippi, USA a child of Donald Heindel and Hazel Anne Heindel. 2012 She died on 09 Nov 2012 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA.  Donna Ann “Mrs. Red” Heindel was buried on 13 Nov 2012 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Obituary of Donna Ann Grigsby … Continue reading Donna Ann “Mrs. Red” Heindel Grigsby

Dessie Mae Davis McLeod

1918 Dessie Mae Davis was born on 27 Jun 1918 in Lee, South Carolina, USA a child of Theodore Bagley Davis and Maggie Lucille Mathis Davis. 1920 Dessie M Davis was counted in the census on 08 Jan 1920 in Ionia, Lee, South Carolina, USA, as a one year old, single, white, female, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Theodore Davis; her mother, … Continue reading Dessie Mae Davis McLeod