James William “Pete” Nelson

LUGOFF – Funeral service for James William “Pete” Nelson, 74, will be held on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church, Elgin with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Ken Jackson will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church, 2666 Highway 1 South, Elgin, S.C. 29045. Mr. … Continue reading James William “Pete” Nelson

Purvis Willie Morgan

Purvis Willie Morgan was born Friday, January 31, 1947 in Columbia, he was the son of the late Curtis Willis Morgan and Ruth Branham Morgan. Purvis Willie Morgan, 68, of Meldrim,  passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. He was an outdoorsman with a great sense of humor who had an incredible love for his family and friends. Surviving were his son, Tony Morgan (Beth) … Continue reading Purvis Willie Morgan

Iris McCants Porter

ELGIN -Funeral service for Iris McCants Porter, 69, will be held on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Porter Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Miss Porter passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Born in Blaney, she was the daughter of the late Arnold McCants Porter and … Continue reading Iris McCants Porter

Ruby Marie Kyzer Hornsby Brown

1920 Ruby Marie Kyzer Hornsby Brown was born January 31st, 1920 in Lexington County, South Carolina. She was a daughter of the Paul F. Kyzer and Lila Rickard Kyzer. 1971 On September 17, 1971, Mrs. Ruby Kyzer Hornsby was listed as the living wife in the obituary of Boykin L. Hornsby, Sr. 2015 SUMTER – Ruby Marie Kyzer Hornsby Brown, 95, widow of Boykin Lewis … Continue reading Ruby Marie Kyzer Hornsby Brown

Jimmie Dillard Rose

May/03/1938 – Mar/08/2015 ELGIN – Funeral service for Jimmie Dillard Rose, 76, will be held on Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at Highway Pentecostal Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. George Cashwell will officiate. The family will receive friends following the services in the church fellowship hall. Memorials may be made to Gideons International, PO Box 664, Lugoff, SC 29078 or … Continue reading Jimmie Dillard Rose

Chapin’s Plexico sets winning pace, twice – ON THE SPOT | RUNNING Running

THE LEXINGTON RACE Against Hunger 10K on Feb. 28 had 258 finishers with Chapin’s Ryan Plexico, 31, winning in 36:03. Virginian Colan Spangler, 22, was second in 39:14. Lexington’s Toby Selix, 39, placed third in 39:40. Columbia’s Jeff Brandenburg, 48, was fifth in 39:56 and First Masters finisher. Columbia’s Norm Ferris, 65, was 13th overall and first Grand Master in 42:38. From Lexington, Devon Shirley, … Continue reading Chapin’s Plexico sets winning pace, twice – ON THE SPOT | RUNNING Running