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Yesteryear for Sept. 1, 2010

Posted: August 31, 2010 3:18 p.m.
Updated: September 1, 2010 5:00 a.m.

30 YEARS AGO

Sept. 3, 1980

Photo cutline --  Gayle Breon, head nurse on the surgical wing at the Kershaw County Memorial Hospital, talks to Janet Mazeika, who had undergone surgery the week before. Mrs. Breon says of nursing, “This is what I want to do and always will do.”

Three longtime public servants will be honored sometime in the spring of 1981 when a “Kershaw County Favorite Sons Day” is held. John C. West, Donald Holland, and John E. Baker, all of whom served in public office for many years, will have bridges and highways dedicated to and named after them, according to a S. C. Highway Department and its resident commissioner, J. Clator Arrants.

Photo cutline -- All those boxes of books, stuffed animals, hair dryers and clothes that were packed up last spring and hauled away from campus are back again. Winthrop College student Jan Rush a senior from Camden, had the help of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Rush, as she moved back into her residence hall after the summer break.

Photo cutline -- Kershaw County Mormons have broken ground for their new church which will be located near Woodward Park. Church members look on as Bishop J. C. Connell turns the first shovel of dirt. With him are Charles Woodrow, stakes president; James Graham, executive secretary to Woodrow; and Gary Fish, counselor to Woodrow. The $900,000 facility is expected to be completed within a year.

Photo cutline -- Lori Finch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Finch of Lugoff, puts all the energy she has into playing her bass clarinet for the Lugoff-Elgin Marching Pride Band. Band Director Glenn Price has been practicing his players regularly in preparation for the football season.

Photo cutline -- The Kershaw County delegation at the 1980 State 4-H Electric Congress included Robbie Newman and Jerry Catoe. 4-H leader Verna Newman, Lewis Williamson of Carolina Power and Light Co., one of the sponsors of the event, and 4-H leader Joyce Collins.

Photo cutline -- Lugoff-Elgin’s Football Squad is ready for the season opener Friday at Manning. Team members include Coach Noah Dixon, Dennis Heath, Ernest Wood, Robert Samuel, Clarence Goodwin, Ronnie Hunter, Rob Nash, Carvel Blakeney, Joel Griffith and Coach Charlie Lloyd. Dwayne Sweet, Mark Wright, Marcus Nater, Phil Rothrock, Mike Gogan, James Taylor, Danny Brazzel and Bryon Hoogstraat. Head Coach Creig Tyler, Marvin Shepard, Ray Moore, Joe Lisek, Stephone Richardson, Johnny McLeod, Charlie Nixon, Craig Brown, Joey Counts, Darren Sweet, Sam Majors, Gary Boykin and Coach Mike Hepner.

Photo cutline -- Johnny Rabb won the men’s singles titles of the annual C&S Tennis Tournament this weekend, downing Bud Goodrich in the finals. Trudy Reeves won the women’s single titles, and she also won the women’s doubles crown along with Jeannie Hanley.

Photo cutline -- Kershaw County Education Association President Rebecca Pinkney presents Benjamin Goodwin of North Central High School with an award for the school having the highest number of KCEA members last year. Also receiving awards, but not pictured, were Debra Edwards of North Central, Janis Kennedy of Bethune Elementary for the school having the highest percentage of members, and Cathey Cameron, outgoing secretary from last year.

Photo cutline – Kershaw County Literacy Association – members are gathering together to make plans for the upcoming tutor workshops to be held at the end of the month. Planning during a recent session were Helen Sneed, Nancy Thomas, Kershaw County librarian Penny Albright and Jim Childs.

Photo cutline -- New Officers of the Camden Optimist Club include Hazel Deese, director; John Ensign, director; Richard Nelson, vice president elect; Bob Johnson, president; Perry McCoy, president elect; Joe Speaks, board chairman; and Jerry Devine, secretary-treasurer elect.

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