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'Can-Do' food drive a sucess

For the month of January, the Pine Grove Baptist Church AWANA youth ministry conducted a canned and non-perishable food drive for a monthly mission project supported by members of the church. January was titled as "Can-Do Anything" month based on the scripture Philippians 4:13: "I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me." With a goal of 1000 food items for the project, AWANA clubbers and church members brought in more than 1700 items of food. Pastor Eric Boone announced the Mission Project each Sunday to the parents and church members; who brought food donations in each week ...

February 26, 2014 | | Lugoff-Elgin


Elgin discusses location for military tribute

Elgin Town Council members Melissa Emmons and Dana Sloan updated council and the public about new developments for Elgin's Military Tribute and Potter Community Park at Tuesday's meeting.

February 07, 2014 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Miss Lugoff-Elgin High School 2014, Country Sweethearts

Lugoff-Elgin High School held it's 38th annual Miss L-EHS pageant January 25. Nineteen girls competed for the title of Junior Miss L-EHS. The Jr. Miss L-EHS finalists are as follows: Miss Congenialty was awarded to Ashland Motley, First Runner Up was awarded to Savannah Harvey, Miss Freshman 2014 was awarded to Leah Hunter, Junior Miss L-EHS 2014 was awarded to Tory Branham; Miss Sophomore 2014 was awarded to Rylee Mathis, Second Runner Up was awarded to Hannah Bradley and Miss Photogentic was awarded to Ashlynn Russo.

January 29, 2014 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Elgin doctor earns federal DOT certification

An Elgin doctor is now one of fewer than 20 physicians to be federally certified to perform truck driver medical exams. Dr. Chester Ferguson of Elgin spent several months going through the process to become a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Certified Medical Examiner.

January 24, 2014 | | Lugoff-Elgin


Elgin works on park, military tribute projects

Elgin Town Council is continuing to move forward with plans to develop Potter Community Park and to construct a military flag tribute in Elgin.

January 10, 2014 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Power outage hits part of Lugoff

More than 1,570 Lugoff area homes and businesses were temporarily without power and traffic was stopped Monday afternoon after a piece of heavy equipment reportedly hit a power pole and caused transmission lines to fall across U.S. 601 at Exchange Drive, just north of I-20.

January 01, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Lugoff-Elgin


Santa’s Elgin helpers

Santa received some extra help from the town of Elgin providing Christmas cheer to local children, senior citizens and families. With the help of the community, Elgin Police Department's annual Toy Round Up and Caring Hands programs were able to give approximately 100 children, 20 senior citizens and 50 families help with gifts and meals.

December 24, 2013 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Santa will ride through Lugoff with Lugoff Fire Dept.

The Lugoff Fire Department will have the honor of escorting Santa Claus through the neighborhoods in Lugoff again this year. Santa will be escorted through different areas of the Lugoff Community each night. Lugoff Firefighters enjoy this event each year so children can have the opportunity to see the "Jolly One" before he comes on Christmas Night.

December 18, 2013 | | Lugoff-Elgin


Elgin Lights provides Christmas cheer for 16 years

This year marks the 16th year of Elgin Lights, a Christmas display featuring more than 35,000 lights put on for the community at the home of Paul and Sarah Towns.

December 16, 2013 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Catfish Stomp parade brings out spectators despite rain

This year marked the 38th year of Elgin's Catfish Stomp with residents braving both rain and cooler temperatures to attend the festivities.

December 11, 2013 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Elgin kicks off holiday season

Thursday night, Elgin celebreated the start of the holiday season with the lighting of the town's Christmas tree. Pastors Ken Jackson (Hillcrest Baptist Church) and Philip Blankenship (Blaney Baptist Church) were speakers for the evening.

December 09, 2013 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Elgin hosts Catfish Stomp this weekend

Elgin Town Council discussed the town's upcoming December festivities including the Catfish Stomp which got underway Thursday night with the town's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Elgin Citizen of the Year Kathy Brown lit the Christmas tree.

December 06, 2013 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Kathy Brown named Elgin Citizen of the Year

Kathy Brown is the 2013 Elgin Citizen of the Year. The town named Brown its citizen of the year at its Christmas Dinner held the weekend of Nov. 23. Her closest friends and family managed to keep it from her until the moment it was announced at the dinner.

December 02, 2013 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Lugoff Fire crews teach Fire Prevention

During the National Fire Prevention Week last month, firefighters from the Lugoff Fire Department visited the Lugoff Schools to promote fire and life safety initiatives to children and adults. The national fire prevention campaign for 2013 is "Prevent Kitchen Fires: Get Cooking with Fire Safety." Firefighters spoke with Pre-K, Kindergarten, and First-Grade classes at Lugoff and Wateree Elementary Schools during the week.

November 29, 2013 | | Lugoff-Elgin


Section of I-20 dedicated to Elgin’s Chris Potter

The Elgin community gathered at Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church in Elgin Wednesday to dedicatea section of I-20 to a Kershaw County Sheriff's Office deputy killed in the line of duty in 1974. Police officers, state and local representatives and more joined members of the late Deputy Chris Potter III's family to honor him.

November 29, 2013 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


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‘Sandhills Revelation’ sales benefitting Blaney-Elgin Museum

Madge Strickland, author of A Sandhills Revelation -- The History, Legacy and Legend of Blaney-Elgin, South Carolina, presented her book to the town of Elgin during town council's August meeting. Proceeds from sales of the book will go towards funding the Blaney-Elgin Museum. The Blaney-Elgin Museum and Historical Society has been in charge of trying to get the museum established.

August 15, 2014 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


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