I have been collecting information about Heath Springs football since the school closed in 1969 up to the present day. I have interviewed players from every team from 1949 through 1968 and I played for coaches Calvin “Pap” McCaw and Sidney Max Cauthen.
I thought it would be an unique opportunity to hear from an opposing coach from the 1950s who played against Heath Springs.
The Lancaster County NAACP held a election candidates’ forum Thursday, Oct. 16 in the First Washington Baptist Church fellowship hall that was attended by about 50 potential voters who were introduced to local candidates involved in the Nov. 4 General Election.
Like the wardrobe doors that lead to Narnia, the doors of the Barr Street Auditorium, 612 E. Meeting St., open at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Oct. 17, for Community Playhouse of Lancaster County’s production of “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe.”
The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) held a press conference at MUSC Thursday, Oct. 16, to announce the state’s preparedness if persons infected with the Ebola virus present themselves at South Carolina hospitals.
In preparation for writing the last column on the best football for the decade of the 1950s, I asked Jimmy Horton to assemble as many players from the 1957 Heath Springs High School football team as possible.
I wanted them to tell me their story firsthand concerning the last game that Coach R.L. Abstance coached against Springfield for the the state championship.
Rebekah Phillips and Ryan Watson were married at 5 p.m. Dec. 28, 2013, at Pleasant Plain Baptist Church by the Rev. Dale Myers.
The bride is the daughter of Maurice and Zoe Phillips. She is the granddaughter of the late Ralph and Idell Dunn and of the late Sammie Lee and Lillian Phillips. She is a graduate of Winthrop University and works for the Chesterfield County School District.