News Articles


News Articles


Newspaper and magazine articles.

Items in the News Articles Collection

Johnsonville Is Hustling Little Town
Includes photos of Seaboard Air Train Depot, town officials, and J.H. Owens, freight and express operator.

Live Town Springs Up From Woods of Pine
Description of the very early days of Johnsonville after incorporation, 1913.

Article describes Johnsonville's progress from 1912 to 1970.

Johnsonville Legion Ceremony
Johnsonville Legion Ceremony - When the new American Legion post home was dedicated Thursday night, Post Commander, Joe T. Huggins (second from left) as host of the occasion was surrounded by high officials of the Legion in the state. Seated, left to…

Cooperative Attitudes Aid Johnsonville's Big Growth
Story of Johnsonville's recent growth due to Wellman, plus article about new church, Westside Free Will Baptist

Johnsonville Looked Good To a Boy From Possum Fork
JOHNSONVILLE - Half way between Florence and Georgetown - which is to say that particularly favored location location wherein the Low Country comes rushing up to greet the Pee Dee area - is a town…

Winyah Observer, 1849
Contains a story about Johnsonville's 4th of July Celebration

Westside Free Will Baptist Church, 1956
Describes the founding of the church the previous year.

Johnsonville School Opens
Johnsonville opens for the 1911-1912 school year. R.S. Major is principal. Teachers: Pauline Wilson, Elise Rollins, Pearl Reeves, Claudia Johnson, Elizabeth Wadill, and Emily Hutson. 5 October 1911

Johnsonville Theater To Be Rebuit At Once
Story of the aftermath of the fire that destroyed the Prosser Theater on Broadway in 1937, causing casualties next door.

West Side Plaza Announced
Announcement of the new Westside Plaza - Abe Lyerly and Odell Venters. 3 August 1966

Accepting LHR Machine
Hilburn Stone and other Johnsonville Rescue Squad members along with Mayor Connie DeCamps accept the new LHR machine for the department. 29 December 1977

Cablevision May Come To Johnsonville
Article details the first easements for cable television to be provided to the Johnsonville and Hemingway areas. 1 December 1977

Ground Breaking
Groundbreaking for Dr. Charles Maxwell's new dentist office on Broadway. 4 August 1977


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