Wade Burr was the tough-luck losing pitcher as the Kershaw County Post 17 Junior American Legion baseball team dropped a 2-1 decision against South Florence last Friday night in a game played at American Legion Park in Camden.
Here are the sports camps on tap in Kershaw County for the week of June 17. Camden Volleyball Camp: Open to beginners through intermediate players. Beginners will focus on skill development and work toward game play. Intermediate players will refine their skills and work on more advanced team concepts. Players will be grouped by skill level. Instructing the camp will be Camden High varsity head coach Paige Wilson along with her coaching staff and high ...
Starting this week and continuing through next week, the Kershaw County Senior American Legion baseball team is scheduled to play it one four-game weeks of the season.
Meritage Racing's Inti collected the biggest victory of his racing career on Saturday, when he surged past Complete Zen in Colonial Downs' stretch and drew clear to a 3 1/4-length victory in the $50,000 David L. "Zeke" Ferguson Memorial (Gr. 3), the feature race of the Virginia track's opening-day program.
Monday: Post 17 Seniors at Sumter (7 p.m.); Post 17 Juniors at Lake City (7 p.m.)
"I was tired, but it was a different kind of tired. This kind of tired comes from day after day of constant caregiving with no end in sight -- with no hope and no one to care. Respite allowed me to be with people who care and realize that some people understand what caregivers are going through." Like this elderly gentleman, who is a caregiver for his wife ...
WASHINGTON -- You might say I have a dog in this fight.
Mr. Clarence Murphy, 62, of Lugoff, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, June 6, 2013. Born in Lugoff, he was the son of the late Hamp and Estell Thomas Murphy and husband of Katie Johnson Murphy. A Celebration of Life Services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, at Saint Matthew Baptsit Church, with burial in church cemetery in Lugoff. Mr. Murphy will be placed in the church at 12 p.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home in Camden is serving the Murphy family.
A celebration of life service for Connie Mae Huggins Reser, 51, will be held Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Larry Harrison will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter.
On June 4, 2013, Christ called home Harriet Stevens Sahlman of Camden, South Carolina. Harriet is now joined with her husband of 53 years, Bruce Christian Sahlman, who departed in June of 2012. She is survived by her two sons, Steven Bruce Sahlman and Christian Frederick Sahlman, her daughter-in-law Roslyn Simon Sahlman, her grandchildren Reagan Elise Sahlman and Christian James Sahlman, her sister Dorothy Stevens Esner and her sister-in-law, Jeanne Townsend Stevens. She was ...
Mr. Homer Leroy Stuckey, 73, of 164 Shivers Pond Road, Rembert, S.C. passed on Tuesday, June 4, 2013.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Frances Swafford Coffee Wallace, 87, of Columbia, will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Wildewood Downs, 1001 Wildewood Downs Circle, Columbia, SC 29223, 803-555-1212. The Rev. Dr. George Crow will officiate. A Celebration of Life service will follow the memorial service at Wildewood Downs. Memorials may be made in her memory to Palmetto Health Hospice, P.O. Box 7275, Columbia, SC 29202.
Ms. Mary Louise Wilson, 79, of 722 Fair St., Camden, S.C., passed on Friday, June 7, 2013.
** A new Gallup poll indicates that Americans rank the performance of Congress at the lowest level since polling on the subject began. Only 10 percent of citizens say they have confidence in Congress, with no discernible difference among those who call themselves Democrats and those who say they're Republicans. Congress rates last on a list of 16 institutions, with the American military ranking first. The Gallup organization has been asking opinions of Congress ...
WASHINGTON -- It is reassuring that in the midst of so much government dysfunction, the IRS has resolved the question of when and whether to tax tanning beds under the Affordable Care Act. Do not be concerned about that giddiness you feel. You are not having a nervous breakdown but are suffering a symptom commonly associated with recognition that the absurd has become the accepted norm -- and that you are, in fact, alone. ...
The end of the school is a veritable kaleidoscope of activities and excitement, with happiness and even a little relief thrown in for good measure. For me, it's also a time to reflect on the school district's many accomplishments over the past year. To say the least, it's been one terrific year! This month, I wanted to review just a few of the many highlights of 2012-13:
Emily Elizabeth Aycock and Matthew Pace Hipp, both of Columbia, S.C. were married Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in Islamorada, Fla.
J.W. and Elizabeth Barrett celebrated their 50th anniversary at a drop-in hosted by their sons and daughter-in-law Johnny Barrett and Paul and Hope Barrett, on Sunday, May 19 at St. John United Methodist Church Fellowshipp Hall at Springhill in Lee County.
Dear Annie: I have been married to the love of my life for several years.
Dr. Martha S. Tingen , a native of Camden and Charles W. Linder Endowed Chair in Pediatrics at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, has been selected to participate in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia.
At a public hearing and regular Bethune Town Council meeting Thursday, council invited citizens to voice their thoughts and opinions regarding its proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget. During the public hearing, Mayor Carlisle Davis said that the budget had been available to the public the week before but that "not a single person" obtained a copy.
As a Kershaw County teacher for twenty-seven years, I'm not sure I have ever properly thanked my very first teacher -- my father, Dave Spradley -- or told him how great of an impact he has had on my life and on my career. The most important lessons about literacy and education, I learned from him. Whether it was sitting on the couch, snuggled against him as he read aloud to me, or laughing ...
A service for Evelyn Ruth Hopkins "Polly" Johnson, 83, will be held at a later date in Murfreesboro, Tenn. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Harvest Hope Food Bank, 2220 Shop Road, Columbia, S.C. 29201.
A service to celebrate the life of Douglas Featherstone Pitts, 51, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Lakeview Baptist Church with the Rev. Hugh McKinney officiating. The family will receive friends Monday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Austin Hayes smacked a grand slam to ignite a seven-run eighth inning as visiting Kershaw County rallied for a 10-7 win over Hartsville in a League III American Legion baseball game played Friday night in Kelleytown.