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Veterans Day: the challenge for vets to stay fit

When Mark Taylor was medically discharged from the military around five years ago, both his self-understanding and waistband expanded as he adjusted to life on the other side of a 12-year career with the Army and Army Reserve.

November 12, 2014 | | National


Veterans Day: 10 best cities for vets to live in

Veterans make an average of $36,381 a year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. And while that is a higher average than the rest of the population -- $25,820 -- it doesn't mean they can afford to be frivolous.

November 12, 2014 | Linsy Hunsaker Deseret News | National


Veterans Day: Sweet Liberty

The dog is about 39 pounds, low to the ground and well-muscled, her fur a mottle of patches and spots. At a guess, she's a heeler mix, a shelter refugee, maybe 4 years old.

November 12, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News | National


Camden Elementary, Camden High and Camden Military Academy celebrate Veterans Day by honoring vets

Camden Elementary School celebrated Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 10. Students honored veterans starting with a breakfast at 8 a.m. Afterwards, veterans were honored with a program which included singing by 4th graders and special guest speakers, including retired Army Maj. Gen. Juilan Burns, retired Marine Corps Capt. George Gibson and retired Army Sgt. Ramon Guitard, a Purple Heart recipient.

November 12, 2014 | | Localife


Openings available for CHS baseball benefit golf tournament

The Camden High School baseball program will host a fundraising golf tournament at the Camden Country Club on Thursday, Nov. 13.

November 12, 2014 | | Camden High/Middle


Sporting clays tourney benefits TRF

The Shoot for Second Chances, a sporting clays charity tournament to benefit the retired race horses of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation of South Carolina, will be held on Friday, Nov. 14 at Hermitage Farm Shooting Sports in Camden.

November 12, 2014 | | Sports


McCarthy wraps up leading rider title

Part-time Camden resident Willie McCarthy wrapped up his first National Steeplechase Association leading rider championship with one meet left on the schedule.

November 12, 2014 | | Equine


Ariail for Nov. 12, 2014

November 12, 2014 | | Ariail


Drinking age

Picture this: a young man from Kershaw County graduates at the top of his high school class and turns down academic college scholarship offers in favor of joining the Navy and pursuing his dream of becoming a Seal, the most elite fighting corps. He makes it through the rigorous training, attains his dream and distinguishes himself in combat during two tours of duty in the Middle East. He comes home on leave to propose to his high school sweetheart, votes in a local election and then goes to a local restaurant with some old buddies, where he can't buy ...

November 12, 2014 | | Editorials


Early forecast: More gridlock

WASHINGTON -- Is the government's gridlock about to be dislodged? Imagine the capital as a giant set of pulleys and levers, operating at cross purposes. In the end, the forces tugging President Obama and Republican leaders apart may be more powerful than the ones pushing them together.

November 12, 2014 | By Ruth Marcus Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


The night shift

One of the most common reactions I get when people find out what I do is most people think I get paid to play. It's quite true that I enjoy my work and I never wish to go back to punching the 9-to-5 clock anymore than I wish to go to the same old boring place to work over and over again. Looking across the boundaries of genus and species, our representatives in nature all have a job to do that we call a niche. The jobs that are done in the natural world are as varied and as ...

November 12, 2014 | By Josh Arrants C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Inabinet - Nov. 12, 2014

November 12, 2014 | | Inabinet


Yesteryear for Nov. 12, 2014

NSDAR provides flags for holidays

November 12, 2014 | | Yesteryear


Lady Bulldogs run to a8th place finish in AAA state meet

Pam Chickering placed no pressure on her Camden High girls' cross country team heading into last Saturday's AAA state championship held at Clemson's Sandhills Research facility course in Columbia.

November 12, 2014 | | Camden High/Middle


Too early for the Christmas Spirit?

Some television networks have started showing Christmas movies. Are you in the Christmas spirit yet, or do you think it is too soon?

November 12, 2014 | | Sidewalk Survey


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Lugoff Garden Club welcomes Camden Floral owners

Rick and Tina Deonise, owners of Camden Floral, were hosts for the Lugoff Garden Club's Nov. 17 meeting at their shop on Goodall Avenue. The social hour began at 6:30 p.m. and the speaker's hour began at 7 p.m.

November 21, 2014 | | Localife


Bethune Garden Club to host Bethune Memorial Tree and Candle Lighting Ceremony

For the eigth consecutive year, the Bethune Garden Club is hosting the Bethune Memorial Tree and Candle Lighting Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30 at the Bethune Memorial Park on Hwy 1.

November 21, 2014 | | Localife


PTH 3rd graders get dictionary donation

The Camden Rotary Club visited Pine Tree Hill Elementary Monday with a donation of new dictionaries for every student in the third grade. This is a continuation of a project that the rotary has been doing for some time.

November 21, 2014 | | Localife


Thawing and preparing a turkey for Thanksgiving

Thawing: Three ways are safe-in the refrigerator, in cold water that is changed every 30 minutes, or in a microwave oven. Do not thaw a turkey at room temperature. Make sure the turkey is completely thawed before cooking.

November 21, 2014 | | Localife


'Fire is catching,' so catch up with Katniss

Fans of The Hunger Games series will be jumping back into the world of Panem with the Nov. 21 theatrical release of "Mockingjay -- Part 1."

November 21, 2014 | Amber Clayson Deseret News | National


Study: kids rarely eat school lunch veggies

NEW YORK -- Despite widespread availability of healthy school lunches, kids are saying "no" to more vegetables mandated by federal standards, a new study says.

November 21, 2014 | Tracie Knabe Snowder KSL | National


'VeggieTales' spin-off debuts Wednesday on Netflix

After 21 years, Larry the Cucumber and Bob the Tomato are leaving the kitchen counter to explore the rest of the house in the spin-off series "VeggieTales in the House," which will premiere Wednesday on Netflix.

November 21, 2014 | Ginny Romney Deseret News | National


Helping kids put the thanks in Thanksgiving

It's not hard to tell when the Christmas shopping season is officially in full swing because my children's cartoons become shorter along with the days. Instead of regular programming, their 30-minute show is crammed with 20 minutes of commercials telling my kids why they absolutely can't live without and must have a stuffed animal that magically transforms into a backpack or a bed or a three-bedroom ranch with optional den.

November 21, 2014 | Erin Stewart Deseret News | National


The making of a peace activist

On a recent fall afternoon, a crowd of Arabs and Jews gathered in front of the concrete wall that divides Israel from the Palestinian territories, holding signs reading, "Revenge is not a political plan" and "Stop the violence! Yes to coexistence!"

November 21, 2014 | Elizabeth Stuart Deseret News | National


Faith leaders leave Vatican with high hopes

VATICAN CITY -- As an unprecedented Vatican interfaith conference on marriage closed Wednesday, a spirited leader of the Black Church in America roused participants with revivalist soul-searching.

November 21, 2014 | Paul Edwards, Tad Walch Deseret News | National


Simple gratitude leads to big changes

It's been said that gratitude is the beginning of all virtues, and there's a reason. With a grateful heart we open our souls to what is and what can be, and embrace the best of what has been. But surprisingly, even small changes can create significant life shifts.

November 21, 2014 | Connie Sokol KSL | National


In tribute to Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has been called the "American holiday." It was born out of gratitude in times of deep adversity but boundless opportunity.

November 21, 2014 | Linda and Richard Eyre Deseret News | National


Meet some animals who need good homes

Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Prissy, an 8-week-old Calico domestic medium haired kitten and Spice, a 3-year-old female Manchester Terrier. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The shelter, located at the south end of Fair Street and managed by the Kershaw County Humane Society, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the shelter or to check for a missing pet, call 425-6016 or e-mail wcas ...

November 21, 2014 | | Pets


Joann Stockman Peake

Joann Stockman Peake, 69, passed to her heavenly home on November 19th, 2014 after a valiant battle with a long illness. Her devotion to her family and her firm belief in God supported her in her struggle and ultimately gave her peace to be with the Lord.

November 21, 2014 | | Obituaries


John H. Salmond

Mr. John H. Salmond, 64, of 2526 Salmond Street, Camden, South Carolina passed on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Nelson-Haile Funeral Home.

November 21, 2014 | | Obituaries


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