Memorial services to celebrate the life of Michael Edward Price, 66, of Camden, SC will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday August 8, 2014 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Camden Ward. Bishop Derrick Swails and Joe Connell will officiate. Memorials may be made in Michael's memory to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, General Missionary Fund, c/o Camden Ward, 1700 Chestnut Ferry Road, Camden, SC 29020.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Barbara Badger Spitzer, 83, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00PM Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Antioch Baptist Church. Rev. Dave Robinson and Rev. Todd Warnock will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Barbara's memory to Antioch Baptist Church, 1875 Antioch Road, Camden, SC 29020
Memorial services to celebrate the life of Linda Hancock Watts, 71, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, August 11, 2014 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden. Rev. David Weaver and Rev. Steve Patterson will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Linda's memory to Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
It takes a special young man to give up most of his summer to play baseball, sometimes four to five nights a week, while other kids are at the beach or in the mountains for vacation.
One in five? Yeah, right. Sounds way too high.
"What is your favorite football team?"
A pair of Camden-based jumpers, stablemates and New York-breds have been entered into Thursday's $75,000 Mrs. Ogden Phipps Stakes fillies and mares steeplechase race at the Saratoga Race Course.
The sixth annual Springdale 5k at Sunrise will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Springdale Race Course in Camden.
All players wishing to play either junior varsity or freshman team football at Camden High school this fall are asked to attend an organizational meeting on Friday, Aug. 8 at 5:30 p.m.
Richard Black, grandson of the late David and Estelle Jones of Camden, SC, is attending the National Student Leadership Conference on Medicine & Health Care at Harvard Medical School. The session held August 3-12 immerses high school students in the challenging complexities of the medical profession. It exposes them to the techniques of doctors and nurses during hands-on clinical rounds where they treat patients in a true-to-life outbreak simulation. The students interact with practicing physicians, scientific researchers, medical school students and residents. They also grapple with controversial medical issues, learn about health care challenges and explore advanced scientific research in areas ...
If voters approve the Kershaw County School District's $130 million list of projects for Phase 2 of its facilities equalization project (FEP), property taxes will go up in Kershaw County. The question is by how much, especially since the district is also asking voters to approve a 1-cent sales tax that would partially offset any property tax millage increases. Both referenda will be on the ballot on Nov. 4 during the general election.
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Funeral services for Stella Reynolds Faile, 73, will be held Thursday at 4:00 p.m. at High Hill True Light Church, Lucknow, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
The Kershaw County School Board selected a local native to serve as an assistant principal at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS).
I never played high school football. My glory days ended with the little league Lions and the gridiron of my youth is now a stand of depressingly mature pine trees across the old, worn foot bridge in Woodward Park. Like many, I now enjoy the pleasure of watching and cheering on younger generations and look forward to each new season as it plays out on our home field at Zemp Stadium. It is my opinion that we, as a community, should keep Zemp and prepare the old facility for the future.
Silent prayer joins morning regimen at county schools
While it may be overly ambitious to tackle academia and government at the same time, to some extent, that is what I'm going to do. And in doing so, heaven forbid I assume an Obama level of arrogance required to advise you what to do. I simply am saying what I am going to do and give reasons for my decision.
WASHINGTON -- Lego's groundbreaking female-scientists set sold out almost immediately after it was released this month. But never fear, fans of feminist toys: A new Barbie doll, now in stock, is also shattering the plastic ceiling.
The unemployment rate here in Kershaw County and across South Carolina, as well as the rest of the United States, remains disappointingly high. The economy is still mired in slow growth, and too many people are out of work. Yet a recent study by a national newspaper shows how ineffective government jobs programs can be and points out that many people who have tried to take advantage of them end up worse off than they were before starting them.
Merriebelle Stable's Makari, who won Saratoga Race Course's $100,000 A. P. Smithwick Memorial in his first U.S. start, has been entered for a shot at winning Thursday's $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup, a back-to-back Saratoga double that has not been achieved in 15 years.
Patricia Ann Haynes Cassady passed away peacefully on Friday August 15, 2014.
Funeral Services for Betty Anne Kea, 66, will be held Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Lake Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery, Timmonsville, S.C. The Rev. Richard Cameron, the Rev. Joe Stines and the Rev. Larry Newman will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or Gideons International.
When he left Camden High School following his graduation in 2009 to continue his academic and basketball pursuits, Evrik Gary needed only to hop on I-20 East and head for Florence and Francis Marion University. Among the reasons he chose to attend FMU was the school's proximity to his home and family in Camden.
Taylor Blake Mooneyham, 16, of 3183 Youngs Bridge Road, passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014, at his home.
Funeral service for Charles Dabney, 79, will be held on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at DeKalb Baptist Church with burial to follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The Rev. Keith Coates will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to DeKalb Baptist Church, 2034 DeKalb School Road, Camden, S.C. 29020.
The Camden Bulldog Club will sponsor Meet the Bulldogs on Monday, Aug. 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Commons area of the gym.
Betty Jean Alexander Asti of Newark, DE, passed from this life to glory with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 14, 2014 at the age of 86. She was born to the late Haven and Anna Alexander on June 12, 1928 in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania.