TaNyah Radden of Camden was recently selected to participate in the 2015 Miss Jr. Teen pageant competition that will take place on Sunday. TaNyah learned of her acceptance into this year's competition when the pageant announced its selections following interviews conducted in the Columbia area. TaNyah submitted an application and took part in an interview session by the Columbia pageant coordinator.
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Congratulations to Paul Napper, executive director of The ALPHA Center, feted on today's front page as the 2015 recipient of the Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation's Leonard Price Friend of Law Enforcement Award. As his nominators, Kershaw County School District Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan and ALPHA Center Prevention Director Tina Griggs said in their nomination letters, we know of no one more deserving of such recognition.
WASHINGTON -- If the truth sets us free, then Bush family members should be warbling from rooftops.
It was with a good deal of sympathy that I read the column written by the young lady who bemoaned the lack of job opportunities for youth. We've all been there. My sympathy evaporated, however, when I read the line "adults…. must give us a chance to learn responsibility and gain necessary experience through job opportunities." (Emphasis mine.)
KershawHealth was envisioned and built by local philanthropy. It has been sustained for more than a century by the commitment of a community dedicated to caring for its own. And, even as it has grown, decade after decade, it has never lost that sense of purpose that comes from neighbors caring for neighbors. Now, we have joined with our neighbors to take another step on that journey.
Here's what happened -- and I swear on Mama's cocoa-splattered chocolate cake recipe this is the gospel:
Columbia television/radio personality Jeff Roper and performer/pageant queen Susan Amos Herron of Rock Hill will be co-emcees of the 1998 Miss Camden Pageant.
Editorialists and commentators have chastised the South Carolina legislature relentlessly for failing to get anything done during the 2015 session. In fact, though, they did plenty of work.
A graveside service to celebrate the life of Margaret Van Landingham will be held Saturday, November 14th at 1:00 pm at the Quaker Cemetery in Camden, South Carolina. Rev. John Hallman from Bethesda Presbyterian Church will officiate. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Summer Dreams/Camp Honey Creek, P.O. Box 140, Hunt, Texas 78024 or the First Presbyterian Church in Kerrville, Texas.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Frances McDaniel Sanders, 96, of Hagood, SC, will be held at 11:30 AM, today, November 10, 2015 at the Church of the Ascension in Rembert, SC. The Rev. Pete Cooper will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Sander's memory to The Hagood Church of the Ascension, Landscaping Fund, PO Box 129, Rembert, SC 29128.
A graveside service to celebrate the life of Lois F. Peach, 86, of Camden, SC, will be held Thursday, November, 12 at 1:00 PM at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Peach's memory to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, SC 29020 or to Connie Maxwell Children's Home, P. O Box 1178, Greenwood, SC 29640 or to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 128 Black River Road, Camden, SC 29020.
A service to celebrate the life of Leo Perry Hinson, 64, was held on Sunday at 5:30 at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Dr. Charles Everett officiated. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Glen Hinson, Ricky Caulder, Todd Helms, Ricky Hinson, Timmy Hinson, Tommy Seybold, Dale Poeta and Gary Pullen. The family received friends Sunday 4:00-5:30 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kentucky Ministries c/o Trinity Baptist Church, 1062 Ridgeway Road, Lugoff, S.C. 29078.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Henry Hill "Rooster" DuRant, Jr., 69, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church. Rev. Steve Patterson will officiate. The family will receive friends in the church Fellowship Center following the service. Memorials may be made in Henry's memory to the SC Autism Society, 806 12th Street, West Columbia, SC 29169 or Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Those people seeking a less-guilty Thanksgiving Day now have a place to go before taking part in a big meal.
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This is turning out to be a very difficult year for Camden High School (CHS), its students, teachers, staff and community.
WASHINGTON -- One week, Beirut and Paris; the next week, Mali. The nightmare is young. Where next?
As I sit back and ponder the election results of several weeks ago, I feel overwhelmed. Many emotions go through my head. I can hear ...
An email arrived in the middle of the night back in August. Its message was to tell me that my precious friend Randy Parks, one ...
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How fitting to write this article for the Chronicle-Independent because the Chronicle sparked a flame which has benefitted hundreds and hundreds of homeless pets.
On Tuesday, October 20, a Senate Judiciary subcommittee met to discuss and take testimony on S.868, a bill that would grant the power of ...
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A service to celebrate the life of Herbert Ray Rutledge, 79, will be held on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at ...
Robert "Bob" Odom, 59, of St. Petersburg, FL passed away Nov. 17, 2015. Bob is survived by his loving family. Please see full obituary at ...