WASHINGTON -- First they came for the drones.
A Midlands lottery player is $500,000 richer today and might not even know it.
The S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program will sponsor a free legal clinic in Bethune on March 5. The topic is wills, estates and probate, featuring attorney William B. Cox Jr. The clinic will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Kershaw County Library's Bethune branch, 206 S. Main St.
As part of its upcoming accreditation process, the Kershaw County School District is seeking input from parents about each school's learning environment.
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The Camden Business Alliance (CBA) will host its first Breakfast Before Hours event Thursday. A complimentary continental breakfast will be offered. The CBA has expanded its mission to include all businesses in the city and invites all business owners to attend.
Monday: May Plant Credit Union Baseball Bash at North Central (Thomas Sumter Academy vs. Westwood – 5:30 p.m.; North Central vs. Westwood - 7:30 p.m.); Lake Murray Classic Baseball Tournament (Lugoff-Elgin at Richland Northeast – 6 p.m.); Pee Dee Invitational Pre-Season Baseball Tournament at Kellytown Field in Hartsville (Camden at Hartsville – 7:30 p.m.)
Funeral service for Leonard Richard McCaskill Jr., 81, will be held today at 3:00 p.m. at DeKalb Baptist Church with burial to follow in Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Keith Coates and the Rev. Frank Smith will officiate. The family will receive friends Sunday 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association.
A celebration of life service for Catherine Hicks Reeves, 90, of Camden, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery. Reverend Richard Cameron will officiate. The family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m. prior to the service. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Reeves' memory to First Baptist Church, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, SC 29020 or A. Sam Karesh Long Term Care, 1315 Roberts Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Patricia P. Bonnifield, 91, passed away on Feb. 18, 2013.
A memorial service celebrating the life of Ray Marion Brasington, 85, of Camden, was held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Bethel Worship Center, Camden, SC. Pastor Casey Mills, Pastor Raymond Sellers and Reverend Bruce Hancock officiated. The family received friends following the service in the church sanctuary. Memorials may be made in Mr. Brasington's memory to Connie Maxwell Children's Home, PO Box 1178, Greenwood, SC 29648.
Funeral service for Ms. JoAnn Jones Roundtree, 56 of 2524 John G. Richards Road in Camden will be held Wednsday, February 27, 2013, 11:00 a.m. at White Oak Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Ms. Roundtree died Thursday, February 21, 2013. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Being reared by a mother who was a wonderful cook, I rarely had the chance to do so, Mother's idea being for me to watch her do it. As most teenagers, I had little time for this inactive pursuit. Finally, Mother allowed me the honor of preparing a cake with her being the watcher. Since the cake to be baked was a pound cake, I thought this was a one-step procedure requiring little effort. How wrong I was! Mother had no mix master or electric appliance; the cook beat and beat and beat by hand. I had a much ...
Mr. and Mrs. Jody Stevens of Camden announce the engagement of their daughter, Brennan Ashlyn Stevens to Evan Porter Brown.
Mr. and Mrs. George Little of Camden announce the engagement of their daughter, Meredith Anne Little to John William Floyd of Sumter, S.C.
Though the legalization of medical marijuana appears to be a dead issue in this session of the General Assembly, we hope lawmakers won't forget about it and that there will be an attempt to revive the issue next year. It is, of course, an emotional matter for many people, and there are those who believe legalizing marijuana for medical purposes will be the first wave of massive use by people who are trying to skirt the law. Both the S.C. State Law Enforcement Division and S.C. Medical Association oppose the bill, with a former president of the ...
WASHINGTON -- Because so many Republicans want to be president -- or at least pretend they do -- debate organizers have decided to eliminate the least popular from the stage based on how they rank in the latest national polls.
As a very young boy of 9 years old, I first became interested in politics when my father off-handedly encouraged me to watch the Kennedy-Nixon presidential debate in 1960. It changed my life -- literally.
Harvey Teal (standing), whose Kershaw County Historical Society columns appear monthly in the Chronicle-Independent, speaks to some 85 people at Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church on Sunday, one of two speakers on the topic of Civl War Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's March through Kershaw County, via Liberty Hill, 150 years ago. Teal kept the large audience interested with displays and descriptions of local artificats.
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Former Camden High School Band Director William R. "Bill" Basden was honored with the President's Award for outstanding contribution to the support and development of bands given by Phi Beta Mu national bandmasters society.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Jane Oates Truel, 50, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, May 29, 2015 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Darren Truel will officiate. Burial will follow in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Jane's memory to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Robert "Bob" Rowland Russell Jr., 85, Chairman of the Board of Russell & Jeffcoat Real Estate, from Columbia South Carolina passed away on the morning of May 23, 2015. In Bob's true spirit of living life to the fullest, he perished doing what he loved most in the world, flying. He was born on February 15, 1930 in Florida to the late Robert Rowland and Mary Rogers Russell Sr. Raised in Columbia, Bob attended Columbia High School.
Funeral service for Johnny Wayne Owens, 67, will be held today at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Camden with burial to follow in Flint Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church fellowship hall.
Funeral service for William Charlton "Bill" Murphy, 74, will be held on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at New Life Christian Outreach Church with burial to follow in St. Andrews Church of God, Red Hill. The Rev. Richard Cameron will officiate. The family will receive friends today 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to New Life Christian Outreach Church, 411 Hwy 601 South, Lugoff, S.C. 29078.
Mrs. Frankie Louise "Tiny" Johnson Kelly, 59, of 193-A Ward Road, Lugoff, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Kelly family.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Phyllis Mays Davis, 68, of Bethune, SC will be held Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Bethel United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Gary Romines will officiate. The family will receive friends today, May 27, at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel from 6:00-7:30 PM.
Mr. James Odell Cooper, 87, of Camden, died Saturday, May 23, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Cooper family.