Students vie for county crown in district spelling bee tonight
WASHINGTON -- When the going gets tough, well, why not just make the going easier?
SAFE Federal Credit Union recently recognized Dee Dee Cannon, of the credit union's Rutledge Street branch in Camden, as its Teller of the Year. SAFE honored Cannon during its annual Staff Training and Recognition Day in February. During the ceremony, the credit union recognizes "the best of the best" in different job categories, along with awards for sales, volunteerism, service, and leadership.
Abundant Life Fellowship Church is hosting the Building People Conference, Thursday through Saturday at the church on the 800 block of Laurens Street in Camden.
Chronicle-Independent (C-I) staff reporter Gary Phillips recently received a 2013-2014 community service award from Central High School in Pageland. Phillips received the award for supporting Central Eagles athletics while serving as editor of The (Pageland) Progressive Journal. Although Phillips did not attend the event, Central officials announced the award during its Fall Athletic Awards night at the school Feb. 18.
Funeral service for Vernell Douglas Cain, 80, will be held Thursday at 3:00 p.m. at First Assembly Church of God with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Bruce Marthers will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff.
Harold Joseph McNinch, Jr. of Simpsonville, SC passed away on March 7, 2014. He was born in Camden, SC on March 18, 1947. He was the son of Elizabeth W. McNinch and the late Harold J. McNinch.
Mr. James Spain, Jr., 66, of 7825 Edward Street, Rembert died Sunday. Family and Friends may call at 7835 Edward Street, Rembert. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Spain Family.
(This story originally appeared in the Summerville Journal Scene on March 5, 2014, and is reprinted here by permission. Melinda Johnson, a Camden native, is the daughter of Wayne and Alice Williams of Camden.)
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As I noted in my column last month, the ultimate objective for KershawHealth is providing quality care for all the people in this community, and one of the biggest factors affecting our success in that endeavor is local support for this hospital. Do people in the community trust and value what KershawHealth offers enough to make it their first choice for care?
The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees voted recently to hire Camden native Steve Abbott as the district's new professional development director. Abbott replaces John Gardner, who recently retired.
Camden Rotary President Alfred Mae Drakeford, left, presents Kathy Hall with a check for $2,000 which represents a Rotary Grant and contributions made by Camden Rotary Club during the "Rotary Has Heart" campaign. Funds will go to the Sacks of Love program. Also pictured is Camden Rotary Club project chair Jeffrey Graham.
Due to the recent snow and ice storm, the Lee County Historical Society cancelled its Feb. 11 meeting. The guest speaker for that meeting, Mr. Isaac Joe, has been rescheduled for the March meeting on Tuesday.
Bethesda Presbyterian Church will offer a five-week workshop, Dementia Dialogues, designed to educate and inform persons who care for those who exhibit signs and symptoms associated with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias.
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There are 1,643 students at Lugoff-Elgin High, and 692 made A and AB Honor Roll recently.
A tip to the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office led to the arrest of two in Cassatt and seizure of a variety of drugs, including ...
Memorial service for Mrs. Shirley Elaine Woods Dowdell 61, of 48 Laetherwood Drive in Lugoff will be held Friday, Jan. 20th, 11:00 A.M ...
HARTSVILLE--Mr. Leroy Goodwin, of 900 North Marquis Highway, Hartsville, and formerly of Camden, died Sunday. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Goodwin family.
Funeral service for Mrs. Mary A. Jones, 75, of Charlotte, formerly of Camden, will be held Friday, Jan. 20th, 3:00 P.M. at St ...
LUGOFF – Funeral services for Erline M. LeGrand, 92, was held Monday at Sawney's Creek Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery. In lieu ...
Mrs. Ethel Staten, 78, of 110 Carlos Lane, Camden, South Carolina, passed on Thursday, January 12, 2017.
In spite of missing 12 of their 16 free throw attempts, the Camden girls opened Region 4-AAA basketball play with a 50-41 road win over ...
When the South Carolina High School League unveiled its new conferences for 2016 through 2018, it was all but a given that the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling ...
It is not too early to begin thinking about spring and the Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Department is already gearing up for the 2016 ...
We join the city of Camden – and everyone in it – in a heartfelt thank you to Jack Brantley.
When I was in elementary school, I used to love MLK Day. Not for the shallow reason that we had the day off, but for ...