A police officer escorts a group of children across Little Street along DeKalb Street near the Little Theater in either 1955 or 1956. The Camden Archives and Museum is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the officer and/or the children in the close-up of this photograph. Archives staff believe the officer may be either Safety Officer Albert Hare, or Officer Dan E. Stuber. If you can help, please call Director Katherine Richardson at 425-6050.
One of the things that Democrats in Washington have done successfully over the past couple years is planting the obstructionist label all on the Republican Party. In reality, Democrats on the far left are just as unyielding as Republicans on the far right, and there's plenty of room for blame when it comes to Congress' failure to compromise. Still, we're glad to see House Speaker John Boehner finally stand up to Tea Party-motivated members of Congress and call them out for being obstinate.
A Mass of Christian burial for infant Noah James Smith of Camden, SC, will be celebrated at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Camden at 11:00 AM, Saturday, December 21, 2013. Father Paul Bremninkmeijer will officiate. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Friday, December 20, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made in Noah's memory to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 1709 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Richard Lynn Aumock, 73, of 20 Williams Road in Camden died Monday, December 16, 2013. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.
Bennie Brevard, 73, of Long Island, New York, formerly of Camden died Friday, December 13, 2013. Friends may visit 919 Knights Hill Road in Camden. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.
Roberta Murphy Council, 53, of 1005 Medfield Road in Lugoff died Monday, December 16, 2013. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.
Lakeside Ministries is an interdenominational worship service supported by Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church. Each summer, collections are donated back to the area communities through local charities. The amount of $3,729 was collected this year and divided among charities that help provide food, shelter, clothing, housing and medical care to community members in need.
As they have for the past five years, Bob and Cheryl Morgan are visiting family in Lugoff for the Christmas holidays from Farmington, N.H. And, as they have for the past five years, the Morgans have brought baked goods and other food to the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) as a token of their appreciation for the deputies, many of whom have to work on Christmas Day.
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More than 100 Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students traveled to Central Carolina Technical College in Sumter to tour its state of the art Health Sciences Center which offers hands-on instruction for numerous health-related careers ranging from nursing to surgical technology. The ATEC students, who are enrolled in health science, honors nursing and honors biomedical classes, toured the various learning stations which replicate hospital and health care settings. They also heard from Central Carolina instructors during their stay.
Amanda Leigh Floyd, of Lugoff, received the Tillman Award during Winthrop University's fall commencement exercises Saturday at Winthrop Coliseum. The Tillman Award is the university's highest academic honor. Established in 1940 to honor former S.C. Governor Benjamin Ryan Tillman, the award recognizes the graduate who has most consistently met the demands of academic excellence. Floyd earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in dance and wants to teach dance with the ultimate goal of working in choreography. She is among more than 230 students who received their degrees during the ceremony.
The Camden Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. donated $1,000.00 to the Amari Williams' Hope for Healing Hearts Foundation. The donation will help the foundation continue its mission which is to save lives by educating the public about heart disease, promoting early detection and supporting cardiac research. Kimberly Jordan, far left, President, presented the check to Teresia Hayes, center, Coordinator of the Foundation, along with Regina Rainey, far right, Secretary of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. For more information regarding the foundation or supporting the cause, please contact Teresia Hayes at (803) 600-9273.
The Lugoff Fire Department will have the honor of escorting Santa Claus through the neighborhoods in Lugoff again this year. Santa will be escorted through different areas of the Lugoff Community each night. Lugoff Firefighters enjoy this event each year so children can have the opportunity to see the "Jolly One" before he comes on Christmas Night.
Miss Fredericks is 'Good Citizen' for November
Lugoff-Elgin sophomore golfer Michaelah Wise posted a 12th place finish in the Tommy Cuthbert All Stars tournament played Aug. 20-21 on Seabrook Island.
North Central began its quest to regain the Region 4-AA title which it lost to Buford last fall with a pair of victories to kick ...
Camden High senior pitcher Devin Beckley and Lugoff-Elgin junior outfielder Chase Roberts were selected to play in the eighth annual South Atlantic Border Battle on ...
Mr. Cecil Bowers was born September 1, 1926 in Cassatt, the son of Steve and Annie Powers Bowers. He is blessed with four children, Linda ...
Friends, neighbors and family are holding a special fundraiser for Phil Crawford on Friday, Sept. 23 at the Bethune Women's Club in Bethune.
Bring your eye for bargains and an appetite to Lugoff-Elgin High School September 10: it's time for the End of Summer Bash Community Sale ...
Kershaw County Council approved bids for two projects, the Steeplechase Industrial Boulevard Roadway Extension and the Musco Light System Installation for Doby Soccer Field.
Members of the Camden Fire Department along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will host a special event to kick off the fire fighters' annual Fill ...
The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center board elected five new members to its board of directors during the board's August 18 meeting.
CAMDEN – Funeral services for Walter Woods, 64, will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Bethel Hill Baptist Church, Bethune, S.C., with ...