What do your waking hours mean to the spinning earth? Can you tilt the axis, change the seasons, speed up or slow down the day or night? Can you manipulate tides or winds or clouds or storms? Do you have a part to play in the saga that is your life? Do you have a vote in the outcome of your own legacy?
James Leroy Belk American Legion Post No. 17 is seeking applications for Palmetto Boys State, to be held June 9-15 at Anderson University in Anderson, S.C. Applicants should be motivated students interested in learning about citizenship and government, rising seniors of good character and in the top 25% of their class.
Saturday at 6 p.m., the Camden Branch of the Kershaw County Library will open for a special performance of The Okee Dokee Brothers, a Minneapolis, Minn. based folk duo. The show is free and open to all ages, with a family focus.
Sitting on the Floor With 600 Sheets of Paper, an exhibition by artist Katie Walker, is scheduled to open Friday in the Bassett Gallery of the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County.
Funeral services for Bert Lewis Willson, 92, of Camden, will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, April 12, 2013 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden. Rev. Steve Patterson and Rev. David Weaver will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his memory to the American Diabetes Association of SC, 2711 Middleburg Drive-Ste. 205, Columbia, SC 29204 or Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Funeral service for Bruce J,Von Alexander, 57, of 728 Boyd Road (Knights Hill community) in Camden will be held Saturday, April 13, 2013, 4:00 P.M. at St. Paul United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
DogFest: A Celebration of Being a Camden Bulldog, will be held on Saturday at Camden High's baseball/softball complex at American Legion Park in Camden. The original date of the event was rained out last month.
The quarterly meeting of the Kershaw County Forest Landowners Association (KCFLOA) will be held Monday at 7 p.m. in the FCL Building, corner of Broad and Church Streets, 632 W. DeKalb St.
I have taught many subjects, for some of which I certainly did not have certification, such as speech, debate and mathematics. I have even been pressed into emergency teacher status for a special education class and the band. Each one of the preceding two could have a paper printed about the experience. However, the one I feared most and the one the students really wanted me to do was become their teacher for the sex education part of the biology class!
A local businessman asked me the other day how things went for us at the Cup. I told him that we were told by the Camden Police Department that our services would not be needed so we concentrated on DUI enforcement after the race and the results were good. We only made two DUI arrests, but a lot of open container violations were cited and we wrote a lot of warning tickets.
The Camden Military Academy varsity tennis team finished the first half of their schedule with a 4-2 win over South Pointe High School Monday, March 25.
Divine Fortune, trained in Camden by Hall of Fame member Jonathan Sheppard, jumped onto the lead immediately in Saturday's $25,000 Sandhills Cup and pulled away in the final furlong to a 2 3/4-length victory over Slip Away in the featured open allowance hurdle at the 62nd Stoneybrook Steeplechase at the Carolina Horse Park in Raeford, N.C.
A playwright, bookseller, doctor, columnist and former staff member will begin writing feature stories for the Chronicle-Independent this month. Paddy Bell, Dr. Tray Dunaway, Bill Funderburk, C-I columnist Paula Joseph and former C-I Localife editor Sheila McKinney have all joined the paper as freelance feature writers.
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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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 ...