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Living the American Dream

Somewhere along the line, it seems, people have stopped talking about the American Dream. I can't recall the last time I heard anyone, in person or through the media, remind folks that we live in the greatest country on Earth and that here in this land of profound freedom, opportunities abound and no one, regardless of race or level of economic upbringing, is held back from grand and lofty aspirations.

June 02, 2014 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Roland Goodale’s recollections of Camden, 1910-1960s

In the 1960s Roland Goodale did a taped interview in which he described living in Camden beginning about 1910. A copy of the transcript of his Interview was in the Carrison Collection recently given to the South Caroliniiana Library by Mary Alden Carrison. This collection is presently being catalogued by Dr. Allen Stokes and will soon be available to researchers.

June 02, 2014 | By Harvey S. Teal Provided by the Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns


Long won’t seek a third term

Camden City Councilman Walter Long will not seek a third term this November.

June 02, 2014 | | Politics


Lauren Jennifer Warnock, Trenton Lee Henderson announce engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Todd Warnock of Camden, SC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Jennifer Warnock to Trenton Lee Henderson.

June 02, 2014 | | Weddings & Engagements


Ariail for June 2, 2014

June 02, 2014 | | Ariail


Noted and passed - June 2, 2014

• There is no doubt that the Ross E. Beard Jr. gun collection -- really it is so much more than that -- has energized interest in what is already one of Camden's crown jewels: the Camden Archives and Museum. Beard loaned a significant portion of his collection to the city more than a year ago. Friday's exciting news that the city is contemplating purchasing the entire collection outright means that the guns, photographs, spy gear and other memorabilia could be permanently housed at the archives. As of last August, just months after the Beard exhibit opened, Archives Director Katherine Richardson ...

June 02, 2014 | | Editorials


Ashli Nicole Wilson, Jared Lars Smith to be married

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Allen Wilson of Camden, SC, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashli Nicole Wilson of Camden, to Jared Lars Smith of Sumter, SC.

June 02, 2014 | | Weddings & Engagements


Beulah Clemmer Tompkins

Beulah Clemmer Tompkins, 99, died at home on May 28, 2014, surrounded by her lov-ing family.

May 30, 2014 | | Obituaries


Horton plays his way onto 4A All-state tennis team

One of the most memorable seasons in the relatively short history of the Lugoff-Elgin boys' tennis program came to an end last week with sophomore first singles player Hunter Horton competing and earning 4A All-state honors at the 4A-3A state individual tournament.

May 30, 2014 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


KCGC lends a helping hand to the Gamecocks

May 30, 2014 | | Seasonal Sports


USTA Junior tennis tourney takes to Camden's courts

Some of the region's top young tennis talent will descend upon Camden this weekend for the United States Tennis Association's (USTA) Junior Championships to be played today through Sunday at the Camden Country Club (ages 12 and up) and the Camden High School (players 10 and under) tennis courts.

May 30, 2014 | | Tennis


Summer sports camps kick off next week

Here is the list of youth sports camps in Kershaw County for the week of June 2-6:

May 30, 2014 | | Seasonal Sports


Ariail for May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014 | | Ariail


Lake safety

With Memorial Day just behind us, the "official season" at Lake Wateree has begun, and between now and Labor Day, thousands of Kershaw County residents will be taking to the lake to enjoy summer fun. Duke Energy recently released a summer safety document, and we'd like to join in urging people to use sound judgment and common sense at the lake, lest recreation turn into tragedy.

May 30, 2014 | | Editorials


Forgetting Tiananmen

BEIJING -- The young man approached with an air of furtive urgency, covering his mouth with his hand. "Please can you tell me," he asked, "what happened in 1989?"

May 30, 2014 | By Ruth Marcus Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


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Spirit Athletics gymnasts win big at state, regional

This past weekend, 10 gymnasts from Spirit Athletics in Lugoff traveled to Greensboro, N.C., for the AAU Southeast regional competition.

May 26, 2017 | | Seasonal Sports


Ariail - May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017 | | Ariail


Former Bi-Lo plaza

It appears sunshine is about to break through a dark cloud that has been hanging over an important part of Camden for a number of ...

May 26, 2017 | | Editorials


An orb, a sword and a slap

PALM BEACH, Fla. -- By now you're exhausted by all the head-swiveling news -- the terrorist slaughter in Manchester; the president's trip to Everywhere; and ...

May 26, 2017 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Distemper in dogs is preventable

There have been multiple cases of distemper in dogs in North Carolina and South Carolina during the last six months. There has been one confirmed ...

May 26, 2017 | Cindy Prestage, president Kershaw County Humane Society | Letters


Pinto beans, cornbread and buttermilk

My sister said once that she doesn't really like pinto beans because when she was growing up, Mama cooked a pot three or four ...

May 26, 2017 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Pine tree pests and their characteristics

The unofficial start of summer is upon us and with it will come months of high temperatures, periods of no rain and occasional storms accompanied ...

May 26, 2017 | By Camden Urban Forester Liz Gilland C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Winners from Mr. CHS

May 26, 2017 | | People & Places


Happy 60th anniversary Sylvia and Pete James

May 26, 2017 | | Weddings & Engagements


BWC honors scholarship recipient

The Bethune Woman's Club (BWC) honored the recipient of the club's 2017 scholarship with a certificate presentation at the BWC's May meeting.

May 26, 2017 | | People & Places


DAR honors exceptional students

Each year The Hobkirk Hill Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is proud to recognize outstanding students in our area who ...

May 26, 2017 | | People & Places


JAMES EDEN CLIATT

A funeral service to celebrate the life of James "Jamie" Eden Cliatt, III, 44, of Camden, SC, will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday ...

May 26, 2017 | | Obituaries


VICTORIA LEIGH McELVEEN

Funeral services for Victoria Leigh McElveen, 23, will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in ...

May 26, 2017 | | Obituaries


JEAN R. NORMAN

Mrs. Jean R. Norman joined her Lord early on May 23rd, 2017, when she crossed the Jordan River into her heavenly home. Her life of ...

May 26, 2017 | | Obituaries


SARAH B. RUTHERFORD

Funeral service for Mrs. Sarah B. Rutherford, 98, of 1718 Porter Road in Cassatt, will be held Sunday, May 28, 2017, 2:00 PM at ...

May 26, 2017 | | Obituaries


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