WASHINGTON -- Sarah Palin feels victimized by critics who accuse her of helping create an angry political climate that led to the Tucson shootings, and she has a point. She chose a truly unfortunate way to make it, using the phrase "blood libel."
Want to learn how to give back to your community in 2011? Get involved with the American Red Cross! Come by an open house drop-in 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Kershaw County Service Center office, located at 632 W. DeKalb St., Camden, to learn how to volunteer, donate blood, host a blood drive, and other ways to support our lifesaving organization.
The annual Girl Scout Cookie Sale Program, the $700 million, largest girl-led business in the country, is offering a new cookie and new packaging this year in South Carolina. Door-to-door sales began Jan. 14, and the dates for the sales at local retail locations are weekends from Feb. 25, through March 25. Prices remain unchanged from last year at $3.50 per box.
The fourth annual Clinic Classic 10k run and 5k walk/run, presented by McDonald's, will take to the streets of Camden on Saturday, April 16 at 8:30 a.m.
Senior guard Jo Jo Pellegrino scored a career-best 40 points, but it was not enough to help Lugoff-Elgin get past host Ridge View in a Region 4-4A boys game played Friday night in Columbia.
Tuesday: North Central, Dreher at Camden Military Academy (WR – 5 p.m.); Camden at Lakewood (BB – 6 p.m.); Spring Valley at Lugoff-Elgin (BB – 6 p.m.); North Central at C.A. Johnson (BB – 6:30 p.m.)
• If you think the Kennedy family no longer has clout, consider: Caroline Kennedy is said to be the driving force behind the cancellation of the History Channel's series on the family, though the executive producer insists the script was meticulously researched and historically accurate. He said the aim was to produce a story that showed the family's difficulties as well as triumphs, and JFK's romantic trysts were included. Of course it's not only ...
Just as it sometimes takes a scandal to engage Americans in a national conversation about sex, race or some other touchy topic, it sadly has taken a deranged gunman to launch us into a national argument about civility.
The beginning of a new year brings the start of many activities, including the opening of the 2011 session of the South Carolina General Assembly. Obviously, our legislators face more than even the usual level of challenges because of the $1 billion budget shortfall and the redrawing of legislative districts that will be done as a result of the 2010 census. As part of their deliberations, legislators will tackle a variety of issues related ...
Dear Annie: I've been married to "Nate" for 16 years. He is wonderful, but blind to the way his family behaves. These people have never been particularly warm toward me or my children from my first marriage. Nate and I have a child together, and they treat her with the same indifference. They give the other grandchildren expensive toys for Christmas, and ours get junk. The favoritism now extends to the great-grandchildren. I've tried to ...
Marion and Frankie Morgan of Camden celebrated their wedding anniversary on January 12th. They have three children, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. The couple celebrated the milestone with family and friends at the Family Life Center, Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church.
Tryouts were held in August and October to choose the players for the Team South Carolina baseball team (9U). The team played two tournaments in November and December (taking first place in the Winterfest NIT tournament in Lexington) before traveling to Orlando, Fla. to play in the Global Winter World Series Championship (Dec. 27-30). Team South Carolina played eight games and finished as runner-ups in the World Series and were awarded the Runner-up plaque and ...
Food for the Soul soup kitchen and emergency shelter will "Pass the Plate" this summer in churches, civic clubs, businesses, and community organizations to support the ministry's outreach to Kershaw County's hungry and homeless.
Amy Rebecca Bolin and James Jennings Tinsley, both of Columbia, were united in marriage at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Columbia. The Reverend Doctor Bradley D. Smith officiated the ceremony.
Funeral services for Carless Eugene Mitchell, 64, will be held Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The Family will receive friends Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Camden Cotillion Club still going strong after 31 years
Graveside services to celebrate the life of Edward M. Pratt, 80, of Kershaw County, SC will be held at 11:30 AM on Thursday, May 23, 2013 in Lugoff First Baptist Church Cemetery, Lugoff, SC. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mr. Pratt's memory to Collins Children's Home, P.O. Box 745, Seneca, SC 29679.
Charles Wills DuBose (Red DuBose), 77 years old, of Camden, SC, husband of Diana Easter DuBose, died peacefully at his home, Cantey Lane Farm, on May 19, 2013. Born in Charlotte, NC on December 20, 1935, Charles was a son of Charles Perkins DuBose, Jr and Edith Wills DuBose.
Mrs. Lucy J. Swain, 77, of 1109 Windsor Drive, Camden, SC, passed on Sunday, May 19, 2013.Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Seemingly beaten in deep stretch, Irv Naylor's Decoy Daddy made a thrilling late move that carried him to a head victory over Gustavian in the $50,000 National Hunt Cup (Gr. 3), the featured hurdle race of Saturday's 83rd annual Radnor Hunt Races in Malvern, Pa.
Funeral service for Mr. Carnell Adamson, Sr. 88, of 1204 Gordon Street in Camden will be held Thursday, May 23, 2013, 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church with burial in Scott Hill Baptist Church cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2013, from 6-7 p.m. at Collins Chapel. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The South Carolina State Transport Police (STP) held a ceremony on Friday, May 3 to recognize its top employees for 2012. LaShaune Smith, resident of Camden, was named State Transport Police 2012 Employee of the Year. Ms. Smith has been with STP for nine years. She serves as the CMV Statistician and Administrative Assistant to Captain J.D. Price.
WASHINGTON -- Folks, deep breath time. This is not the end of the Obama presidency. It's a bad stretch with an unfortunate confluence of unfortunate events. None of which will make the first paragraph -- not even the first page -- of the account of the Obama administration in the history books. Let's tick through the trifecta of scandals and what they tell ...
Camden welcomed an extraordinary visitor and new friend last week: Nina Antonetti, an "urbanist." She's been teaching about cities at Smith College in Northampton, Mass., for the last 15 years.
The proposed "road diet" that the city of Camden is contemplating for its downtown area is intended to make the central business district more vibrant, pleasant and inviting. But not everyone agrees that will happen if the plan is effected, and city council is right to proceed slowly with this rather than rushing into something that's going to be met with resistance. The plan is complex but involves, among ...