WASHINGTON -- I could write more about the tax deal, but you're probably tired of hearing about it, and, to be honest, I've been too busy playing iPad Scrabble.
Food for the Soul Soup Kitchen and Emergency Shelter will open the doors of its new 5,000-square-foot facility at 110 E. DeKalb St. in Camden to serve its first meal Friday, Christmas Eve. The public is invited to join in the meal and to tour the new center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
A refurbished 1921 Seagraves pumper truck cruises down Broad Street carrying a crew from the Camden Fire Department during the Kershaw County Christmas Parade Dec. 11. Onboard the pumper were Camden Fire Chief John Bowers and his wife, Gwen. Capt. Johnny Mullis was at the wheel, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter, Savannah.
Fourth- and fifth-grade students at Baron DeKalb Elementary School completed various activities including the Trust Walk (visual); Muffled Directions (auditory); Mirror Reading (learning); and Mouth Writing (physical). These activities and others are designed to give students and teachers the opportunity to experience some of the challenges encountered by people with a disability. "Awareness: The Key to Friendships," is an educational program sponsored by Family Connection of South Carolina, Inc. This program teaches understanding and sensitivity ...
The Marching Knights placed seventh at the S.C. Band Directors Association's 1A State Championship at Batesburg-Leesville High School. This was the first time in eight years North Central has been represented at the state level and this was the highest placement in the school's known history. The North Central Marching Knights were the only marching band to represent the Kershaw County School District at the state level this year.
The kindergarten students at Pine Tree Hill School made and decorated instruments for the school's annual Veterans Day parade. The students marched in honor of all veterans ,especially those who attended the second-grade program. Parents and community members joined in the red, white and blue salute to thank veterans.
Elizabeth Marie Parrish of Fayetteville, N.C., and Captain Benjamin Mark (Ben) Balazs, of Fayetteville, were united in marriage on September 11, 2010, in the garden of the Camden House Inn, in Camden, S.C. The Reverend Kevin Cauley, pastor of Darlington Presbyterian Church, performed the seven o'clock p.m. ceremony. Soloist was Mrs. Elizabeth Pacheco Rose and music was provided by the Herringbones of Charlotte, N.C., and bagpiper Mr. J.V. Hudson of Raleigh, N.C. A reception immediately ...
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Carr Reynolds of Camden, SC, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Marie Reynolds of Southport, NC, to Richard Sandford Parrotte. He is son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Edward Parrotte, Jr. of New Bern, NC.
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Mills of Lugoff announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Lauren Nichole Mills of Lugoff, to Erik Rutledge Boykin of Lugoff. He is the son of Mr. Ronnie Boykin, Sr. of Lugoff, and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ruhfass of Fairless Hills, Pa.
This is the time of the year when family and friends come together to celebrate the holidays. The most common holiday hazards people contact the Poison Center for include: holiday plants, decorations and alcohol.
Taking a loss here or there to set things up to give his team its best chance for a win, first-year North Central wrestling coach Britt Gardner saw his bit of a gamble pay off on Tuesday night.
Led by three players in double figures, the Camden girls basketball team gave Natalie Jeffcoat her first win in her second go-'round as the program's head coach in blitzing visiting McBee, 68-18, Wednesday night inside the Dog Pound.
Harold F. Robinson, 54, of Gary Road, Camden, SC, died Tuesday, December 14, 2010.
Betty and Bill Coker of Camden will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 18. They were married at the First Baptist Church in Turbeville, S.C. Bill is retired from DuPont.
Did you know that out of the 6 billion people on this planet, 2.1 billion of those people live on less than $2 a day? And out of those people, 880 million live on less than $1 a day? I didn't know that either. But when I heard those statistics, I realized a few things.
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 ...