Lugoff-Elgin will host the 19th annual May Plant Credit Union Holiday Classic wrestling tournament this Friday and Saturday inside the Demons Den at Lugoff-Elgin High School.
Allan Sindler, of Camden, died on December 12th, between his own holiday of Chanukah, the celebration of lights, the light of freedom, the light of justice -- and Christmas, the holiday of so many of his friends, the celebration of peace on earth, goodwill towards men. This seems poetic and ironic, since he lived outside of religious borders, dedicating his life to the ideals of both holidays. He never preached, he just did what ...
Mrs. Rosetta Moses McDuffie (Bunch), 62, wife of Reverend Robert McDuffie, of Columbia, SC was called home on Thursday, December 9, 2010.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Marjorie Rast Parnell, 78, of Camden will be held Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Hermitage Baptist Church with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Dr. Condy Richardson, Rev. Scott Roberts and Rev. Joe Stines will officiate. The family received friends Tuesday, December 14, 2010 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home Camden Chapel. Memorials may be in Mrs. Parnell's ...
Funeral service for Linnie H. Rodgers, 95, of Cassatt, will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Beaverdam Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Steve Leigh and Rev. Marvin Jones will officiate. The family received friends Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
Funeral service for Lenora Anita Taylor, 70, of 1813 Kennedy Drive in Camden will be held Wednesday, December 15, 2010, 11 A.M. at Sutton Branch Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Three situations worth watching: • Monday's ruling by a Virginia judge that a key provision of the Obama health care plan is unconstitutional will touch off a legal battle that will probably go all the way to the Supreme Court. Judge Henry Hudson said the constitution prohibits the government from forcing people to buy health insurance, just as it prohibits mandating that people buy certain cars, houses or rugs. Hudson is a Republican, ...
29 YEARS AGO -- Dec. 14-18, 1981 Photo cutline -- Charlie Williams, state superintendent of education, presents Mary Ann Blaskowitz with the honors plaque from the council of chief state school officers for being chosen 1982 South Carolina Teacher of the Year. Looking on are her sister Joan, her grandfather, Oscar Smyrl, and her minister, Dr. Herbert Garrett. Photo cutline -- Colen Adair has started a Christmas tree farm at his home ...
The earliest Christmas trees were decorated in 1510. Martin Luther is said to have seen the stars shining through the branches of the trees one night. He decorated a small tree with candles to share the scene with his children.
On Nov. 28 Rock Hill Baptist Church, located at 1060 Shivers Green Road, Ridgeway, held its new church dedication services. For 143 years, the church was located at 1034 Shivers Green Rd.
Years ago, the biggest question you'd get while flying was "Coffee or tea?" Now it's "Naked body scan or aggressive pat-down?"
Mrs. Myra Huntley Coates died on December 4 in the comforting atmosphere of the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House in Rock Hill, SC. She was born January 6, 1926, in Bishopville, SC. She was the 11th of 13 children of William Edward and Bertha Reynolds Huntley.
Mr. and Mrs. James Fleming McMaster, III of Barnwell proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Amanda Rembert McMaster to Carl Douglas Capell, Jr, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Douglas Capell, Sr. of Camden.
Emily Morgan Kehoe and Timothy Shand Cameron were married August 28, 2010 at half past seven o'clock in the evening at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Savannah, Georgia. Most Reverend John Kevin Boland and Monsignor William Oliver O'Neill officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William John Kehoe III. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William John Kehoe, Jr. of Savannah, Ga. and Mr. Edward Hill Morgan ...
** A new Gallup poll indicates that Americans rank the performance of Congress at the lowest level since polling on the subject began. Only 10 percent of citizens say they have confidence in Congress, with no discernible difference among those who call themselves Democrats and those who say they're Republicans. Congress rates last on a list of 16 institutions, with the American military ranking first. The Gallup organization has been asking opinions of Congress ...
WASHINGTON -- It is reassuring that in the midst of so much government dysfunction, the IRS has resolved the question of when and whether to tax tanning beds under the Affordable Care Act. Do not be concerned about that giddiness you feel. You are not having a nervous breakdown but are suffering a symptom commonly associated with recognition that the absurd has become the accepted norm -- and that you are, in fact, alone. ...
The end of the school is a veritable kaleidoscope of activities and excitement, with happiness and even a little relief thrown in for good measure. For me, it's also a time to reflect on the school district's many accomplishments over the past year. To say the least, it's been one terrific year! This month, I wanted to review just a few of the many highlights of 2012-13:
Emily Elizabeth Aycock and Matthew Pace Hipp, both of Columbia, S.C. were married Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in Islamorada, Fla.
J.W. and Elizabeth Barrett celebrated their 50th anniversary at a drop-in hosted by their sons and daughter-in-law Johnny Barrett and Paul and Hope Barrett, on Sunday, May 19 at St. John United Methodist Church Fellowshipp Hall at Springhill in Lee County.
Dear Annie: I have been married to the love of my life for several years.
Dr. Martha S. Tingen , a native of Camden and Charles W. Linder Endowed Chair in Pediatrics at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, has been selected to participate in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia.
At a public hearing and regular Bethune Town Council meeting Thursday, council invited citizens to voice their thoughts and opinions regarding its proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget. During the public hearing, Mayor Carlisle Davis said that the budget had been available to the public the week before but that "not a single person" obtained a copy.
As a Kershaw County teacher for twenty-seven years, I'm not sure I have ever properly thanked my very first teacher -- my father, Dave Spradley -- or told him how great of an impact he has had on my life and on my career. The most important lessons about literacy and education, I learned from him. Whether it was sitting on the couch, snuggled against him as he read aloud to me, or laughing ...
A service for Evelyn Ruth Hopkins "Polly" Johnson, 83, will be held at a later date in Murfreesboro, Tenn. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Harvest Hope Food Bank, 2220 Shop Road, Columbia, S.C. 29201.
A service to celebrate the life of Douglas Featherstone Pitts, 51, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Lakeview Baptist Church with the Rev. Hugh McKinney officiating. The family will receive friends Monday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Austin Hayes smacked a grand slam to ignite a seven-run eighth inning as visiting Kershaw County rallied for a 10-7 win over Hartsville in a League III American Legion baseball game played Friday night in Kelleytown.