I would like to see the county look into the possibility of partnering with a proven healthcare system to administrate KershawHealth. This has been done successfully in many areas of the country. One that I am familiar with, having seen it develop when I was in diagnostic imaging sales, is Carolinas Health System (CHS), headquartered in Charlotte.
Registration is open for runners and walkers for the 5th Annual Springdale at Sunset 5K Run, 1-lap walk and a kids' fun run --- of about one mile --- to be held on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Springdale Race Course in Camden.
Lander University announces local students that were added to its President's List and Dean's List:
Funeral service for Mrs. Estella C. Drakeford, 78, of Camden will be held Saturday, August 17, 2013, 2:00 P.M. at Christian Fellowship Tabernacle, 104 Colonial Lake Drive in Camden, with burial in the church cemetery. Viewing will be at the funeral home, 1:00 P.M. - 7 P.M. on Thursday, 10:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M on Friday with Wake service, 5 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. and one hour prior to service at the church on Saturday. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Funeral service for Mrs. Manson Hanlon, 79, of Cassatt will be held Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 10:00 A.M. at Collins Funeral Home chapel with burial in the Fort Jackson National Cemetery. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
The Lucky Duck, previously located at 1714 Jefferson Davis Highway, Camden has relocated to 2511 Broad Street in the Dusty Bend Shopping Center and has changed the name to Camden's Hometown Treasures.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Helen Isabelle "Belle" Kirkland Motley, 83, of Elgin, SC, will be held at 4:00 PM, Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at Sandhill Heights Baptist Church in Elgin. Rev. Lanny Brisendine will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM following the service in the church Fellowship Hall. Memorials may be made to Sandhill Heights Baptist Church, P. O. Box 96, Elgin, SC 29045.
Charles Larry Robinson, 62, of Lancaster, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at Springs Memorial Hospital. He was born June 6, 1951, in Lancaster, a son of the late Conway and Catherine Melton Robinson. Larry worked many years in construction. He loved to ride his Harley. He loved animals and enjoyed being with his friends. Larry will be deeply missed.
The Livi's Library Foundation, represented by Harris Godfrey and his mother, Amanda, delivered a new bookshelf filled with gently used children's books to the Sandhills Medical Foundation (SMF) clinic in Lugoff. The books will be enjoyed and taken home by the children who are seen in the clinic. Dr. Theresa Alderson, a pediatrician with SMF, received the donation saying, "We are so appreciative of our friends at Livi's Library for putting their time, talents, and energy into helping us foster literacy in our community. We also want to thank the families in the area who have graciously ...
As baby boomers move towards their latter years -- here in Kershaw County and across the country -- many are concerned with end-of-life issues and the fact that they want to be able to leave the world with dignity. Living wills, which were created decades ago, have served a useful purpose in letting people lay out their wishes for their last years and moments, but many people today are looking at a more specific document called The Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Paradigm. It goes beyond previous instruments by creating medical orders signed by a doctor, based on a patient's ...
Lynn Seeley Kelley of Camden, South Carolina, entered into eternal life peacefully on Aug. 9, 2013, after living at Ashton Place in McLeansville, NC, during several months of declining health. He was 92 years old.
Calling all former Bulldogs, Demons, Knights and Spartans.
What is the best gift you've ever gotten?
Sometime in mid-September, the old Maxway building -- vacant for more than a decade at the northwest corner of Broad and Rutledge streets in Camden -- will be gone. Demolition will begin during the next few days.
Lugoff-Elgin sophomore golfer Michaelah Wise posted a 12th place finish in the Tommy Cuthbert All Stars tournament played Aug. 20-21 on Seabrook Island.
North Central began its quest to regain the Region 4-AA title which it lost to Buford last fall with a pair of victories to kick ...
Camden High senior pitcher Devin Beckley and Lugoff-Elgin junior outfielder Chase Roberts were selected to play in the eighth annual South Atlantic Border Battle on ...
Mr. Cecil Bowers was born September 1, 1926 in Cassatt, the son of Steve and Annie Powers Bowers. He is blessed with four children, Linda ...
Friends, neighbors and family are holding a special fundraiser for Phil Crawford on Friday, Sept. 23 at the Bethune Women's Club in Bethune.
Bring your eye for bargains and an appetite to Lugoff-Elgin High School September 10: it's time for the End of Summer Bash Community Sale ...
Kershaw County Council approved bids for two projects, the Steeplechase Industrial Boulevard Roadway Extension and the Musco Light System Installation for Doby Soccer Field.
Members of the Camden Fire Department along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will host a special event to kick off the fire fighters' annual Fill ...
The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center board elected five new members to its board of directors during the board's August 18 meeting.
CAMDEN – Funeral services for Walter Woods, 64, will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Bethel Hill Baptist Church, Bethune, S.C., with ...