Everyone gets frightened of something or someone from time to time, and animals are no exception. Fear is an emotional response to danger and causes our survival instincts to kick into high gear. Even the most loving and docile of pets can lash out when put in a threatening situation, and the results can often be dangerous. In order to prevent an attack, there are a few things you should always look out for when interacting with any animal.
• We voters here in Kershaw County and across the country can get ready for another debt-limit controversy in October. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is already warning of rattled financial markets if the vote to call the government to borrow more money doesn't pass smoothly, and there will be Republicans who say they won't go along. This is becoming a tiresome exercise and it would be nice if Congress would adopt reasonable fiscal policies that would help avoid this kind of mess.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) recently received a nearly $400,000 U.S. Department of Education grant to expand its counseling services for elementary and middle school students. Kershaw County is the only school district in South Carolina and one of only 35 across the nation to be awarded a grant as part of a $12.3 million program to establish or expand counseling services.
As a part of the centennial of the Civil War, in 1959 the South Carolina Archives Department published Military and Naval Operations in South Carolina, 1860-65. In the portion of the book treating Sherman's march through South Carolina, the department named a military action with little or no combat, an "Affair." That name describes this event at Flat Rock.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of DeWitt Talmadge Huckabee, Jr., 88, of Camden, SC were held at 4:00 PM, Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden. Rev. Steve Patterson officiated. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Memorials maybe made in his memory to Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, Pastor's Discretionary Fund, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020 or a charity of one's choice.
A funeral service for Margaret Elizabeth Horton Outen, 85 of Kershaw will be held at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at Baker Conference Center. Burial will follow in the Kershaw City Cemetery.
Funeral service for Gwendolyn Belton Brown will be held on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013,1 p.m., at Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Liburn, Ga. Gwen is the daughter of Magnolia Belton Jones of Camden. She leaves behind a devoted husband, Charles Brown; two daughters Robin Briggs Britford and Candace Briggs' two brothers Adolphus Belton and Jerome Belton of Camden.
Graveside services to celebrate the life of Johnny Franklin Truesdale, Jr., 60, of Camden, SC will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Keith Coates will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Friday, August 30, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.
Gerald Wayne "Jerry" Truesdell, Jr., 53, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, after a long courageous battle with leukemia. He was the son of Gerald W. Truesdell, Sr., and the late Barbara F. Truesdell of Westville.
For years we've bemoaned on these pages the lack of initiative of automobile manufacturers in bringing the same diesel-engine efficiency to the United States that exists in Europe, where mid-size cars often get close to 50 miles to the gallon while getting more than adequate power and a lack of the bothersome noise that the first generation of American auto diesels produced.
Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves.
Camden Urban Forester Liz Gilland announced by email Wednesday that the city of Camden will be removing four live oaks and one Bradford Pear tree at the Amtrak station this week.
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U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond was on hand Monday to present Cogsdill Tool with the Presidential "E" Award for excellence in exporting.
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Baseball seasion, in pre-season tournament form, begins this week for Camden, Lugoff-Elgin and North Central high schools as well as the Camden Military Academy.
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Ms. Venice Duren Belton, 93, of Elizabeth City, NC formerly of Camden, SC, passed on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Funeral services will be conducted at ...
Funeral services for Rosie Lee Barrett Fain, 93, will be held Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church. The Rev. Lonnie Watford ...
Mr. Jerry Mack Flowe, 68, of Kershaw, died Monday, February 20, 2017. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home of Camden.