A graveside service to celebrate the life of Martha Ketchin Gardner, 90, of Camden will be held Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 4:00 PM at Quaker Cemetery. Rev. Dr. William C. Hayes and Rev. Kyle Goodman will officiate. Memorials may be made in Martha's memory to Pinedale Residential Center, 798 Hermitage Pond Road, Camden, SC 29020 or to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street., Camden, SC 29020.
Funeral service to celebrate the life of Sarah Pitts Peake, 76, of Lugoff, SC will be held Monday, August 11, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Pine Grove Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Eric Boone and Rev. Doug Whitfield will officiate. The family will receive friends Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel.
The American Red Cross is partnering with the health cabinet of Bethesda Presbyerian Church to sponsor a blood drive on Saturday, August 16 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
A memorial service for Emmie Hunter Zirkle, 71, will be held on Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church with the Rev. Charles Everett and the Rev. John Larrick Zirkle III officiating. Burial will be held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. in Bethune Baptist Church Cemetery, Bethune. The family will receive friends Sunday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to Trinity Baptist Church Kentucky Ministries, 1062 Ridgeway, S.C. 29078.
The Kershaw County Gamecock Club will hold a "It's Great To Be a Gamecock Fall Kick-off Party "on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Old South Restaurant in Camden at 6:30 p.m.
Nearly two years to the day and site of her last victory, Cat Feathers struck again.
After one week of going up against only their own teammates, all three Kershaw County high school varsity football teams will get to see new faces in different jerseys with a trio of scrimmages set up for today.
If you don't believe that studies can show virtually any result, you need look no further than a new segment in the federal government's hefty new tobacco regulations showing that the health benefits of quitting smoking have to be largely discounted because of the loss of pleasure that smokers suffer when they kick the habit. Huh?
Mrs. Grace Ann Burroughs Williams-Pullen, of New Haven, CT and formerly of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Arlington Burroughs and Lille Mae Gary Pate and wife of the late Johnny Williams. Celebration of Life and Homecoming Services were held Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Immanuel Missionary Baptist Church, New Haven CT, with burial in New Haven CT. She is survived by her husband, Theodore Pullen, sons, Johnny Williams, Jr., Edward Williams, and Martin Williams, sister, Peggy Burroughs. She was predeceased by a brother, Rev. Ollie ...
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Marlene Adella Weinman Grimm, 71, of Alexandria, Virginia, formerly of Camden will be held Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church of Camden with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 10:00 AM in the Fellowship Center. Memorials may be made in Marlene's memory to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011,Washington , DC 20090-6011 or online at www.alz.org.
Memorial services to celebrate the life of Michael Edward Price, 66, of Camden, SC will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday August 8, 2014 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Camden Ward. Bishop Derrick Swails and Joe Connell will officiate. Memorials may be made in Michael's memory to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, General Missionary Fund, c/o Camden Ward, 1700 Chestnut Ferry Road, Camden, SC 29020.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Barbara Badger Spitzer, 83, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00PM Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Antioch Baptist Church. Rev. Dave Robinson and Rev. Todd Warnock will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Barbara's memory to Antioch Baptist Church, 1875 Antioch Road, Camden, SC 29020
Memorial services to celebrate the life of Linda Hancock Watts, 71, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, August 11, 2014 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden. Rev. David Weaver and Rev. Steve Patterson will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Sunday, August 10, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Linda's memory to Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
It takes a special young man to give up most of his summer to play baseball, sometimes four to five nights a week, while other kids are at the beach or in the mountains for vacation.
Long time member of the Lions International Club, Rich Pinkerton, was recently selected to serve as the club's regional coordinator for the Leader Dog Program for North and South Carolina.
The Fine Arts Center will host its annual meeting Thursday, Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. at the FAC in the Jim and Pat Watts Performing Arts Wing and Shull Pavilion.
Scott Addis earns Eagle Scout award
Tax inversions. Double Irish with a Dutch sandwich. Spinning off tangible assets into real estate investment trusts. Son-of-BOSS shelters.
We comment on sports issues in this space on a regular basis, because athletics are so ingrained into the culture of Kershaw County and South Carolina. This week marks the kick-off of college football season in the Palmetto State, and several developments highlight the changing culture of the pigskin pastime here.
I am writing about the negative article that appeared in the Camden Chronicle this past Friday concerning the Lugoff Elgin cheerleaders.
When I was told about the "Demon Nickname" article in Friday's paper, I was upset when I read the article. I was mad. Oh, by the way my daughter is a cheerleader.
The Kershaw County Amateur Radio club will have a series of classes about amateur radio open to licensed and unlicensed enthusiasts. The classes will run September 10, 17 and 24 Wednesday evenings at 7-9 p.m. in the Band Room on the Camden Military Academy grounds.
Camden High and Lugoff-Elgin High students used the week leading up to their rival football game to raise money for the United Way of Kershaw County. As announced at halftime of the football game, Lugoff-Elgin High raised $40,748.20 and Camden High raised $24,825.81, new all-time high amounts for both schools and over $26,000 more than last year's total. Over the past six years, the two schools have brought in over $182,000 to help the local community. Pictured are students and staff from both schools and United Way officials joining midfield of the Lugoff-Elgin ...