A service to celebrate the life of Kenneth "Kenny" Melton, 46, will be held Friday at 5 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Marvin Jones and the Rev. Jeff Steen will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 4-5 pm. The family will also be receiving friends at the homes of Wayne and Ann Boan or William and Faye Jones.
Mr. Jimmie Johnson, 64, of 7515 Saxon Road, Rembert, passed on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. today, Sept. 18, 2015 at St. Stephens Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
Deacon Leroy Hough, 90, of 2971 Youngs Bridge Road, Bethune, passed on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 at Catoe Chapel Church of God In Christ, with burial in the church cemetery.
Charles Burroughs, Jr., 105, of Camden, passed away peacefully and went home to be with the Lord, September 9, 2015, at his home, with loving family members at his side. He was a lifetime member of St. Matthew UMC in Camden, where he served on several boards. He worked for New York Central Railroad until his retirement after forty years. He also trained horses in New Rochelle, NY. Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Della Dunlap Burroughs, and granddaughter, Teresa Branch. Charles is survived by his only daughter, Fannie (Andre) Branch; grands, Charles A. Branch, Della (Paul) Branch-Bullock ...
North Central will defend its 2014 title when the Lady Knights welcome 11 visiting varsity volleyball teams into Saturday's 10th annual Carolina Challenge in Boonetown.
In their final tune-up for Tuesday's Region 4-4A opening match against Westwood, the Lugoff-Elgin volleyball team fell in the first set of last week's pairing with River Bluff, losing 25-7.
For what, technically, is listed as a fall sport, it has been a pleasant end of summer run for the Camden High School cross country teams.
We notice in today's Yesteryear feature an interesting coincidence: 29 years ago this week, the Kershaw County School Board of School Trustees decided to delay a facilities study until members and district officials could meet with a bond referendum consultant and, possibly hold a meeting to get feedback on the potential projects and funding.
WASHINGTON -- Some in the media were quick to dismiss Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's speech attacking Donald Trump as the opportunistic rant of a 1 percenter.
The Camden Lions Club was chartered on Sept. 4, 1945. We have been fulfilling our motto of "We Serve" in Kershaw County for 70 years. To give you an idea of what we do, I am submitting the following information about our charitable services to the citizens of Kershaw County.
In response to Josh Arrants' column, "The Impact of Cats," I was disappointed to read he calls cats "one of the worst ecological disasters I've ever seen." The study he referenced in his article by the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been questioned for its accuracy and reliability since it was first released.
William Ogburn of Lugoff, recently received a special gift, a Quilt of Valor. The Quilts of Valor foundation is a non-profit organization providing beautiful, lap-sized quilts for military service men and women returning from deployments or who has served in war. Ogburn, 95, is a World War II veteran who served with the 10th Armored Division, known as the "Tiger Division." Ogburn served in the battles of Trier, Bastogne and the Battle of the Bulge. He and his unit were cited by Gen. George S. Patton for their major contributions in stopping the Germans in the battle of Bastogne. Ogburn ...
One of our South Carolina "leaders" in the United States House of Representatives (Mick Mulvaney) is committed to shutting down the government in order to defund Planned Parenthood in spite of the fact that the organization does more than any other to prevent unwanted pregnancies (through education and counseling) and to help women and men and children who cannot afford health care otherwise. Mr. Mulvaney and 32 other Republicans are willing to shut down our government at huge expense to the tax payer -- while he and his colleagues in the House enjoy incredible health care at taxpayers' expense.
Peter and Fran Rowland, owners of Mulberry Bake Shop in downtown Camden, were surprised recently by the presentation of a miniature Mulberry Bake Shop in appreciation of three years of providing fresh pastries for the Camden Business Alliance's "Breakfast Before Hours" quarterly meetings free of charge.
It seems like a long time ago since North Central lost its conference-opening volleyball match to Buford.
The Camden High School volleyball program will host its annual "Dig Pink" Breast Cancer Fundraiser and Awareness Campaign on Wednesday Oct. 7 when Cardinal Newman ...
Well, it's time for the annual Carolina Downhome Blues and Hurricane Joaquin (Andujar)Watch Party and Festival in Camden. And the Fearless Forecast is ...
Ever wanted to see Kershaw County from a bird's perspective?
We agree with Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews: if anyone was a candidate for a life sentence without the possibility of parole, it was Stephen ...
"I got credit down at the grocery store and my barber tells me jokes…" -Roger Miller
In September, a merchant and friend emailed me about our downtown. I decided our communication was worth considering for this column.
Recently at the College of Charleston, State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman delivered what was billed as The State of the Schools Speech.
WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party's "Freedom Caucus," which has several less-charitable nicknames on Capitol Hill, is the dog that caught the car.
What is a person's life worth? Not so much in monetary value, but in years on this earth?
Funeral services for Roy Hood Sill, 88, will be held Monday, Oct. 5, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial ...
Dunah Gregory Gandy, daughter of Ben and Dessie Montgomery Gregory, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. She is survived by her ...