(Note: This article appeared in the Wednesday, Oct. 27 edition of the Spartanburg Herald-Journal. Since then, Wofford College earned a berth in the NCAA Football Championship Series playoffs. After a first round bye, the Southern Conference entry opens post-season play at Jacksonville State on Dec. 4.)
Camden High School and the Kershaw County Recreation Department are presenting The Michael Kohn Pitcher/Catcher Camp on Sunday, Dec. 12 at American Legion Park in Camden.
First grade • All A Honor Roll- Alayna Arant, Braxton Beasley, Scyvion Boykin, Rebecca Branham, Jordan Brown, Wesley Crane, Nellie Deas, Nasir Edwards, Candler Hayes, Riley Horton, Lamariyana Houston, Lamar Keit, Aprilia Massow, Caitlyn Pandolph, Corleigh Pandolph, Jaylen Pate, Dakota Schoolfield and Levi Taylor. • A/B Honor Roll – Levis Aquilar, Jacob Bass, Kahari Brisbon, Zachary Cameron, Wyatt Cassady, Jonathan ...
• Poor Charles Rangel. Though the 20-term Congressman was found guilty of breaching 11 different ethics rule in the U. S. House of Representatives, including failing to pay taxes on a vacation villa for 17 years, and despite the fact that he will receive a rare U.S. House of Representatives censure, he said last Monday that he wasn't a crooked politician and he wanted to restore his reputation. Rangel is like the other politicians ...
Ask any 10 voters what motivated them to go to the polls, and you'll probably get 10 different answers. Taxes, unemployment, government spending -- Americans had a lot on their minds as they approached the ballot box.
Now that the elections are over, the real work begins. The election season is generally a time when rhetoric trumps reality. Now, reality takes center stage. In a nutshell, here's the reality. The state budget has shrunk by over $2.5 billion over the past two years. State support for K-12 education has shrunk by almost $730 million during this period. (There are folks, bless their hearts, who have been using creative math to make ...
"Refudiate," a word Sarah Palin created by conflating "refute" and "repudiate" in a Twitter tweet, has entered the New Oxford American Dictionary. It could also serve as her party's new congressional battle cry.
What is the worst ordeal a family can endure? What event could cause you the most anxiety, stress, or heartache? For one local family, the heartache was tripled in just a few days.
The Camden Junior Welfare League announces the tour sites for the 34th annual Candlelight Tour of Homes on Saturday, Dec. 11 from 3 to 8 p.m. Twelve sites are featured on the tour and proceeds benefit children in need in Kershaw County.
The Kershaw County School Board accepted the resignation Nov. 16 of Midway Elementary School Principal Jewell Stanley effective Dec. 31. Stanley will take a position in the S.C. Department of Education's (SDE) federal and state accountability office overseeing Title I programs.
Ronald O'Bryon Armstrong, 73, passed away on November 15, 2010, in Raleigh NC. He was born in New Castle, England, in 1937, and came to this country in l964 to further his career as a steeplechase jockey. He rode for trainers Burley Cocks, Charlie Cushman, Ronnie Houghton and Bobby Davis, just to name a few. He retired from his riding career in l972 and in l978 began training, primarily for Alfred H. Smith Jr. In ...
The Lugoff-Elgin Middle School Media Center recently became a competitive arena with students battling to see who would win Clemson or Carolina. The students – including Jonathan Lowder, Corey Bledsoe, Bobbie Schermbeck , Erin Carraway, Angela Hill and Austin Teague -- put together their team's puzzle before and after school and at lunch time. While the competition was heated and close, Carolina won by about 35 pieces.
Mr. James E. Blanding, 76, of 2389 Greenhill Road, Camden, passed on Friday, Nov. 19. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Funeral service for Mrs. Louvenia Barnes McClinton, 80, or 1777 John G. Richards Road, Camden, will be held Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 1 p.m. at Good Hope AME Zion Church with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may visit at 1781 John G. Richards Road. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Like tens of thousands of other South Carolinians, I went to the State Fair in Columbia a few weeks ago. It was great fun, and all the usual attractions were there. But there was something new this year -- and it was hot.
Mr. Daniel Washington, 53, entered into rest on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at KershawHealth. Arrangements will be announced later. Professional Services are entrusted to Cooke Funeral Home. www.cookefuneralhomeofcamden.com.
The Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) will have the honor of escorting Santa Claus through the neighborhoods in Lugoff again this year. Santa will be escorted through different areas of the Lugoff community each night. Lugoff firefighters enjoy this event each year so children can have the opportunity to see the "Jolly One" before he comes on Christmas night.
Local artist and gardener Brenda Konitzer will sign her new cookbook What's Cooking at Dry Branch Ranch? Saturday, 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Books on Broad at 944 Broad St, in Camden. Books will be available for purchase and autographing. Samples from some of the book's recipes, such as pumpkin bread, mushroom and onion dip and seafood pizza dip will be available.
North Central tuned up for this weekend's Mid-Carolina Credit Union Holiday Classic wrestling tournament at Lugoff-Elgin with a pair of wins on Wednesday night.
The 22nd annual Mid-Carolina Credit Union Holiday Classic wrestling tournament is on tap for today and Saturday at Lugoff-Elgin High School.
Avenging their only loss in three starts this season, the Camden boys basketball team handed host Lakewood a 52-42 defeat on Wednesday night in Sumter.
North Central outscored visiting McBee, 16-12, in overtime to record a 65-61 win over the Panthers in a Tuesday night game played at The Castle in Boonetown.
For the second time in a week, Brookland-Cayce got the better of Lugoff-Elgin. And for the second time, by single digits.
CMA comes up short: Malike McGill scored a team-best 16 points as the Camden Military Academy fell to 0-3 on the season with a 68-35 loss to Heathwood Hall on Tuesday night in a game played in Columbia.
Lugoff-Elgin makes the short trip over the Wateree River to finish its home and home schedule with rival Camden High tonight at the Dog Pound. The girls' game tips off the doubleheader at 6 p.m.
Guns in schools is always a touchy subject, and of course it was newsworthy when a Camden Middle School student recently was apprehended at school with a loaded .38 caliber revolver as well as a box cutter. We have all read too many incidents of horrific school shootings across the country, so parents and other citizens are sensitive to security in schools. Local law enforcement authorities say school administrators ...
We wish to express our gratitude to the community, schools, law enforcement, emergency and fire departments, the church community and friends of Rob Evans. Words cannot describe how much we appreciate your kindness and sympathy during our recent loss. All of you reached out to us in many different ways and demonstrated kindness that will not be forgotten. Especially meaningful were the stories you shared with us about Rob and how he touched your lives in some way.