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Two little red balls

My mother certainly was horrified that I seemed to enjoy learning, often telling me, "Boys do not like smart girls." Her idea of a good life for me was to find some man to take care of me, know all home skills such as cooking, sewing, etc., and fill the house with children. Today, because of her, I know those skills and enjoy them. I did however, only have one child because of unforeseen circumstances. Knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, crewel, and regular sewing often occupy my time. In fact, one of my grandchildren recently asked me, "Nana, do you still like ...

February 27, 2013 | By Jean Pruett C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Ariail for Feb. 27, 2013

February 27, 2013 | | Ariail


President No

Three years ago, President Obama, freshly ensconced in the White House, appointed Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson to draft a plan to cut the nation's huge deficit. In choosing reasonable men of two parties, Obama left everyone with the impression that he was flexible and ready to deal with fiscal issues in an even-handed way. The men headed a committee that came up with common-sense and workable solutions to reduce the deficit in an even-handed way -- both cutting spending and raising taxes.

February 27, 2013 | | Editorials


Droning on about feelings

WASHINGTON -- First they came for the drones.

February 27, 2013 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


$500,000 Palmetto Cash 5 ticket sold in Lugoff

A Midlands lottery player is $500,000 richer today and might not even know it.

February 27, 2013 | | Miscellaneous


S.C. Bar offers free legal clinic in Bethune

The S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program will sponsor a free legal clinic in Bethune on March 5. The topic is wills, estates and probate, featuring attorney William B. Cox Jr. The clinic will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Kershaw County Library's Bethune branch, 206 S. Main St.

February 27, 2013 | | Miscellaneous


Parental input needed for accreditation process

As part of its upcoming accreditation process, the Kershaw County School District is seeking input from parents about each school's learning environment.

February 27, 2013 | | Education


Real Estate Transactions -- Feb. 27, 2013

Real estate transactions

February 27, 2013 | | Miscellaneous


CBA hosts ‘Breakfast Before Hours’ Thursday

The Camden Business Alliance (CBA) will host its first Breakfast Before Hours event Thursday. A complimentary continental breakfast will be offered. The CBA has expanded its mission to include all businesses in the city and invites all business owners to attend.

February 27, 2013 | | Camden


This week in Kershaw County sports

Monday: May Plant Credit Union Baseball Bash at North Central (Thomas Sumter Academy vs. Westwood – 5:30 p.m.; North Central vs. Westwood - 7:30 p.m.); Lake Murray Classic Baseball Tournament (Lugoff-Elgin at Richland Northeast – 6 p.m.); Pee Dee Invitational Pre-Season Baseball Tournament at Kellytown Field in Hartsville (Camden at Hartsville – 7:30 p.m.)

February 25, 2013 | | Sports


Leonard R. McCaskill Jr.

Funeral service for Leonard Richard McCaskill Jr., 81, will be held today at 3:00 p.m. at DeKalb Baptist Church with burial to follow in Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Keith Coates and the Rev. Frank Smith will officiate. The family will receive friends Sunday 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association.

February 25, 2013 | | Obituaries


Catherine Hicks Reeves

A celebration of life service for Catherine Hicks Reeves, 90, of Camden, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery. Reverend Richard Cameron will officiate. The family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m. prior to the service. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Reeves' memory to First Baptist Church, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, SC 29020 or A. Sam Karesh Long Term Care, 1315 Roberts Street, Camden, SC 29020.

February 25, 2013 | | Obituaries


Patricia P. Bonnifield

Patricia P. Bonnifield, 91, passed away on Feb. 18, 2013.

February 25, 2013 | | Obituaries


Ray Marion Brasington

A memorial service celebrating the life of Ray Marion Brasington, 85, of Camden, was held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Bethel Worship Center, Camden, SC. Pastor Casey Mills, Pastor Raymond Sellers and Reverend Bruce Hancock officiated. The family received friends following the service in the church sanctuary. Memorials may be made in Mr. Brasington's memory to Connie Maxwell Children's Home, PO Box 1178, Greenwood, SC 29648.

February 25, 2013 | | Obituaries


JoAnn Jones Roundtree

Funeral service for Ms. JoAnn Jones Roundtree, 56 of 2524 John G. Richards Road in Camden will be held Wednsday, February 27, 2013, 11:00 a.m. at White Oak Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Ms. Roundtree died Thursday, February 21, 2013. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

February 25, 2013 | | Obituaries


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Saving S.C.'s natural treasures: the Edisto River

Recently, I was invited to speak to the Friends of the Edisto and I met Hugo Krispyn who lives on the headwaters of the North ...

December 02, 2016 | Phil Noble | Columns


Fire follows drought

Kershaw County is currently 6-8 inches behind the average rainfall for the year. The rest of the state, for the most part, is experiencing the ...

December 02, 2016 | | Columns


No tears for Fidel

WASHINGTON -- Sometimes history doesn't have to wait to judge -- and when it comes to dictators, even dead ones, we shouldn't either.

December 02, 2016 | Kathleen Parker | Columns


Political rhetoric can damage our country

I pray regularly for our leaders to catch up with the 21st century, and for President-Elect Donald Trump not to follow some of the paths ...

December 02, 2016 | | Letters


The Sullivans

We would like to offer our hearty congratulations and deep felt thanks to Joe and Brenda Sullivan, who were honored Tuesday by the City of ...

December 02, 2016 | | Editorials


Garbage on television

How are cable companies maintaining stability in this present day? I am curious because a few of my friends from college and even the ones ...

December 02, 2016 | | Columns


North Central Middle School announces first quarter honor roll

Eighth Grade

December 02, 2016 | | Education


Suspects in multiple car break-ins arrested again

During Thanksgiving week, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested and charged five individuals with 2-17 counts of breaking into a motor vehicle, receiving stolen ...

December 02, 2016 | Katrina Moses | Crime-Police-Fire


Speaks earns All-ACC honors for Wolfpack

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Camden's Maggie Speaks concluded her volleyball career at North Carolina State University by being named to the 2016 All-ACC second team ...

December 02, 2016 | | Sports


Lady Demons take opener

When you have a roster of eight players and one not dressed out, it could cause for some anxious moments for a basketball team.

December 02, 2016 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


L-E wrestlers sweep; CHS splits pair

This is how to open a season.

December 02, 2016 | | Sports


Garbage on television

How are cable companies maintaining stability in this present day? I am curious because a few of my friends from college and even the ones ...

December 02, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Columns


No tears for Fidel

WASHINGTON -- Sometimes history doesn't have to wait to judge -- and when it comes to dictators, even dead ones, we shouldn't either.

December 02, 2016 | Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


NSA crowns its 2016 champions

Irv Naylor's Rawnaq, winner of two Grade 1 classics, was crowned as the National Steeplechase Association's Lonesome Glory Champions Award winner.

November 29, 2016 | | Equine


Lady Knights take third in pre-season tourney

Having scored 29 points in an opening game loss to rival Andrew Jackson, the North Central girls' basketball team exploded for 41 points in the ...

November 29, 2016 | | North Central High/Middle


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