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A monument to reconciliation

CAMDEN S.C. -- It isn't often that one gets to hear both the strains of "Dixie" and an African drum concert in the same public square. Nor, usually, are statue unveilings the riveting stuff of storytelling.

April 05, 2013 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Jacqueline "Jacky" M. James

Jacqueline "Jacky" M. James passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 in Brockenhurst, England. She is survived by her mother, Barbara James of Brockenhurst and brother Mike James of London. Jacky was born on June 14, 1952 in England. She came to the United States in the late '70s to work for Ashwell Stables. Jonathan Sheppard said, "We had a very strong stable. Jacky was an integral part of it and was closely associated with two Grade 1 fillies, Trevita and First Approach."

April 05, 2013 | | Obituaries


Hugh Johnson, Jr.

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Hugh J. " Ump Dad" Johnson, Jr., 86, of Camden, will be held Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church. Rev. Steve Patterson and Rev. David Weaver will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park with military rites. In lieu of visitation, the family will receive friends in the Family Life Center following the committal service. Memorials may be made in Hugh's memory to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.

April 05, 2013 | | Obituaries


Windell "Butch" Rabon, Jr.

Funeral services for Windell Hazel "Butch" Rabon, Jr., 72, will be held Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Lugoff First Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Richard Cameron will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday from 5 – 7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society.

April 05, 2013 | | Obituaries


Mary Turner

Mary Turner died in Kershaw County Hospital on Thursday, March, 4 2013 at 8 a.m. She was a resident of Camden.

April 05, 2013 | | Obituaries


Technological wizardry

Is there anyone else out in this vast universe who is zero to non-astute in the world of technology? I felt on top of the game when I mastered the microwave oven. I'm on my third, and I've advanced to a "wild" 900 watts.

April 05, 2013 | Nancy G. Ewald Camden | Letters


Elgin man plans trip after lottery win

An Elgin man recently won the lottery and is going to Disney World.

April 05, 2013 | | Lugoff-Elgin


CPD officers awarded at ceremony

Sergeant James Steele and Ptl. Tony Wages were honored at the 8th Annual DUI Enforcement Recognition and 2012 Law Enforcement DUI Challenge Ceremonies held on April 3. The program is presented by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety and Office of Highway Safety and Justice Programs.

April 05, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Elliott to address KC Gamecock Club meeting on April 30

The Kershaw County Gamecock Club will have its spring meeting on Tuesday, April 30 at 6 p.m. at the Old South Restaurant, 1244 Pine Street in Elgin.

April 05, 2013 | | Sports


Reconciliation

Last week's unveiling of the statues of Larry Doby and Bernard Baruch, and the attendant ceremonies which were held, amounted to a tripleheader: well-conceived, well-planned and well-executed. The hundreds of people who turned out Friday at the Camden Archives to witness the event were indeed buoyed by a ceremony that truly reflected the theme for the day: reconciliation.

April 03, 2013 | | Editorials


Keynesian economics and gridlock

WASHINGTON -- The item was too delicious to resist: New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, he of the don't-worry, be-happy approach to the federal deficit, had been forced to declare personal bankruptcy. Except, it wasn't true.

April 03, 2013 | By Ruth Marcus Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Patricia Watts

Graveside services to celebrate the life of Patricia Burns Watts, 78, of Camden, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Hermitage Baptist Church Cemetery in Camden. Rev. Mark Hopkins will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Tuesday, March 2, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Patricia's memory to Arise and Build at Hermitage Baptist Church, 814 Jefferson Davis Highway, Camden, SC 29020.

April 03, 2013 | | Obituaries


Yesteryear - April 3, 2013

Computers can help students make the grade

April 03, 2013 | | Yesteryear


Councilman Jones

So Councilman Jones Has questions about many issues at Kershaw Health but can't be bothered with attending a Board of Trustees meeting where he could possibly ask those questions and possibly get answers. Sounds like he doesn't want to engage in any dialogue and just wants to hear his own voice. Is it because he won't like the answers or maybe he just likes to hear his own voice and see his name in print.

April 03, 2013 | Marcia Brown Elgin | Letters


Four Months In

Marvelous things are happening in Camden and Kershaw County. Yes, sometimes, we take two steps forward, one step back, but as every airline pilot knows, if a strong headwind takes us off-course, we get back on track and head for our destination, which in this case is a happy, prosperous City.

April 03, 2013 | By Camden Mayor Tony Scully C-I contributing columnist | Columns


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April 25, 2017 | | Ariail


Special Olympics

We would like to offer our hearty congratulations to all who participated in Friday's Special Olympics event – and a heartfelt thanks to all who ...

April 25, 2017 | | Editorials


Keeping the county working for you

This whole recent focus on a certain airline treating a passenger as "The Incredible Hulk" did with Loki in the movie fight scene has confirmed ...

April 25, 2017 | By Kershaw County Council Chair Julian Burns C-I guest columnist | Columns


Demon netters bounce back to top Manning, Ridge View

After suffering a loss to Blythewood on their first match back after spring break, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team closed last week's trio of non-region ...

April 25, 2017 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Kudzu and change

In my early travels outside of the South, I was astounded to discover that people had never heard of kudzu. After all, Southerners have been ...

April 25, 2017 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


The cousin towns

It is a well-known fact that Joseph Kershaw designed and laid out the two-phase plan of Camden. He designed our fair city based upon the ...

April 25, 2017 | By Katherine Richardson C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Clinic Classic hits the street on Saturday

The tenth annual Clinic Classic road race/walk will take place in Camden on Saturday, April 29.

April 25, 2017 | | Sports


King Kat tourney on tap for Lake Wateree

The 2017 Cabela's King Kat Tournament Trail will stop at Lake Wateree on Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29.

April 25, 2017 | | Seasonal Sports


5K Color Run benefits NCHS Yearbook

The North Central High School yearbook staff is sponsoring a 5K Color Fun Run on Saturday, May 6 at 10 a.m. at the school.

April 25, 2017 | | Sports


A sad lesson about dogs and mold toxicity

Doing the right thing is rarely easy. This month we're focusing on a foster dog's story that includes an important lesson for all ...

April 25, 2017 | By Andrea Walker C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Scorpiancer returns to its winning form

Bruton Street-US's Scorpiancer seized the lead from front-running Portrade at the final fence of the $50,000 Temple Gwathmey Handicap (Gr. 3) and prevailed ...

April 25, 2017 | | Equine


Yesteryear for April 25, 2017

Although several supermarkets in Camden boast bakeries, Mulberry Market owners Peter and Fran Rowland say they are confident their new bake shop at 536 E ...

April 25, 2017 | | Yesteryear


UWKC recognizes volunteers

The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) recently hosted a dinner to recognize the contributions of partner agency volunteers.

April 25, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


BLYSS takes stage for Finally Friday

The Finally Friday Free Concert Series continues at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) this Friday, April 28 with BLYSS. The concert will ...

April 25, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


For the Record - April 25, 2017

Real estate transactions

April 25, 2017 | | For the Record


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