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.
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."
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.
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.
Mary Turner died in Kershaw County Hospital on Thursday, March, 4 2013 at 8 a.m. She was a resident of Camden.
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.
An Elgin man recently won the lottery and is going to Disney World.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Computers can help students make the grade
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.
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.
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 ...
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The tenth annual Clinic Classic road race/walk will take place in Camden on Saturday, April 29.
The 2017 Cabela's King Kat Tournament Trail will stop at Lake Wateree on Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) recently hosted a dinner to recognize the contributions of partner agency volunteers.
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 ...
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