There had to be a little bit of a back to the future type feel for the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team on Monday night.
WASHINGTON -- Recent events from Ferguson, Mo., to Staten Island, N.Y., might prompt an observer to infer American cops are racist and a bigoted white populace tolerates unnecessary lethal force against minorities.
KC homes lashed by wind, rain
Funeral service for Mr. Reuben Adamson, 69, of Camden, will be held Friday, January 9, 2015, 2:00 P.M. at Scott Hill Baptist Church, 2301 Flint Hill Road, with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may visit at 2376 Baron DeKalb Road. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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Vergie R. (Jerry) Miniard, age 93, of Aiken, SC, passed away peacefully on Jan. 4, 2015, at Pepper Hill Nursing Home. She was the widow of the late Roy A. Miniard, Sr.
Habitat for Humanity of Kershaw County dedicated a new home to the Atkinson family.
Joe Sparks of Elgin is all smiles as he prepares to fill his pick-up with sub-$2 gas at Murphy Express in Camden, one of several Kershaw County stations which dropped the cost of a gallon below $2 on Tuesday morning. Though plummeting oil prices are causing havoc in financial markets, they're producing big grins for local motorists, who six years ago were paying about twice that much for fuel. The price on the pump for regular unleaded gasoline reads $1.989.
You and I can do little about most of the great issues of the day: Islamic State fighters, North Korea and Ebola. But we can address a major societal issue -- our personal health.
Some people take their decorations down the day after Christmas.
The holidays are over, the kids are back at school and you've racked up an impressive list of New Year's resolutions. It's time to get everything running smoothly -- a difficult feat for a busy family. But this is your year! If you're looking to make 2015 your most organized year yet, here are some places to start. Capitalize on that New Year's energy, and make it happen!
As we start another year, it is time to get your life and your home in order. Of course, decluttering and purging is a big part of the organization process. However, once you know what you want to keep, you need a place to put it.
Is your 2-year-old looking a little smug? A new study reports that those in that age group have the emotional capacity to take joy in another's misfortunes.
Felicia Tham Chi Ting wants the world to know how much joy her teacher, Miss Tina, who was on AirAsia flight QZ8501 that went missing last week, brought to the world in a recent blog post.
Paul Wayne Reece, 67, of Cassatt, SC, died Tuesday, January 20, 2015. A memorial service will be private. Memorials may be made in Paul's memory to the Disabled American Veterans of SC, Inc. PO Box 5317, West Columbia, SC 29171
Funeral service for Charlie Haynesworth Holloman III, 79, will be held on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at St. Andrew Church of God with burial to follow in the St. John United Methodist Church Cemetery, Spring Hill. The family will receive friends today 6-7:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to St. Andrew Church of God, 4238 Red hill Road, Camden, S.C. 29020.
• We hope you had as much fun reading our recent front page story on the 2015 Junior Leadership Kershaw County's etiquette class as we did putting it together. The entire Junior Leadership program -- taking some of Kershaw County's brightest and most promising students and giving them the opportunity to interact with a variety of leaders from across the county -- is one we're lucky to have in our community. The etiquette class, held at Boykin's Mill Pond Steakhouse, taught these already well-mannered teens the finer points of moving through society, especially at a fancy restaurant. Parents often ...
It happened the other day. It's funny how things so simple can remind us of things so meaningful, of those sweets that are tucked inside our hearts and unknowingly treasured.
While I was taking a finance class as part of my doctoral program in Virginia in the early 1990s, one of the topics we discussed was a lawsuit that had been filed in South Carolina, now called the Abbeville case, which challenged South Carolina's structure for funding public education. Life takes funny turns. Here I am 21 years later in South Carolina when the case is finally settled.
DOVER, Del. -- Camden native and former Camden High School football standout Kenny Carter was named as the head football coach at Delaware State University last Wednesday.
Monday: Lewisville, Darlington at Camden Military Academy (WR – 5 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at Fairfield Central (BB – 6 p.m.)
Rickey E. Macklin, a Camden native, will sign copies of his books at the Kirkwood Community Center, 2402 Carlos St. in Camden, from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5.
Pets often make wonderful additions to a household. Parents not only love pets because animals bring smiles to their children's faces, but also because pets teach kids about responsibility.
A new economic development program involving businesses and industries in Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee and Sumter counties will offer paid work experience opportunities for Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) industrial and engineering technology students. Officials announced the launch of the WE, or Work Experience, program during a press conference at CCTC's main campus Thursday.
After winning their first Region 4-4A game of the season, the sledding has become tougher for the Lugoff-Elgin boys' basketball team.
Kershaw County residents who watched the State of the Union address Tuesday night might agree with us that perhaps it's time to call a halt to the entire production. That's not a slam at President Obama, for he did nothing more overtly political than his predecessors from both parties have been doing for years. It's just that the term "state of the union" bears little resemblance to what actually occurs at the annual event; it's become little more than a political circus.
Last year, government scientists tell us, was the hottest year on record.