A service to celebrate the life of Earl Dean Freeman, 51, of Bethune, will be held at 4:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 7, 2010, in Pineview Baptist Church, Kershaw. The Revs. Gregory Gunter and Todd Gandy will officiate.
Miss Lindsay Marie Martin of Lugoff, and Mr. Mark Douglas Millonzi of Spartanburg, were united in marriage December 4, 2010 at the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens in Charleston, South Carolina. Steve Vickers officiated the outdoor sunset Scottish ceremony at 5:00 p.m.
Great quotations aren't what they used to be. History is marked by signature lines like "We shall overcome" and "Give me liberty or give me death." To those, the age of YouTube adds, "If you touch my junk, I'll have you arrested."
• We're glad to see that the U.S. Congress has passed a bill which will prohibit television networks from jacking up the volume when commercials are shown. For decades, viewers have been forced to reach for the remote control device when the sound spurted during ad pitches. We also propose a tongue-in-cheek amendment to the new law: that whenever politicians appear on TV with too much blathering, the volume gets automatically cut down to zero.
Dr. Mara Virginia Parker Holland of Lugoff and Jeffery Adam Junior Watts of Elgin were united in marriage on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden. The Reverend Sheila D. Rogers officiated at the 6:00 pm double-ring ceremony.
The following are remarks by Camden City Manager Kevin Bronson during Thursday night's City Hall Christmas Tree lighting ceremony:
Representative Laurie Slade Funderburk (D-Kershaw) has been elected to serve as chair of the South Carolina General Assembly Women's Caucus for a two-year term. Funderburk said she is eager to begin her work as head of this 17-member, bipartisan organization.
Mrs. Katherine Alexander Mims, beloved wife, mother, & grandmother, passed peacefully into God's hands December 3, 2010 at Palmetto Providence Hospital in Columbia, SC. Born January 16, 1934, in Charleston, SC, to the late Calbraith Capers & Mary Abbott Alexander, Katherine grew up in Batesburg, SC. Over the years, she resided in Batesburg, Anderson, Cayce, West Columbia, & Lugoff. Katherine was a member of West Side Baptist Church in West Columbia. She had been a member at First Baptist Churches in Columbia, Batesburg, & Anderson; & Broadacres Baptist in Cayce, where she had been active as a Sunday School teacher & in the women's ...
Hailes Funeral Home announces services for: Ms. Catherine Missouri, 47, of 1116 44th Street, Washington, DC, formerly of Rembert, SC, passed on Tuesday, November 16, 2010. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, December 6, 2010, at 12:00 PM, Union Baptist Church, Rembert, SC, with burial in Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Rembert. SC.
Funeral service for Billy Michael Nelson, 43, will be held Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Rev. Steve Lee will officiate. The family will receive friends Monday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
Graveside service for Angie Phillips Peyton, 52, will be held Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. in Greenhaven Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home prior to the service.
A graveside memorial service celebrating the life of Mary Helen Flowers Rhame, 97, of Camden, will be held at 3:00 PM Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at Quaker Cemetery. Reverend David Weaver will officiate. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Rhame's memory to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020 or the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County, 810 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Mr. Robert "Pa" Belton, 79, of 47 Trinity Chruch Road, Lugoff, SC, passed on Friday, December 3, 2010.
Lackey Surveying successfully defended their KCRD Mite League soccer crown by winning the 2010 championship. Pictured on the front row, from left, are Shaw Wilgis, Ashton Connell, Robert Lackey and Benjamin Schnese. The second row is made up of Natalie Horton, Ryan Buckelew, Nellie Joseph, Mikael Nelson, Gus Allen, John Crayne, Campbell Jordan and Christopher Butler. The coaches' row includes Robbie Lackey, Scott Jordan and Randy Wilgis. Missing from the team picture is Blake Alderson.
Caden Bryce Hall, infant son of Kent Hall and Tonya Renee Mozingo Hall, of Bethune, died Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at the Medical University of SC in Charleston.
The Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) agriculture class will hold a fall plant sale Monday through Oct. 3 from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at the school's greenhouse on campus.
The Kershaw County Library will host a talk by Doug Peach, South Carolina Folklife and Traditional Arts Program Coordinator at the McKissick Museum (University of South Carolina) and the South Carolina Arts Commission, on the history of the Blues in South Carolina. The talk, which will focus on the musicians, culture, and style of music known as the "Piedmont Blues," will be held at the Camden Library on Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.
Lillie Ashton Yount and Jeremy Robert Getman will be married Nov. 7 in Philadelphia, PA.
The Kershaw Conservation District, United Way of Kershaw County and the City of Camden Planning Division are sponsoring a rain garden workshop Oct. 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at United Way of Kershaw County.
The Kershaw County Library will host a talk with historian Joseph McGill Jr., founder of The Slave Dwelling Project, on Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
Monday: Dutch Fork at Lugoff-Elgin (G – 4 p.m.); North Central at West Florence (VB – 5:30 p.m.)
• Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Fine Arts Center's (FAC) "Dancing With the Stars" event. We think we can place it firmly in the "fun(d)raising" category, in that it not only raises money for the FAC, but raises the fun quotient with folks getting to see some of Kershaw County's notable residents doing their best to shimmy and shake or tango across the stage. Extra congratulations to Tyke Redfearn and Ginny Marshall for winning the technical award for best dance routine, and to Eric Boland and Amanda Smith for earning the People's Choice Award ...
The Kershaw County School Board response in Monday's Chronicle-Independent to Scott Jordan's statement on Zemp Stadium is nothing if not informative. If you haven't been paying attention, the school district has proposed a facilities referendum for the November election which would, among other things, abandon Zemp Stadium while spending millions of additional taxpayer dollars on a new stadium on Ehrenclou Drive.
When I think back on the days of my youth, that time when I had the privilege of traveling on the NASCAR circuit, it would be hard to pick a lesson learned that was more important than another.
Kicking off their second go-through in Region 4-AA volleyball in the same manner as it did the first half of the campaign, North Central took a 3-0 win over visiting Buford in a Thursday night match played inside The Castle in Boonetown.
Debbie Branham continues her campaign to be Kershaw County's next Probate Judge.
Monday's KershawHealth Board of Trustees meeting started off with a generous gift from its Hospital Auxiliary.
When the Walt Disney Company announced plans to create an attraction at Walt Disney World's Epcot World Showcase based on the hit movie "Frozen," it likely did not expect impassioned responses from fans of attraction it will replace.
CHEESEBRIDGE -- "The Boxtrolls" hit theaters this weekend, and there is a lot of positive talk about the newest stop-motion animated picture.