The "Step up for Sullivan" Memory Walk will be held Saturday, beginning at the Lugoff-Elgin High School stadium.
• Politics is a cruel game. With Sen. Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader, locked in a tight battle for re-election, there's already a lot of squirming going on in Washington about which senator will become the majority leader if the Democrats retain control and Reid is defeated. It's bad form, of course, for those interested in the position to be too overt, so Chuck Schumer of New York and Dick Durbin of Illinois, both of whom are said to be desirous of being majority leader, are quietly spreading around campaign funds to many different candidates and states, all ...
Some people love the Constitution so much that they just can't wait to change it.
Wateree Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the first nine weeks period.
Casey Michelle Emens and Matthew Blake Cooper, both of Columbia, were married October 16, 2010, at Timberlake Country Club in Chapin. Rev. Knox Talbert officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony. A reception followed at Timberlake Country Club.
Miss Vanessa Lal of San Jose California and Mr. Cruz Costelle Thomas of Camden were united in marriage May 22, 2010 at the Church of The Chimes in San Jose California. Pastor Mark Averill officiated at the 2:30 p.m. ceremony.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Harrison of Camden announce the engagement of their daughter, Ms. Kristi Ann Harrison of Florence (formerly of Camden), to Mr. Zachary Ryan Nickerson of Camden. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nickerson of Camden.
Each year Outreach Bicycles for Needy Children continues to advance the cause of donating bicycles to underprivileged children.
Blaney Elementary School K-5 science lab teacher Tonya Arm Jackson (second from right) was recognized in October by the S.C. Board of Education as one of South Carolina's state finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The award is the highest recognition that a kindergarten through 12th grade math or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States. Those selected for the honor receive a $10,000 award, a Presidential citation and a trip to Washington, D.C., for a series of recognition events, information exchange programs and an awards ...
When you go to the polls tomorrow, there will be four constitutional amendment questions on the ballot that were approved by the General Assembly.
Funeral services for Elizabeth Barfield Clanton, 85, of Lydia, were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at Mt. Elon Baptist Church. The Rev. Robin King officiated with burial in the church Cemetery directed by Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home. The family received friends Tuesday, October 26, 2010 from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Mt. Elon Baptist Church Building Fund, Box 38, Lydia, SC 29079.
Funeral service for Annie Mae McLeod, 80, of Lugoff, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at St. John United Methodist Church with burial to follow in St. Paul Methodist Cemetery. Rev. John Mims will officiate. The family will receive friends Monday 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to St. John United Methodist Church 45 Roseborough Road, Lugoff, S.C. 29078 or Alzheimer's Foundation.
How do our pets benefit from technological advances in veterinary medicine?
Funeral service for Sue Branham Bowen Rabon, 79, of Lugoff, will be held Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Wayne Flowers will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
Jennifer Darrow Hills of Myrtle Beach and Craig Matthew Stegner of Camden were married Saturday, Sept. 6. The wedding took place at the First Presbyterian Church in Myrtle Beach with Rev. Dr. John Brearley as officiator.
Central Carolina Technical College has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly School for the third consecutive year. The Military Friendly Schools designation is awarded to the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students and to dedicate resources to ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation.
The Hobkirk Hill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) awarded Patricia Plyler Watts with the Community Service Award on Monday, Sept. 15. The award recognizes individuals for voluntary achievements in cultural, educational, humanitarian, civic or benevolent endeavors outside of the DAR. Watts is a member of the DAR; however, due to her outstanding volunteer work the organization thought it fit to recognize her for her contribution to the Camden Community.
The feeling of excitement at last week's Camden City Council meeting was palpable when architectural and engineering firms revealed their sketches for the renovation of Rhame Arena in the south end of town. The drawings were indeed startling -- perhaps because the aging structure has been deteriorating and decaying for decades now, and there has been doubt among some that a rehabilitation of the crumbling building was even possible. But possible it is, and not just to produce a humdrum building, but one that is attractive and will be a beckoning welcome to visitors driving into town from I-20 and ...
Educating children, parents about dangers of drugs, booze
For-profit colleges can't get no respect, at least not from employers. Which suggests that maybe they should be getting less generous taxpayer subsidies, too.
It is front page news all across the state and indeed nationwide -- a white policeman shot an unarmed black man in an incident at a filling station in Columbia. A dashboard camera in the police car captured much of what happen.
Most folks running for political office claim their previous political "experience" is just the thing that proves they deserve your vote this November. Sometimes that is absolutely true. Sometimes, however, as in the current city council race, that previous experience is the very thing that voters should remember as creating one of the most contentious, unpleasant four years in Camden's recent memory.
It was a delight to see the conceptual drawing for the refurbishment of Rhame Arena. What a classic design and what a great design for a "gateway to the city."
On Nov. 4th, we will fill two seats on Camden City Council. We have an outstanding candidate in Bob Williams. He is dedicated to helping Camden grow and move forward in a positive way. Bob was born and raised in Camden, and attended and graduated from our public schools. He owns and operates a local business and understands the needs of the small business and property owners. He would never exploit the office for personal gain.
Cassidy Borowski, a senior at Lugoff-Elgin High School, gets ready to perform a deadlift during the Southern Powerlifting Federation competition in North Myrtle Beach on Sept. 27 as her coach, Ron Blackmon prepares to spot her. Borowski set state records in the 132-pound, 17-year-old division during the meet. Her lifts included a 105-pound bench press, 205-pound squat and 215-pound deadlift. Cassidy trains with Blackmon at Carolina Fitness in Dusty Bend.
Having picked on and beaten schools their own size, the North Central volleyball team stepped up in class on Monday. The results, however, were the same as they have been throughout this season.
Former Camden Mayor Jeffrey Graham is seeking election as a Camden City Council member in November 2014.