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Where's Waldo?

The famous children's book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting 25 different local businesses throughout the community this July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including buttons, book coupons and more. From Schmucker's Amish General Store at 1040A Broad St. to Ole Timey Meat Market at 405 Rutledge St., and from Littlefield Growers at 907 Broad St. to Sweet Repeats at 1104 Campbell St., Waldo figures will be well hidden in local business establishments.

July 07, 2017 | | People & Places


Donations being given to UWKC Mobile Nutrition Center

Camden assistant city manager, Caitlin Young accepts a bag of groceries from United Way of Kershaw County Board Chair Julie Trott at Camden City hall during a community shred day on June 20. The free event was hosted by the city of Camden.

July 07, 2017 | | People & Places


New members

The Iota Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. recently welcomed 10 new members. The women celebrated this milestone with their friends and family at a luncheon at Bethelem Baptist Church Conference Center in Lugoff. The 10 were initiated into a distinguished group of thousands of college educated women of color whose mission is to continue its proclamation of sisterhood and service to mankind. Shown (from left) are Sheila Farrar, Jameela P. Grover, Janee Perry, Kiara Wilson, Ashley Engram, Angela Ford Nelson, Janece Simmons, Porscha Doyle, Larrye Boykin and Meaghan Norman

July 07, 2017 | | People & Places


Ariail - July 7, 2017

July 07, 2017 | | Ariail


Kristin Cobb

We would like to join the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County and the entire community in thanking Kristin Cobb for her years of service with the center. Cobb, who has served as the FAC's executive director for the last 10 years has announced she has accepted an exciting new position with the Midlands Technical College Harbison Theatre in Columbia.

July 07, 2017 | | Editorials


Ignorance is bliss

As a goal-oriented engineer who believes we should all be lifelong learners, the phrase, "ignorance is bliss" has always made me shake my head in disagreement. Phrases like "knowledge is power" or "learn something new every day" are more compatible with my mode of thinking. I believe I must be able to argue both sides of an issue if I want to claim I am educated on that issue. This philosophy requires that I listen with an open mind to opposing views, even if that makes me uncomfortable, anxious or even angry. However, as I approach an age where aches ...

July 07, 2017 | By Dennis Turner C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Love of country

My family celebrated our country's 241st birthday in Pawley's Island this past Tuesday. Spending July 4th at the beach never fails to deliver a grand display of patriotism, fireworks, American flags, and of course, extreme temperatures. Those who know me best are aware of the simple fact I could celebrate this holiday just about every single day of the year.

July 07, 2017 | By Paula Joseph C-I contributing columnist | Columns


South Carolina’s impending $19 billion robbery

"Some will rob you with a six-gun, and some with a fountain pen." -- Woody Guthrie

July 07, 2017 | By Phil Noble C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Sports camps on deck

Here is the listing of upcoming summer youth sports camps in Kershaw County:

July 07, 2017 | | Seasonal Sports


JOHN W. ALDRICH

Mr. John W. Aldrich, 78, of 272 Cleveland School Road, Camden, SC, passed on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Nelson-Haile Funeral Home.

July 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


JANIE RUTH CROLLEY

Janie Ruth Crolley "Mama Ruth" was born October 13, 1930 to Jane "Janie" Roscoe Peavy and Benjamin Oliver "Berry" Peavy. She was predeceased by her husband Parley Crolley Jr.; Sisters - Alta Mae Peavy Crowley, and Beatrice Peavy Melton; and brother, Douglas Peavy. She is survived by her Sister, Henrietta Smith of Hartsville; daughter, Cheryl Hood (Steve); Son, Parley "Peanut" Crolley (Helen); Grandchildren, William "Will" DuRant (Hope), Charles "Chas" DuRant (Samatha), Tara Boone (Kevin) and Vince Paschal. Great Grandchildren, Charles and Kimberly DuRant, Julia and Thomas DuRant, and Helena and Logan Boone; and many nieces and nephews. She previously worked at ...

July 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


DONALD SELLERS

A funeral service to honor the life of Donald E. Sellers, 74, of Lugoff, SC, will be held at 12:00 Noon, Friday, July 7, 2017 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Don Jarvis and Brent Bishop will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park with military and masonic rites. The family will receive friends at 11:00 AM, 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorial may be made to the National Parkinson's Foundation, 1502 NW 9th Avenue, Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136 or American Cancer Society, Relay for Life of Kershaw ...

July 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


More from the 2nd Annual Kids' Fourth of July Parade

On July 1, the city of Camden and Books on Broad & Coffee co-sponsored the 2nd Annual Kids' Fourth of July Parade. Today, we offer more pictures of the event.

July 07, 2017 | | Camden


James Davis appointed Chief Magistrate for Kershaw County

James Davis has been appointed chief magistrate for the summary and municipal courts in Kershaw County.

July 07, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Powers to be assistant principal at Doby’s Mill

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees recently selected Alana Powers to serve as the assistant principal for Doby's Mill Elementary School.

July 07, 2017 | | Education


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County roads among first under recent roads bill

The S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) announced Thursday it has awarded contracts for a number of road resurfacing and rehabilitation projects across the state ...

July 25, 2017 | | Kershaw County


SCDOT closing Five Bridges Road starting July 31

The South Carolina Department of Transportation will be closing Five Bridges Road from Battleship Road to Brook Drive to through traffic for cross line pipe ...

July 25, 2017 | | Camden


Ariail - July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017 | | Ariail


Welcome Table

Readers will see a story on today's front page by Senior Writer Martin L. Cahn about a new initiative called the "Welcome Table SC."

July 21, 2017 | | Editorials


Repeal and regroup

WASHINGTON -- It wasn't quite a wicked-witch-is-dead Munchkin happy dance, but the white noise of foregone conclusions drowned out Republicans' relatively muted regret over their ...

July 21, 2017 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Alexander Young

From 1807 until his death in 1856, Camden was the home of an extraordinarily talented and intelligent individual named Alexander Young. He was born on ...

July 21, 2017 | By Katherine Richardson C-I contributing columnist | Columns


My Brain on NASCAR - July 21, 2017

On July 8, under the lights at Kentucky Speedway, Martin Truex Jr. won his third NASCAR Cup Series race of the season, although in this ...

July 21, 2017 | | Columns


Bulldog Club kicking off its 2017-18 membership drive

The Camden High School Bulldog Club Membership Drive is in full swing for the 2017-18school year.

July 21, 2017 | | Camden High/Middle


L-E Trident Club gears up for Demons’ sports year

The Trident Club, the primary booster club for Lugoff-Elgin High School Athletics, is gearing up for the 2017-18 academic year at the school.

July 21, 2017 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Little Bulldog Football Camp on tap for CHS

Here is the listing of upcoming summer youth sports camps in Kershaw County:

July 21, 2017 | | Seasonal Sports


August 2017 events at the Library

Be sure to sign up for our Summer Reading "Build a Better World"! Summer reading began June 5 and ends August 13.

July 21, 2017 | | People & Places


Frostmourne romps in Kent Stakes

WILMINGTON, Del. --- Green Lantern Stables' Frostmourne won the $200,000 Grade III Kent Stakes at Delaware Park on Saturday.

July 21, 2017 | | Equine


Former L-E standout Murphy named All-American Scholar

AUBURN, Ala. -- Kelli Murphy is one of two Auburn University women's golfers were named All-American Scholars by the Women's Golf Coaches Association, the ...

July 21, 2017 | | Sports


DARLENE BOONE

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Frances "Darlene" Boone, 67, of Camden, SC, will be held at 4:00 PM, today, July 21 ...

July 21, 2017 | | Obituaries


WALTER HENRY HOUSTON

Mr. Walter Henry Houston, 82 of 2113 Red Hill Road Camden, South Carolina passed on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

July 21, 2017 | | Obituaries


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