The Chronicle-Independent, courtesy of the S.C. News Exchange, will now periodically feature editorial cartoons by Walt Inabinet of the The (Orangeburg) Times and Democrat. According to the S.C. Press Association (SCPA), Inabinet recently placed second in the SCPA News Contest's All Daily Division Cartoon category. He has been a local television news anchor, owned and published a weekly newspaper in Bamberg County and is "semi-retired" from Inabinet Communications, the marketing and public relations firm he ...
A few days ago I had the honor of attending a memorial service for Marlene Tolleson, a quiet servant at the Kershaw County Council on Aging. For more than 20 years, she worked tirelessly on behalf of those who needed her most, our seniors. An advocate, a counselor and sometimes firm encourager, the folks she served knew that they had a friend and advocate in Marlene.
It was a kneejerk reaction to a kneejerk reaction. That's my assessment of Rep. Bobby Rush's incendiary assault on Sen. Mark Kirk's gang-fighting proposal.
Dear Annie: I have worked for many years at a small family-owned company.
Here are the sports campsto be held in Kershaw County for the week of June 10. Little Bulldog Baseball Camp: Learn the fundamentals of baseball or improve your skills in this camp. Daily training sessions will include hitting, base running, sliding and all aspects of defense. Campers will get one-on-one instruction. Camden High baseball coach Denny Beckley, members of his coaching staff and Bulldog players will be instructing. Date: June 10-14 Location: American Legion Park ...
A Celebration of Life Service for Margaretha "Greta" Powers, 80, will be held Friday from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at the Camden-Lugoff Elks Lodge. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or Kershaw Health Hospice.
Funeral service for Ms. Lois Outten, 76, of 1218 McRae Road in Camden, will be held Saturday, June 8, 2013, 3:00 P.M. at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church with burial in Community Baptist Church Cemetery. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
A memorial service celebrating the life of Walter Elmer Hoover, Jr., 73, of Lugoff, will be held at a later date.
Funeral Services for James Preston "Foots" Hasty, 74, will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Wateree Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Trent McLaghlin and The Rev. Jeff Grubbs will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Nellie Watts Creed, 101, died June 1, 2013. Born May 23, 1912 in Lugoff, SC, she was the youngest child of George Franklin and Annie Rabon Watts. She was predeceased by her husband of 73 years, Smyrl Alvin Creed, her brother, George Bell Timmerman Watts of Great Falls, and her sister, Anna Kate Watts of Lugoff.
Keith Aikens passed away on May 26, 2013 in Camden, South Carolina. Keith was born on January 14, 1962 to Darevelyn (Inez) Aikens and to Freddie Aikens in Brooklyn, New York. Keith preceded in death by his father Freddie Aikens of Camden, South Carolina; grandparents, Ruth McFarland of Columbia, SC and Louis J. Moten, Brooklyn, NY. Keith survived his mother Darevelyn (Inez) Aikens of Columbia, SC; daughters, Latoya J. Aikens of Gulfport, MS. and Leonnie ...
Graveside services to celebrate the life of Bentley Richard Stogsdill III, 62, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, June 7, 2013 in Quaker Cemetery. Rev. James Barnhill will officiate. Memorials may be made in his memory to Camp Burnt Gin, Box 101106, Columbia, SC, 29211, attention Margie Horton, or the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.
The memorial service for Leonard Lee Price, 92, will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at 1:00 pm at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 3909 Forest Drive, Columbia SC 29204. The Celebration of Life service will be conducted by The Reverend Doctor Herman R. Yoos III, Bishop of the South Carolina Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and Senior Pastor Paul Wollner of Good Shepherd. After the service the family will greet friends at the Family Activities building.
A Celebration of Life Service for Barbara Helen Stone Walker, 67, will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Dr. Eugene Rollings will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 Fair St., Camden, SC 29020 or at Sister Care, 110 East DeKalb St., Camden, SC 29020.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Calli, a 2-year-old spayed female Siamese cat and Caleb, a 12-week-old male Hound mix. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The shelter, located at the south end of Fair Street and managed by the Kershaw County Humane Society, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The shelter is closed ...
Dear Annie: My wife and I are going through a divorce after 23 years of marriage. We just grew apart.
When is a scandal not really a scandal? Many are shocked to hear that the government, in its pursuit of terrorists as relentlessly as Wile E. Coyote chases the Road Runner, is massively snooping into our phone records and popular social networks without search warrants.
Habitat for Humanity and United Way will be having a Warehouse Sale Saturday. The sale will run from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and will be located in the United Way parking lot at 110 East DeKalb St. in Camden. Items include furniture, household items, TVs and building supplies. Items are priced to sell.
Mr. Homer Leroy Stuckey, 73, of 164 Shivers Pond Road, Rembert, SC, passed on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Funeral Services will be conducted Friday, June 14, 2013, 1 p.m., at Springhill united Methodist Church, Rembert, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Mary Louise Wilson, 79, of 722 Fair Street, Camden, S.C., passed on Friday, June 7, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, June 15, 2013, 11 a.m., at Camden First United Methodist Church, Camden. Burial will follow at Cedar Cemetery, Camden. Haile's Funeral Home is assisting.
Funeral services for William Burnett Collins, 74, of Lugoff, SC will be held on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 4:00 PM at Lugoff First Baptist Church, with interment to follow in the church cemetery. Dr. Albert Allen and Rev. Dave Robinson will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel.
A federal jury is hearing testimony this week as the trial begins of a lawsuit brought against Camden Military Academy (CMA). In the trial's first days, attorneys for a former cadet have brought forward testimony and evidence they say show that, in 2008, other CMA students raped the then 13-year-old boy, according to news reports. The former cadet, listed in the lawsuit only as "JBC," is now 18.
Following a season in which a young Lugoff-Elgin softball team finished third in Region 4-4A play, post-season honors came the way of four members of the Lady Demons' program.
Camden's local chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. hosted its Fourth Annual Debutante Cotillion, Radiant Rubies: Refined and Ready to Conquer the World, on Saturday, May 18, at the Shrine Club in Camden.
Camden City Council was scheduled yesterday to take second reading on a proposal to purchase the former Maxway building in the downtown business district, with plans to raze the decaying structure and build a small park. The building, located at the corner of Broad and Rutledge Street, has stood unoccupied for years and has become an eyesore. It's presently owned by Redwood Homes LLC, which has agreed to sell ...