Tuesday: Camden Military Academy at Greg Mathis Charter School (BB – 5:30 p.m.); Chapin at Camden (BB – 6 p.m.); Ridge View at Lugoff-Elgin (BB – 6 p.m.); Fairfield Central at North Central (BB – 6:30 p.m.)
It all boils down to one game.
Dear Annie: I have been with "John" for more than 10 years. We have children together. I have reached the point in my life that I wish to be married. I never wanted to be a girlfriend forever, and he knew this from the beginning.
"When the first European explorers cast eyes on the strange shores of North America, they saw a plentitude of native grapes." So wrote viticulture authority University of South Carolina professor Dr. George S. Shields.
Mary Peele Shapleigh, 88, of Tryon Estates, Columbus, N.C. and formerly of Camden, S.C. passed away on Monday January 28, 2013.
Services for Judith S. Faulkenberry, 59, will be private. The family will receive friends at the home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 Fair Street, Camden, S.C. 29020 or American Cancer S647 Lachicotte Road, Lugoff, S.C. 29078 or a charity of one's choice.
A memorial service for Claudia Dority "Dee" Evans, 64, will be held Monday at 4:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 Fair Street, Camden, S.C. 29020 or Whippet Rescue and Placement, 12035 West Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI 53224.
Mr. Willie Edward Davis, 54, of 8490 Black River Road, Rembert, SC, passed on Saturday, February 2, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Mr. Charles Vincent Davis, 66, of 2504 Carlos Street, Kirkwood Community, Camden, died Friday, February 1, 2013. Family and friends may call at residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, which is serving the Davis Family.
Wiley McTeer Bell died Friday, February 1, 2013, at MUSC Hospital in Charleston.
Willie Leroy Anderson, 84, of Jacksonville died Thursday, January 31, 2013 at his residence.
Services for Thomas Isaiah "Sam" Green, 63, will be held 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 4, 2013 at J. P. Holley Funeral Home Chapel with interment following at 12 noon at Fort Jackson National Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation was held Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. Services have been entrusted to J.P. Holley Funeral Home.
WASHINGTON -- More than perhaps anyone else in America, David Blankenhorn personifies the struggle so many have experienced over same-sex marriage.
• Diplomatic posts have always been plum political prizes for presidents to hand out to supporters and donors; over the years, about 30 percent of such jobs have been awarded to people who were willing to pay for them. This year, with President Obama having a hefty list of well-to-do supporters, the price is higher than ever, one news outlet reports. Being called "ambassador" and receiving a post to a safe country with a stable political environment is quite a catch. Of course, Obama's doing nothing different than his predecessors have; it's just that the price tag has gone ...
Major college athletics -- football and basketball, specifically -- have been on the radar recently as various proposals for paying athletes have been made. Additionally, the entire atmosphere surrounding big-time sports has been discussed, and individual universities are all examining their own programs. The entire subject is too complex to address in one editorial, but Clemson recently advanced a plan with one proposal we particularly like.
Elizabeth Ann Fischer, a sophomore at the University of South Carolina, daughter of Betty and Richard Fischer of Camden has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the Morris Newspaper Corporation for the 1990-91 scholastic year. A 1988 graduate of Camden High School, Miss Fischer is active in the S.C. Scholastic Press Association and the Southern Interscholarship Association.
WASHINGTON -- The life of the wife of a presidential candidate can sometimes be like the government. Taxing.
This spring, the Kershaw County Recreation Department is coordinating softball and baseball league programs across the county for more than 2,000 athletes of all ages encompassing dozens of teams and sponsors, and hundreds of coaches and officials. We give thanks for their dedication and untiring efforts. The following is a story of one of those teams.
Having seen some of the upsets in 4A first round baseball play in which fourth seeds defeated number-one seeds, Lugoff-Elgin head coach Randy Stokes was feeling pretty good about his team's 4-2 win over Laurens in the District IV opener.
While baseball and softball are already in their second or, in some instances, third round of the post season, the other spring sports begin state tournament play this week.
Three Kershaw County teams will try and keep their 2015 seasons intact when they all play tournament elimination games tonight.
• We stand with Kershaw County Council in recognizing Bobby Jones on his long years of service not just to his hometown of Bethune, but the entire county. From his many years as a teacher, coach and principal to his time on and chairing the S.C. Department of Transportation Commission to serving as a counselor at The ALPHA Center, Jones epitomizes public service in Kershaw County. He is also a very nice man, giving hugs to men and women alike, and surprising folks with pound cakes, mostly of the lemon variety. But it is his contributions, large and small, to ...
When the 15th and 17th Corps of Sherman's Army entered Kershaw District on February 23, 1865, at Peay's Ferry on the Wateree River west of Liberty Hill, then crossed the district in three days, and were poised to exit it on Lynches River at Young's Bridge, Tillers Ferry and Kelly's Bridge, locally the war was all but over.
As we celebrate our first anniversary of the Jackson Teen Center, I want to share some great things that are happening.
My husband is like a relentless teenager. When he wants something, he persists until it's easier for me to say "yes" just to get him out of my hair.
Michael (Mike) Jones of Camden, commander of Bravo Company Recruiting and Retention Battalion for the S.C. Army National Guard, in Camden, was promoted in December to the rank of major by Lt. Col. Matthew Fryman, Battalion Commander.
The S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) plans to replace a bridge on Watson Street near Elgin.