On my cartoons you can see I go by my last name, Ariail. If you read the letters to the editor in the papers that carry my work you'd find I go by a few other names as well. But that's how it should be. Editorial pages and editorial cartoons are forums for expressing opinions and different ideas that on occasion clash with those of the reader. Editorials and cartoons can inform the reader on issues of the day and hopefully, provoke thought and discussion. That's their primary role.
The Camden Police Officers Association appreciates the generosity for our annual Christmas event for children and needy citizens with toys and food during the holidays. We also provided fruit bags for the Kershaw County Council on Aging a few days before Christmas.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Mary Ellis Langley, 98, of Camden will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at Wateree Baptist Church. Rev. Bobby James, Jr. will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family received friends from 5:30-7:30 PM, Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in her memory to Wateree Baptist Church, 2040 Haile Street, Camden, SC 29020.
A circuit court of appeals in Washington recently struck down the process of "intra-session recess appointments," which President Obama used last year as an end-run around the Senate confirmation process. Recess appointments were originally intended, back in the days when travel to the capital was long and grueling, and communication was poor, to allow presidents to fill vacancies that occurred while the Senate was not in session, thus avoiding the "advice and consent" decree in which the Senate must approve presidential appointees. Chief executives have abused that power off and on since 1823, but President Obama took it to a ...
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.
WASHINGTON -- First-term first ladies are often shadows to their more-important husbands, dabbling in lite fare to avoid criticism and picking safe projects to shield them and their families from the inevitable slings and arrows.
Many extraordinary people offer visionary ideas, especially here. "Wouldn't it be great if we had a river rafting business on the Wateree?" "Wouldn't it be great if we had a downtown boutique hotel?" "Wouldn't it be great if we had a Bluegrass Festival the week of the Colonial Cup?" "Wouldn't it be great if we had a cottage development, or better yet, a new Kershaw County library on the former Mather property?" "And another restaurant or two!" The answer is predictably, "Yes, of course yes! Thank you for your great ideas," followed by necessary questions: "Where ...
During the open meetings of all of our public bodies, there is provided a period for public comments. This period is part of the meeting agenda and is, presumably, included in the meeting's minutes. Therefore, these comments become part of the public record. This period is set aside for anyone wanting to speak about matters of concern, as long as the comments are about public issues (not to include the promotion of a private business and not about personal issues). Although the public comment period is not a period of debate, it provides private citizens an opportunity to let ...
Sylvia Upton Wood passed away peacefully on July 1, 2015 at Lakeland Medical Center in St. Joseph at the age of 81, surrounded by her family. Born on March 1, 1934 in Benton Harbor, she was the daughter of Frederick and Margaret Upton, also of St. Joseph. Her father was a founder of what is now the Whirlpool Corporation.
A graveside service for Leroy Burgess Marsh, 96, will be held today, July 3 at 2 p.m. in High Hill True Light Church Cemetery. The family received friends Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the national Multiple Sclerosis Society or the American Diabetes Association.
A memorial service for William E. "Gene" Long, Sr., of Columbia, was held Wednesday July 1, 2015 at Wildewood Downs, 731 Polo Rd, Columbia, SC, 29223 with Dr. George Crow officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in Forsyth Memorial Park, Winston-Salem, NC.
Eunice O. "Libby" Kirby, 81, widow of Marion H. Kirby, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Summerville, SC. Plans will be announced by Hancock-Elmore-Hill Funeral Home of Bishopville.
Mrs. Doris Jean Kelow, 63, of 503 Lyttelton Street, Camden, passed on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Plans will be announced by Nelson-Haile Funeral Home.
Mr. Charles "Tookie Baby" Greene, 58, of 917 Mitchell Drive, Camden, died Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Friends may call at 2010 Concord Drive, Valley Park, Camden. Plans will be announced by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden.
Mr. James Cook, 82, of 512 Market Street, Camden, passed on Thursday, July 2, 2015. Plans will be announced by Nelson-Haile Funeral Home.
Mr. Hurbert Lee Brannum, 98, of 2800 McCartha Street, Camden, passed on Sunday, June 28, 2015. Plans will be announced by Nelson-Haile Funeral Home.
Mr. Leroy Adamson, 62, of 1871 Summit Ridge Drive, Camden, passed on Sunday, June 28, 2015. Family will receive friends at 1957 Lovett Road, Camden. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 7 at Sweet Home Baptist Church, Camden, with burial in the church cemetery.
During the last week, we have published two reports on KershawHealth. The first, growing out of the hospital's most recent board of trustees meeting, focused on its market share. It is relatively healthy, thanks to KershawHealth's being the only hospital in all of Kershaw County. More people living in the county turn to KershawHealth for emergency care than anywhere else. However, the report -- broadly speaking -- noted a decrease in market share in outpatient services and only slight increases for inpatient services.