President Obama is our only hope of statesmanship, leadership and large vision for this nation at this critical time in our history. Obama has the courage of Lincoln. A self-governing, free society cannot function if a large segment of its population ceases to believe that government represents them, is working for them, is them.
WASHINGTON -- Gloria Steinem is unmistakable.
Junior Leadership Kershaw County kicked off its 25th year in August with a two-day retreat for the 2012-13 class that included conquering a high ropes course.
It seems your paper has taken the same position as the national media in promoting President Obama and denigrating Mitt Romney. Your contention that "Romney has lost the election" (Sept. 24.) based on his "47 percent" statement seems to echo the liberal national press. Let's drop the political rhetoric, step back for a moment and logically and objectively analyze what Romney meant (which is exactly the courtesy you would have given President Obama). He never implied that he does not care about all of America; he was simply stating a fact that a coalition of people would vote for ...
On November 6th I will vote "Yes" for the City to build a sports complex. The architectural sketches promise a beautiful building which will make Camden more attractive. If we want this town to be competitive with others and appealing to families and industries, then it is time to embrace this opportunity.
KC Council to report on planning
Following a 6-0 dismantling of Westwood last Tuesday, the Camden High tennis team fell for the second time in five Region 4-AAA pairings in a 4-2 defeat at Chapin on Thursday.
Mr. Clarence Benjamin, Jr. of Fairburn, GA entered into rest on Friday, September 27, 2012. Professional services have been entrusted to Cooke Funeral Home.
For the first time in more than five seasons, the Camden High volleyball team dropped a conference match.
In recent weeks, at least one Kershaw County resident reported receiving several telephone calls from someone claiming they were from the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO). The caller advised the resident that the KCSO had warrants for her arrest for bad checks and that she needed to send money to clear up the situation.
Funeral service to celebrate the life of Carson Allison Ham, Jr., 74 will be held Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Malvern Hill Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Revs. Craig Thompson, Buster Morris and Luke Tolbert will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 3, 2012 from 5:00---7:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mr. Ham's memory to Malvern Hill Baptist church Building Fund, 1514 Malvern Hill Drive, Camden, SC 29020 or SC Oncology Associates, 166 Stone Ridge Drive Columbia, SC 29210
Funeral service for Grace Jones, 89, of Chapin, will be held Saturday, October 6, 2012, 2:00 p.m. at White Oak Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Collins funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
James L. "Shotgun" Massey of 508 Dove Rd., Camden, SC entered into rest Monday, October 1, 2012 at his residence.
Mr. James Roland Bryant McClain ("JR", "Pop"), formerly of Camden entered into rest on October 1, 2012 in West Columbia, SC. He was born in Camden in 1926 to the late James Edward Bryant and Jessica Stoney Bryant McClain.
No snow on Thursday meant pre-season baseball tournament games will be played on Saturday and, in the case of Camden High, possibly, Sunday as well.
When snow fell on Kershaw County on Tuesday, local shutterbugs took out their cameras (or smartphones) and took some pictures. In the first photo is Reid Graham and his snowman in a picture posted to the C-I's Facebook page by his grandmother, Linda Fender Graham. The second picture is a photo of some daffodils in the snow taken by former C-I editor Martha Bruce near the corner of Mill and Haile streets. It's "kind of a 'mixed message' of winter and spring," she said.
PAL Baseball is a non-competitive baseball league for youth and adults with disabilities and special needs, and typically-able youth with assistance from "Pals" available on the team. PAL Baseball is for individuals who do not want to play competitively. Children with special needs as well as children who do not like the physical competition of other leagues can enjoy the fun of PAL Baseball.
Baron DeKalb Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the second nine-weeks period of the school year.
Army Pvt. Neono B. Thompson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Real estate transactions
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who's never been accused of being circumspect, went over the top last week when he accused President Obama of not loving his country. Giuliani has refused to back down from his comments, and some in the GOP have defended him while others have said they wouldn't have made the same statement. Politics, of course, is involved, as both Democrats and Republicans are already jockeying for position for 2016.
Republicans seem ceaselessly enamored of litmus tests, but the newest one -- Do you believe President Obama loves America? -- makes birthers seem witty.
On Feb. 5, around 1:15 p.m., students at the University of South Carolina (USC) received a text message warning "SHOTS FIRED" -- two words which would send chills and panic through the large campus that is home to nearly 32,000 students.
I wish to complement your columnist, Josh Arrants, for the wonderful articles he has written for the Chronicle. I have read only three of his articles, but I have truly enjoyed each one. In the last one, he said he was leaving Kershaw County and I could only think of the loss to your paper.
Wunderkind: Charleston mayor to address chamber next week
Six middle school and a pair of elementary school students from West Wateree schools took home top four finishes from the Skyway Youth Wrestling Tournament held at Berkeley High School on Saturday, Feb. 14.
Due to the threat of inclement weather on Thursday, the Camden Bulldog Club has moved its winter and spring sports "Meet the Bulldogs" to Monday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m.