The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will hold an opening reception for the first Bassett Gallery Exhibition of the 2015-2016 season in the gallery from 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26.
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Nine seniors from Lugoff-Elgin High School represented Post 195 in Lugoff at the 75th Anniversary American Legion's Palmetto Boys State program. Boys State is recognized nationwide as a prestigious leadership camp and South Carolina has the largest per capita program in the country. This year, 1,026 rising high school seniors represented South Carolina schools to learn about leadership, government and citizenship.
The Camden Community Theatre, an original affiliate member of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County, will hold an open mic night tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Jim & Pat Watts Performing Arts Wing located behind the Wood Auditorium at the Center.
A participant in the 2015 Hurricane Hike through Camden carries an American flag across Laurens Street at Broad Street (first photo) on Saturday as Camden Police Department officer J.R. Scott stops traffic. The hike started early Saturday morning at the Kershaw-Cornwallis House at Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site. Hikers made their way to Kirkwood Common and then down Broad Street back to the Cornwallis House. While an array of Boy and Cub scouts, families and others participated, many of the hikers were S.C. State Guard members wearing 45 pound backpacks. The event also included Family Day activities for ...
The city of Camden will present its second annual Citizens Planning College, a program designed to teach residents about the "ins and outs" of city planning in Camden.
Lawrence D. Wicker, 75, born and raised in Lansing, MI passed away on August 27, 2015 with family. He was a member of the VFW Post #8346 and is preceded in death by his wife, Dawn, of 54 years. He is survived by children Michael Wicker, Kenneth Wicker, Diane Wicker Augsburger, five grandchildren, and brother James Wicker. A memorial service will be held at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church in Camden, SC on September 26, 2015 at 11 am.
A memorial service to honor the life of Robert Easterling Wall, Jr. 83, of Camden will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, September 24, 2015 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Bruce Hancock & Rev. Tony Goins will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made in Mr. Wall's memory to American Heart Association, of SC, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Ste. 205, Columbia, SC 29204.
Grant Vosburgh, 60, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 18, 2015 with his loving wife Robin Foster Vosburgh at his bedside. The son of the late Dr. George S. Vosburgh Jr. and Marilynn W. King of Tryon, NC, he was a graduate of Tryon High School, the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill and received a masters from Vanderbilt University. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Justin Crosby Vosburgh of Greenville, SC; a daughter, Amelia (Amy) Layne Vosburgh of Pulaski, TN; two older brothers, George 'Kip' Shibley Vosburgh III of Tryon, NC and Stowell 'Toby ...
William LeRoy Harrington, Jr. (Bill), age 95, of Matthews, NC lost his four month battle with pneumonia on Sept. 14, 2015. Born August 2, 1920 in Erie, PA the eldest son of the late William L. and Margaret Mary Titler Harrington. He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Shirley Mae Wright Harrington.
Tuesday: Lugoff-Elgin at Camden (G – 4 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at the Cannon School (XC – 4 p.m.); Camden at Richland Northeast (TEN – 5 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Blythewood (TEN – 5:30 p.m.); North Central at McBee (XC – 5:30 p.m.); Camden at Richland Northeast (VB – 6:30 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Blythewood (VB – 7 p.m.)
There's not a day goes by I don't think of Mama and do something the way she taught me to do it.
One of the things I spent a lot of time doing over the summer is thinking about and mapping out what I see as the most critical priorities for the coming 12 months. Where do we need to be as a district at the end of the 2015-16 school year? What needs to be accomplished? This is a particularly challenging task nowadays because the pace of change in the education landscape is faster than ever; however, organizations which don't keep working to move ahead in this environment are liable to get run over.
In the Sept. 9 issue of the C-I, a Cassatt resident shared his view about the NAACP's peaceful march, "America's Journey for Justice -- a journey with our eyes fixed on a better future for all Americans, not just the select few." His views contained a great deal of emotionalism and very few facts regarding the event.
Tuesday: Dreher at Camden (TEN – 5 p.m.); Ridge View at Lugoff-Elgin (TEN – 5:30 p.m.); Dreher at Camden (VB – 6:30 p.m ...
The Camden High School volleyball program will host its annual "Dig Pink" Breast Cancer Fundraiser and Awareness Campaign on Wednesday Oct. 7 when Cardinal Newman ...
Ever wanted to see Kershaw County from a bird's perspective?
We agree with Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews: if anyone was a candidate for a life sentence without the possibility of parole, it was Stephen ...
"I got credit down at the grocery store and my barber tells me jokes…" -Roger Miller
In September, a merchant and friend emailed me about our downtown. I decided our communication was worth considering for this column.
Recently at the College of Charleston, State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman delivered what was billed as The State of the Schools Speech.
WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party's "Freedom Caucus," which has several less-charitable nicknames on Capitol Hill, is the dog that caught the car.
What is a person's life worth? Not so much in monetary value, but in years on this earth?
Funeral services for Roy Hood Sill, 88, will be held Monday, Oct. 5, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial ...
Dunah Gregory Gandy, daughter of Ben and Dessie Montgomery Gregory, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. She is survived by her ...
Mrs. Patricia Ann "Betty" Kirkland Castleberry, 66, of Ridgeway, entered into eternal rest on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015. Born in Ridgeway, she was the daughter ...