Boykin artist Denise L. Greer won first place (with a cash prize of $300) at the 22nd Annual Miniature Competition held at the Florence Museum. Her winning entry was a mixed-media painting titled "Southwest." Judge Susan Lenz commented in the shows program, "Denise Greer's SOUTHWEST possessed all the best principles of art and it's craftsmanship, intrinsic beauty, and overall quality made it Best of Show."
Want to get in shape without all the running, jumping and bouncing? Try Tonetics -- a deep-muscle exercise class involving walking, stretching, bar usage and more.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are a 4-month-old female Australian blue heeler shepherd puppy and a 1-year-old female medium-haired cat. 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 ...
Students in Sharon White's Honors World History class at Lugoff-Elgin High School recently researched and studied the "Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment." The culminating activity was participation in Madame Blanc's Salon.Each student discussed his or her research with classmates and challenged each other to think critically about their newfound facts. Megan Chapman, hostess, said," As I listened in the salon, my thoughts about the world views during the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment era were ...
The Camden-Lugoff Elks Lodge 2603 will host its annual "Hoop Shoot" foul shooting contest on Saturday, Jan. 15 at E. Clarkson Rhame City Arena in Camden.
As we approach a new year, one of the best presents the State of South Carolina could receive from the General Assembly would be a comprehensive tort reform measure that would make the state's business climate friendlier and would spur economic stability. Texas has been a leader in tort reform, and Gov. Rick Perry is pushing a new proposal that would take that state a step further.
When I retired from the Kershaw County School Board in 1998, it was not a retirement from continuing to seek the best that our educational institution had to offer to our youth. I thought, surely the technological system would take over since each student in ninth grade was given a computer to aid in their educational advancement and achievement. This is/was not so for many students.
Amazing how the school board can find money for their purposes, isn't it. Well, here's what they can do with that money (because it can only go to "facilities"): Sort through the files that are "necessary" and "unnecessary" and the furniture they want to keep, take it to a storage unit, then implode the building and rebuild on that same piece of property a more efficient plan or whatever it is they feel is ...
Andy Denton was recently helping his mother Miriam move some furniture when they came across a bulletin from the First Baptist Church which was distributed on Father's Day in 1945. The bulletin was arranged in newsletter form and filled with information concerning events surrounding the end of the war and updates on many of your friends and neighbors who were serving in the military.
I have a number of favorite Christmas stories which I have told you over the years. This is one of my favorites; I related it to you long ago, but it is worth repeating as Christendom's most holy day approaches.
As I watched the sad sight of Rep. Charles Rangel, a decorated Korean War veteran, stand in the well of the House to be humiliated by Speaker Nancy Pelosi with resounding censure like a misbehaving schoolboy, I was reminded of a joke I once heard about a critic's review of a singing cat: "It is not that the song was done well that mattered, but that it was done at all."
Funeral services for Gene Adam Taylor, 93, of Elgin, will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in God's Lighthouse Church Cemetery. Rev. Dave Smith will officiate. The family will receive friends Sunday 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Rev. Dr. Willie Wells, Jr. 81, of Black River Road, Camden, SC, died Wednesday, December 15, 2010.
The Homeschool High School Art class will be having an Art Show displaying works that they have completed this past year. The show will be held Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church in Lugoff. Pictured from left to right: Olivia Dabbs, Sarah Jane Woolington, Erik Keener and Lauren Cork.
Dear Annie: My wife and I are caught up in our son's dysfunctional marriage. "Martin" and his wife have three children together, and he has an older child from a previous marriage. All of the children are wonderful. They do well in school. But their mom and dad hate each other, drink too much and fight constantly.
Mr. Ernie Mills, 67, of 30 Black River Road, Camden, S.C., passed on Friday, May 17, 2013. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Luvenia Sowell, 88, of 402 Calvert Drive in Bethune will be held Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 1 p.m. at Catoe's Chapel Church of God in Christ in Bethune with burial in the Sandy Level Baptist cemetery. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Johnny Eugene Stover, Sr., 69, of 1300 Campbell St., Palmer Place Apartments, Apt. 17, Camden, died Saturday. Family and friends may call at 708 Walnut St., Camden. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Stover Family.
Mr. Raymond "Brother" Johnson, 53, of 1811 Gordon Street, Camden, SC, passed on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, May 20, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Camden First United Methodist Church. The burial will take place at Cedar Cemetery in Camden.
Carnell Adamson, Sr., 88, of 1204 Gordon St. in Camden died Friday, May 18, 2013. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home chapel. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.
Funeral service for Mary Frances Dowey Brown, 85, will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Doug Whitfield and the Rev. Todd Horton will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Pine Grove Baptist Church Puppet Ministry or KershawHealth Hospice.
Charles Wills DuBose, 77, of Camden died Sunday, May 19, 2013. Funeral arrangement will be announced by Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.
WASHINGTON -- Breaking news: Conservative organizations suddenly have found common cause with one of their favorite objects of contempt -- the benighted Mainstream Media.
Pamela Collins Gibson of Columbia, S.C. and Kevin Ward Baker of Lugoff, S.C. were married May 18, 2013 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden, S.C. The 4 p.m. ceremony was performed by Rev. Dr. James C. Adams. A reception immediately followed at Aberdeen.
Former Camdenite Manda McKay's painting "Love You To Death" won "Best In Show" at Southworks 2013. The Oconee County Arts Foundation (OCAF) hosted the opening reception April 12 in Watkinsville, Georgia. McKay grew up in Camden and graduated from Camden High School.
Dear Annie: I've been married to "Ned" for 25 years, and each year it seems to get worse. When we married, he told me I could do whatever I wanted with the house, but he never said I'd be the one paying.