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Reconciliation

Last week's unveiling of the statues of Larry Doby and Bernard Baruch, and the attendant ceremonies which were held, amounted to a tripleheader: well-conceived, well-planned and well-executed. The hundreds of people who turned out Friday at the Camden Archives to witness the event were indeed buoyed by a ceremony that truly reflected the theme for the day: reconciliation.

April 03, 2013 | | Editorials


Keynesian economics and gridlock

WASHINGTON -- The item was too delicious to resist: New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, he of the don't-worry, be-happy approach to the federal deficit, had been forced to declare personal bankruptcy. Except, it wasn't true.

April 03, 2013 | By Ruth Marcus Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Patricia Watts

Graveside services to celebrate the life of Patricia Burns Watts, 78, of Camden, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Hermitage Baptist Church Cemetery in Camden. Rev. Mark Hopkins will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Tuesday, March 2, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Patricia's memory to Arise and Build at Hermitage Baptist Church, 814 Jefferson Davis Highway, Camden, SC 29020.

April 03, 2013 | | Obituaries


Yesteryear - April 3, 2013

Computers can help students make the grade

April 03, 2013 | | Yesteryear


Councilman Jones

So Councilman Jones Has questions about many issues at Kershaw Health but can't be bothered with attending a Board of Trustees meeting where he could possibly ask those questions and possibly get answers. Sounds like he doesn't want to engage in any dialogue and just wants to hear his own voice. Is it because he won't like the answers or maybe he just likes to hear his own voice and see his name in print.

April 03, 2013 | Marcia Brown Elgin | Letters


Four Months In

Marvelous things are happening in Camden and Kershaw County. Yes, sometimes, we take two steps forward, one step back, but as every airline pilot knows, if a strong headwind takes us off-course, we get back on track and head for our destination, which in this case is a happy, prosperous City.

April 03, 2013 | By Camden Mayor Tony Scully C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Child Crappie Fishing tourney on tap April 13

The second annual Child Crappie Fishing Tournament will be held on Lake Wateree on Saturday, April 13.

April 03, 2013 | | Seasonal Sports


Demons, Dogs go at it tonight

Lugoff-Elgin will meet Camden in tonight's third round of the Kershaw-Richland Classic Wooden Bat Spring Break Baseball Tournament which ends its three-day run at American Legion Park when the two cross-river rivals meet for the second of three times this year in a 7:30 p.m. start.

April 03, 2013 | | Sports


RMHC sporting clays tourney set for Saturday

The seventh annual McDonald's of Camden Sporting Clays Tournament will be held on Saturday, April 6 at Hermitage Farm Shooting Sports in Camden. The event benefits the Ronald McDonald House of Columbia.

April 03, 2013 | | Seasonal Sports


Annual KCCC legislative forum Thursday

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce (KCCC) will hold its annual Legislative Forum and Reception on Thursday from 5 -8 p.m.

April 03, 2013 | | Kershaw County


Lugoff-Elgin Middle School awards 8th grade science fair winners

Lugoff-Elgin Middle School (L-EMS) held their annual 8th grade science fair on March 12. Projects were put in categories such as Behavioral and Social Sciences and Botany. The winners this year are as listed.

April 03, 2013 | | Education


Recreation Department Easter egg hunts success

The Kershaw County Recreation Department hosted three Easter egg hunts across the county. A total of 4,000 eggs were hidden in Lugoff at Conifer Acres, at the Recreation Department office in Camden and at the Bethune Recreation Center in Bethune. According to Program Director, Amy Peebles, there was a decent crowd at each location.

April 03, 2013 | | People & Places


Camden Lions Club “Walk for Sight”

During the month of March, Lions from all across South Carolina walked the main streets of their respective cities, towns and communities as part of the first annual "South Carolina Lions Walk for Sight" to increase public awareness of Lions' humanitarian services in the state and around the world.

April 03, 2013 | | People & Places


Local student earned Eagle Scout award

Omar Donovan Mingo, a sophomore at Camden High School (CHS), earned the prestigious award of Eagle Scout on November 1. The Eagle Scout award is the highest ranking in the Boy Scouts of America with less than 6% of all scouts reaching this level.

April 03, 2013 | | People & Places


Woman wants kids to get along

Dear Annie: I have been dating my boyfriend for four years. We both have children from our previous relationships and share custody with our exes. Until recently, we had our kids on the same weekends. Then my boyfriend's ex decided that her children cannot be here when my 11-year-old son is staying over.

April 03, 2013 | | Dear Annie


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Editorial: Grads & Flags

The holiday weekend which ended yesterday marked two significant observances here in Kershaw County: Graduation day on Saturday for the county's public high school ...

May 31, 2016 | | Editorials


Parker: Obama’s legacy of a pre-post-racial era

WASHINGTON -- As Barack Obama's presidency takes a backseat to the psychodrama known as the 2016 election, historians, speculators and revisionists are busy writing his ...

May 31, 2016 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns


Rich: For the people

It didn't surprise me it was him. Although such had never crossed my mind, it was, of course, just the kind of thing he ...

May 31, 2016 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


My Brain on NASCAR - May 31, 2016

After much deliberation and soul searching, I have decided that I have no choice: I need to sue Chase Elliott.

May 31, 2016 | | Columns


Yesteryear - May 31, 2016

Kershaw County's first economic development summit started on a high note as officials with Marubeni America Corp. announced plans for a new fabric dyeing ...

May 31, 2016 | | Yesteryear


L-E training staff gets national honor

Lugoff-Elgin High School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers' Association Safe Sports School award for its Athletic Training program sponsored by Anna Harvley ...

May 27, 2016 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Youth sports camps kick off first week of summer vacation

The 2016 summer youth sports camps throughout Kershaw County kick off next week.

May 27, 2016 | | Seasonal Sports


Kershaw County Library Summer events

Camden Branch

May 27, 2016 | | People & Places


Ariail for May 27, 2016

May 27, 2016 | | Ariail


Editorial: Ernest Health

Along with a rather contentious debate on exactly how to fund some extra items in the county's proposed Fiscal Year 2017 budget, Tuesday's ...

May 27, 2016 | | Editorials


Parker: A trump too far?

WASHINGTON -- If Donald Trump prefers combatants who aren't captured, as he once mocked John McCain, he apparently doesn't believe in taking prisoners, either.

May 27, 2016 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns


Moment of Nature - May 27, 2016

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer. Contrast this with the official start of hurricane season just a week away. The 2016 Atlantic ...

May 27, 2016 | By Camden Urban Forester Liz Gilland C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Noble: Come here and talk about guns

The papers this week had big stories about Donald Trump speaking to the National Rifle Association convention and accepting their endorsement. Among his promises to ...

May 27, 2016 | | Columns


Schmucker’s open for business

Freeman and Heather Schmucker, along with their family, cut the ribbon during Schmucker's Amish General Store's grand opening at 1040-A Broad St. in ...

May 27, 2016 | | Business


District 50 candidates will debate June 2 in Lee County

The Lee County Observer -- a Camden Media Co. newspaper -- and Bishopville radio station WAGS and the Lee County Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to ...

May 27, 2016 | | Politics


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