Funeral services for Ada Jackson Caudill, 89, will be held today, February 11 at 1:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. The Rev. Emmerson Brown will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12-1 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideon's International, Lugoff Camp at P.O. Box 664, Lugoff, S.C. 29078.
Graveside services to celebrate the life of Cecil Anderson, 79, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 12, 2015 in Gum Springs Holiness Church Cemetery in Camden. Rev. Jimmy Holley will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM today, February 11, 2015 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Cecil's memory to Kershaw County Health Hospice, 124 Battleship Road, Camden, SC 29020 or Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Camden native Maggie Jones-May is a new political science instructor at South Georgia State College (SGSC).
Lugoff-Elgin Middle School reports the following students in each grade made All A Honor and/or A/B Honor rolls for the second nine weeks of the school year:
Zack Maxwell Watson (back row, fifth from left), son of Beth Ford of Camden and Duncan Watson of Houston, Texas, earned his Eagle Scout rank on Dec. 20, 2014, at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church (LSUMC). Zack is currently a freshman at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. He is a member of Troop 303 at LSUMC, part of the Indian Waters Council of South Carolina. Zack completed his Eagle project by building and installing bat boxes and signage at Historic Camden Revolutionary War Park in an effort to help bat conservation in the area. Celebrating ...
The West Wateree Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold their annual banquet on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 833 South Broad Street (the old Coca-Cola building) in downtown Camden.
Women's Window to Wellness will host an evening of women supporting women in health, wellness and beauty this Thursday evening. Several of Camden's small businesses will participate and provide interactive experiences such as skin care analysis, a make-up consultation, a mini facial, sampling of nutritional products, sample essential oils, a Reiki session or a hand massage.
Camden High School will host a "5 on 5 from 10 to 10" basketball marathon to be played on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. inside the school's Gym. School clubs will play on a rotating basis throughout the day. The event will conclude with an alumni game at 7 p.m. featuring members of Bulldogs' 2008-09 AAA state championship team.
The inaugural Battle of Camden Power Meet will be held at Camden High School on Saturday, Feb. 28.
Monday: Third round of 3A and 4A state wrestling tournaments (teams, opponents, site TBA)
• Today, we continue our Black History Month celebration with two stories: a front page piece on Potter's Computer in Lugoff a People & Places highlight of the county's annual Black History Month exhibit. Black History Month celebrates a very large part of our country's -- and county's -- diverse culture. Camden Mayor Tony Scully's recent column on Black History Month highlighted a number of African-Americans most people, unfortunately, have likely never heard of before. Our aim in highlighting local companies, like Potter's Computer, is to show minorities can and should succeed in small business. Here's hoping ...
My husband was out of town, working on location, when he called one night and discovered I was still working though the hour had grown late.
Partnerships are powerful, and I can think of few better examples than LiveWell Kershaw. This collaboration connects KershawHealth, the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina, the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County, Access Kershaw, and a host of other local agencies in an innovative initiative to make Kershaw County the healthiest county in South Carolina, and to become a model for other communities across South Carolina and the nation. It's a huge goal, but one worthy of the pursuit.
This month, take a moment to assess your lifestyle. Are you living a heart-friendly life or you are heading for disaster? Preventing heart disease requires attention to many aspects of your life. Consider these heart healthy habits.
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.
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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.
Regardless of what the weatherman says, Kershaw County's four high school baseball teams will open their seasons with a trio of pre-season tournaments starting Saturday and continuing throughout next week.
Camden Elementary School has announced its honor-rolls for the second nine weeks period