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L-EHS graduates recipients of this year’s McLester Scholarship

This is the fourth year Camden First United Methodist has awarded scholarships in honor and in memeory of Thomas E. "Daddy Mac" McLester. McLester, a longtime dedicated educator, coach and mentor at Jackson and Camden High schools in Kershaw County.

June 24, 2013 | | People & Places


Fertility rites

WASHINGTON -- Distilled to a slogan, politics of late goes something like this: "I'm more fertile than you are."

June 24, 2013 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Inabinet for June 24, 2013

June 24, 2013 | | Inabinet


Red bird

Education was much different when I was a child! Children did not receive awards just for attending class. In fact, even in the first grades, students became what is known today as "labeled." I was very disappointed when the teacher told me I was to be a blue bird, the division for the quicker students. I pled with her to let me be a red bird, the other division, to no avail. I remember she said, while patting me on the head, "Oh, honey, you don't want to be a red bird." Oh, yes, I did, no matter what ...

June 24, 2013 | By Jean Pruett C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Eugene Lunn

J. Eugene Lunn, 73, of Rembert, S.C., died Saturday, June 22, 2013. Plans are incomplete and will be announced by Kornegay Funeral Home, Camdne Chapel.

June 24, 2013 | | Obituaries


A legislative update

We have come to the end of another legislative session. Any vetoes the governor may make on the budget and a handful of bills that were passed last week will be addressed later this week. However, I want to share some important bills that have passed.

June 24, 2013 | By State Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Douglas Benjamin Jones

Funeral service for Douglas Benjamin Jones, 91, will be held Monday at 3:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Ridgeway Ward with burial to follow in Centerville Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ridgeway Cemetery Association, PO Box 778, Ridgeway, SC 29130.

June 24, 2013 | | Obituaries


Louisa S. Watkins

Louisa S. Watkins, 89, of 2706 Broad Street in Camden died Saturday, June 22, 2013. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.

June 24, 2013 | | Obituaries


Martin Price

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Martin Huger Price, 85, of Camden, SC will be held at 4:00 PM, Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Beulah United Methodist Church in Camden. Pastor Pat Amick will officiate. The family will receive friends in the church following the service. Memorials may be made in his memory to the Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605-4277.

June 24, 2013 | | Obituaries


SCHP to investigate fatal single-car crash

A 44-year-old Camden man died in a single-car crash on Precipice Road Friday night.

June 24, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


NSA plays key role in 150th Saratoga meet

Saratoga Race Course is celebrating its 150th anniversary of racing this year, and steeplechasing has been a part of the Saratoga Experience from the very beginning.

June 24, 2013 | | Equine


Matthews won’t testify at CMA trial

Kershaw County Sheriff James Matthews and two Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies will not testify in a trial about the alleged rape of a former cadet at Camden Military Academy (CMA).

June 21, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Federal spending

The federal sequester has caused a great deal of controversy this year, with groups of all kinds protesting what they claim are inhumane spending cuts by Uncle Sam. Though the sequester has dictated cutting only a small percentage of total federal funds -- and in some cases, just reducing the rate of increase rather than actually cutting -- some have tried to make it the equivalent of a national disaster.

June 21, 2013 | | Editorials


Dice and Heath are looking for homes

Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Dice, a 2-year-old neutered male Dachshund Shetland Sheepdog mix and Heath, an 8-week-old male Domestic Short Hair. 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 p.m. Saturday. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the shelter or to check for ...

June 21, 2013 | | Pets


KCSO arrests two for auto break-ins

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) investigators arrested two men for allegedly breaking into several vehicles parked at Cassatt Water Co. The two men also allegedly stole gas from Cassatt Water Co. vehicles as well as tools.

June 21, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


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Parks are important and necessary

Growing up, I was fortunate to live on a cul-de-sac, which was next to 10 acres of woods. All of us kids would spend hours ...

April 28, 2017 | By Camden Urban Forester Liz Gilland C-I contributing columnist | Columns


KENNETH HILL

A memorial service to honor the life of Kenneth Barnes Hill, 89, of Camden, SC, will be held at 1:30 PM, Wednesday, May 3 ...

April 28, 2017 | | Obituaries


BARBARA H. JONES

Funeral services for Barbara H. Jones, 68, will be held today at 4:00 p.m. at DeKalb Baptist Church, with burial to follow in ...

April 28, 2017 | | Obituaries


LETTICE D. SMITH

Memorial service for Ms. Lettice D. Smith, 52, of 737 Boyd Road, in Camden, will be held Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 3 pm at ...

April 28, 2017 | | Obituaries


HELEN L. SPRINGS

Ms. Helen L. Springs, 61, of 2894 Sweetbay St., Waldorf, MD, formerly of Camden, passed on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Funeral services were Wednesday, April ...

April 28, 2017 | | Obituaries


ELOISE WATSON

Funeral service for Eloise Parker Gettys "Cooter" Watson, 83, will be held on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Rowan Presbyterian Church with burial ...

April 28, 2017 | | Obituaries


Grace Episcopal Spring Dog Show returns May 20

Whether you're looking to show off Rover or just go and have some family fun in the park, Grace Episcopal Church's 81st Annual ...

April 28, 2017 | | Camden


LF-R trains new firefighters

Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) now has four newly trained volunteer firefighters. According to a LF-R press release, the firefighters recently completed a 105-hour Fundamentals of Firefighting ...

April 28, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Historic Camden Spring Jam Festival is Saturday

Anna Ferris, Jacob Johnson and The Mobros are three of seven local acts who will take the stage during Historic Camden's Spring Jam Festival ...

April 28, 2017 | | Camden


Man arrested for hitting friend with shovel, twice

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a Cassatt man nearly two weeks after he allegedly attacked a friend by striking him twice in ...

April 28, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Ariail - April 25, 2017

April 25, 2017 | | Ariail


Special Olympics

We would like to offer our hearty congratulations to all who participated in Friday's Special Olympics event – and a heartfelt thanks to all who ...

April 25, 2017 | | Editorials


Keeping the county working for you

This whole recent focus on a certain airline treating a passenger as "The Incredible Hulk" did with Loki in the movie fight scene has confirmed ...

April 25, 2017 | By Kershaw County Council Chair Julian Burns C-I guest columnist | Columns


Demon netters bounce back to top Manning, Ridge View

After suffering a loss to Blythewood on their first match back after spring break, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team closed last week's trio of non-region ...

April 25, 2017 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Kudzu and change

In my early travels outside of the South, I was astounded to discover that people had never heard of kudzu. After all, Southerners have been ...

April 25, 2017 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


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