• Politics is a cruel game. With Sen. Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader, locked in a tight battle for re-election, there's already a lot of squirming going on in Washington about which senator will become the majority leader if the Democrats retain control and Reid is defeated. It's bad form, of course, for those interested in the position to be too overt, so Chuck Schumer of New York and Dick Durbin of Illinois, both of whom are said to be desirous of being majority leader, are quietly spreading around campaign funds to many different candidates and states, all ...
Some people love the Constitution so much that they just can't wait to change it.
Wateree Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the first nine weeks period.
Casey Michelle Emens and Matthew Blake Cooper, both of Columbia, were married October 16, 2010, at Timberlake Country Club in Chapin. Rev. Knox Talbert officiated the 5 p.m. ceremony. A reception followed at Timberlake Country Club.
Miss Vanessa Lal of San Jose California and Mr. Cruz Costelle Thomas of Camden were united in marriage May 22, 2010 at the Church of The Chimes in San Jose California. Pastor Mark Averill officiated at the 2:30 p.m. ceremony.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Harrison of Camden announce the engagement of their daughter, Ms. Kristi Ann Harrison of Florence (formerly of Camden), to Mr. Zachary Ryan Nickerson of Camden. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nickerson of Camden.
Each year Outreach Bicycles for Needy Children continues to advance the cause of donating bicycles to underprivileged children.
Blaney Elementary School K-5 science lab teacher Tonya Arm Jackson (second from right) was recognized in October by the S.C. Board of Education as one of South Carolina's state finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The award is the highest recognition that a kindergarten through 12th grade math or science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States. Those selected for the honor receive a $10,000 award, a Presidential citation and a trip to Washington, D.C., for a series of recognition events, information exchange programs and an awards ...
When you go to the polls tomorrow, there will be four constitutional amendment questions on the ballot that were approved by the General Assembly.
Funeral services for Elizabeth Barfield Clanton, 85, of Lydia, were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at Mt. Elon Baptist Church. The Rev. Robin King officiated with burial in the church Cemetery directed by Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home. The family received friends Tuesday, October 26, 2010 from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Mt. Elon Baptist Church Building Fund, Box 38, Lydia, SC 29079.
Funeral service for Annie Mae McLeod, 80, of Lugoff, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at St. John United Methodist Church with burial to follow in St. Paul Methodist Cemetery. Rev. John Mims will officiate. The family will receive friends Monday 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to St. John United Methodist Church 45 Roseborough Road, Lugoff, S.C. 29078 or Alzheimer's Foundation.
How do our pets benefit from technological advances in veterinary medicine?
Funeral service for Sue Branham Bowen Rabon, 79, of Lugoff, will be held Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Wayne Flowers will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
(Information in the Rec Notes is provided by the Kershaw County Recreation Department.)
Whenever the subject of guns is brought up, it engenders strong opinion on both sides -- from those who believe in absolute Second Amendment rights, and from those who believe that nobody should be allowed to own a gun in any circumstances. Like most people, we fall somewhere in the middle, solidly on the side of Americans to own firearms but a bit dubious about why it makes sense for people to own Uzis and other automatic weapons that are made with the express purpose of killing people.
One of my favorite movies is the 1969 classic Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid; since it came out I've watched it probably 20 times.
Camden Media Co. announces today that Chronicle-Independent (C-I) staff reporter Gary Phillips is now the newspaper's assistant editor. The C-I also has a new Localife editor with the hiring of Simone T. Owens.
As summertime draws to an end, with kids back at school and football season about to take off, please take the opportunity to sign up for the blood donation drive at the INVISTA Camden plant. The blood drive will be held on September 9 from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the TC-1 building, where there's plenty of room and the service is fast and friendly. Donations are being completed within 30-40 minutes of arrival.
If this is how North Central plays when it is jittery, just think of what the Lady Knight volleyball team will do once it settles down.
Tech companies are finally spilling some of their most sought-after secrets.
Always in contention, Rodman W. Moorhead III's All the Way Jose glided to the lead on the final run down Saratoga Race Course's homestretch, rocketed over the last fence, and drew away powerfully to a 14 1/4-length victory in Wednesday's $65,000 allowance hurdle.
While the rest of you slackers are busy preparing for your Labor Day weekend and trips to the lake, the beach or backyard barbecues, remember those of us here at the Fearless Forecast who do not have the luxury of a long weekend.
David R. Braught, 58, of Columbia entered into rest on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at PalmettoHealth Parkridge.
Mr. Raymond William "Bo" Peake, Jr., 60, of Elgin, died Wednesday, August 27, 20144. Born in Camp Lejeune, NC on May 9, 1954, he was the son of Barbara Shelley Peake and the late Raymond William Peake, Sr. A master automotive technician, he was co-owner of Peake Motors with his late father. Bo also worked with Clark Industrial and Southeast Industrial for many years as a shop foreman and forklift technician.
A funeral service celebrating the life of Betty Davis Ray, 84, of Lugoff, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at Pine Grove Baptist Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Eric Boone and Rev. Doug Whitfield will officiate. The family will receive friends on Friday, August 29, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Ray's memory to Pine Grove Baptist Church.
Michael William Scronce, age 63, passed on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. Visitation for friends and family will be held at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, from 5:00-7:00 PM, Saturday, August 30, 2014. Memorials may be made in Michael's memory to United Way of Kershaw County, P O Box 737, Camden, SC 29020 or American Red Cross, P O Box 641, 632 DeKalb Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Ms. Mae Bell Thomas, 93, of 113-A Canterbury Lane in Camden died Thursday, August 28, 2014. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.