Here's a pop quiz for you college students out there.
If you think the Kershaw County Farmers Market is drawing to an end just because the tomatoes, squash and eggplants are dwindling, think again. Local farmers are busy in their fields to make room for fall vegetables. Cole crops like broccoli, cabbage and kale are coming soon.
Lugoff-Elgin High School student Jack Wood is among 1,600 African-American high school seniors who have been designated as semifinalists in the National Achievement Scholarship competition. Only 48 South Carolina students were selected for this recognition. He now has an opportunity to compete for approximately 800 scholarships worth over $2.5 million to be awarded next spring.
The city of Camden's public parking lot located between Wachovia and the Old Armory Steakhouse will be closed beginning today. The lot, commonly referred to as the east back lot, will be closed due to the construction of the Camden Town Green.
Eva Spradley Branham, 87, of Elgin, died Friday, October 8, 2010. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel.
Funeral service for James Brian "Jimmy" Davis Sr., 52, will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery, Cassatt. Rev. Larry Newman and Rev. Walter Newman will officiate. The family will receive friends Monday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Church in the Garden, 1625 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Camden, S.C. 29020.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Julius Abram Holland, 29, of Lugoff will be held Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 4:00 PM in Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Sheila Rogers will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday, October 9, 2010 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made to Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Barbara Ann Jackson, 53, of 1505 East Lee Street in Camden died Friday, October 8, 2010. Friends may visit at 1001 Dicey Creek Road in Camden. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Lou Jane Baker Langley, 88, will be held at 4:00 p.m. Monday, October 11, 2010, at Bethany-Westville Baptist Church with burial in Kershaw City Cemetery.
Josephine Simon, 56, of 1509 Springvale Road in Lugoff, died Saturday, October 9, 2010. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.
Camden - Services for Reverend Jesse T. Sumter will be held 1:00 p.m., Monday, October 11, 2010 at Zion Pilgrim Baptist Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday evening from 4 to 9 p.m. Services have been entrusted to J.P. Holley Funeral Home.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Robert L. "Bobby" Truesdale, 79, of Camden will be held Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 2:00 PM in Bethesda Presbyterian Church with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. Rev. Dr. William F. Summers will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday, October 9, 2010 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home Camden Chapel. Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association of SC, Memorials & Tributes, PO Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058 or the American Diabetes Association of SC, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 205, Columbia, SC 29204.
The second annual United Way Pajama Party was a success, according to United Way staff. More than 50 women attended and about 75 pairs of pajamas were donated to New Day on Mill and Sistercare.
Miss Ashley Elizabeth Singleton of Camden and Patrick McClintock Sanders of Rembert were united in marriage October 2, 2010 at Church of the Ascension in Rembert. Reverend Robert Spencer officiated at the 5:30 p.m. ceremony. A 6:30 p.m. reception followed at Sans Souci Farm in Sumter.
The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is America's enemy, not Islam, President Obama stated in his national address Wednesday night laying out a plan to destroy the terrorist organization.
• What a boon the S.C. Equine Park has been for Camden and Kershaw County! And now, with word that a second, larger covered arena will be built -- possibly as soon as this winter -- the park should ultimately bring even more people to the area than it already does. Think on this: even with the arena already in place, the equine park has been booked an average of 30 weekends each year, with an economic impact of $4 million. Imagine if, with the second arena, the park could be booked 45 or even 50 weekends each year. How much would ...
Last week, I called for going after ISIL (or ISIS or IS, the Islamic State as it wants to call itself now), in full force. Admittedly, I wasn't very specific about that. Some may have thought I meant "boots on the ground," as opposed to only the air strikes the U.S. has already participated in.
When business called Tink back to Los Angeles, he decided to take the opportunity to have his annual check-up. When it ended, he called home.
Around this time of year I get the hankering to head for the hills -- the North Carolina mountains, actually -- and this year the itch is coming on pretty heavily.
David Reuwer, avid runner, is racing for Kershaw County Probate Judge.
The proclamation of Constitution Week was made Tuesday, Sept. 9 at the City Council meeting.
Katherine Elizabeth Rabon and Charles Durant Poeta of Lugoff will be married October 4, 2014.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a Rembert woman for murder in connection with a fatal shooting that took place Thursday morning on Baynard Boykin Road.
Monday: Lugoff-Elgin at Camden (G – 4 p.m.)
DUCKBURG -- If you were a kid between 1987 and 1990, or if you were a Disney rerun junkie, you are more than likely a fan of Disney's cartoon "DuckTales."
BALTIMORE -- When a little girl's hero turned into the villain, her father decided to turn the situation into a teaching opportunity.