After having dinner with our friends, David and Kim, we were leaving the restaurant when someone noticed a placard directing a group toward a reserved room.
Driving into the Camden Training Center on Chestnut Street in Camden felt like the first day of school when you know no one and know nothing about the class, the school or the teacher. As many of you know from my previous columns, I'm a dog person. I know them, love them and can read them from a distance. A horse? Well, that's a whole different story. I can barely find the barn, let alone identify a breed of horse. So, on this brisk day in January, I brushed off my nerves and proceeded on the adventure to ...
Six students representing Gloria Kenney's class at Bethune High School competed recently in the 1988 Kershaw Conservation Speaking Contest. This year's topic was "Why Forest Conservation is Important."
LUGOFF -- Graveside service for Reta Jo Williams, 80, will be held today at 3:00 p.m. in Elmwood Cemetery, Columbia. The family will receive friends at the home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 190 Knox Abbott Drive # 301, Cayce, SC 29033.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mildred West Rush, 86, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Jeff Grubbs will officiate. Burial will follow in Malvern Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM, 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mildred's memory to Save the Strays Animal Rescue at www.savethestrays.org.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Graham Thomas "Tommy" Marshall, Jr., 74, of Lugoff, SC will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Rev. Michael West Marshall will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel.
Funeral service for Ms. Elizabeth J. Jones of 813 York St. in Camden, were held Monday, January 25, 2016 1:00 pm at Macedonia Baptist Church, 2325 Flat Rock Road in Camden, with burial in the church cemetery. She died Saturday, January 16, 2016. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Thomas "Tom" Brown Davis, 74, of Camden will be held at 3:00 PM Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Frank Griffith will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service.
RIDGEWAY -- Funeral Services for Cecil Bundy Bell, 74, formerly of Sumter, will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church, with burial to follow in Sumter Cemetery. The Rev. Eric Boone will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10-11 a.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pine Grove Baptist Church at 836 Pine Grove Rd, Lugoff, SC 29078.
LUGOFF -- Funeral services for Mary Alice Rabon Beaty, 95, will be held today at 12:00 p.m. at Faith Church of the Nazarene, with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Scott Crandall will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 11-12 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Faith Church of the Nazarene, or The Gideon's International.
Funeral service for Ms. Toleda Knox Addison, 90 years of age, of Elgin, will be held today, January 26, 2016, 11:00 am at Mt. Sinai AME Church, 718 Smyrna Road in Elgin with burial in the church cemetery. She died Thursday, January 21, 2016. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
The Miss Gold and Black and Junior Miss Gold and Black pageant will be held on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Camden High Auditorium. Twenty-three young ladies will participate in the event which is a fundraiser project for the Camden Bulldog Club. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased from any contestant or at the school beginning Monday, Feb. 1. The pageant's theme is "Pretty Women Everywhere." Highlights of the evening will include the crowning of Junior Miss Gold and Black, Miss Gold and Black, and Mr. Camden Bulldog as well as dance performances by ...
All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2016 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship at the Camden Rhame City Arena on Broad Street. It will be held on Saturday, Jan 30 with practice and registration beginning at 12:30 p.m. and contest start at 1 p.m..
During the early morning hours Saturday, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested Rasheed Timothy Sumpter, 25, of Bishopville, following a lengthy high speed pursuit which began in Kershaw County and ended up in Lee County. According to a KCSO press release, deputies charged Sumpter with failure to stop for a blue light, malicious injury to personal property, resisting arrest and DUI.
Sentinel Health Partners is sponsoring academic scholarships for graduating Kershaw County seniors who are continuing their education in a healthcare field. Up to four scholarships will be awarded annually to be used for tuition and/or academic-related fees or supplies.
The Kershaw County Master Gardener Association's "Know To Grow" seminar, held Jan. 16 at the American Legion, was a success, according to event organizers.
Lugoff-Elgin Middle School has announced its honor rolls for the second nine weeks.
Pinedale Residential Center residents and volunteers donated blankets to New Day on Mill. Residents included Jean Ogburn, Cathy Davis and Betty Hollis. Volunteers included Carolyn ...
Camden High School (CHS) Assistant Principal Lesley Corner is one of three finalists for a national award honoring outstanding school administrators.
Families with 4- and 5-year-olds who will attend kindergarten in the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) next school year should participate in the school district ...
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Bethune Elementary School recently released its honor roll for the second nine weeks of the school year.
Doby's Mill Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the second nine-weeks period.
Camden Middle School reports second quarter honor rolls for the 2015-2016 school year.
Ms. Mattie E. Fletcher, 84, of 607 Conway Circle, Camden, SC, passed on Friday, January 29, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p ...
A funeral service for Rebecca Coates "Becky" Farmer, 76 of Kershaw, was held at 2:00 o'clock p.m., Sunday, January 31, in the ...
Ms. Sylvia Warren Carpenter, 64. of 1315 Kings Ave., Camden, passed on Saturday, January 30, 2016. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb ...
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Terry Lynn Camarra Butterson, 60, of Lugoff, will be held at 5:30 PM today, February 2 ...
Mrs. Gladys Jones Atkinson, 64, of Brooklyn, NY, formerly of Lugoff, passed on Saturday, January 30, 2016. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Saturday ...