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Noted and passed - Feb. 9, 2015

• 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 ...

February 09, 2015 | | Editorials


Rich: Scattered recipes

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.

February 09, 2015 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Gunn: LiveWell Kershaw

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.

February 09, 2015 | By KershawHealth CEO Terry Gunn C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Legette: February is Heart Health Month

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.

February 09, 2015 | By Deon Legette, Clemson Extension Service C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Habitat ReStore auctions doll house

The Habitat ReStore is auctioning off a doll house to assist building houses for families in need in Kershaw County. The doll house and its' furniture were hand made by Marion and Bill Tripp of Camden in the 1980s. The needlepoint rugs in the house were made by their sister. To see and bid on the house visit the Habitat Store at 1019 Broad Street, Camden. Submit bids at the register, bids start at $250. The auction will last until Feb. 28.

February 09, 2015 | | People & Places


Elderly man allegedly assaults girl

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) investigators arrested an elderly Lancaster man Thursday, charging him with sexually assaulting a distantly-related 10-year-old girl.

February 09, 2015 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Wrestling duals season ends for all three county programs

The team portion of the 2014-15 wrestling season for Kershaw County's three high school teams came to a close in Saturday's opening day of the state tournament.

February 09, 2015 | | Sports


Clyde Jones

A celebration of life for Clyde M. Jones, 82, will be held Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. at Bethesda Presbyterian Church. The Rev. John Hallman will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service at the church in Westminster Hall. Honorary pallbearers are the 1964 State Championship Team and former Camden High School football players. Beloved husband, father, brother, uncle and coach, "Tubby" Jones passed away Saturday, February 7, 2015 after a 25-year valiant battle with heart disease. Jones is survived by his wife of 55 years, Emily Chamblee Jones, his three children, Teresa Jones ...

February 09, 2015 | | Obituaries


Virginia Furman

Mrs. Virginia Furman, 85, of Camden, SC, passed on Tues, Feb. 3, 2015. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 11:00 PM at Camden First UMC with burial at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia, SC. Nelson-Haile Funeral Home is in charge.

February 09, 2015 | | Obituaries


Rec Notes - Feb. 6, 2015

Spring Baseball and Fast Pitch registration is coming to a close, with last day to register being Friday, February 13 for boys ages 4 - 19 and girls ages 4 - 18 (age by May 1, 2015). Registration fee is $40 per participant. Registration can be done online at www.kershawrec.com or at the Kershaw County Recreation Department office during regular office hours. For more information contact Amy Peebles at 425-6009.

February 06, 2015 | | Miscellaneous


Pets of the Week - Feb. 6, 2015

Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Nellie, a 9-week-old female German shepherd mix, and Tipsy, a 1-1/2-year-old female domestic short-haired tabby cat. 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. For information on the shelter or to check for a missing pet, call 425-6016 or e-mail ...

February 06, 2015 | | Pets


Westwood takes two from L-E

Westwood avenged an earlier loss to Lugoff-Elgin by handing the visiting Demons a 69-47 loss in a Region 4-4A contest played Tuesday night.

February 06, 2015 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Devils sweep Dogs

VCU signee Tevin Mack had 26 points to lead host Dreher to a 61-48 victory over Camden in a Region 4-AAA boys' basketball game played Tuesday night in Columbia.

February 06, 2015 | | Camden High/Middle


Vols handle North Central

Andrew Jackson used a 20-8 second quarter run to blow open what was a close game in racing to a 78-38 win over rival North Central in a Region 4-AA boys' basketball game played Tuesday in Kershaw.

February 06, 2015 | | North Central High/Middle


Demons sending 10 into Upper States

ampionships in their respective weight classes in the Region 4-4A individual wrestling championships held on Wednesday night inside the Demons Den at L-E.

February 06, 2015 | | Sports


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January 16, 2018 | | Education


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Historic Camden has created an updated education program: a new tour, aimed at 3rd and 4th graders (and homeschool groups ages 8-11) based on state ...

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Demons cruise to Region 6 crown

Baseball season is still several weeks away but that did not prevent the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team from "pitching" a perfect match.

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Editorial: Ginger Catoe

We would like to take a moment to express our deepest gratitude and heartfelt congratulations to Ginger Catoe, who has been named early learning and ...

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Cooking in Connecticut

It is well known, by this point, that I married a Yankee from Connecticut. One who never knew the joy of comfort foods until he ...

January 12, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Sully’s purpose

Why do certain life events grab hold of our heartstrings so tight as though they'll never let go and others just pass right by ...

January 12, 2018 | By Paula Joseph C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Cornbread and Carolina Gold

Granted that most cultural mythologies embody truths or would-be truths, studies of the South nevertheless reveal it to be a more complex, more fluid, more ...

January 12, 2018 | By Tony Scully C-I contributing columnist | Columns


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I now know what business one needs to be in to have your captured customers pay for some of the company's bad decisions, bad ...

January 12, 2018 | Larry Kincaid Elgin | Letters


Letter: Regarding fake news...

According to Kathleen Parker's recent column (Facts and truth matter most of all in news), those of us who witness and report fake news ...

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ALICE A. BOYKIN

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Alice Applewhite Boykin, 86, of Camden, SC, was held Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Lyttleton Street United ...

January 12, 2018 | | Obituaries


MARGARET SMYTH MCKISSICK DAVIS

Margaret Smyth McKissick Davis -- wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, equestrian, businesswoman, hostess and consummate southern lady -- died peacefully in her home on Tuesday. She was with ...

January 12, 2018 | | Obituaries


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