The annual South Carolina Thoroughbred Owners' and Breeders' Association will hold its annual awards dinner on Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center on Broad St. in Camden.
Tuesday: Cardinal Newman, Hartsville at Camden Military Academy (WR – 5 p.m.); Camden at Lower Richland (BB – 6 p.m.); Richland Northeast at Lugoff-Elgin (BB – 6 p.m.); North Central at Pelion (BB – 6:30 p.m.)
A friend of mine recently commented about his 30-pound overweight problem, "You know, Teal, I looked down at my waist and realized the pounds had just crept up on me over the years." That's the nature of trends. Some develop slowly while some others develop quicker and become more noticeable.
WASHINGTON -- The new year began not with a cannonball off the fiscal cliff but with an outbreak of conspiratorial cynicism.
Elizabeth "Betty" Hatfield Deas, 80, widow of L.W. "Dock" Deas, died Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Tuomey Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services for Linda Sanders Gantt, 68, were held Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, Lugoff. The Rev. Dr. Charles Everett officiated. The family received friends Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Mrs. Gantt died Friday, January 04, 2013.
Funeral service for Anita S. Jeffords, 81, will be announced by Powers Funeral Home.
The Lord welcomed into His arms Martha Dawkins Owens, infant daughter of Gray and Ashley Moore Owens, on Thursday, January 3, 2013.
Mr. Michael Arnez Richards Sr., 56, of Conyers, GA, formerly of 617 Gate Street, Camden, S.C., passed on Jan. 3, 2013.
Mr. Charles Eugene Stokes, 61, of 1881 Red Hill Church Road, Cassatt, S.C., passed on Jan. 2, 2013.
The Lord welcomed into His arms Martha Dawkins Owens, infant daughter of Gray and Ashley Moore Owens, on Thursday, January 3, 2013. She was deeply loved by all her family and is now in glory with the Lord.
Funeral services for Linda Sanders Gantt, 68, will be held Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, Lugoff. The Rev. Dr. Charles Everett will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 – 8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Saturday, author William Meller will be signing his book, "Bloody Roads to Germany: At Huertgen Forest and the Bulge -- an American Soldier's Courageous Story of World War II" at Books on Broad from noon to 2 p.m.
The preliminaries are over for Kershaw County basketball teams.
As we noted Monday, the Camden Planning and Zoning Commission was scheduled to hear a proposal Tuesday night for a rezoning request for the Beechwood property on Knights Hill Road, a move which could lead to a retirement community being built there which would be a tasteful and feasible addition to the Camden community. We hope the project moves forward.
WASHINGTON -- You know we're off to the races when the first slip of the tongue by the presumed Republican presidential front-runner consumes the news for days and launches the primary race in earnest.
Susan Amos, 21, a 1984 graduate of Lugoff-Elgin High School, was crowned Miss Spartanburg on April 18 in Spartanburg.
More than 60 percent of us who live in South Carolina today were born here. As native South Carolinians, we grew up imbibing the history, heritage and myths of the South. And there is no stronger myth of the South than the myth of the Lost Cause, as beautifully and brilliantly portrayed by the 1939 romantic historical film epic, Gone With the Wind.
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Ja'Varis Crim, a Camden native and rising junior at the University of South Carolina where he is a political science major, recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet with South Carolina congressional leaders in an effort to advocate for children.
Lugoff Elementary school recently reported its third quarter honor rolls.
Hank Kerfoot, founder and president of Modern Turf-U.S.A., based in Rembert, is featured in the May/June issue of Turf News. The magazine is a publication of Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) reaching those involved with sod production in more than 40 countries worldwide.
CMS Student Council members, along with their lead teacher Mrs. Alison Lopez, worked hard this year to raise money for the school and community, including the proposed Kershaw County West Playground Project.
The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees recently voted to approve Gordon Morris as the Applied Technology Education Campus' (ATEC) new director. Morris will begin serving as ATEC's director with the 2015-16 school year. He is a former ATEC assistant director.
Extreme heat can be unpleasant for anyone, and pets are no exception. While it's easy for men and women to detect if their bodies are responding negatively to heat, those warning signs may not be so prevalent in pets, who may suffer in silence as the mercury continues to rise.
Wateree Elementary School teacher Carolyn Clippard's 5th grade class completed more than 100,000 problems in IXL, an online math program.
With the end of the school year closing in, it is time for summer sports camps in Kershaw County. Here are the first two which begin the first week of summer vacation.