Of all the scientific studies that came out this past year, the most intriguing to me confirms an old theory: Adult politics are really an extension of which clique you joined in high school.
In part two, I continue to recount my trek through Wyoming's Wind River Range. If you didn't catch part one, I will briefly get you up to speed: This past August, while looking to recharge mental strength and energy, I connected with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and its Rocky Mountain Light and Fast Backpacking Course. Our team, eight students and two instructors, hiked 140 miles in 13 days through the remote Wind ...
As we start 2011, let's take time out to thank your county leaders and administration for a great year in 2010.
The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting on Monday at the home of Mrs. Nancy Langston. The house is a sprawling ranch with an open floorplan making it perfect for a meeting. The program this month is all about living with orchids. The speaker will be Mr. Stan Hutto who is the past president of the South Carolina Orchid Society.
The January meeting of the King Haiglar Garden Club will be held Monday at 3:30 p.m. Cathy Moss will host the group at 314 Chestnut Street, Camden. Marguerite Glascow and Nancy Wylie will co-host. Garden maintenance for January will be done by Jan Tilford and Frances Hendrix. An informative program titled "Farm to Table -- Make the Connection" will be presented by Jodie McCord. The arrangement theme for January is "A Time to embrace -- ...
The chance to learn the Electric Slide and other popular steps is here. And with the addition of morning classes, there's a session to fit almost any schedule.
WASHINGTON -- Mr. Speaker, please don't. Go ahead, if you must, and cut taxes. Slash spending. Repeal health care. I understand. Elections have consequences. But BlackBerrys and iPads and laptops on the House floor? Reconsider, before it's too late. The current House rules bar the use of a "wireless telephone or personal computer on the floor of the House." The new rules, unveiled recently, add three dangerous words. They prohibit any device ...
There was no better way to wrap up what was a memorable 2010 for the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team than to end the past year with a championship.
While the calendar has just jumped to a new year, it is not too early to begin making plans for the 2011 Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races at the Springdale Race Course.
Dropping the old year How did you say goodbye to the old year? Did you watch as the crystal ball was dropped at Times Square? I thought most people watched TV and then shot off fireworks. Maybe they do. But there are a few strange events to celebrate the New Year. Maybe at the end of 2011, you will want ...
The following real estate transfers were recently recorded in the Kershaw County Assessor's office:
The Kershaw County Reading Association recently held its annual Reading Teacher of the Year banquet at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School.
Camden native and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim relief pitcher Michael Kohn answers questions from a group of youngsters during a one-day baseball clinic at American Legion Park in Camden last month, which featured Kohn and was presented by the Camden High School baseball program and the Kershaw County Recreation Department. Kohn, a former CHS and Post 17 American Legion baseball standout, earned two wins to go along with a save for the Angels last ...
Deacon Marion Jenkins, 68, of 5545 Pisgah Road, Rembert, died Sunday. Friends may call at the residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the family.
Mrs. Josephine G. Warner, age 90, of Lugoff, SC, (formerly of Clarksburg,WV) passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Myrtle Beach Manor in Myrtle Beach, SC, following an extended illness. She was born in Philippi, WV, August 14, 1922, a daughter of the late Herbert Edward Golden and Grayce Booth Golden.
The University of South Carolina (USC) Libraries is now home to a collection of more than 5,000 images, plus correspondence, sketchbooks, and even early elementary-school artwork Camden's Oscar Jackson "Jak" Smyrl, The State newspaper's first staff artist, who passed away in 2007.
• An amazing sight Friday morning: the final two-section, 75-foot portion of the spire atop One World Trade Center in New York City was lifted up and carefully put in to place. With the spire, 1 WTC -- as some are calling it -- became the tallest building in the western hemisphere, topping out at a very symbolic 1,776 feet. While it was an odd bit of showmanship, it ...
Graveside service for Larry Benjamin Kilgore, 68, formally of Lugoff, will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. in Fort Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia. Funeral service was held Saturday at Varennes Heights Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to Varennes Heights Baptist Church Building Fund.
Funeral service for Theresa M. Wood, 93, of 1537 Dixon Road in Elgin will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Mt. Sinai AME Church with burial in the cemetery. She died Thursday, May 9, 2013. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
WASHINGTON -- Enough with this "enough" business.
KershawHealth recently completed a week of celebration commemorating the opening of the Camden Hospital in 1913 and a century of outstanding care. One of the things that struck me during those activities was the incredible amount of community support the hospital has always enjoyed, and the amazing things that strategic thinking and teamwork can accomplish.
A Lugoff man died after traveling up to 100 mph Sunday morning around 3 a.m.
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) invites you to a very special evening, Thursday, May 16 for The Voices of Camden: The Quarrel With Oneself and Camden ART's opening reception for its spring exhibition, Black Birds, Ravens & Crows, in the Bassett Gallery. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m. and continues until 7 p.m. Voices will take the stage at 7 p.m. in the Jim & Pat Watts Performing Arts Wing located ...
Graveside services to celebrate the life of Robert "Bob" A. Carswell, 85, of Camden, will be held at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in Quaker Cemetery. Rev. John Hallman will officiate. Memorials may be made in his memory to Associated Charities of Kershaw County, 163 Chestnut Street, Camden, SC 29020.