Professional athletes often seem to make as many headlines for their off-the-field shenanigans as they do for their skill in the playing arena. Sports fans have come to expect that extracurricular news about athletes generally is going to be bad rather than good. That's why it's so refreshing to watch Camden native Vonnie Holliday go about his good works. When you read about Holliday, it's not about a DUI arrest or a nightclub brawl ...
It has always been a fantasy of mine to write something that my local newspaper would publish. Thinking too hard, I just could not come up with anything. It's right in front of me now and so easy to write. Easy to say, easy to write. Truth and reality!
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots signed Camden's Thomas Austin to a futures contract on Wednesday.
Camden's South Carolina Equine Park will host the S.C. Horsemen's Council Exposition on Saturday, Feb. 5. The day-long event will have a full schedule of demonstrations, seminars, speakers, vendors and the popular parade of breeds.
Officials at Francis Marion University have named 371 full-time students to the President's List, and 615 full-time students to the Dean's List for the 2010 fall semester.
As we move into a new year, I'm proud to reflect back on 2010 as a successful year for the City of Camden despite great and obvious challenges.
What some teams would give to have the "problems" which the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team encountered on Wednesday night.
KCRD offers Tai Chi class Tai Chi is a physical exercise and martial art that has been practiced in China for thousands of years. The free-flowing relaxation exercise consists of a special arrangement of movements known as the form. The form is many separate movements strung together to produce one continuous sequence lasting ...
We tend to respond in one of two ways to the news that a deranged gunman has fatally shot a group of people with an extraordinarily lethal weapon. Some people are simply horrified. Others wonder where they can buy one, too.
Foresters Tonya H. Smith, Kenny Robertson and Justin Smith with the S.C. Forestry Commission will be speakers for the Monday meeting of the Kershaw County Forest Landowners Association.
The game of cornhole. It may be one of those things as American as apple pie once you know what it is.
Kathleen Berry Hall, 90, of Camden, passed away on January 13, 2011, in her home, surrounded by family. Born Kathleen Virginia Berry on November 30, 1920 in Lucknow, SC, she was the oldest child of James Claude Berry and Lila Berry Carriker. She married Melton Hall on June 27, 1941 and lived in Camden, SC for more than sixty years until they moved to Monroe, NC in 2003. Kathleen and Melton were blessed with ...
Funeral service for Janie Bracey, 82, of Flat Rock Road in Camden, will be held Thursday, January 20, 2011, 1:00 PM at Macedonia Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
For the 60th consecutive year, student-athletes at Camden High school were honored by The Bulldog Club at the organization's annual awards banquet on May 21.
If money were no object, where on Earth would you like to visit?
For the past couple of years, Kimbrell's has been considering closing its Camden furniture store due to the declining downtown foot traffic. Recently, the CEO of Kimbrell's met with Camden officials and, upon hearing of our plans to revitalize Camden, committed to renovate the interior and exterior of their store at the corner of Broad and Rutledge. For those who want to see the eventual results of the ongoing renovation, check out Kimbrell's in ...
For the third year in a row, the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office will host three summer camps designed for young people who will be in the fifth through eighth grades. The S.T.A.R.S camps, which stands for Self discipline, Teamwork, Attitude, Respect and Selfless Service will give participants a positive, meaningful week of exposure to: crime scene investigations, police K9 demonstrations, fire safety, basic first aid by EMS personnel, Internet safety, anti-bullying, goal setting, team ...
William Burnett Collins, 74, of Lugoff, died Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Plans are incomplete and will be announced by Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff, Elgin, Chapel.
Lucy Glancy Kauffman, 85, of Elgin, SC, died Saturday, June 8, 2013. Her memorial service will be private. Memorials may be made in her memory to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1709 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Funeral Mass for George Stephen Saho, 78, will be celebrated on Friday at 12:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Father Francis Travis will officiate. Farewell Prayers and Final Commendation will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Thursday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to SECU Family Center, 1970 Balwin Lane, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103.
Mrs. Ellen Miller Goodwin, 90, of 711 George Wright Street, Camden, died Sunday. Family and friends may call at the residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later day by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Goodwin Family.
Dear Annie: I have a friend who has a divorced daughter with two children. The ex-husband has a good job with the government.
Joan A. Inabinet recently received the Robert N. Pryor Volunteer Service Award from Confederation of Local Historical Societies (CLHS) at its Landmark Convention in Spartanburg. Presenting her with the award were CLSH President J.R. Fenell and Ex-Officio Mike Scoggins.
NEW YORK -- It was never quite clear what feminizing the workplace would mean when women en masse invaded corporate America a generation ago.
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The use of prescribed fire as a land management tool has deep and ancient roots in South Carolina's heritage. However, conducting prescribed burns is becoming increasingly challenging due to a variety of factors, according to a state wildlife biologist and forester.