By CLIFTON H. ANDERSON
During the National Fire Prevention Week last month, firefighters from the Lugoff Fire Department visited the Lugoff Schools to promote fire and life safety initiatives to children and adults. The national fire prevention campaign for 2013 is "Prevent Kitchen Fires: Get Cooking with Fire Safety." Firefighters spoke with Pre-K, Kindergarten, and First-Grade classes at Lugoff and Wateree Elementary Schools during the week.
The Holiday shopping season has begun and the 2013 Holiday Sales Show at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is just around the corner. The dates are set for December 6-18, and the vendors are lined up for this year's event.
The IRS warns consumers not to fall for bogus charity scams. They often occur in the wake of major disasters like the recent tornadoes in the Midwest or the typhoon in the Philippines. Thieves play on the goodwill of people who want to help disaster victims. They pose as a real charity in order to steal money or get private information to commit identity theft.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Betty "Mama Betty" Godwin Owens, 87, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, December 1, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Rus McDonald will officiate. Burial will follow in Malvern Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Camden. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM, 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in her memory to Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Association-Mid State-SC, 3223 Sunset Boulevard. Suite 100, W. Columbia, SC 29169.
The South Carolina Department of Education released the report card ratings for career centers last week, and ATEC earned an Excellent Absolute rating for the third straight year.
There won't be many people in Kershaw County who'll be neutral about the South Carolina-Clemson game Saturday, as both teams come into the rivalry ranked in the nation's Top 10. It should be a great contest, with the entire nation watching. South Carolina Coach Steve Spurrier and Clemson Coach Dabo Swinney have been unusually complimentary of each other in the days leading up to the game, with both of them talking about how much they respect the other. In the past, there have been sharp words between the two, but everyone knows that part of that has ...
WASHINGTON -- For children, Christmastime may be the favorite holiday, even if their families don't celebrate the birth of Christ. The twinkling lights and aura of magic that suddenly transfigure the most plebian edifices are nearly as seductive as a round-trip ticket to Never-Never Land.
The Bethune Lions Club recently held its "Peace Poster" contest. Pictured above are this year's winners, front row from left: Breanna Bowen (first place); Rashade McCollum (second place); and Ashley Morgan Hall (third place). Also pictured are, back row from left: Don Witham, Bethune Lions Club program coordinator; and Leslie Pate, art instructor at North Central Middle School. The theme for this year's contest was "Our world, our peace." The Bethune Lions extend thanks to Pate and all the students who entered.
The Camden High School baseball program, in conjunction with the Kershaw County Recreation Department, will host a one-day baseball camp on Saturday, Dec. 7 from noon until 3 p.m. at American Legion Park in Camden.
Funeral services for Donnie Patrick Joyner, 70, will be held Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at First Assembly of God, Camden, with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. The Rev. Bruce Marthers will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideons International.
The Price House Commission is hold its annual Pecan Benefit. The money raised will benefit the Price House and the Bonds Conway-built house programs.
This week, virtually everyone in South Carolina is talking about the Clemson-USC (University of South Carolina) football game. Without a doubt, it's the biggest Clemson-USC game ever. Dating back to 1896, it is the oldest uninterrupted football rivalry in the South and the second oldest in the country. A 1952 state law requires the two schools to play each other.
Camden Country Club's golf cart shed with 51 golf carts burned down early Thanksgiving morning, according to Camden Fire Department officials.
A graveside service to honor the life of Charles David Ziemke, 84, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, November 29 ...
A graveside service to honor the life of David Lynn Watkins, 67, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, November 30 ...
CAMDEN – Funeral services for Ruth Roach Vandiver, 89, will be held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home, with burial to follow ...
LUGOFF – Services for Dora Ann Rabon, 76, will be private.
Ashely Guerry McLaurin, 44, of Potsdam, NY, graveside services at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, November 29, 2016 in Scotch Cemetery. Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel ...
Jason Bryant Hartzell, 37, of Elgin, an IT Specialist and United States Army Veteran, passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Arrangements by James A. McAlister ...
Eleanor Edith (Guzzi) DelPo died Saturday from complications due to Alzheimer's Disease. She was 85. Eleanor was born in Newton, MA, on January 21 ...
Lugoff-Elgin rolled to the championship in the inaugural Kershaw County Wrestling Jamboree held on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Lugoff-Elgin High School.
Camden closed its preseason wrestling schedule by competing in Saturday's Officials' Pre-Season Wrestling Tournament held at River Bluff High School.
Mount Sinai A.M.E. Church in Elgin may be overlooked when you are travelling on Smyrna Road, but on their 195 church anniversary on ...