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Stepping out in style

"I'm going to walk out of here on March 3rd."

March 21, 2014 | By Judy Ferrell Special to the C-I | Healthcare


Camden’s Robert Mills jail

When you are researching Robert Mills, South Carolina's first superintendent of public buildings, you inevitably end up trekking off to the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, the repository for South Carolina's historical state documents. We have an "inside track" there. One of our staff members, Sarah Murray, is married to Robert Murray, a long-time state archives employee. As a prelude to some of our research trips there, we ask Robert to scope out our prospects when the on-line database at the state archives does not yield what we are looking for. Sure enough, Robert found that ...

March 21, 2014 | By Katherine Richardson C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Six businesses cited for selling beer to minors

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) cited six businesses for selling beer to minors following an undercover operation Wednesday night. The operation included having underage individuals, under the KCSO's direction, attempt to purchase alcoholic beverages from 24 businesses in the county licensed to sell alcohol. In each of the 24 attempts, the underage person presented legitimate identification clearly showing them to be under the age of 21.

March 21, 2014 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Aberdeen Easter Family Tour

Dale Sheheen, chair of Mental Health America (MHA) of Kershaw County recently announced MHA would be hosting its third annual Easter Family Tour at Aberdeen, home of Jack Bantley. Sheheen said, "Jack Brantley has again opened his home and grounds to our organization for a fund raising opportunity. Our mission is to promote mental health and to work for improved care, treatment and quality of life for persons with mental illness."

March 21, 2014 | | People & Places


Larry Burnette Barnes

Larry Burnette Barnes, 57 of Anderson SC, passed away March 18, 2014. Larry was born November 16, 1956 in Camden to the late Roland James Barnes and NanniLee Barnes. He was a loving Husband, Father, and Brother. He leaves behind his wife, Barbara Janet Barnes; a daughter, Jennifer Jackson and a Step-Daughter, Stacy Seibert; five siblings, Betty Jayne Barnes Gaines, Sarah Christine Barnes Roberts, Roland Delois Barnes, Joseph Wood Barnes, and Edward Allen Barnes. He was predeceased by two brothers, Milton Barnes and Billy Barnes. He leaves six grandchildren, three nieces, two nephews, and numerous grandnieces and grandnephews. The family ...

March 21, 2014 | | Obituaries


Raymond Michael Swain

A memorial service celebrating the life of Raymond Michael Swain, 54, of Raleigh, NC, will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Emmanuel United Methodist Church. Reverend Daniel Hembree will officiate.

March 21, 2014 | | Obituaries


Bobby Horton

A graveside service to honor the life of O. R. "Bobby" Horton, 85, of Cassatt, SC, will be held at 3:00 PM, Saturday, March 22, 2014 in Quaker Cemetery in Camden. Lynwood Young will officiate. Memorials may be made in Bobby's memory to Food for the Soul, 110 E. DeKalb Street, Camden, SC 29020.

March 21, 2014 | | Obituaries


Lorenzo Wolfe

Mr. Lorenzo "Muttra's Boy" Wolfe, 61, of 1252 Wateree Dam Road, Ridgeway died Wednesday. Family and Friends may call at the residence. Fuernal arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Wolfe Family.

March 21, 2014 | | Obituaries


Ariail for March 21, 2014

March 21, 2014 | | Ariail


Letter writer supports Hartis

Kershaw County, as in all counties, must collect tax revenue in some manner in order to provide, improve and maintain the things that make living here the pleasure we all desire. Basically, there are only two ways to increase tax revenue. You either get more from those of us who are already paying, or you increase the number of people paying. The desirable strategy is obvious. The only question is how do you do that, and the only realistic answer is to create more jobs for current and future residents of the county. It goes without saying that new job ...

March 21, 2014 | Charlie Humphries Camden | Letters


Being Vladimir Putin

WASHINGTON -- "Once an agent, always an agent."

March 21, 2014 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Social Security office

Given the budget restraints that virtually all government agencies are facing, we understand why the Social Security office at 1111 Broad St. in Camden closed. Dollars are tight, and officials say Uncle Sam will save more than $3 million during the next 10 years by shutting down the local facility. But we'll hand failing marks to the agency for the way it handled the shutdown, notifying few people and making no attempt to contact its clients and the media, which could have spread the word of the shutdown.

March 21, 2014 | | Editorials


Little chance of corporate reform

Conservatives are mightily concerned -- rightly so -- about runaway entitlement spending in this country. Various social programs enacted since Lyndon Johnson's Great Society began in the mid-1960s are at a boiling point.

March 21, 2014 | | Columns


Starting off on the right foot

March 21, 2014 | | North Central High/Middle


Bowers shuts Vikings down and out

Over the years, Spring Valley has been a thorn in the side of the Lugoff-Elgin baseball team.

March 21, 2014 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


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Schools can’t develop workforce alone

Every time there's a societal, economic or other crisis issue of some sort, public schools are usually expected to solve it … oftentimes without any ...

October 17, 2017 | By KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Kendall Mill Village tour, concert Sunday

A fresh look at a resilient old section of Camden is to be offered Sunday when the Kershaw County Historical Society, with the Camden Community ...

October 17, 2017 | | People & Places


Courtney Halley to wed Nicholas Winn

Mr. and Mrs. Roosevelt Halley of Camden, South Carolina, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Halley to Nickolas Winn, son of ...

October 17, 2017 | | Weddings & Engagements


Happy 100th! birthday

Margaret Philllips Stevenson turned 100 on Saturday, September 9, 2017.

October 17, 2017 | | People & Places


Happy 90th birthday

Mrs. Lucille Brazell of Lugoff is celebrating her 90th birthday on October 17. She is the widow of Roy Brazell Sr.

October 17, 2017 | | People & Places


SARAH L. GASKINS

Funeral services for Sarah Louise Gaskins, 94, were held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial following in Gaskins ...

October 17, 2017 | | Obituaries


LILA JOHNSON

Funeral service for Mrs. Lila Johnson, 79, of Elgin, will be held Friday, October 20, 2017, 1:00 P.M. at Greenhill Baptist Church, 2215 ...

October 17, 2017 | | Obituaries


COREY SHANNON

A service to celebrate the life of Corey David Shannon, 35, will be held on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home ...

October 17, 2017 | | Obituaries


City dedicates Legacy bench to Rev. Hancock

It was, as Camden City Manager Mel Pearson pointed out, a beautiful day Oct. 6 for a special honor: the dedication of a Leaders Legacy ...

October 17, 2017 | | Camden


Ariail - Oct. 13, 2017

October 13, 2017 | | Ariail


Amy McClester

We join the community in mourning the loss and commemoraing the life of Amy J. McLester.

October 13, 2017 | | Editorials


The big fish

Life hosts so many things to ponder. Have you ever pondered what 211 pounds of fish looks like, or better yet, what 1,540.08 ...

October 13, 2017 | By Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford C-I contributing columnist | Columns


My Brain on NASCAR - Oct. 13, 2017

It's October, and only seven races remain in NASCAR's playoffs. (On a side note, I'm still stymied regarding the reason why NASCAR ...

October 13, 2017 | By Cathy Elliott C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Steps toward solutions

"If I can't fix it, it ain't broke."

October 13, 2017 | By Dennis Turner C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Education Oversight Committee needs major reality check

Imagine if the teacher of your child or grandchild or some other young person in your life told the class that no matter what grades ...

October 13, 2017 | Dr. Frank Morgan, Superintedent Kershaw County School District | Letters


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