The third annual KershawHealth Springdale 5K at Sunset will be held Saturday at Springdale Race Course. The 5K Walk/Run is coordinated by the United Way of Kershaw County and benefits the United Way's Health Care Council and its mission of improving the health of everyone in our community.
The Camden Bulldog Club will sponsor its annual "Meet the Bulldogs" on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. inside the Commons area of the school's gymnasium.
Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Alvin Kelly of Elgin, South Carolina, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Grace Colette Kelly, to William Carroll Rowell, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. William Carroll Rowell, Sr. of Blythewood, South Carolina.
Lugoff-Elgin will host the sixth annual May Plant Credit Union Kickoff Classic at L-E Stadium on Friday night at 7 p.m.
As our birthdays accumulate, eventually we may reach one which causes us to stop, reflect, remember the past, and then to compare it to the present. On July 15, 2011, I had such a birthday, my 83rd.
OK, people: chill out. Breathe. Relax.
Several months ago, I was honored to be asked to serve as the chairman of this year's United Way campaign.
• Recent Wisconsin recall elections spurred by people dissatisfied with Republican efforts to downsize government and diminish the role of unions in politics failed to wrest control away from the GOP in that state. A record amount of money was spent in the normally liberal state but Democrats failed to achieve their goal of unseating at least three of the six state senators who were being recalled. Some experts say that sends a national message.
Over the course of the past three to four months I have been asked numerous questions about the city of Camden's intent to build a new sports complex. While much of the discussion seems to be focused on the YMCA as a facility manager, I believe it is important to keep our eye on the primary goal of the recreation facility itself. Below are questions that I most often get asked:
After 30 years as a national television executive, Dale Snyder is the textbook definition of a new farmer. In fact, as little as a year ago, his agricultural skills were limited to potted plants on the front porch of his house.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael T. Clarke of Mountain Rest announce the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Rebecca Kay Clarke of Camden, to Russell Alexander Crowder of Hodges. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Doug Crowder of Hodges.
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Forman of Cassatt announce the engagement of their son, Roderick Forman to Sharon Huffman, daughter of Henry and Geneise Huffman of North, S.C.
Mrs. Rose C. Ryan of Camden announces the engagement of her daughter Miss Jessica Michele Patteson to Mr. David Wesley Shoemake of Camden, the son of Mr. Danny L. Shoemake and Mrs. Dedria L. Cabrales, both of Camden.
Graveside services for Richard Roy "Ricky" Peake, 58, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in Hillcrest Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Ken Jackson will officiate. The family will receive friends Monday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
If there was doubt about whether Hillary Clinton will jump into the 2016 presidential race, it was largely dispelled earlier this week when she conducted a wide-ranging interview in which she spelled out many of her foreign-policy differences with President Obama, who was her boss until she stepped down as secretary of state 19 months ago. During her tenure at the State Department, Clinton remained a loyal soldier, though she now reveals she didn't enthusiastically support all the initiatives that were required of her by Obama.
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Yippee! It is August! We all know what that means. Is it the month when we celebrate Augustus Caesar? No. Is it the month when we have our sweat glands all working at full tilt? No. Is it the month that we get the air conditioning bill and faint dead away because it is higher than the GNP of Costa Rica? No.
The Camden Historic Landmarks Commission (CHLC) is holding an open house today from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Camden City Council's chambers on the second floor of Camden City Hall.
So I received my first invitation to join AARP, complete with membership card, explanation of benefits, and even an offer for a groovy free tote bag.
Eula Mae Chambers was born on September 17, 1955 to Attie and L.J. Seegars. Eula attended Mt. Pisgah School in Kershaw, SC, and received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of South Carolina and worked as a Social Worker. She married her husband of 34 years, Harvey Chambers in 1979. On April 15, 1985, Eula was baptized as one of Jehovah's Witnesses. She is survived by her mother, Attie Seegars, husband, Harvey, two sons, Toney L. Seegars and Derrick Seegars, one granddaughter, Adreana Jefferson, one grandson, Derrick Seegars Jr., four sisters, Peggy Hayes, Hilda Storey, Libbie ...
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Funeral service for William Stephen McIntyre, 60, will be held on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at El-Bethel Faith Community Church Don Poeta Family Life Center with burial to follow in Hardshell Cemetery. The Rev. Joe Stines will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Mrs. Beulah McCaskill, 100, of Bethune, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, August 9, 2014. Born in Bethune, she was the daughter of the late Willie and Ida Davis Corbett and the wife of the late Nero McCaskill. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Eleven a.m., at Sandy Level Baptist Church, Bethune, with burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. McCaskill will be placed in the church at Ten a.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the McCaskill family.
Funeral service for Ms. Charlese Patricia Lloyd, 61, of 716 Market Street in Camden, will be held Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 1:00 P.M. at Emmanuel United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Alan Harley Palmer, Sr., 80, of Dalzell, SC, widower of Jean Wheaton Palmer, died Monday, August 11, 2014. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made in Alan's memory to a charity of one's choice.
Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy "Dot" Knox Robinson will be held Saturday 11:00 a.m. (viewing 10:00 a.m.) at the Progressive Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ, 2222 Barhamville Road. A private interment for immediate family will be held on August 18, 2014 at the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 15, 2014 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Leevy's Funeral Home, Taylor Street Chapel.
Mr. James Burrell "Jimmy" Knight, Jr., 49, of Liberty Hill, husband of Lisa Blackmon Knight, passed away Saturday, August 9th, 2014 at William Jennings Bryan Dorn V.A. Hospital in Columbia. He was born June 13, 1965 in Lancaster, a son of James Burrell Knight, Sr. and Clydia S. Knight. Jimmy was a loving Husband, Father, Son, Brother, Uncle, and Friend. He was a volunteer firefighter with Beaver Creek Fire Department. He loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed living on the lake, staying busy, and pulling pranks on everyone.