"Then the lie passed into history and became truth." -- "1984" by George Orwell
The first Boykin Spaniel that Kim Parkman ever saw was in 1980 when her future husband, Jule, gave his father a puppy as a gift. "He was the foundation stock with the Boykin Registry," Parkman said.
Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students exceeded national career and technical education performance standards for 2010, according to results released by the S.C. Department of Education.
Bobby Boland, who stepped down as Kershaw County administrator in 2008 after seven years on the job, announced Monday he will retire as administrator in Lee County effective April 22.
CHS Spring Break Baseball Camp April 4-6
Helen Roseborough Geary, 97 of Seminole, FL., formerly of Lugoff, died Monday, March 14, 2011.
After a one-run loss to Lewisville last Friday night, the North Central softball team lost a pair of 15-0 decisions against Chesterfield and McBee, respectively, on Monday and Tuesday nights.
We commented last week on the puzzling decision that Gov. Nikki Haley made in not re-appointing Darla Moore to the University of South Carolina Board of Trustees. We still aren't clear why Haley chose to pick a fight with Moore and so many university alumni who are grateful for the $70 million pledge Moore has made to USC. But Sen. Jake Knott's intention to pass a new law opening another seat on the board, and then to have Moore run for it, isn't the proper way for legislators to express their disapproval.
Looking to play the role of giant-slayer, visiting North Central saw its chance to upset top-ranked Lewisville go up in smoke in the fifth inning of Friday's baseball game played in Richburg.
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Nina Bobb Long, 93, of Columbia, died on Sunday, March 20, 2011. A funeral service will be held at 11 o'clock, on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at Christ Lutheran Church with The Rev. Henri Bishop officiating. Interment will follow at Woodridge Memorial Park. The family received friends from 6 until 8 o'clock Tuesday evening at Shives Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel, 5202 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC 29203. Memorials may be made to Christ Lutheran Church, 1325 Winyah Dr., Columbia, SC 29203.
Mary Royal Kirkland, 94, of DeKalb School Road, Camden, died Saturday, March 15, 2011.
Fred Lewis Price, Sr., 88, of Columbia, died on Sunday, March 20, 2011. A funeral service was held 2 o'clock, Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at Hope Baptist Church, 2117 Clemson Road, Columbia. Interment, with military honors, followed at Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens where the family greeted friends. Serving as pallbearers were Mr. Price's nephews, Richard Price, Charles Price, W.D. Price, Terry Price, Mark Ammonds, and Elbert Coward, Jr. The Rev. Howard S. Price, Lewis Price, Reed Price, and Olin Price served as honorary pallbearers. Memorials may be made to Hope Baptist Church, (mailing address - 1301 Summit Parkway ...
Wanda "MiMi" Earnhardt Brandt 79, of Spencer, N.C., passed away Sunday March 20, 2011 at her residence.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Clara Branham, 86, of Elgin will be held Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 3:00 PM at Blaney Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Philip Blankenship will officiate. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Branham's memory to the Arthritis Foundation-Carolinas Chapter, 200 East Woodlawn Rd., Suite 156, Charlotte, NC 28217 or Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association - Midstate - South Carolina, 3223 Sunset Blvd., Suite 100, West Columbia, SC 29169.
Mrs. Zoelmore Coleman Lee Tucker, 93, of 1045 Linden Trail, Lugoff, SC, passed on Sunday, February 23, 2014. Services will be conducted on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at High Hill Baptist Church in Lugoff, SC. Burial will take place at High Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Lugoff SC. Haile's Funeral Home is serving the family.
Even though the Carolina Cup is more than a month away, reserved parking spaces are selling at a brisk pace.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Bennett K. Buckelew of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Robert Mills House in Camden. The celebration of life will be in the form of a Superhero Adventure Party. We invite you to come dressed in your SUPERHERO gear and remember a Superhero can be anyone. We know Bennett the Adventurer will forever be our hero! In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Bennett's memory to Happy Wheels, 133 Dupree Mill Court, Lexington, SC 29072, Palmetto Health Children's Hospital ...
Mr. Kenneth Jones, 51, of Bellows Falls, VT, passed on Friday, February 21, 2014. Services will be conducted on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. at the Mt. Prospect United Methodist Church in Lugoff, SC. Burial will take place at the Mt. Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery in Lugoff, SC. Haile's Funeral Home is serving the family.
Mrs. Rebecca Joy Kelly, 85, of 889 Cheraw Road, Cassatt, SC, passed on Sunday, February 23, 2014. Services will be conducted Friday, February 28, 2014 at 1 p.m. at the Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Camden, SC. Burial will take place at the Emmanuel United Methodist Church Cemetery. Haile's Funeral Home is serving the family.
Ms. Josie Lawhorn, 65, of 848-A Whitehead Road Lugoff, SC, passed on Monday, February 24, 2014. Services will be conducted on Monday, March 3, 2014, 1 p.m. at the Greenhill Baptist Church in Lugoff SC. Burial will take place at the Greenhill Baptist Church Cemetery in Lugoff SC, Haile's Funeral Home is serving the family.
Funeral service for Briana Nicole Rabon, 18, will be held on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at Sawney's Creek Baptist Church, Ridgeway, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Dean Reynolds will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday 4-6 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Sawney's Creek Baptist Church Mission Fund, 14605 Highway 34 East, Ridgeway, S.C. 29130.
Harold G. Smith, age 77, beloved husband of the late Dovey Ann Bixler Smith, died on Monday, February 24, 2014 at Kershaw Health.
As part of the Safe Schools Healthy Students Grant, the United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) will host a very special training and workshop session for all present, past or future mentors on Monday at the Chamber of Commerce (Robert Mills Courthouse) located at 607 Broad St., in Camden.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) and S.C. State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) are investigating the strangulation death of an 18-year-old Lugoff woman. Kershaw County Coroner Johnny Fellers said Briana Nicole Rabon, of Ridgeway Road, died of asphyxiation by strangulation. Fellers said he has not been able to determine a time of death.
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will hold auditions for the Camden Community Theatre production, Bark! The Musical. Auditions will take place on Sunday and Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium. The production will be directed by Jami Steele, FAC director of theatre and education.
CamdenART will meet Monday at 7p.m. The group will offer a unique wood burning demonstration and hands-on opportunity by gourd and wood burning artist, Linda Kincaid. CamdenART members will get a chance to try their hand at this precise and detailed art work.
The Kershaw County Parks & Recreation Department is sponsoring a pair of umpire clinics in anticipation of the 2014 spring Dixie Youth and Dixie Boys baseball seasons.
The Camden High School baseball coaching staff will host its annual Father-Son Baseball Camp on Saturday, March 8 at American Legion Park in Camden.