Education was much different when I was a child! Children did not receive awards just for attending class. In fact, even in the first grades, students became what is known today as "labeled." I was very disappointed when the teacher told me I was to be a blue bird, the division for the quicker students. I pled with her to let me be a red bird, the other division, to no avail. I remember she said, while patting me on the head, "Oh, honey, you don't want to be a red bird." Oh, yes, I did, no matter what ...
J. Eugene Lunn, 73, of Rembert, S.C., died Saturday, June 22, 2013. Plans are incomplete and will be announced by Kornegay Funeral Home, Camdne Chapel.
We have come to the end of another legislative session. Any vetoes the governor may make on the budget and a handful of bills that were passed last week will be addressed later this week. However, I want to share some important bills that have passed.
Funeral service for Douglas Benjamin Jones, 91, will be held Monday at 3:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Ridgeway Ward with burial to follow in Centerville Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ridgeway Cemetery Association, PO Box 778, Ridgeway, SC 29130.
Louisa S. Watkins, 89, of 2706 Broad Street in Camden died Saturday, June 22, 2013. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Martin Huger Price, 85, of Camden, SC will be held at 4:00 PM, Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Beulah United Methodist Church in Camden. Pastor Pat Amick will officiate. The family will receive friends in the church following the service. Memorials may be made in his memory to the Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605-4277.
A 44-year-old Camden man died in a single-car crash on Precipice Road Friday night.
Saratoga Race Course is celebrating its 150th anniversary of racing this year, and steeplechasing has been a part of the Saratoga Experience from the very beginning.
Kershaw County Sheriff James Matthews and two Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies will not testify in a trial about the alleged rape of a former cadet at Camden Military Academy (CMA).
The federal sequester has caused a great deal of controversy this year, with groups of all kinds protesting what they claim are inhumane spending cuts by Uncle Sam. Though the sequester has dictated cutting only a small percentage of total federal funds -- and in some cases, just reducing the rate of increase rather than actually cutting -- some have tried to make it the equivalent of a national disaster.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Dice, a 2-year-old neutered male Dachshund Shetland Sheepdog mix and Heath, an 8-week-old male Domestic Short Hair. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The shelter, located at the south end of Fair Street and managed by the Kershaw County Humane Society, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the shelter or to check for ...
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) investigators arrested two men for allegedly breaking into several vehicles parked at Cassatt Water Co. The two men also allegedly stole gas from Cassatt Water Co. vehicles as well as tools.
As part of a summer concert series at First Baptist Church in Camden, Susan Buckley Cumbie will be in concert Sunday at 7 p.m. Susan has been performing most of her life. A singer-songwriter, pianist and conductor, her passion of music and worship is sure to amaze you and leave you inspired. Susan is also a skilled violinist. She has four CDs to her credit, two of which are all original compositions.
Three of Kershaw County's four Dixie Youth All-Star teams will stay home for sub-district tournament play while the other will head to Pageland for the start of the post-season.
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 ...
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays for many reasons. It's a time to spend with family, eat great food, and reflect on what ...
It's that time of the year again – time for good food, family gatherings, holiday cheer, counting of the blessings, all that.
By the time you guys put on your peepers to read this, I will be in Summerville either sleeping hard or my mother will be ...
WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald Trump's flirtation with Mitt Romney as a possible pick for secretary of state has injected a sliver of hope and change ...
There is an organization that meets every third Wednesday of the month at noon that believes in collaborating with each other to better aide Kershaw ...
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of one of their own: Mali, a K9 narcotics dog.
A-Fee-In-Lieu-Of-Taxes agreement and proposal to sell property to an incoming new industry were among a number of items, including meeting times and holiday schedules, that ...