The state appears on the verge of legitimizing a traffic ticket system that has existed on the gray market for years in many municipalities -- writing tickets and collecting fines while not counting the violations against people's traffic records, thus saving them the higher insurance premiums that often result with speeding violations. A bill in the House of Representatives would allow police to write a warning ticket to speeders who are going less than 10 miles per hour over the limit, with the state and cities sharing the revenue.
Our news media is so full of negatives, hopelessness and tragedy. This is a story praising the goodness of God through others. On Jan. 12 about 7:30 p.m., my husband came in the den and announced that he wasn't feeling real good. In questioning him all he could tell me was a bad case of indigestion -- no nausea, no pain or no sweating. We live at Lake Wateree next door to Vince (a Methodist minister) and Nancy (a nurse) Halter. I called Nancy, and Charles described his symptoms. Calmly she told him that it could just be ...
Today we'll talk about three news stories, all released in a close time frame, and all related to colleges in the United States.
Would I ever consider running for office? Amazingly, I sometimes have been asked. No way, I respond. Why would I want to put myself through all of the abuse that I put candidates through?
Several weeks ago, while at the ALPHA center talking with Paul Napper, we discussed the problems his agency and the Sheriff's Office deal with, with regard to substance abuse. We talked about the families in our county that are being destroyed by drug abuse. We talked about the rise in incidents of criminal domestic violence caused, in part, by drugs. We also talked about the dubious distinction Kershaw County has in that we have the highest DUI fatality rate in the State of South Carolina. I brought up the issue of the extreme number of housebreakings and overall stealing ...
Funeral service for Dr. James L. Truesdell, Jr., 85, of Dicey Ford Road, Camden, was held Thursday, March 10 2011, 1:00 P.M. at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Camden with burial in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Camden.
Funeral services for Steven "Brad" Bryant, 41, of Lugoff, will be held Sunday March 13, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church, Camden, with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Everett Reconnu and Rev. Donnie Barrett will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday from 5 – 7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff.
It was not too long ago that a Camden versus A.C. Flora tennis match meant either team winning by a 4-3 count in a contest, which on more than one occasion had to be completed by traveling to a nearby court which had lights.
When he sent Grayson King to the mound to start Tuesday's non-region game against Buford, North Central baseball coach Robbie Cash was looking to get his sophomore out of the game after two innings of work.
Due to concerns regarding the possibility of inclement weather on Thursday, Camden High School's scheduled home baseball game for that night against visiting Lakewood has been moved to tonight.
Andrew Jackson scored in every inning, save for the third, as the host Volunteers downed rival North Central, 12-2, in Monday's regular season baseball opener for both sides.
While the regular season was not scheduled to begin until Tuesday, the Lugoff-Elgin baseball roster is already beginning to resemble a MASH unit.
The city of Camden has received a $7,190 grant from Heritage Preservation to conduct a conservation assessment.
AgSouth Farm Credit CEO Bill Spigener has announced that the customer-owned cooperative, with an office in Kershaw County, had net earnings of $6.7 million during the fourth quarter of 2010. Year-to-date earnings total $35.9 million and exceed the association's earnings of Dec. 31, 2009, by more than $9.7 million.
Heritage Community Bank recently recognized outstanding students at the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC). On behalf of the bank, Branch Manager Kellie Chapman (left) honored students Chelsea Bradford (second from left), representing ATEC's early childhood education program, and Megan Clements (second from right), representing the health science program. ATEC Director Chet Horton (right) was on hand for the recognition.
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.