The Ashwood Central High Class of 1978, which included members now living in Kershaw County, recently held its 37th reunion with a weekend of festivities at the Lee County Opera House and Ashwood gym in Bishopville. Patricia Simon organized the event which opened with Ronnie Wilson welcoming everyone to the drop-in. The speaker for the occasion was Debra A. Joe. Minister Linda C.M. Davis read the scripture and Bernice Joe Boykin sang a song. They ended the weekend festivities with church services at Mt. Olive in Woodrow. Simon said the Class of 1978 began their school career at Ashwood ...
Sarah Jane Drakeford, 41, of 705 Gordon Street, Camdenpassed on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. today, Sept. 16, 2015 at Camden First United Methodist Church with burial in Cedar Cemetery.
Mr. Charlie Burroughs, 105, of 729 Burroughs Road, Camden, passed on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 at St. Matthew United Methodist Church, Camden, with burial in the church cemetery.
Doby's Mill Elementary school 4th grade students in Amanda Cook's class engaged in a S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) project during the first days of school. Using a precise number of materials and a specific set of instructions, students had to work together, using the scientific method to build a structure the save Fred the gummy worm.
Friday, we published two reports concerning funding for upcoming or possible future infrastructure projects. The first came from Kershaw County Council's Sept. 8 meeting where Councilman Jimmy Jones presented alternate funding proposals to pay for making improvements at various county industrial sites.