The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County and the City of Camden are pleased to present an evening of entertainment to kick off the Colonial Cup weekend on Friday. Now in its second year, this free and exciting event will begin at 6 p.m. with food and drink vendors along with music on the Town Green. The Root Doctors, a popular cover and dance band, will take the stage at 7 p.m.
Author Sherman Carmichael will visit Books on Broad November 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. Books on Broad is located at 944 Broad St., in Camden. Carmichael's book, Eerie South Carolina, will be available for purchase and autographing. This event is free and open to the public.
Services for Carolyn Bland Ramsey, 62, will be private. Mrs. Ramsey died on Friday, November 15, 2013. Born in Blacksburg, Va., she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Rachel Bland. Surviving are her husband of 27 years, Jarrell Keith Ramsey; daughter, Shannon Porter; and 2 grandchildren. Sign the online register at www.powersfuneralhome.net.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Ronald Charles "Hood" Elliott, 64, of Camden SC, will be held at 3:00 PM, Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Jerry Gardner will officiate. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery, Camden, SC. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM, Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in his memory to ...
A graveside inurnment celebrating the life of Margretta Little Watts, 89, of Camden, will be held at 3:00 PM Wednesday, November 20, 2013 in Quaker Cemetery. Mrs. Watts, widow of Luther James Watts, died Sunday, November 17, 2013. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Lee and Margretta Gruver Little. She was a member of Bethesda Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her daughters: Margretta ...
Robert S. "Bob" Hathaway, 87, formerly of Columbus, Ohio, passed away on Monday, November 18, 2013 in Columbia, S.C. Born on June 4, 1926, he was the son of the late Raymond E. and Edna F. Hathaway. Bob was predeceased by his loving wife of 62 years, Violet Rose Harble Hathaway; sons, Robert Michael Hathaway and Mark Hathaway; brothers, John E. Hathaway and James C. Hathaway; and sister, Ruth Edna Hathaway.
The tennis courts located at Rectory Square will be closed through Nov. 29 for a resurfacing project. During this time, a contractor will patch any cracks on the courts and apply a new acrylic surface. The color of the courts will also be changed to U.S. Open Blue.
The Sixth Annual "Lights of Lugoff" 2013 Christmas parade will begin Saturday, Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m. on U.S. 1 in Lugoff.
Camden's Johnny Deal received Winthrop University's Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award. According to a Winthrop press release, Deal -- Winthrop Class of 1984 and a retired banker from First Palmetto Savings Bank -- "has been a gracious contributor as a goodwill ambassador."
Firefighters from the Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) recently received full access to the old Burger King building on U.S. 1 in Lugoff for structured firefighter training evolutions.
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S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley visited the Hengst booth at the International Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany in September. Hengst of North America is headquartered in Camden, where it established its U.S. production facility in 2005.
Firefighters from the Lugoff Fire Department recently visited the Lugoff First Baptist Church Child Care Center to promote fire and life safety initiatives to children and adults.
WASHINGTON -- Let's recap: if you like your insurance policy, you can keep it. No, wait. If you liked your policy, it was probably worthless anyway. Scratch that. If your junk policy was canceled and you still want it, you can keep it. Er, get it back.
WASHINGTON -- If you peruse the news on any given day, the farm bill/food stamp debate produces two general impressions: Republicans are heartless turkey thieves; Democrats are spendthrift welfare caterers. If only neither were a little bit right.
This is a copy of my letter to the Camden Planning Commission and to Camden City Council. I have had many phone calls from people concerned about this proposed ordinance, as well as calls from my neighbors supporting my having roosters. I have been advised that I am grandfathered, but more restrictive covenants, and zoning ordinances are not the answer for Camden. Any noise nuisance noise cases should be handled on an individual basis, ...
"We are Camden, a place surrounded by history. Long a home of Native Americans, we were founded not long after Carolina was separated into North and South. Here, King Haigler, the Catawba chief, worked for peace among natives and colonists along the banks of the Wateree. Here, Patriots suffered one of the worst defeats in the Revolutionary War. Yet, from this place the tide of war would turn and ultimately lead to victory for ...
Rollie Reynolds, son of Gay and Rollie Reynolds, of Kershaw County, recently received the Employee of the Quarter award from the Lexington County Fire Service (LCFS) where he serves as an apparatus operator.
Sixth grade students at Camden Middle School (CMS) recently celebrated Mummy Day, a culmination of a unit of study on Ancient Egypt. During the school day, students traveled to four stations where they participated in cross curriculum activities. Students created life-size sarcophagi, found the surface area of pyramids that they then constructed, participated in a virtual pharaoh's mummification process, and then mummified chicken legs.
INVISTA's annual holiday blood drive will be Tuesday, December 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
One of the many problems in politics today is that many elected officials begin to believe they are smarter than the electorate and feel they should be able to make decisions that contravene public attitudes. They justify this, of course, in a myriad of ways. The recent resignation of a Colorado state senator is the ultimate in arrogance when it comes to ignoring the voters and trying to circumvent ...
Camden High School senior Madison Grant and junior teammate Morgan Wilson were named to the 2013 All-Region 4-AAA Volleyball Team as selected by the conference's seven head coaches.
The 84 children of the Montessori School of Camden anxiously awaited the arrival of their grandparents and extended families for the annual celebration of Grandparents' Day.
Passed away quietly in her sleep on November 26, 2013 in Vista, California at the home of her son, Von.
Herbert Brisbon, Sr., of 69 Brisbon Lane, Rembert, SC, passed on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Funeral service for Benjamin Ashley Lewis Grantham, 40, will be held Friday at 2:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Red Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Joe Stines will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
A celebration of life service for Andrew Robert Henshaw, 28, will be held Sunday at 3:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Michael Leonhardt will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2-3 p.m. at the funeral home.