Gayle Pitts and ALPHA Center Executive Director Paul Napperrecently presented the annual Goldbash-Nash Memorial Ride Scholarships to graduating Kershaw County School District seniors at the ALPHA Center. This year's recipients are Kelly Duncan, Lugoff-Elgin High School ; and Mack Trapp, Camden High School. Accompanying Duncan were ATEC teachers Chet Horton and Jeff Cooper. Trapp's parents Charlene and Allen Trapp, accompanied their son. The Godbold-Nash Memorial Scholarship is named in memory of Troopers H. Merl ...
Call Me Sonny, owned by Camden's Dale Thiel, answered the call in Saturday's $40,000 Valentine Memorial when he moved up smartly on Fair Hill Race Course's final turn and drew away to an 8 1/4-length victory in the starter handicap stakes.
After having opened its season on Thursday night in Manning, the Kershaw County Post 17 Senior American Legion baseball team will kick off their home schedule tonight when Sumter comes to American Legion Park in Camden.
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Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) investigators arrested two male suspects, one a juvenile, after they allegedly entered a home in East Camden while the occupants slept and stole an iPhone, car keys and a small quantity of cash. These items had been on the night stand next to where the occupants were sleeping. They subsequently stole a vehicle after leaving the home.
Camden City Planner Shawn Putnam was recently nominated and elected to the position of Chapter District 3 Director on the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) Board of Directors.
Although hurricane season does not officially begin until June, Camden's own Charlie Company and the SC National Guard recently underwent training in the event that a large scale storm or other disaster hits our state. From May 16 to 21, the National Guard participated in Ardent Sentry, a major training exercise in South Carolina focused on disaster response and coordination procedures. Ardent Sentry is ...
Trace Crowe of Easley shot a final round one over par 71 to capture this past weekend's inaugural Jimmy Creed Junior Invitational with a two-day total of 141 on the par 70 Donald Ross-designed Camden Country Club golf course.
A service to celebrate the life of Richard James Rochester, 85, will be held Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church. The Rev. Phillip Whitehead will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Riverbanks Zoo and ...
Funeral service for Brenda H. Webb, 61, will be held Thursday at 3:00 p.m. at House of Prayer with Open Arms Church with burial to follow in Boonetown Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
First Grade A/B Honor Roll Conner Armstrong, Quintavionna Bagley, Amber Baker, Nicholas Branham, Ryan Craft, Jasmine Gordon, John Paul Gosnay, Benjamin Grantham, Jade Harris, Faith Hudson, Nicholas Matthews, Jaxon Mock, Zachary Mock, Lucas Nelson, Emily Pickett, Rodrika Plant, Lacie Plummer, Leilani Rabon, William Rabon, Aalasia Ravenell, Justine Robinson, Javon Sexton, Jason Sturkie, Cameron Sullivan, Antony Turner, Addison Wages, Jachym Williams, Peyton Young Second Grade <p ...
On Saturday, June 15 from 11 a.m. to noon, Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site will be hosting Muster Day. The event is for ages 6 to 12, parents and grandparents. Participants will embark on an adventure into the past. At Muster Days, the local militia practiced their marching and shooting.
The Kershaw County Farmers Market (KCFM) will be hosting Kid's Day, Saturday June 8 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The event is in conjunction with the Kershaw County Library. The kid indie rock band Lunch Money will be performing live beginning at 9:30 a.m. There will also be games, food, story and the opportunity to sign up for the Summer Reading Program.
For the 60th consecutive year, student-athletes at Camden High school were honored by The Bulldog Club at the organization's annual awards banquet on May 21.
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For the past couple of years, Kimbrell's has been considering closing its Camden furniture store due to the declining downtown foot traffic. Recently, the CEO of Kimbrell's met with Camden officials and, upon hearing of our plans to revitalize Camden, committed to renovate the interior and exterior of their store at the corner of Broad and Rutledge. For those who want to see the eventual results of the ongoing renovation, check out Kimbrell's in ...
For the third year in a row, the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office will host three summer camps designed for young people who will be in the fifth through eighth grades. The S.T.A.R.S camps, which stands for Self discipline, Teamwork, Attitude, Respect and Selfless Service will give participants a positive, meaningful week of exposure to: crime scene investigations, police K9 demonstrations, fire safety, basic first aid by EMS personnel, Internet safety, anti-bullying, goal setting, team ...
William Burnett Collins, 74, of Lugoff, died Tuesday, June 11, 2013. Plans are incomplete and will be announced by Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff, Elgin, Chapel.
Lucy Glancy Kauffman, 85, of Elgin, SC, died Saturday, June 8, 2013. Her memorial service will be private. Memorials may be made in her memory to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1709 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Funeral Mass for George Stephen Saho, 78, will be celebrated on Friday at 12:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Father Francis Travis will officiate. Farewell Prayers and Final Commendation will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Thursday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to SECU Family Center, 1970 Balwin Lane, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103.
Mrs. Ellen Miller Goodwin, 90, of 711 George Wright Street, Camden, died Sunday. Family and friends may call at the residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later day by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Goodwin Family.
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Joan A. Inabinet recently received the Robert N. Pryor Volunteer Service Award from Confederation of Local Historical Societies (CLHS) at its Landmark Convention in Spartanburg. Presenting her with the award were CLSH President J.R. Fenell and Ex-Officio Mike Scoggins.
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The use of prescribed fire as a land management tool has deep and ancient roots in South Carolina's heritage. However, conducting prescribed burns is becoming increasingly challenging due to a variety of factors, according to a state wildlife biologist and forester.