The students in Christie Whitehouse's Honors Spanish 3 at Lugoff-Elgin High School researched a famous Spanish speaker in the areas of history, art, literature and music. Students then introduced themselves and interviewed the other guests at a meet-and-greet. Students taught their classmates about the significance of their person through presentations, videos, artwork and other visual aids. Students and their characters included (first row, from left) Zach Smith (Francisco Pizarro), Julianna Cobb (Francisco Franco), Justin Gilstrap (Fidel Castro), Logan Benns (Simon Bolivar), Stephanie Clair (Salvador Dali), Roger Stewart (Pablo Picasso), Brittney White (Malinche), Brianna Hasty (Celia Cruz), Paige Ansley (Isabel ...
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His name is David Underwood. His call sign is "Stevie." His face is the face of American freedom. His face is the face of American power.
NEW YORK -- Thanks to WikiLeaks, even Vlad the Putin can raise an eyebrow and presume to know more about founding American principles, democracy and free speech.
I used to see those people who catered shamelessly to their dogs and snidely chuckle into my sleeve.
Camden High School sophomore Katie Tiller was named as the 2010 Region 6-AAA girls' tennis player of the year after completing an undefeated season for the Lady Bulldogs.
Lugoff-Elgin will host the 19th annual May Plant Credit Union Holiday Classic wrestling tournament this Friday and Saturday inside the Demons Den at Lugoff-Elgin High School.
Allan Sindler, of Camden, died on December 12th, between his own holiday of Chanukah, the celebration of lights, the light of freedom, the light of justice -- and Christmas, the holiday of so many of his friends, the celebration of peace on earth, goodwill towards men. This seems poetic and ironic, since he lived outside of religious borders, dedicating his life to the ideals of both holidays. He never preached, he just did what he thought was right. He was a consummate husband, family man, and citizen. And like a single stone thrown into the ocean, his life, by example, sent ...
Mrs. Rosetta Moses McDuffie (Bunch), 62, wife of Reverend Robert McDuffie, of Columbia, SC was called home on Thursday, December 9, 2010.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Marjorie Rast Parnell, 78, of Camden will be held Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Hermitage Baptist Church with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Dr. Condy Richardson, Rev. Scott Roberts and Rev. Joe Stines will officiate. The family received friends Tuesday, December 14, 2010 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home Camden Chapel. Memorials may be in Mrs. Parnell's memory to Hermitage Baptist Church, Arise and Build, 814 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Camden, SC 29020.
Funeral service for Linnie H. Rodgers, 95, of Cassatt, will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Beaverdam Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Steve Leigh and Rev. Marvin Jones will officiate. The family received friends Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
Funeral service for Lenora Anita Taylor, 70, of 1813 Kennedy Drive in Camden will be held Wednesday, December 15, 2010, 11 A.M. at Sutton Branch Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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Kershaw County citizens age 65 years or older can receive lifetime Golden Circle passes that allow them to attend school-sponsored activities or athletic events free of charge.
Air Force Airman Michael W. Glover graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
It has become somewhat of an art for me, that of studying Southern culture and deciphering what makes us different from others as well as downright peculiar among ourselves.
Our family has spent many a pleasant summer day with several families from the Dillon area and the experience is always enjoyable and the manner in which they address their friends, neighbors and kinfolk is like taking a step back in the "Old South." Everyone seems to have a prefix or you are a tourist just stopping by.
Lugoff-Elgin High School Principal Worth Thomasson braces himself for a splash of icy cold water as L-EHS football players and cheerleaders look on. Thomasson agreed to be "dunked" if L-EHS students raised $5000 by Thursday morning to donate to the United Way of Kershaw County. Students ended up raising $5300. "We wanted something that would get the kids involved in with a team aspect ... It kind of goes along with the United Way spirit, you can give a dollar, and that dollar goes a long way," Thomasson said. See more pictures in our Localife section.
An exhibit on John "Squeaky" Truesdale (1937-1996) is on display at the Camden Archives and Museum through August 2015.
Mr. Ricky L. Carraway of Lugoff SC is pleased to announce the engagement of his daughter, Miss Ashley Beth Carraway, to Jamie L. Davis of Camden, SC. Ashley Carraway is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Carraway and granddaughter of the late Horace Moore.
Thursday marked a special day for Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) students. Not only did they beat their Thursday morning goal of raising $5,000 for the United Way of Kershaw County (they raised $5,300), they got to see cheerleaders, ball players and the L-EHS Demon mascot douse Principal Worth Thomasson not once, but three times with ice cold water for their efforts.
• Every now and then a story just makes you want to puff up with pride. We had one Wednesday, and we'll have another this Wednesday, both on the same subject: the renaming of the I-20 bridge over the Wateree River for Kershaw County's three medal of honor winners. Richmond Hobson Hilton, John C. Villepigue and Donald Leroy Truesdell are heroes out of history in no uncertain terms. In our preview story, readers learned that Hilton charged gunners firing at his squad, firing until his ammunition was spent, killing six enemies and capturing 10, but lost an arm as ...
The Camden Bulldog Club will sponsor Meet the Bulldogs on Monday, Aug. 25 at 6:30 p.m. in the Commons area of the gym.
When he left Camden High School following his graduation in 2009 to continue his academic and basketball pursuits, Evrik Gary needed only to hop on I-20 East and head for Florence and Francis Marion University. Among the reasons he chose to attend FMU was the school's proximity to his home and family in Camden.