One of my favorite movies is the 1969 classic Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. The ultra-cool Paul Newman and Robert Redford play small-time bank robbers in the turn of the century cowboy West who were relentlessly pursued by a posse of lawmen that followed them for months across mountains and deserts, to big cities and ultimately even to South America.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Thiel-Meyer Adoption Center are Licorice, a 3 to 4-year-old spayed female Chow/Retriever mix, and Brennan, a 1 to 2-year-old male black and white cat. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The center, on Black River Road east of Camden and managed by the Kershaw County Humane Society, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The center is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the center or to check for a missing pet, call 425-6016 or ...
Camden High School (CHS) 9th Graders William Jordan (first), Eileen Briston (second) and Elias Torres (third) go through 3- to 5-minute mock job interviews with Kershaw County School District employees Duane Pate and Greta McAvoy in December. The students were involved in a career preparation unit in CHS' High School 101 Leadership course. Other students were interviewed by community members who are human resources personnel at local businesses. The students were required to wear appropriate interview attire, prepare a resume in advance and answer questions typical in a job interview.
A.N. Webber Logistics Inc., a transportation, logistics and warehousing firm headquartered in Kankakee, Ill., recently named Harrison Drakeford of Bethune as the 2015 winner of its Sam Kinder Driver of the Year Award."
Kylah Johnson of Camden is a designer and CEO of jewelry company Twine Designs at the tender age of 12. Kylah's company, designs TicTocRings, a line of tween girl's fashion watch rings.
The following local students were recently named to Clemson University's President's List:
Mr. Hillard Workman, 85, of Rembert, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, January 10, 2016. Born in Rembert, he was the son of the late Jessie and Lucille Dinkins Workman. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Union Baptist Church, Rembert, with burial in the church cemetery. Mr. Workman will be placed in the church at noon for viewing. Public viewing will be Friday 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Workman family.
Mrs. Nancy Inez Wood-Brunson, 67, of 631 Rabon Circle in Elgin, died Tuesday, January 12th. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home of Camden.
Mrs. Sharon Athal Porter Green, 55, of 908 Wateree Blvd., Camden, passed on Saturday, January 9, 2016. Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 16, in Nelson-Haile Funeral Home Chapel, Camden.
Mrs. Jessie Boykin Kelly, 77, of 1124 Horse Pen Road, Bishopville, passed on Monday, January 11, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2016 at Elizabeth Baptist Church, Bishopville, with burial in the church cemetery.
Mr. Samuel Howard Boykin, 71, of 1842 Brewer Springs Road, Camden, passed on Thursday, January 14, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 19, 2016 in Camden First United Methodist Church, Camden, with burial in Ft. Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia.
After having finished no worse than third in its first three tournaments of the season, the Camden High wrestling team left last weekend's PDQ Blue Devil Invitational at Dreher High School with an eighth place finish.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested two people at a Railgate Loop, Lugoff residence after a house fire revealed the presence of a methamphetamine lab on Friday.
A county native who's been named the state Democratic Party's Executive Director has moved back to where she was born and raised, hoping ...
The Kershaw County Master Gardener Association's "Know To Grow" seminar, held Jan. 16 at the American Legion, was a success, according to event organizers.
Lugoff-Elgin Middle School has announced its honor rolls for the second nine weeks.
Pinedale Residential Center residents and volunteers donated blankets to New Day on Mill. Residents included Jean Ogburn, Cathy Davis and Betty Hollis. Volunteers included Carolyn ...
Camden High School (CHS) Assistant Principal Lesley Corner is one of three finalists for a national award honoring outstanding school administrators.
Families with 4- and 5-year-olds who will attend kindergarten in the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) next school year should participate in the school district ...
Real estate transactions
Bethune Elementary School recently released its honor roll for the second nine weeks of the school year.
Doby's Mill Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the second nine-weeks period.
Camden Middle School reports second quarter honor rolls for the 2015-2016 school year.
Ms. Mattie E. Fletcher, 84, of 607 Conway Circle, Camden, SC, passed on Friday, January 29, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p ...
A funeral service for Rebecca Coates "Becky" Farmer, 76 of Kershaw, was held at 2:00 o'clock p.m., Sunday, January 31, in the ...
Ms. Sylvia Warren Carpenter, 64. of 1315 Kings Ave., Camden, passed on Saturday, January 30, 2016. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb ...