The recent flooding event, followed up by days of additional significant rainfall, has led to a dramatic increase in the number of calls being fielded by the Kershaw County Department of Safety and Emergency Services related to mosquitos.
U.S. Army Brigadier Gen. Troy Kok, deputy commanding general for Army Recruiting (center) leads a group of Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students, elected officials, veterans and others Tuesday in shouting "Ooh Rah!" to welcome "Lena," an Army AH-1F Cobra helicopter students recently finished restoring. "Lena" is named for singer and actress Lena Horne, whom Kok said devoted her time to supporting the armed forces. ATEC's 33 auto collision, welding, digital art and design and graphic design students collectively worked for more than 1,000 hours to refurbish "Lena," which saw action in Viet Nam, Desert Storm and ...
Students, family members, staff and veterans from all branches of the military filled Camden Elementary School's (CES) multi-purpose room Tuesday for one of the Kershaw County School District's many Veterans Day-related celebrations. Similar ceremonies took place across the district, as well as Wednesday at Camden's American Legion Post No. 17 and American Legion Post No. 195 in Lugoff on Thursday.
November 13, 2015|
By Martin L. Cahn and Jim Tatum
C-I news staff
Mr. Willie "Bill Billo" Salmond, 87, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. Born in Camden, he was the son of the late James and Dora James Salmond. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Monday, Nov. 16, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Camden, with burial in Fort Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia, with military honors. Mr. Salmond will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. for viewing. Public viewing will be Sunday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Brown's ...
Funeral service for Wayne Broughton, 62, will be held today at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery, Westville. The Rev. Tim Broughton will officiate. The family received friends Thursday 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
Mrs. Lula Mae Thompson Adamson, 67, of 1242 Bishopville Highway, Camden, SC, passed on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Nelson-Haile Funeral Home.
Danyelle Stokes (first picture), a 1st Grader in Amanda Williams' class at Mt. Pisgah Elementary School (MPES) dressed up as a nurse for Dictionary Day on Oct. 30. The celebration served as a creative way to use Halloween to develop language skills and knowledge. The second picture features MPES Kindergarten teachers Melissa Gandy and Sheryl Barrett.
FIRST PICTURE: Recently, the Kershaw Chamber of Commerce, along with elected officials, friends and family, celebrated the grand opening of Professional Development and Training Services (PDTS) LLC with a ribbon cutting. PDTS provides Certified Nursing Assistant training. Exemplifying the highest levels of professionalism, they teach students the skills needed to successfully pass the nurse aid state exam and also help students prepare for the workplace; giving them the tools and equipment to be stable in employment and be professional in all they set out to do. PDTS, at 931 Broad St. in Camden is open by appointment only, with classes ...
The community is invited to participate in National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week, Nov. 15-21. All of the week's events are sponsored by the Kershaw County Housing Partnership, a United Way initiative. The events are as follows: