In June 1994, I was appointed as a Kershaw County Magistrate. I began working in the office with Gene Hartis, who was the chief magistrate for Kershaw County. I found out very quickly that Gene Hartis was a person that was well respected by others who worked in the office and he was easy to get along with. This was also true of those that came before him -- no matter which side of the law they were on -- he treated all of them with the utmost respect and dignity.
WASHINGTON -- When Lady Justice takes a count of bleeding hearts outside the execution chamber, she won't find mine among them.
The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting on Monday at the home of Squeaky Wangensteen.
On Tuesday, the Lee County Historical Society will conduct its annual business meeting at 7 p.m. at the S.C. Cotton Museum.
The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet Monday at 3:30 p.m. Nancy Carlson, Grace Young and Sandra Lease will host at historic Proctor Hall. Members and guests will celebrate the installation of new officers and the presentation of club awards. Each member is to bring a plant from their garden to exchange with others.
Saturday is the Kershaw County Master Gardeners' Spring Plant Sale. Opening at 8 a.m. at the Homemakers Building at Church and DeKalb streets in Camden, it will be a great day for your garden.
Shirley Garrison Woodyard, 77, passed away on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Myrtle Beach Estates.
Funeral service for Mrs. Minnie Lee Williams, 89, of 511 Watts Lane will be held Monday, May 12, 2014, 2:00 P.M. at St. Paul United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Haskell Houseal Rish, Jr., 72, of Lugoff, SC, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made in Haskell's memory to the National Kidney Foundation, 500 Taylor Street, Ste. 101, Columbia, SC 29201.
The Kershaw County Swim team registration ends today
Lois Rhame West, a Camden native who died earlier this week at 92, was truly a remarkable woman who was not only a political wife but a partner in the career of her husband, who rose to become governor of South Carolina and ambassador to Saudi Arabia. But it was not only in the realm of politics that she made a mark. She accomplished a variety of things that touched a great number of lives.
We love you GP! Love, your family
Emily Shirley, of Lugoff was among 87 students at Coastal Carolina University (CCU) who were recently inducted into the campus chapter of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society.
Army Reserve Pfc. Robert B. Singleton has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Thiel-Meyer Adoption Center are a Terrier mix black puppy, and Pretzel, a 2-year-old Labrador, Retriever mix female ...
Don't look now but both Camden and Lugoff-Elgin used Friday night baseball wins to stay atop their respective conference standings. North Central, on the ...
Rain and cold weather forced the North Central softball team to postpone games with Lee Central and Westwood early last week. Not having played those ...
Lt. Tyrell Cato, who recently earned the professional designation of Certified Jail Officer through the American Jail Association, was recognized by Kershaw County Council for ...
Real estate transactions
Thirty years ago Tom Price, president and CEO of Protective Packaging, Inc., began his endeavor to become a successful custom folding carton manufacturer in a ...
Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) recently purchased eight new automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, thanks to a more than $8,600 grant from the Firehouse Subs Public ...
Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students captured first place in state competition for their community awareness project on fighting hunger in Kershaw County.
We would like to take a moment to applaud and thank the dedicated board and staff of the ALPHA Center for the services it provides ...
As the first Grand Marshall of the -- I hope annual -- Montessori Leprechaun Parade, I'm thinking today might offer an opportunity to comment on the ...
Recently, the U.S. GOP House leaders okayed legislation to restructure our nation's healthcare system. The Affordable Care Act, (ACA), also known as "Obamacare."
If one game is any indication of what is to come, the Region 6-4A baseball season can turn into one heck of a wild ride.
Following a season-opening win, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team has since fallen upon hard times.