Camden High School student Nicholas Ranges, center, will represent Camden's James Leroy Belk American Legion Post 17 in the Legion's Quadrant competition of the American Legion High School Oratorical Contest to be held Feb. 15 at Columbia's Post 130. The four Quadrant winners will compete in the state finals. Ranges stands with his grandfather Foy Thompson, left, and Post 17 contest chairman Richard Lackey, right.
For almost 25 years, we have worked together on a variety of issues to promote unity over division, build a common agenda for the advancement of public education, and create economic opportunities for all South Carolinians.
Camden First Baptist Children's Center 2K class members look towards the sky as a few balloons escape before they
Kershaw County Treasurer Steve Vincent is announcing that he will not seek reelection to the post he has held for 17 years.
Amidst re-introducing the city of Camden's new "Classically Carolina" slogan and logos, representatives from marketing firm Arnett Muldrow made a few recommendations concerning several "hot" items facing Camden. Among those recommendations are replacing Rhame Arena, going ahead with a proposed "road diet" for a portion of Broad Street, getting a hotel into downtown Camden and moving slowly on the former Maxway department store property.
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Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke, and in 2010 South Carolina had the sixth largest number of strokes in the country, in part because of its particularly high incidence of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and smoking. In addition, African Americans tend to have more debilitating strokes, and have them earlier in life, than other groups -- likely because one in three African Americans suffers from high blood pressure, the number one risk factor for stroke. Given statistics like that, treating stroke in South Carolina is essential.
"Some day," Daddy used to say often as I was growing up, "I'm going to the Holy Land. I want to walk where Jesus walked."
Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke, and in 2010 South Carolina had the sixth largest number of strokes in the country, in part because of its particularly high incidence of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and smoking. In addition, African Americans tend to have more debilitating strokes, and have them earlier in life, than other groups – likely because one in three African Americans suffers from high blood pressure, the number one risk factor for stroke. Given statistics like that, treating stroke in South Carolina is essential.
The Bassett Gallery at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is currently accepting artist materials for consideration for exhibition in the Bassett Gallery to be scheduled from September 2014 through May 2015. All submissions will be considered for both solo and group exhibitions.
Monday: Camden Military Academy at PG Academy (BB – 6 p.m.)
Visiting Spring Valley took both ends of Friday's Region 4-4A doubleheader with Lugoff-Elgin.
A funeral service for Bobby Bryant Horton, 79 of Kershaw will be held at 7:00 p.m., Monday. February 3, 2014, in the sanctuary of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Jefferson. The Revs. Terry Corder and Todd Horton will officiate. Burial will be in the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Tuesday morning.
Funeral services for John Richard Hornsby, 84, will be held Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. at Union Baptist Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Jerry Lewis will officiate. The family will receive friend Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Union Baptist Church, or a Church of one's choice.
Mrs. Mary Thomas Skinner, 82, of Brooklyn, New York and formerly of Boykin entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 25, 2014. Born in Boykin, South Carolina she was the wife of the late James Skinner and the daughter of the late Willie and Emma Deas Thomas. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services were held Saturday, February 1, 2014, at Mount Bethel Baptist Church, Rembert with burial in the church cemetery. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden served the Skinner family.
It's that time of the year again – time for good food, family gatherings, holiday cheer, counting of the blessings, all that.
By the time you guys put on your peepers to read this, I will be in Summerville either sleeping hard or my mother will be ...
WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald Trump's flirtation with Mitt Romney as a possible pick for secretary of state has injected a sliver of hope and change ...
There is an organization that meets every third Wednesday of the month at noon that believes in collaborating with each other to better aide Kershaw ...
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of one of their own: Mali, a K9 narcotics dog.
A-Fee-In-Lieu-Of-Taxes agreement and proposal to sell property to an incoming new industry were among a number of items, including meeting times and holiday schedules, that ...
Dr. Margaret A. "Marge" McLaughlin of Camden, SC, daughter of the late Dr. James R. McLaughlin and Lorene Englehardt McLaughlin, died peacefully on November 14 ...
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Myrtle Elizabeth "Libby" Estridge Pate, 78, of Lugoff, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday ...
A graveside service to celebrate the life of Walter Ronald "Ronnie" Thompkins, 67, of Camden, SC, will be held at 12:00 Noon, Friday, November ...
A trio of Camden residents helped the Red Roses tennis team, based out of Rock Hill, to the USTA Southern Sectional 65-plus tennis title. The ...
North Central running back/defensive back Cedrick Cunningham has been named as one of five finalists for South Carolina's Mr. Football.