My last column served as an introduction to the upcoming election for mayor of Charleston. Beaufort's Mayor Billy Keyserling coined the phrase "King of the Coast" to describe the outsized influence the mayor of Charleston -- whoever it may be -- will have on coastal South Carolina and indeed the state as a whole.
Nine seniors from Lugoff-Elgin High School represented Post 195 in Lugoff at the 75th Anniversary American Legion's Palmetto Boys State program. Boys State is recognized nationwide as a prestigious leadership camp and South Carolina has the largest per capita program in the country. This year, 1,026 rising high school seniors represented South Carolina schools to learn about leadership, government and citizenship.
The Camden Community Theatre, an original affiliate member of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County, will hold an open mic night tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Jim & Pat Watts Performing Arts Wing located behind the Wood Auditorium at the Center.
A participant in the 2015 Hurricane Hike through Camden carries an American flag across Laurens Street at Broad Street (first photo) on Saturday as Camden Police Department officer J.R. Scott stops traffic. The hike started early Saturday morning at the Kershaw-Cornwallis House at Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site. Hikers made their way to Kirkwood Common and then down Broad Street back to the Cornwallis House. While an array of Boy and Cub scouts, families and others participated, many of the hikers were S.C. State Guard members wearing 45 pound backpacks. The event also included Family Day activities for ...
Lawrence D. Wicker, 75, born and raised in Lansing, MI passed away on August 27, 2015 with family. He was a member of the VFW Post #8346 and is preceded in death by his wife, Dawn, of 54 years. He is survived by children Michael Wicker, Kenneth Wicker, Diane Wicker Augsburger, five grandchildren, and brother James Wicker. A memorial service will be held at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church in Camden, SC on September 26, 2015 at 11 am.
A memorial service to honor the life of Robert Easterling Wall, Jr. 83, of Camden will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, September 24, 2015 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Bruce Hancock & Rev. Tony Goins will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made in Mr. Wall's memory to American Heart Association, of SC, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Ste. 205, Columbia, SC 29204.
Grant Vosburgh, 60, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 18, 2015 with his loving wife Robin Foster Vosburgh at his bedside. The son of the late Dr. George S. Vosburgh Jr. and Marilynn W. King of Tryon, NC, he was a graduate of Tryon High School, the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill and received a masters from Vanderbilt University. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Justin Crosby Vosburgh of Greenville, SC; a daughter, Amelia (Amy) Layne Vosburgh of Pulaski, TN; two older brothers, George 'Kip' Shibley Vosburgh III of Tryon, NC and Stowell 'Toby ...