Ever wonder why college tuition is going up so rapidly while the economy is in the doldrums and inflation is non-existent?
It was, or so I thought, a dandy column idea: an imaginary, missing chapter of George W. Bush's "Decision Points," in which the former president would admit to having made the wrong call on taxes.
Our mid-term general election is over, and several thoughts come to mind.
So here we are, a few weeks after one of the weirdest election cycles of all time. The optimist in me says, "Oh, look! The people are waking up and realizing they do have the power after all."
Life is a journey that was never meant to be traveled alone -- we would never make it if that were the case. We all need that someone who will never forsake us; that person that will be there until the end of the passage, through the pleasant weather and the storms. This person is what I like to title, the Encourager. These are the people that would rather face the obstacles with you, than ...
Camden resident Mary Margaret Green, a student at Thomas Sumter Academy in Dalzell, was chosen last month by members of her class to represent the ninth grade in the school's homecoming court. Her escort that evening was ninth grade class president Drake McCormick of Sumter. Thomas Sumter's varsity football team trounced Richard Winn Academy 34 to 0 during the homecoming game, a contributing step toward Thomas Sumter's 10-1 season and current SCISA Region AA Championship ...
"Imagination Station" will be the theme for the 2010 edition of the Kershaw County Christmas Parade, stepping off at 10 a.m. Dec. 11.
The Wateree Archery Club is sponsoring a turkey shoot, with bows only, on Saturday, Nov. 20 beginning at approximately 6:30 p.m. There will be a cash payout.
Funeral service for Kelley Lynn Hill Brinson, 51, of Lugoff, will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at Lugoff First Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Greg Sweet and Rev. David Robinson will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Brinson Family Fund c/o Lugoff First Baptist Church or the church building fund.
35 YEARS AGO -- Nov. 14-19, 1975 Photo cutline -- Don't Drive Drunk -- The South Carolina Alcohol Safety Action Program's (ASAP) mobile breathalyzer van will be at the Colonial Cup on 11-15 to conduct free and non-binding breathalyzer demonstrations for the public. The van will be parked in front of Paddock on Saturday from 11 to 5. According to Bill Higgins, director of the Kershaw County Commission on Alcohol and Drug, the van ...
Infant John Wesley Lee, III graveside services were held Monday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. He was the son of John Wesley Lee, Jr. and LaTasha Salmond of Sumter.
Cherry Ann Haggins Reeves, 66, of Battleship Road, Camden, died Monday. Friends may call at 311 West Cedar Lane, Bishopville.
Raymond "Norman" Singletary Jr., 76, of Flora Drive, Columbia, formerly of Florence, died Friday, November 12, 2010.
Earlier this month, Americans provided one of the most resounding no-confidence-in-government votes in history, turning out the majority party in nearly unprecedented fashion. Voters in the 5th District, which includes Kershaw County, sent home Rep. John Spratt, a Washington fixture who portrayed himself as a fiscal conservative but was a part of the big-spending Washington culture. Only a few days later, the Bipartisan Commission on Deficit Reduction floated some of its proposals to lower ...
Pictured is the Chamber Choir of Kershaw County (CCKC). They will be one of the performing groups at the Camden Music Association's (CMA) Member and Guest Showcase May 19 at 3 p.m. at the Fine Arts Center in Camden. Members of the CCKC: Sherry Algood, Sierra Benson, Jean Broom, Anne Compton, Megan Commings, Isa Commings, Grace Dunham, Judith Hawkesworth, Linda Higgins, Barbara James, Mary Ellen Jordan, Diane Lee, June McCaskill, Khadija Murphy, Steven Parrot, ...
Dear Annie: My husband and I have been happily married for 15 years and recently decided to try an open-marriage lifestyle. We are doing this with full honesty and respect for each other. The main problem is that the dating success is not equal. I found it easier to get a date. Whereas, my husband is having a tremendous degree of difficulty. He has online dating profiles, but no luck.
Funeral service for Theresa M. Wood, 93, of 1537 Dixon Road in Elgin will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Mt. Sinai AME Church with burial in the cemetery. She died Thursday, May 9, 2013. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Jane G. Brady, 91, of Camden, S.C. died Sunday, May 12, 2013. Plans are incomplete and will be announced by Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.
The Camden High School Athletic Banquet will be held on Tuesday, May 21, in the school gymnasium.