A funeral service to celebrate the life of Olga "Sandy" Lanoway McCurdy, 87, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, November 29, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery in Camden. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM, 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in memory of Mrs. McClurdy to a charity of one's choice.
When the North Central High School Competitive Cheerleading Team headed to the 2012 AA state championship at Bi-Lo Arena in Greenville, the squad was entering uncharted territory.
William L. Pape's Divine Fortune, who drew clear from an all-star field in Far Hills' Grand National (Gr. 1) was crowned as the National Steeplechase Association's 2013 earnings champion at awards ceremonies on Nov. 23 held at Springdale Hall in Camden.
Virginia Barrett was one of four contestants who missed two games in last week's Chronicle-Independent football contest.
After tallying a season-high 31 points in the Patriots' 20-point victory over Lees-McRae, Camden native and former Camden High School basketball standout Evrik Gary has been named the Francis Marion University Student-Athlete of the week for the week ending Nov. 25.
• If you're planning to visit family members in another area of the country and dread facing huge crowds in airports during Thanksgiving, consider this: within a decade, 24 of the busiest 30 airports in the nation will become as congested twice each week as they are on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. That's the prediction from a travel-industry study, and Charlotte's Douglas International Airport is among those included. So if you're flying next week, console yourself with the fact that soon, the bedlam you're facing will be an everyday affair.
If New Year's is a time to regroup and look toward the upcoming year, then Thanksgiving is a time to gather and reflect on the year that has passed. In our family, it is a time when we thank the good Lord for both the heartaches and the blessings.
Miss Lake Wateree and Miss Lake Wateree Teen were crowned recently at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County. This pageant was an official Miss South Carolina preliminary. The queens are, from left, Miss Lake Wateree Teen 2014, Delaney Provow, and Miss Lake Wateree, Amanda Bodie. Dovow is a sophomore at Lugoff-wElgin High School and Bodie is a sophomore at Clemson University. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/misslakewateree.
Teachers, arguably the most influential people in a child's life, receive the poorest pay and little respect. They work in less than acceptable conditions and must deal with many individuals who are intractable, some even mentally unstable. Yet, most parents believe their own children to be paragons of behavior and virtue. Today's financial crisis illustrates this point, but not as much as does the past.
Earlier this season, Camden High School crowned LaQuasha Jefferson, third from left, as homecoming queen. Pictured, from left to right, are Sarah Galloway (second runner up), Clark Joseph (Galloway's escort), Jefferson, Taylor Kelly (Jefferson's escort), Madison Woody (first runner-up), and Grey Hoke (Woody's escort).
Camden native and author Kami Kinard will present a "Create a Character" workshop today from 3:30-4:15 p.m. at Books on Broad, 944 Broad St., in Camden. Writers and readers of all ages are encouraged to participate.
Recently, our Republican governor, Nikki Haley, stated she will reach out to Boeing to have its 777X jet built in South Carolina. The governor is just blowing smoke, and she now realizes her time is about running out. She cares nothing about the working class and labor unions.
A graveside service for Margaret "Marge" Marie Delmonico Mercer will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, November 24, 2013, at Quaker Cemetery. Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge. Chaplain Brian Ogburn will officiate.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Helen Kathleen Howard Hinton, 82, from Elgin, SC, will be held at 3:00 PM Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Elgin Ward, Camden, SC. Bishop Arthur Turbyfill will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenhaven Memorial Gardens in Elgin, SC. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Monday, November 25, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, Lugoff, SC. Memorials may be made in her memory to the American Cancer Society, % Gail Kirkland, 647 Lachicotte Road, Lugoff, SC 29078.
Funeral service for Carl Early Brazell, 60, will be held Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at Spears Creek Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Greg Sweet will officiate. The family will receive friends Monday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Spears Creek Baptist Church, 116 Spears Creek Church Lane, Elgin, S.C. 29045.
In 1798, a committee composed of James Kershaw, John Kershaw, William Lang, James Chesnut and Samuel Mathis surveyed the land which would be called "The ...
Kershaw County is growing, to be sure. The County's "Vision 2030" Plan, a very thorough and visionary document, contains a projection that the population ...
Columbia psychic Mary Green will make an encore appearance before the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce's Coffee Club Tuesday in Camden.
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 ...
DogFest: A Celebration of Being a Camden Bulldog, will be held on Saturday, March 25 at Camden High's Legion Field.
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 ...
Monday: Hartsville, McBee, West Florence at Camden (G – 4 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin JVs, Lee Central at Camden Military Academy (G – 4 p.m.); Camden Military ...
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 ...
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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.