A memorial service to celebrate the life of Martin Huger Price, 85, of Camden, SC will be held at 4:00 PM, Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Beulah United Methodist Church in Camden. Pastor Pat Amick will officiate. The family will receive friends in the church following the service. Memorials may be made in his memory to the Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605-4277.
The federal sequester has caused a great deal of controversy this year, with groups of all kinds protesting what they claim are inhumane spending cuts by Uncle Sam. Though the sequester has dictated cutting only a small percentage of total federal funds -- and in some cases, just reducing the rate of increase rather than actually cutting -- some have tried to make it the equivalent of a national disaster.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Dice, a 2-year-old neutered male Dachshund Shetland Sheepdog mix and Heath, an 8-week-old male Domestic Short Hair. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The shelter, located at the south end of Fair Street and managed by the Kershaw County Humane Society, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the shelter or to check for ...
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) investigators arrested two men for allegedly breaking into several vehicles parked at Cassatt Water Co. The two men also allegedly stole gas from Cassatt Water Co. vehicles as well as tools.
As part of a summer concert series at First Baptist Church in Camden, Susan Buckley Cumbie will be in concert Sunday at 7 p.m. Susan has been performing most of her life. A singer-songwriter, pianist and conductor, her passion of music and worship is sure to amaze you and leave you inspired. Susan is also a skilled violinist. She has four CDs to her credit, two of which are all original compositions.
Labor unions have been knocked back, knocked down and knocked out for so long that a new generation of organizers is beginning to try something new. Instead of unionizing and then protesting, they're protesting first.
June 21, 2013|
By Clarence Page
So after having to look at the old Camden Middle School (CMS) property on Laurens Street for a couple of years, it is finally torn down. At least two plans were brought forth to build upscale houses there and add to the neighborhood, but those ideas were shot down by the residents.
We can thank William Penn of colonial Pennsylvania fame for the plan of Camden! By the time that Joseph Kershaw moved to this area in 1758, Philadelphia, Pa., was three quarters of a century old. Penn developed and published plans for Philadelphia, our country's first capital, between 1681 and 1683. In 1683, Penn's Surveyor General, Thomas Holme, published the plan they developed in "Portraiture of the City of Philadelphia." A revolutionary plan at the time, the new city of Philadelphia was to be built around a central public square of 10 acres. In each quadrant of the city ...
June 21, 2013|
By Katherine Richardson
C-I contributing columnist