I have taught many subjects, for some of which I certainly did not have certification, such as speech, debate and mathematics. I have even been pressed into emergency teacher status for a special education class and the band. Each one of the preceding two could have a paper printed about the experience. However, the one I feared most and the one the students really wanted me to do was become their teacher for the sex education part of the biology class!
A local businessman asked me the other day how things went for us at the Cup. I told him that we were told by the Camden Police Department that our services would not be needed so we concentrated on DUI enforcement after the race and the results were good. We only made two DUI arrests, but a lot of open container violations were cited and we wrote a lot of warning tickets.
The Camden Military Academy varsity tennis team finished the first half of their schedule with a 4-2 win over South Pointe High School Monday, March 25.
Divine Fortune, trained in Camden by Hall of Fame member Jonathan Sheppard, jumped onto the lead immediately in Saturday's $25,000 Sandhills Cup and pulled away in the final furlong to a 2 3/4-length victory over Slip Away in the featured open allowance hurdle at the 62nd Stoneybrook Steeplechase at the Carolina Horse Park in Raeford, N.C.
A playwright, bookseller, doctor, columnist and former staff member will begin writing feature stories for the Chronicle-Independent this month. Paddy Bell, Dr. Tray Dunaway, Bill Funderburk, C-I columnist Paula Joseph and former C-I Localife editor Sheila McKinney have all joined the paper as freelance feature writers.
Farm Bureau's beauty title is won by Kershaw Entrant
Sarah Callahan Turner, 89, beloved widow of Hall Turner, died Saturday, April 6, 2013, in Greenville, SC, following a period of declining health. Born in Latta, SC, April 25, 1923, she was the elder daughter of the late Samuel Hugh Callahan and Katherine Bethea Callahan.
Funeral service for Margaret Robertson Davis, 78, will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Bob Moore will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 3223 Sunset Blvd #100, West Columbia, SC 29169.
A graveside service to celebrate the life of Jacqueline Webster Wiltshire, a beloved mother and grandmother, age 82, will be held at 12:00 Noon, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Quaker Cemetery in Camden. Hamp Davis will officiate. The family will receive friends at 11:00 AM, 1 hour prior to the service, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Wiltshire's memory to the American Diabetes Association of SC, 2711 Middleburg Drive-Ste. 205, Columbia, SC 29204, the American Heart Association of SC, Memorials & Tributes, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen ...
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Martha Ann Timmons Hornsby Cook, 74, of Camden, will be held Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church in Camden. Rev. Joe Stines will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Martha's memory to Agape Hospice, 141 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, SC 29210.
Bruce Alexander, 57, of 728 Boyd Road (Knights Hill community) in Camden died Monday, April 8, 2013. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.
Funeral service for Ms. Julia Carlos, 46, of 201 Dicey Ford Road in Camden will be held Saturday, April 13, 11 a.m., at Camden First United Methodist Church. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Leila Belton, 65, of 2570 Thomas Street, Camden, SC, passed on Monday, April 8, 3013. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, Appril 12, 2013, 1 p.m., at Unity United methodist Church, Lugoff, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Haile's Funeral Home is assisting.
Mrs. Mamie Reed, 86, of 703 Broad Street, Camden, SC, passed on Thursday, April 4, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 2 p.m., Haile's Fuenral Home Chapel, Camden. Burial will follow at Cedar Cemetery.
Watching as members of the Lugoff-Elgin baseball team walked off the field following Thursday's 9-8 loss in which Dutch Fork scored four runs in ...
When he arrived with his team in Chapin on Saturday afternoon and felt the wind blowing, Camden head baseball coach Denny Beckley had a feeling ...
There are times when you tip your hat to a stronger opponent and move on to the next challenge.
Foxhounds once again will take over Springdale Race Course on Saturday, May 7, when the annual Carolinas' Hound Show returns.
Camden native and University of South Carolina offensive line coach Shawn Elliott will return home as the guest speaker for the Kershaw County Gamecock Club ...
Kristen Carter, Amanda Lane, Kennedi Stokes and Shelby Troublefield were honored on Senior Night last Tuesday at the Camden High softball field.
Kershaw County residents and visitors alike will have the opportunity to explore local handmade and homegrown experiences as the 2016 S.C. Ag + Art Tour ...
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested Airflack Leslie Crumpton Jr., 28, of Winnsboro on Thursday and charged him with second degree criminal sexual ...
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The Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation (KCSF) Board of Directors is accepting 2016 nominations for the "Leonard Price Friend of Law Enforcement Award." Established in ...
Blaney Elementary School recently announced its honor roll for the third nine weeks.
Wateree Elementary School recenlty announced its honor roll for the third nine weeks.
CAMDEN -- Funeral service for Stanley Grayson Cooke, 63, will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home ...