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Red bird

Education was much different when I was a child! Children did not receive awards just for attending class. In fact, even in the first grades, students became what is known today as "labeled." I was very disappointed when the teacher told me I was to be a blue bird, the division for the quicker students. I pled with her to let me be a red bird, the other division, to no avail. I remember she said, while patting me on the head, "Oh, honey, you don't want to be a red bird." Oh, yes, I did, no matter what ...

June 24, 2013 | By Jean Pruett C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Eugene Lunn

J. Eugene Lunn, 73, of Rembert, S.C., died Saturday, June 22, 2013. Plans are incomplete and will be announced by Kornegay Funeral Home, Camdne Chapel.

June 24, 2013 | | Obituaries


A legislative update

We have come to the end of another legislative session. Any vetoes the governor may make on the budget and a handful of bills that were passed last week will be addressed later this week. However, I want to share some important bills that have passed.

June 24, 2013 | By State Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Douglas Benjamin Jones

Funeral service for Douglas Benjamin Jones, 91, will be held Monday at 3:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Ridgeway Ward with burial to follow in Centerville Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday 3:00-5:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ridgeway Cemetery Association, PO Box 778, Ridgeway, SC 29130.

June 24, 2013 | | Obituaries


Louisa S. Watkins

Louisa S. Watkins, 89, of 2706 Broad Street in Camden died Saturday, June 22, 2013. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.

June 24, 2013 | | Obituaries


Martin Price

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.

June 24, 2013 | | Obituaries


SCHP to investigate fatal single-car crash

A 44-year-old Camden man died in a single-car crash on Precipice Road Friday night.

June 24, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


NSA plays key role in 150th Saratoga meet

Saratoga Race Course is celebrating its 150th anniversary of racing this year, and steeplechasing has been a part of the Saratoga Experience from the very beginning.

June 24, 2013 | | Equine


Matthews won’t testify at CMA trial

Kershaw County Sheriff James Matthews and two Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies will not testify in a trial about the alleged rape of a former cadet at Camden Military Academy (CMA).

June 21, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Federal spending

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.

June 21, 2013 | | Editorials


Dice and Heath are looking for homes

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 ...

June 21, 2013 | | Pets


KCSO arrests two for auto break-ins

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.

June 21, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Susan Buckley Cumbie to perform in concert Sunday

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.

June 21, 2013 | | People & Places


Dixie Youth All-Star play begins June 27

Three of Kershaw County's four Dixie Youth All-Star teams will stay home for sub-district tournament play while the other will head to Pageland for the start of the post-season.

June 21, 2013 | | Seasonal Sports


Ariail for June 21, 2013

June 21, 2013 | | Ariail


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Margaret McLaughlin

Dr. Margaret A. "Marge" McLaughlin of Camden, SC, daughter of the late Dr. James R. McLaughlin and Lorene Englehardt McLaughlin, died peacefully on November 14 ...

November 24, 2016 | | Obituaries


Elizabeth Pate

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Myrtle Elizabeth "Libby" Estridge Pate, 78, of Lugoff, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday ...

November 24, 2016 | | Obituaries


Ronnie Thompkins

A graveside service to celebrate the life of Walter Ronald "Ronnie" Thompkins, 67, of Camden, SC, will be held at 12:00 Noon, Friday, November ...

November 24, 2016 | | Obituaries


Colonial Cup

To steal a catchphrase from Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns: it was indeed a great day for Kershaw County.

November 22, 2016 | | Editorials


Writer calls out party divisiveness

In 1796, George Washington released his famous Farewell Address that admonished the citizens of the infant America of four primary things, but his arguably most ...

November 22, 2016 | Ryan Kelly Camden | Letters


Truth and consequences

WASHINGTON -- Of all the losers in this season of discontent, the mainstream media top the list. I don't say this lightly and sincerely fear ...

November 22, 2016 | Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Kershaw County Council to discuss FILOT, project funding

Kershaw County Council meets today at 5:30 p.m. to discuss a fee in lieu of taxes agreement, approving the financing of sewer system ...

November 22, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Kershaw County


Price is Right game show winner visits Camden

Scratch another one off Bailey Griswold's bucket list.

November 22, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


City celebrates train station rededication

The city of Camden re-dedicated the Seaboard Air Line Railway Depot Thursday.

November 22, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Camden


KCSO seeks identification of suspects, car

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office needs help from the public in identifying three men responsible for the burglary of a residence in Lugoff, SC ...

November 22, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Jesse Smith

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Jesse Elmore Smith, 86, of Camden, SC will be held at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, November 22 ...

November 21, 2016 | | Obituaries


Randolph Lloyd Player

A memorial service to honor the life of Randolph Lloyd "Rainbow" Player, 73, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, November ...

November 21, 2016 | | Obituaries


Mark D. Outten

Mr. Mark D. Outten, 55, of 209 Laurens Street in Camden died Saturday, November 19th. Friends may visit at 699 Feather Road in Lugoff. Plans ...

November 21, 2016 | | Obituaries


Margie Morris

CAMDEN – A funeral service to celebrate the life of Margie Baker Morris, 74, was held Monday November 21, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu ...

November 21, 2016 | | Obituaries


May Francis McDonald

Memorial services for Miss May Francis McDonald, 90, of 189 Richardson Court in Lugoff, will be held Saturday, November 26, 2016, 2:00 P.M ...

November 21, 2016 | | Obituaries


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