• Betty White is one of the funniest women in the entertainment business, and at 91 she has set a record for having the longest television career of any woman. Starting in 1939, when TV was still a novelty, White has starred in a number of shows and never fails to bring laughs to her audience. She's been at it for 74 years, and we wish her many more.
Funeral services celebrating the life of Ryan Chadrick Sizemore, 23, of Elgin, will be held at a later date in Oak Hill, West Virginia. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel.
Mr. Hollis Hayden Myers passed away unexpectedly on 26 August 2013 at the age of 21.
Joyce Brown Bennett, age 65, of Baytown, Texas, passed away on Monday, August 26, 2013 at MD Anderson Cancer Center after a long courageous battle with cancer. She was born on June 24, 1948 in Camden, South Carolina to R. Henry and Nettie Leese Ogburn Brown. Joyce grew up in Camden, she attended the Camden area schools and went on to graduate from the University of South Carolina.
WASHINGTON -- Undoubtedly you've heard that American credibility is on the line, thanks to President Obama's vacillation on what to do about Syria.
One of the things about being a healthcare CEO is that you become the very visible face of the organization. In many cases, the public believes you are closely involved with everything that happens within the walls of the organization. Unfortunately, that does a great disservice to the hundreds of employees and volunteers and the difference they make in the lives of people every day. CEOs provide vision, leadership and support of the organization's mission, but it's everyday employees who execute that mission.
In a business landscape that changes in the blink of an eye, it's not unusual to see companies come and go. Some that have been around for decades can't keep up with the new marketplace, and they die. Start-ups come wheeling into existence and in a matter of a few months become worth billions of dollars in market capitalization. Few people are surprised when long-standing corporations become "buggy whip companies," the original term given to companies that were overtaken by time and technology.
Funeral services for Jeffery Arlo Chapman, 44, will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Dr. Mark Bredholt will officiate. The family will receive friends Sunday from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the family.
Dawn M. Wicker, 71, of Lugoff, SC, died Thursday, September 5, 2013. Plans are incomplete and will be announced by Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel.
Jeff Johnson missed just two games, but still needed to go to the tie-breaker before winning the first Chronicle-Independent football contest of the 2103 season.
Kershaw County Parks & Recreation will host its 14th annual Senior Golf Tournament (for ages 50 and up) on Friday, September 27.
After sweeping Cardinal Newman in two games, the Lugoff-Elgin volleyball team was extended to three games before knocking off host Westwood on Tuesday night in a tri-match in Blythewood.
At the outset, let me stipulate that 99.999 percent -- or more -- of all the words uttered by politicians are thoroughly forgettable, and that they usually are forgotten nearly as soon as they are spoken.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
We would like to take a moment to applaud and thank the dedicated board and staff of the ALPHA Center for the services it provides ...
As the first Grand Marshall of the -- I hope annual -- Montessori Leprechaun Parade, I'm thinking today might offer an opportunity to comment on the ...
Recently, the U.S. GOP House leaders okayed legislation to restructure our nation's healthcare system. The Affordable Care Act, (ACA), also known as "Obamacare."
If one game is any indication of what is to come, the Region 6-4A baseball season can turn into one heck of a wild ride.
Following a season-opening win, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team has since fallen upon hard times.