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
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.
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