"A" Honor Roll
Camden Middle School reports Third Quarter Honor Rolls for the 2015-2016 school year.
For the fifth consecutive year, the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) earned the Agency of the Year Award from the S.C. Department of Public Safety for DUI enforcement among law enforcement agencies of between 51 and 100 employees.
WASHINGTON -- Imagine emerging from a rocky political week only to announce, as Bernie Sanders did, oh, by the way, the Vatican called. Actually, it was the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, but close enough, I suppose.
Many thanks and kudos to everyone who helped to make this year's Kershaw County Special Olympics such a huge success. It was a wonderful and memorable day! Particular thanks to Col. Eric Boland and everyone at Camden Military Academy for hosting the event and to the countless volunteers who assisted the athletes and helped everything to run so smoothly.
On a day that I was visiting someone in a nursing home, angels, disguised as caregivers, came in and requested I step out while they worked. I walked down the hall, observing a life which caused me to ponder the circle of life.
It certainly isn't famous faces in Victory Lane. In the six races so far this season, we have seen Winner's Circle celebrations for Denny Hamlin, Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, and Jimmie Johnson (twice). Flags have flown, crowds have cheered and confetti has drifted down like rain.
Camden Elementary School fourth grade teacher Nancy Wylie was named 1984 Kershaw County Teacher of the Year Monday night at the annual banquet attended by Gov. Richard Riley.
Graveside funeral services to honor the life of James Keith Blackmon, 50, of Bethune, SC, were held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, April 10, 2016 at Brannon Cemetery in Bethune, SC. The Reverend Trent McLaughlin officiated.
CAMDEN -- Funeral services for Viola H. Brown, 85, will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home, with burial to follow in White Oak Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Dean Page will officiate.
LUGOFF -- Funeral service to celebrate the life of James Franklin "Jim" Carter, 88, will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Camden with burial to follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church fellowship center.
CAMDEN -- A service to celebrate the life of Martha Janette Walsh Lemons, 82, will be held on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff with burial to follow in Forest Lawn memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Abbey Road Hospice or Emmanuel Baptist Church.
DogFest: A Celebration of Being a Camden Bulldog will be held on Saturday, April 9 at Camden High's American Legion Field.
The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting Monday at Pear Tree Farm, the home of Squeaky Wangensteen. It is appropriately named after the large pear trees in the circular drive. The home has lots of windows overlooking the gardens followed by the open lush pastures with horses grazing.
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.
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 ...
Harold William Flynn, 85, of Camden, SC, died Monday, April 25, 2016. Plans are incomplete and will be announced by Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.
LUGOFF -- Funeral service for Wilma Dinkins Keith, 92, was held on Monday 11:00 a.m. at Rowan Presbyterian Church with burial follow ing in ...