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Column: Lyman Draper hits close to home

Last month's column discussed Lyman Draper and his manuscript collection at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. And as I wrote last month, "thank heavens Draper never came to Camden." Draper crisscrossed the South from the 1838 until the 1880s "borrowing" original manuscripts and documents from the descendants of Revolutionary War veterans and early settlers, telling their descendants he was going to write their ancestor's history. Unfortunately, he never got to the writing phase -- he just kept talking about it and convinced many hundreds of families to allow him to take their documents as research for his books ...

July 20, 2018 | By Katherine Richardson C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: Helsinki hath no fury like a nation scorned

WASHINGTON -- Surely, now, we can concede that letting Trump be Trump has exhausted itself -- even among the smugly credulous.

July 20, 2018 | | Columns


DuBose and Schaller to wed this fall

Mrs. Charles Wills DuBose, of Camden, South Carolina, is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Edith Wills DuBose, to William Aldrich Schaller of Charleston, S.C., son of Mrs. Marie Simmons Hairston, of Savannah, Georgia, and Greenwich, Connecticut, and the late Charles Ridings Schaller of Fairfield, Conn., and Spring Island, S.C.

July 20, 2018 | | Weddings & Engagements


34th David Parrott Memorial Scholarship

This year marks the 34th year of the David Parrott Memorial Scholarship at Bethesda Presbyterian Church. This year's recipients are twins Caroline and Heather Woolard. They are both honor graduates of Camden High School and participated on the varsity cross country and track teams. Caroline plans to attend Erskine College and Heather will attend Columbia College. Pictured, from left, are Mr. David and Mrs. Liza Woolard, Caroline, Heather, Nicole and Thomas Woolard, Dr. Larry Parrott, Mrs. Joy Parrott, Steve Parrott and Rev. Brent Kendall. Seated is Caroline' service dog, Teddy.

July 20, 2018 | | People & Places


Biking with Books & Bytes

July 20, 2018 | | People & Places


LARRY S. BROADWAY

Funeral service for Larry Steve Broadway, 70, was held on Thursday at Emmanuel Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. Gene Stokes officiated. The family received friends Wednesday at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to KershawHealth Hospice.

July 20, 2018 | | Obituaries


SARAH FRANCES CAULDER

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Sarah Frances Dixon Caulder, 86, of Camden, was held Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Jim Caulder officiated. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made to the charity of one's choice.

July 20, 2018 | | Obituaries


Feature photo: A gift of life

Lake Wateree Association (LWA) Chairman Bill Stroup (left) and LWA board member Scott Sutherland (right) show off examples of replacement life preservers purchased as part of a $500 gift from Sam Kendall's owner Jonathan Bazinet (center). "Anytime we ask Jon for something, he always comes through," Sutherland said. The LWA places the 90 vests on boards supplied by Duke Energy at six locations on Lake Wateree, four on the Fairfield County side, as well as the Buck Hill and Clearwater Cove landings on the Kershaw County side of the lake. "We have to replace many of them every year ...

July 20, 2018 | | Kershaw County


L-EHS student attends ACLU Summer Advocacy Institute

Advocacy Institute in Washington, D.C., for rising junior and senior high school students give students the tools they need to engage in their communities on issues around civil liberties and civil rights. Participating students will receive first-hand learning experience from lawyers, lobbyists, community activists, and other experts dedicated to defending these constitutional rights.

July 20, 2018 | | Education


Clemson Extension welcomes new 4-H agent

Sara Marcengill has joined Clemson Extension full time as the new 4-H Agent for Kershaw County. She is from Westminster, S.C. and received her Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Education from Clemson University in 2017. While attending Clemson, she worked with the University Professional Internship/Co-op and the Clemson Extension 4-H Shooting Sports program. During the time she worked with the 4-H Natural Resource Specialist and Shooting Sports Coordinator Rick Willey, her interests in 4-H programs and youth development was sparked, Marcengill said.

July 20, 2018 | | Kershaw County


CMC receives $20,000 diabetes grant

The CVS Health Foundation and National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) recently awarded the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County (CMCKC) a $20,000 grant in order to help combat diabetes in the community.

July 20, 2018 | | Healthcare


For the Record - July 20, 2018

Real estate transactions

July 20, 2018 | | For the Record


Families can register children for school online

Families in the Kershaw County School District can fill out their children's school registration materials online now at www.kcsdschools.net/register and should plan to attend Registration Day next week.

July 20, 2018 | | Education


KC squads play twinbill in Sumter tonight

Due to torrential rains which rendered the playing field at Riley Park in Sumter unplayable, Tuesday's scheduled second game of the second round state American Legion playoff series between Kershaw County and the Sumter P15s was postponed until Wednesday.

July 18, 2018 | | Sports


Column: Grilling safety tips

Now that summer is in full effect and the 4th of July has kicked off our official grilling season, there are some things you need to know. Summer grilling safety is vital to ensure that there are no visits to the emergency room due to fire or a foodborne illness. Think about it: Who wants the local fire department crashing your gathering or for a guest to end up in the emergency room due to food poisoning?

July 17, 2018 | By Faith Israel, Food and Nutrition Agent C-I contributing columnist | Columns


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Volunteers needed for Historic Camden archeology survey

Historic Camden is working with the State Archaeologist to conduct an archaeological reconnaissance survey on a parcel of land just south of their parking lot--where ...

August 10, 2018 | | Camden


Collins Funeral Home changes hands

Collins Funeral Home has been purchased by Anthony "AJ" Bracy, Jr., of Columbia.

August 10, 2018 | | Business


Camden natives join forces to help executives, business owners

Two Camden natives have teamed up in the Upstate to use their knowledge and expertise to help executives and business owners, along with clients in ...

August 10, 2018 | | Business


Kershaw County 4-H Horse Club Competes

Seven members of the Kershaw County 4-H Horse Club competed in the 2018 Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championship, held Aug. 1 through 5, in Perry ...

August 10, 2018 | | People & Places


Camden and L-E Class Of ‘73 Reunion

The Camden High/Lugoff-Elgin High Class of '73 Reunion Committee has been working hard to put together a very special and fun 45th reunion event ...

August 10, 2018 | | People & Places


Junior League classroom grants available

The Camden Junior Welfare League is accepting applications for its Fall Classroom Enrichment Grants. These grants are open to all Kershaw County School District educators.

August 10, 2018 | | People & Places


Albert Hollingsworth

LUGOFF – Funeral services for Albert Gene Hollingsworth, 86, will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church with burial to follow in ...

August 07, 2018 | | Obituaries


Morgan Earl Isaac III

LUGOFF – A memorial mass for Morgan Earl Isaac, III, 62, will be held Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic ...

August 07, 2018 | | Obituaries


William Alfred McLaughlin

illiam Alfred "Freddie" McLaughlin, Jr., 77, of Hartsville, passed away Friday evening, August 3rd, 2018, at Carolina Pines with his family at his bedside.

August 07, 2018 | | Obituaries


Chicken Strut is August 23-25

The Bethune Chicken Strut returns to the town of Bethune for another weekend of family fun.

August 07, 2018 | | People & Places


Scholarship recipient

Cassandra Gibson, daughter of Tim and Jennifer Gibson, was among 248 students from the United States and Canada chosen to receive an academic scholarship from ...

August 07, 2018 | | People & Places


Pets For Adoption

Dog: Pedro is a fun-loving guy, under two years old, ready to meet his match chasing tennis balls and lounging on the couch. Care to ...

August 07, 2018 | | People & Places


Ariail for Aug. 7, 2018

August 07, 2018 | | Ariail


Meet me at the River

We strongly encourage people to attend the upcoming "Meet me at the River" event, scheduled for Aug. 18 at the new riverfront property Kershaw County ...

August 07, 2018 | | Editorials


Trump and Putin’s do-si-do

WASHINGTON -- It's a given that political candidates will target each other with as much oppositional propaganda as they can get away with. But with ...

August 07, 2018 | Kathleen Parker | Columns


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