Mr. Jack Goodwin, 75, of Laurelton, NY, passed on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 2:00 PM inGood Hope-Wesley Chapel UMC, Camden, SC, with burial in Good Hope-Wesley Chapel UMC Cemetery.
Freshman Kevon Roberson drained a pair of free throws to give Lugoff-Elgin a 54-53 overtime lead against visiting Ridge View on Tuesday night inside the Demons Den.
Cheraw wrapped up the Region 4-AA boys' basketball title with a 94-67 win over host North Central on Tuesday at The Castle in Boonetown.
We were glad to see the Kershaw County Planning and Zoning Commission vote to keep existing buffer zones between buildings and waterways at their present size rather than reduce them. The matter came up for discussion at the request of Commissioner J. Henry Walker. After hearing evidence and comments from several people, Walker joined the other four commissioners in voting unanimously to keep the buffers in place. That's a boost for maintaining water quality, especially at Lake Wateree.
The Lugoff-Elgin High School boys' soccer will host its annual alumni soccer game on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at Lugoff-Elgin Stadium.
There's a good chance here in Kershaw County, as across the rest of the United States, more people tune in to watch the evening news with NBC's Brian Williams than with any of his competitors. Williams' predecessor, Tom Brokaw, inspired great confidence in viewers, a quality necessary for good anchors, and which has carried over; Williams has an easy way of connecting with viewers. But now, on hiatus while NBC investigates claims he made that appear not to be true, Williams' future is uncertain.
WASHINGTON -- These are tough times for NBC's Brian Williams -- and tougher times for journalism.
Leaving Kershaw County after living here for more than 25 years has brought a great deal of excitement about the wonderful road ahead and, as with times of change, a touch of nostalgia. I'm not nearly as prone to staring back at the past as I once was. I'd much rather focus on where I am and what lies ahead than sit around and wax nostalgically about high school days. I'm nothing like the bumpkin inside a tiny world I was then and I take a great deal of pride in that. I'd also like to ...
Four fires in Camden during the weekend
My personal thanks to you and your staff for all the effort put into the coverage of Lomar Clark's death. He was among the few students over the years I have taught or worked with in JROTC I will remember for the days to come. He was the epitome of a young man that men of all ages could emulate.
Funeral service for Mr. Sylvester Summers, 86, of Camden, will be held at Collins Funeral Home Chapel, Saturday, February 14, 2015, 12:00 P.M. with burial in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park, 1659 Kershaw Hwy (Hwy #521N), in Camden. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
A memorial service for William Fields Mozingo, 89, will be held today at 12:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Camden. A private burial will be held in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. The family received friends Tuesday from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, Camden, Building Fund.
Graveside service to celebrate the life of Marcia Rader Googe, 57, of Camden will be held Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 2:00 PM in Sumter Cemetery, 700 West Oakland Avenue Sumter, SC. Rev. Mark Hopkins will officiate. Memorials may be made in Marcia's memory to the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life of Kershaw County, c/o Gail Kirkland, 647 Lachicotte Road, Lugoff, SC 29078.
Mr. Jack Goodwin, 75, of Laurelton, NY, passed on Thursday, February 5, 2015.
Funeral services for Ada Jackson Caudill, 89, will be held today, February 11 at 1:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. The Rev. Emmerson Brown will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12-1 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideon's International, Lugoff Camp at P.O. Box 664, Lugoff, S.C. 29078.
Previous year's box seat and reserved parking space holders have until Friday, Feb. 13, to secure their spaces for the 2015 Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races in Camden.
The Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Department will hold a pair of umpire certification clinics for those individuals seeking to work Dixie Youth and/or Dixie Boys and Dixie Majors baseball games this spring and summer.
Even though the calendar just turned to January and cold weather is on the way, it is not too early to be thinking about the warmer days of spring.