Bryan Jones scored two first half goals and that would be more than enough for the Camden High soccer team and goalkeeper Richard White who shut out Camden Military Academy, 5-0, in a Monday night match played at Zemp Stadium.
WASHINGTON -- The past couple of weeks have marked a turning point in American ugliness as the mob has turned its full fury on First Lady Michelle Obama.
Irmo scored two goals in the first 20 minutes of play and made that stand up as the Yellow Jackets pinned a 2-0 loss on host Lugoff-Elgin in last Friday night's contest played at Lugoff-Elgin Stadium.
If you are going to split a pair of games in one week, you want to win the one that counts.
The Kershaw County Farmers Market opens Saturday, and shoppers making the trip to its downtown Camden location may notice a few changes. For one, the market is going smoke-free. For another, a new logo is being debuted to better promote the market.
The Cheer Invasion All-stars (CIA) invaded Myrtle Beach last weekend! CIA, the competitive cheer team from Spirit Athletics in Lugoff, attended a National cheerleading competition in Myrtle Beach, March 21-23. All four of Spirit Athletics' teams came home with a national title.
Margaret Lloyd moved with her husband, Richard W. Lloyd, to Camden in the early 1950's and both embraced the community. They donated land and buildings for the community center (Price House), the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County (Douglas-Reed Building) and the nucleus of what became the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site. The family is planning a small memorial garden at the FAC to honor both of their parents.
You may not know the name, but we in South Carolina need to listen to Larry Page. He is a very bright and very rich young man.
Members of Lugoff American Legion Post 195 not only hosted National American Legion Commander Donald Dellinger (center) March 5, but escorted him to Fort Jackson and a chance to meet its commander, Brigadier Gen. Brian Becker (third from left). The group got a chance to see training of new Army privates. Post 195 members on the trip included Vice Post Commander James Donahue (second from left), Post Adjutant and S.C. Military Liaison Bill Heil (fifth from right) and Post Finance Officer Bob Levangie (second from right). Joining them were Mickey Miller, S.C. American Legion National Executive Committee member ...
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If you get mesmerized watching skilled blacksmiths work the forge, then plan to stop by Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site from Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon. At the site's traditional forge and assorted portable forges, will be members of the Philip Simmons Artist-Blacksmith Guild of South Carolina.
Funeral service for Dr. Daisy Belton Alexander, 94, of 1419 Campbell Street in Camden will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014, 1:00 P.M. at Sanders Creek Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home will be Thursday, 12:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. and Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. and one hour prior to service on Saturday. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements
Mrs. Birdie Mae "Johnnie" Fletcher, 89, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 31, 2014. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Deacon Tee Fletcher. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Friday, April 4, 2014 at Four p.m., at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Camden, with burial in the Church cemetery. Mrs. Flecther will be placed in the church at Three p.m. for viewing. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mount Zion Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1415, Camden, SC 29021.
Barbara Johnson, 74, of 2503 Haile St in Camden passed peacefully on Friday, March 28, 2014 at her residence.
FLORENCE -- Francis Marion University graduate student and Camden native Evrik Gary has been named to the 2014 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-Southeast District basketball team.
Alvin and Joanne Hopkins recently celebrated 50 years of marriage. The couple was married on March 21, 1964, at the home of the Rev. Joe Hood. They have two children, Wesley (BK) Hopkins and Lynn (Jackie) Hopkins; two grandchildren, William Hopkins and Justin Hopkins, two step-grandchildren, Lauren Langford and Josh Napper; and one step-greatgrandchild, Vance Langford.
A Funeral Mass for David Lawerence Kelly Jr., 43, will be celebrated on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Camden, S.C. The Rev. Father Paul Brenninkmeijer will officiate. Final Commendation and Farewell Prayers will be in Quaker Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.
A celebration of life service for Sandy Heyward Boykin, Sr., 55, will be held Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at Powers funeral home. The Rev. Reece Byrd and the Rev. Ann Byrd will officiate.
The governing board of Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site would like to express its sincerest appreciation to Mayor Tony Scully and the members of Camden City Council for approving recommended changes to a much needed sewer project that crosses portions of our historic site. City Manager Mel Pearson, Public Works Director Tom Couch and Deputy Director Sam Davis are to be commended for working tirelessly with numerous individuals to find a solution to installing the sewer lines in a timely manner while protecting parts of the archaeologically rare and nationally significant colonial site of early Camden.
Those of us who jump for joy when we hear that Governor Haley is deeply concerned about education and is planning to dedicate $160 million in new spending for education might consider, as we bow heads in hope and tenuous gratitude, that such concern on her part is coming awfully late but just in time for her possible re-election. Better late than never? Perhaps! But better earlier, for sure. The S.C. education budget has been reduced for the last three years by more than the proposed budget raises -- $110 million in her first year and $140 million stimulus money ...
WASHINGTON -- After writing close to 3,000 columns, I've learned that people sometimes read what they're looking for, often as a result of a headline, rather than what I wrote.
The Kershaw County Gamecock Club will hold its annual "Great to be a Gamecock Gathering" on Tuesday, April 29 at the Old South Restaurant in Camden at 6:30 p.m.