One of the population groups many Americans descend from, at least in part, are the Normans. Remember in school, we learned about William the Conqueror (1066) and "The Norman Conquest" without necessarily understanding what that meant exactly. The Normans come up again in popular culture with Robin Hood. Robin and his Merry Men were the noble Anglo Saxons defending the great people of Olde England against the predatory Norman lords, who by then ruled the British Isles, sometimes with arrogance and self-proclaimed superiority. It's also important to note the Norman barons created and signed the Magna Carta, one of ...
November 06, 2015|
By Camden Mayor Tony Scully
C-I contributing columnist
As a hunter with more than 60 years of hunting experience in South Carolina, I would like to stand up and say a previous letter on dog hunting ("Lugoff landowner shares hunters' frustrations," Sept. 25, 2015) is a bunch of poppycock.
November 06, 2015|
Bob Clyburn, Lugoff
Southern Dog Hunting Association
It was sad to watch the actions of the school resource officer (SRO) upon a 16-year-old girl on the news. To me, it showed that he has an ego and anger issues. I feel he could have handled it in a more peaceful way. I think (Richland County) Sheriff (Leon) Lott did the right thing when he dismissed SRO (Ben) Fields from his duties as a deputy sheriff.
November 06, 2015|
Blanche K. Scott
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Jean Louise Callard Rowland, 87, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM today, November 6, 2015 at St. Timothy's Lutheran Church. Rev. Angela Jennings will officiate. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery. The family received friends from 5:00-7:00 PM, Thursday, November 5, 2015 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Jean's memory to St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, 1301 Mill Street, Camden, SC 29020, Kershaw County Library, 1304 Broad Street or Associated Charities, PO Box 862, Camden, SC 29021.
Funeral services for Martha Nolan Miller, 88, will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. The Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Camden, or the Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center Hospice.
Funeral services for Kristine Renee Driggers, 47, will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at St. John's United Methodist Church. The Rev. Michael Leonhardt will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10-11 a.m. in the church sanctuary. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church at P.O. Box 218, Lugoff, SC 29078.
Moody's, one of the country's two major investment ratings companies, recently upgraded the Kershaw County School District's general obligation bond rating from A1 to Aa3. Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson said the A1 rating is described as "upper medium quality." Wilson said the new Aa3 rating is described as being in the "very high quality" category.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Thiel-Meyer Adoption Center are Midnight, a very friendly domestic shorthair kitten; and BJ, a sweet heartworm-positive 2-year-old male Collie/Spaniel mix. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The center, on Black River Road southest of Camden 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 center is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the shelter or to check for a missing pet, call 425-6016 or e-mail email@example.com ...