The Lugoff-Elgin Middle School Media Center recently became a competitive arena with students battling to see who would win Clemson or Carolina. The students – including Jonathan Lowder, Corey Bledsoe, Bobbie Schermbeck , Erin Carraway, Angela Hill and Austin Teague -- put together their team's puzzle before and after school and at lunch time. While the competition was heated and close, Carolina won by about 35 pieces.
Mr. James E. Blanding, 76, of 2389 Greenhill Road, Camden, passed on Friday, Nov. 19. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Funeral service for Mrs. Louvenia Barnes McClinton, 80, or 1777 John G. Richards Road, Camden, will be held Tuesday, Nov. 23 at 1 p.m. at Good Hope AME Zion Church with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may visit at 1781 John G. Richards Road. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Anna N. Gilmore, 85 of 1424 Campbell St., Camden, passed on Wednesday, Nov. 17. Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. at Camden First United Methodist Church. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.
Judith Hunt Hildebrand Stanford, 67, of Elgin, SC, died Saturday morning after valiantly battling cancer for more than three years.
Sixth grade All A Honor Roll -- Chandler Barrett, William Blankenship, Makayla Bradley, Eryn Cameron, Katelyn, Elyard, Amelia Erwin, Savannah Harvey, Sophia, Holland, Chloe Horton, Dalton Jordan, Dakota Kelly, Jacob Kidd, Sidney Kull, Tyler Matthews, Austin McAvoy, Madison McKin, Sydney Miyaski, Tessa Ortiz, Tirek Pate, Williams Pryor, Sean Riester, Bryan Robinson, Caroline Rowell, Samuel Sims, Taylor Sinay, Trey Stevens, Jenna Sulzer, Katelyn Swails, Alexis Taylor, ...
The Kershaw County Farmers Market will bustle with extra energy Saturday in celebration of its annual Farm Day.
Monday Breakfast -- Pancakes. Lunch -- Chicken rings, potato salad, broccoli with cheese, biscuit and fruit. Tuesday Breakfast -- Sausage biscuit. Lunch -- Lasagna, garlic breadstick, steamed carrots and Rosie applesauce.
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Funeral service for English Delano Belk, 65, of Camden, will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Hermitage Baptist Church with burial to follow in Wateree Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Dr. Condy Richardson will officiate. The family received friends Thursday 5:30-7:30 at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to The Alzheimer's Foundation of America or Hermitage Baptist Church Arise and Build Fund.
Landen Mills and Jakob Pressley are ready for some football! These Wateree Elementary School first-graders worked with teacher Melisa Blankenship to measure the circumference of the ball. Then, the group used the tape measure to find other objects with a similar circumference. They discovered that their heads were pretty close to the circumference of a football.
On this day of our Lord, November 17, 2010, Jesus took our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grand pappy, Paul D. Nemire into heaven. Paul lived at 90 Smokewood Dr., Elgin, SC, 29045 for the past 4 years and was a member of the Harvest Baptist Church.
Funeral Services to celebrate the life of Dolly Folsom Price, 84 of Camden will be held Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 2:00 PM in Beulah United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Vince Halter will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday, November 19, 2010 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Price's memory to Beulah United Methodist Church, ...
An 8-year-old Camden girl survived a single-car accident Tuesday that claimed the life of her grandmother.
Cherry Ann Haggins Reeves, 66, of Camden, died Monday, November 15, 2010. Born in Lee County, she was the daughter of the late Tom and Mell Jackson Haggins and wife of the late Lewis Reeves. Funeral services will be held Saturday 2 p.m. at Red Hill Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. Reeves will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. for viewing. The family will receive friends ...
Norma Bagley Harrington of Camden, SC, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 30, 2013. She was born to Leona Woolard Bagley and John Bagley Sr. on January 19, 1925 in Raleigh, NC.
The Camden Junior Welfare League presents the 37th annual Candlelight Tour of Homes on Saturday from 3 to 8 p.m. The tour will begin at the Camden Archives and Museum, where tour programs will be available and tickets may be purchased. Tour programs include home and site descriptions, maps, merchant information, sponsors, and general League information.
Caitlin Corbett, assistant to the city manager of Camden, and Lauren Branham-Reeder, marketing and administrative assistant for Kershaw County's economic development office, were among more than 50 local leaders and development professionals from across South Carolina who recently completed the 2013 S.C. Economic Development Institute. Institute graduates received certificates of completion during the final day of the institute's program held at Rock Hill City Hall. During the program's two-day sessions, Corbett and Branham-Reeder ...
The city of Camden is embarking on a project to update the design guidelines used for the city's Historic Overlay District. The guidelines are intended to assist property owners in developing projects in the district that will preserve historic resources, accommodate change and maintain the character of the district. The Camden Historic Landmarks Commission (CHLC) will hold a workshop on the proposed design ...
The city of Camden will kick-off the holiday season with its annual tree lighting ceremony in front of Camden City Hall at 6 p.m. Friday. The ceremony will feature musical performances by a small ensemble from the Camden Community Concert Band and an ensemble from the Chamber Choir of Kershaw County. City utility crews have been busy placing decorations throughout Camden in preparation for the holiday season. Join us and "come throw the switch" ...
• We note with sadness the death of Kershaw County Deputy Sheriff Rob Evans, who collapsed and died as he was directing traffic at Wateree Elementary School; he had served as a school resource officer in Lugoff for seven years and was active in a wide variety of school and community functions. Evans, 50, was well liked and did a good job of establishing rapport between his department and young children.
The Bethune Lions Club recently held its "Peace Poster" contest. Pictured above are this year's winners, front row from left: Breanna Bowen (first place); Rashade McCollum (second place); and Ashley Morgan Hall (third place). Also pictured are, back row from left: Don Witham, Bethune Lions Club program coordinator; and Leslie Pate, art instructor at North Central Middle School. The theme for this year's contest was "Our world, our peace." The Bethune Lions extend thanks ...
Robert Lee Evans, 50, of Lugoff, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2013. Plans will be announced by Powers Funeral Home.
By CLIFTON H. ANDERSON
During the National Fire Prevention Week last month, firefighters from the Lugoff Fire Department visited the Lugoff Schools to promote fire and life safety initiatives to children and adults. The national fire prevention campaign for 2013 is "Prevent Kitchen Fires: Get Cooking with Fire Safety." Firefighters spoke with Pre-K, Kindergarten, and First-Grade classes at Lugoff and Wateree Elementary Schools during the week.
The Holiday shopping season has begun and the 2013 Holiday Sales Show at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is just around the corner. The dates are set for December 6-18, and the vendors are lined up for this year's event.
The IRS warns consumers not to fall for bogus charity scams. They often occur in the wake of major disasters like the recent tornadoes in the Midwest or the typhoon in the Philippines. Thieves play on the goodwill of people who want to help disaster victims. They pose as a real charity in order to steal money or get private information to commit identity theft.
Funeral services for Donnie Patrick Joyner, 70, will be held Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at First Assembly of God, Camden, with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. The Rev. Bruce Marthers will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideons International.
The South Carolina Department of Education released the report card ratings for career centers last week, and ATEC earned an Excellent Absolute rating for the third straight year.