What a sad day it is when the citizens of Camden vote OK to sell and serve alcohol on Sunday.
Kershaw County Council was expected to give final approval Tuesday night to an option for Southeast Renewable Energy LLC (SRE) to buy 30 acres at the county landfill site for the construction of a $50 million wood waste-burning energy plant to produce biomass fuel for Santee Cooper.
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NEW YORK -- In the accelerating debate about airport pat-downs that feel like a clumsy third date and body scans that border on Peeping Tom shows, it's hard to find a sane place to land.
As the Christmas shopping season approaches, we should all be reminded of just how important shopping at home really is. Studies show that money spent at independently owned local businesses stays in a community, multiplying as it circulates.
A private graveside service for Kathryn Mims Wilson, 86, formerly of Camden will be held at 4:00 PM Thursday, November 25, 2010 at Quaker Cemetery. Reverend Hugh McKinney will officiate. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Wilson's memory to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Funeral services for Myrtle Victoria Stokes McCaskill, 95, of Cassatt, was held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at Sandy Grove United Methodist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Rev. Barbara Segars, Rev. Ed Davidson and Rev. Larry Brown officiated. The family received friends from 6-8 PM Monday, November 22, 2010 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. McCaskill's memory to the Sandy Grove United Methodist Church, PO Box 275, Bethune, SC 29009.
A graveside service for Charles Erean Senn, 72, of West Columbia, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 24, 2010 in Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family received friends from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Palmetto Health Children's Hospital, Dept. 274, Post Office Box 100199, Columbia, SC 29203.
What has become a holiday tradition in Camden returns as the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County welcomes the Columbia City Ballet's (CCB) full-length production of "Nutcracker" to the stage of the Wood Auditorium on Dec. 2 and 3 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students and children.
Mark your calendars!
Kershaw County government buildings will be closed for Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday.
James E. Blanding, 76, of Green Hill Road, Lugoff, SC, died Friday, November 19, 2010.
James "Jimmy" L. Jenkins, of Lancaster, went home to Jesus on November 21, 2010. He was born March 11, 1940. Mr. Jenkins was the son of the late Benson and Wilma Sears Jenkins.
(Note: This article appeared in the Wednesday, Oct. 27 edition of the Spartanburg Herald-Journal. Since then, Wofford College earned a berth in the NCAA Football Championship Series playoffs. After a first round bye, the Southern Conference entry opens post-season play at Jacksonville State on Dec. 4.)
• It was good, if still mixed, news from KershawHealth a week ago that January's financials looked a bit better than they have recently. The healthcare organization still posted a loss for the month -- as it has every month for some time now -- but only of $84,000. Compare that to $902,000 in losses for October 2013 alone and that is very good news. KershawHealth has a long way to go to combat a projected $32 million in operational losses by Fiscal Year 2018, less than five years away. However, last week's meeting also revealed that the KershawHealth ...
Mama had great stories. My favorite was the only one I asked often for her to repeat. It has become something of an anthem in my life.
Funeral service for Reverend Joseph Drakeford, Jr., 73, of 64 Payne Pond Road in Westville will be held Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may visit at 750 Boyd Road in Camden. He died Friday, February 28, 2014. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Billy J. Ellis, 75, of 1320 Jones Road, Kershaw died Wednesday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Ellis Family.
Funeral services for Grace Eubanks Gainey, 72, of Bethune will be held at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Timrod Baptist Church, Bethune. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The Revs. Jim Wallace and Jackie Knight will officiate.
Even though the Carolina Cup is more than a month away, reserved parking spaces are selling at a brisk pace.
The Royals AAU youth basketball teams will host tryouts in both Camden and Bishopville for its boys and girls' teams.
Invitations for the Carolina Cup steeplechase races were sent out to those on the organization's mailing list last Friday. And tickets and parking spaces for the event are now on sale.