LUGOFF – Funeral service for Catherine Hill, 67, will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Marion Bennett will officiate.
LUGOFF – Funeral service for Nancy Vivian Blizzard Jeffers, 60, will be held on Friday at 4:00 p.m. at Concord Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Jimmy Hanf will officiate. Following the interment the family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meyers-Thiel Animal Adoption Center, Concord Baptist Church or a charity of one's choice.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of William Leonard Thomas, Jr., 52, of Camden, SC, was held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church. Rev. Steve Lee officiated. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in his memory to Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Cuba Mission Fund, 609 Black River Road, Camden, SC 29020.
LUGOFF – Funeral services for Fannie McCaskill Walters, 89, will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. The Rev. Marvin Tennant III will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10-11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.
A Columbia man will have to come up with $135,000 cash in order to get out of the Kershaw County Detention Center after deputies arrested him Monday night on various drug and gun charges.
The City of Camden is working to make it easier for visitors -- and locals -- to find their way around town. From gateway, destination, directional and parking signage, Camden's Wayfinding Signage Program is smoothly unfolding throughout the city with easy-to-read signs incorporating Camden's "Classically Carolina" brand.
Charles C. Gay, founder and chairman of Builders Transport, a Camden-based national trucking firm, has resigned. Gay will no longer be associated with Builders. He resigned not only as chairman but also gave up his seat on the board. Builders' has struggled financially in recent years and company officials have been attempting to sell the corporation. Comcar, a Florida trucking firm, signed a letter of intent to buy the Builders earlier this year but that deal fell through last month. TRISM, a New York-based company, has also examined Builders' books and has made a tentative $17 per share offer there ...
How about taking a relaxing walk with 20 dogs on a Sunday morning in Kershaw County? Does the thought of it make you wonder if I've eaten one too many dog biscuits? It's a sight to behold and I recently got to do just that, take a walk with 3 women and 20 dogs on a Sunday morning in the Charlotte Thompson community.
During the course of many years, I have spent a lot of time in hospital waiting rooms, hoping for good news and, at the same time, dreading the bad. I can clearly remember moments of time suspended by a pounding fear resounding in my ears, like a thunderous cannon firing relentlessly.
During the past several issues of this newspaper, we have published stories related to Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site. We've promoted the appearance of a noted lecturer on Nathaniel Greene and the Battle of Hobkirk's Hill coming up this Thursday along with Sunday's Patriots, Picnic and Pops event.
Editor Martin L. Cahn's column was thought-provoking on several levels ("Once again, the people lose," Friday, June 24). Mass shootings and the resultant cries for more gun control have both escalated to unprecedented levels in the last few years. It's saddening that the immediate political response is always to implement stricter gun controls.
WASHINGTON -- With Britain's vote to leave the European Union, did Donald Trump just win the presidential election?
Summer camps and classes at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County for children and adults will begin in July. The first registration deadline is June 30. All camps will take place on the FAC campus, at 810 Lyttleton Street in Camden. Registration for all camps is available by calling the box office at 803-425-7676 and online at www.fineartscenter.org. During day-long camps, kids are required to bring their own lunches. The FAC will provide a drink. This summer's programs include:
A high speed chase through parts of Kershaw and Lee counties resulted in the arrest of a Fort Bragg, N.C., soldier Thursday. According to a Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) press release, deputies arrested Michael Alexander Jackson, 23, after he led a deputies on a high speed chase on I-20 eastbound.
Kershaw County Fire Service and Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) firefighters recently showed their countywide support for the S.C. Firefighter's Foundation (SCFF) by presenting checks to the foundation's chairman.
Camden High School graduates and Francis Marion University student-athletes Kayla Crim and Brooke Dixon were recently named to the 25th annual Peach Belt Conference Presidential ...
The Kershaw County Dixie Darlings All-Star softball team --- girls eight years old and under --- finished second in the South Carolina State championship Tournament played in ...
The Kiwanis Club of Camden has made a $2,000 contribution to the Junior Leadership Kershaw County program supporting the long-standing student leadership program through ...
The Lugoff-Elgin Band Program is currently experiencing growth in both quality of performance and student participation. Next year, the program anticipates large numbers in each ...
CAMDEN - A funeral service to celebrate the life of Dr. Alfred B. "Fred" Boykin, Jr. of Columbia, SC was held Monday, July 18, 2016 at ...
LUGOFF – Memorial services for Ernest Lee Davis, Sr., 86, will be held Wednesday at 6:00 p.m., with a visitation 1 hr prior at ...
With the school season rapidly coming to a close that means it is time for summer youth sports camps throughout Kershaw County.