Vergie R. (Jerry) Miniard, age 93, of Aiken, SC, passed away peacefully on Jan. 4, 2015, at Pepper Hill Nursing Home. She was the widow of the late Roy A. Miniard, Sr.
Habitat for Humanity of Kershaw County dedicated a new home to the Atkinson family.
Joe Sparks of Elgin is all smiles as he prepares to fill his pick-up with sub-$2 gas at Murphy Express in Camden, one of several Kershaw County stations which dropped the cost of a gallon below $2 on Tuesday morning. Though plummeting oil prices are causing havoc in financial markets, they're producing big grins for local motorists, who six years ago were paying about twice that much for fuel. The price on the pump for regular unleaded gasoline reads $1.989.
You and I can do little about most of the great issues of the day: Islamic State fighters, North Korea and Ebola. But we can address a major societal issue -- our personal health.
Some people take their decorations down the day after Christmas.
The holidays are over, the kids are back at school and you've racked up an impressive list of New Year's resolutions. It's time to get everything running smoothly -- a difficult feat for a busy family. But this is your year! If you're looking to make 2015 your most organized year yet, here are some places to start. Capitalize on that New Year's energy, and make it happen!
As we start another year, it is time to get your life and your home in order. Of course, decluttering and purging is a big part of the organization process. However, once you know what you want to keep, you need a place to put it.
Is your 2-year-old looking a little smug? A new study reports that those in that age group have the emotional capacity to take joy in another's misfortunes.
Felicia Tham Chi Ting wants the world to know how much joy her teacher, Miss Tina, who was on AirAsia flight QZ8501 that went missing last week, brought to the world in a recent blog post.
With too many boys and too few girls, China's gender problem is creating social disruption and a market for foreign mail-order brides. The country needs millions of brides for young men looking to start families, reports Adam Minter at Bloomberg.
Monday: Lugoff-Elgin, Belton-Honea Path, Hillcrest at Eastside (WR – 6 p.m.); Camden at Darlington (WR – TBA)
During November and December, Baron DeKalb Elementary School students and their families participated in family involvement events.
On December 13, 2014 at the fountain in Hampton Park, the John D. Kennedy Chapter number 308 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) and the Joseph B. Kershaw Camp number 82, SCV held the 152nd memorial service honoring Sgt. Richard Rowland Kirkland., "Angel of Marye's Heights."
• We mark with sadness the recent death of S. Parker Young, who was one of the top leaders at DuPont's May Plant during its glory days, when more than 4,000 people were employed there. Born in Dalzell, Mr. Young graduated from Clemson and then the University of Illinois before returning home -- he was born in Sumter -- with DuPont. He rose to a position of influence through his hard work, steady demeanor and good humor. Mr. Young was active not only at the May Plant but in his community, serving his fellow citizens in a variety of ways. He ...
Dec.: 5 – at Governor's School (6 p.m.); 10 – at Heathwood Hall (6 p.m.); 11 –Australian traveling team (6 p.m.); 15 – at Gray Collegiate (6:30 p.m.); 16 – Great Falls (6:30 p.m.)