Mary Elizabeth McMaster Ayer, 93, of Wilmington, NC, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016, at her home.
A funeral service to honor the life of Lester Allen Brown, 72, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev's Keith Coates, Richard Cameron, Joe Stines and Jimmy Holly will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM, 1 hour prior to the service, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in Allen's memory to DeKalb Baptist Church, PO Box 2122, Camden, SC 29020.
Funeral service for Mr. Sidney Jackson, 83, of 924 Hop Tree Lane in Cassatt, will be held Monday, April 11, 2016, 12:00pm at Hyco Missionary Baptist Church, 1143 Hwy 1 North in Cassatt with burial in the church cemetery. Viewing will be held at the funeral home from 3:00pm to 7:00pm Saturday and from 1:00pm to 6:00pm Sunday, with additional viewing at the church from 11:00am to 12:00pm Monday.
ELGIN -- A memorial service for Infant Abney Rose Way Morrow was held Thursday at 4:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Richard Cameron officiated.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Rosemary Rhoad Mothershed, 75, of Dunham, NC, formerly of Camden, SC. will be held today, April 8, 2016 at 3:00 PM at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Father John M. Zimmerman will officiate with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family received friends Thursday, April 7, 2016 following the Rosary at 6:00 until 7:30 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Alva Wade Ratcliff, age 62 of Cassatt, SC will be held today, April 8, 2016 at 11:00AM in the Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Emerson Brown and Kenny Owens will officate. Burial will follow in the Lucknow Baptist Church Cemetery, Cassatt, SC. The family received friends Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 7:00-8:30PM in the Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin. Memorials may be made to the McRae Road Church of Christ, 1009 McRae Road, Camden, SC 29020.
For the fifth consecutive year, The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is being recognized as the Agency of the Year for department with between 51 and 100 officers by the S.C. Department of Public Safety and the Office of Highway Safety and Justice Programs. The award, presented during a ceremony Wednesday in Columbia, recognizes the KCSO for "excelling in the area of DUI arrests, DUI victim services, and under-age drinking programs in SC during 2015," according to a KCSO press release.
"Let me win. But if I ccannot win, let me be brave in the attempt."
Ray Craig, of Lake Wylie, recently filed with the S.C. State Election Commission (SCEC) to run against incumbent U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney for the state's 5th Congressional District, which includes Kershaw County. Accompanied by two of his three children and his former roommate from Clemson, Craig, a Republican, filed with the SCEC just before noon March 30.
The city of Camden will offer its second annual Citizens Planning College: Historic Preservation this spring. This course will be specifically on historic preservation. Classes will include a background of historic preservation and explanations of state and national preservation programs. Classes will discuss the Camden's design guidelines and how they are used by the city to advance historic preservation in Camden. The goal of this unique outreach program is to encourage a more informed debate about historic preservation and how it influences growth and development in the city.
In an effort to help reduce the mosquito population, Kershaw County is offering free Mosquito Dunks to all county households and businesses. Mosquito Dunks are biological control discs which are deployed in standing water. One Mosquito Dunk treats 100 square feet of water surface and can be broken into several portions to treat multiple trouble spots. Each environmentally safe, nontoxic disc works up to 30 days and kills mosquitoes before they are old enough to bite.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Thiel-Meyer Adoption Center are Max, a 1-1/2-year-old male Retriever/Terrier mix, and Rosie, a 2-year-old female domestic short-haired cat. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The center, on Black River Road east 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 center or to check for a missing pet, call 425-6016 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The ...
Camden-Lugoff Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge No. 2603 closed in recent days, according to Lodge Leader John Powers.
The Kershaw County Probate Court will host its second annual Probate Process Workshop on Friday, April 29 at 9 a.m. at the Kershaw County Courthouse, 1121 Broad St., Room 207, Camden. The workshop will be led by Kershaw County Probate Judge Debbie Branham and is free and open to the public.
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -- Mixed emotions prevailed at trainer Kiaran McLaughlin's barn on Sunday, the morning after Shadwell Stable's multiple Grade 2 winner Mohaymen suffered his first career loss in the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park.
Watching as members of the Lugoff-Elgin baseball team walked off the field following Thursday's 9-8 loss in which Dutch Fork scored four runs in ...
When he arrived with his team in Chapin on Saturday afternoon and felt the wind blowing, Camden head baseball coach Denny Beckley had a feeling ...
There are times when you tip your hat to a stronger opponent and move on to the next challenge.
Foxhounds once again will take over Springdale Race Course on Saturday, May 7, when the annual Carolinas' Hound Show returns.
Camden native and University of South Carolina offensive line coach Shawn Elliott will return home as the guest speaker for the Kershaw County Gamecock Club ...
Kristen Carter, Amanda Lane, Kennedi Stokes and Shelby Troublefield were honored on Senior Night last Tuesday at the Camden High softball field.
Kershaw County residents and visitors alike will have the opportunity to explore local handmade and homegrown experiences as the 2016 S.C. Ag + Art Tour ...
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested Airflack Leslie Crumpton Jr., 28, of Winnsboro on Thursday and charged him with second degree criminal sexual ...
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The Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation (KCSF) Board of Directors is accepting 2016 nominations for the "Leonard Price Friend of Law Enforcement Award." Established in ...
Blaney Elementary School recently announced its honor roll for the third nine weeks.
Wateree Elementary School recenlty announced its honor roll for the third nine weeks.
CAMDEN -- Funeral service for Stanley Grayson Cooke, 63, will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home ...