NEW YORK -- The striking juxtaposition of the preternaturally perfect Angelina Jolie, waifish and wispy in a ghostly gown, and the punchy Pakistani schoolgirl Malala, her face cruelly misshapen by the effects of a Taliban bullet to the head, captures the confluence of feminine power assembled here to "lean on" the world to save women and girls.
Americans are a forgiving lot when it comes to politicians, and South Carolinians are obviously among the most forgiving of all, having handed former Gov. Mark Sanford a resounding victory in the Republican Congressional primary down in the Lowcountry last week. Sanford defeated a large team of GOP rivals to claim the nomination and will now face Elizabeth Colbert, sister of comedian/commentator Stephen Colbert, for the seat which was vacated when Tim Scott was appointed to fill the unexpired term of Jim DeMint. Whew, that's a mouthful.
The sixth annual Clinic Classic will take to the streets of Camden on Saturday, April 20, at 8:30 a.m.
After most teams in Kershaw County had last week off for spring break, it will be back to the playing fields and courts this week with a full schedule of contests.
Wednesday, April 10 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at the Kershaw County Library's Camden location there will be story-telling relating to the ride of Paul Revere and the events of April 19 1775, courtesy of the Revolutionary War Veterans Association.
Camden-Funeral service for Sarah Ellen Twitty, 94, will b held Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Damascus United Methodist Church Cemetery, Westville. The Rev. Russell Galloway will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital.
• We have noted before our apprehension about Hollywood celebrities who confuse their entertaining ability with their political views, thinking voters will pay attention to their often-pompous pronouncements. We recently observed talented Hollywood artist Rob Reiner going on and on in a pontifical manner about what this country should do. We'd like to nominate him as Undersecretary of Silence, hoping he would pay attention to the title.
Do all plants have flowers? It is a timely topic in spring, with flowers abounding and air that is laden with pesky pollen. Like any good love story, plant sex has no paucity of details and drama. To make our investigation easier, we can divide plants into four groups. They all do it differently, in ways that make a lot of sexual sense depending on the respective environment.
As the nation's capital prepares to open its first legal medicinal marijuana dispensary and Sen. Rand Paul's call for legalization basks in bipartisan praise, it's time for President Barack Obama to clear the air around his own passive-aggressive position on pot.
Col. US Army Ret. Charles John Garvey "Chuck" died Thursday, April 4, 2013 in Camden, SC. Services for Col. Garvey will be held at a later date at the Fort Myer Chapel (Old Chapel) with Full Honors Graveside Burial in Arlington National Cemetery. Memorials may be made in Col. Garvey's memory to a charity of one's choice.
Mrs. Mamie Lee Reid, 87, of 503 Broad Street, Camden S.C. passed on Thursday April 4, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Sarah Callahan Turner, 89, 62-year resident of Camden, died Saturday, April 6, 2013 in Greenville, SC. Funeral arrangements are to be determined. Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge.
A funeral service for Sarah Ellen Twitty, 94, was held Sunday at 1:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, following with burial in Damascus United Methodist Church Cemetery, Westville.
Recently, Chairman Scott Ziemke and several of the senior members of the KershawHealth Board have been subjected to criticism that was harsh in tone, but somewhat vague and indistinct as to specific incidents wherein they had failed to discharge their duty as board members.
There is no debating the fact the Charleston murders were uncalled for, inexcusable and totally heinous. And there are few words to adequately describe the graciousness and forgiving nature in which the survivors and other persons through the state have reacted. But, unfortunately, it's not the end of the story. Demonstrations by outsiders and the pursuit of political correctness has begun to surface.
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Clyde Key, 63, of Camden, SC died Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Plans are incomplete and will be announced by Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.
Mrs. Ruby Glover, 63, of 37 Carter Oaks Lane, Camden, South Carolina, passed on Monday, July 20, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Nelson-Haile Funeral Home.
Funeral service for Ms. Jeannette Arlene Clyburn, 49, of 1115 Cheraw Road in Cassatt, will be held Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 11 a.m. at Nazareth Baptist Church, 1754 James West Road in Cassatt with burial in the church cemetery. She died Thursday, July 16, 2015. Collins Funeral Home of Camden is in charge of the arrangements..
Kelli Murphy, a rising sophomore at Auburn University and a 2014 Lugoff-Elgin High School graduate, was named an All-American Scholar by the Women's Golf Coaches Association.
Any middle school or high school student -- both boys and girls -- entering seventh through12th grade interested in running cross country at Camden High School is reminded that the first practice for the 2015 season will be held on Monday, Aug. 3rd at 8 a.m. in the parking lot at the school's Wellness Center.
In preparing for this coming fall season, the Camden High School girls' golf team is seeking players who would like to join the team.