When people decide to run for public office -- to hold themselves up to scrutiny among voters -- they are in effect saying they're willing to subject themselves to the kind of comment, investigation and criticism that private citizens can avoid. That's what David Thomley did on two occasions, running for sheriff four years ago and then again this year. So we find it curious that two days after being soundly defeated by incumbent sheriff Jim Matthews, Thomley filed a $2-million libel/slander suit charging he'd been defamed by comments Matthews made during an investigation at Camden Military Academy ...
The Water Environment Association of South Carolina (WEASC) has awarded a $1,500 Legacy of Learning Scholarship to University of South Carolina (USC) student Tyler Kirkland of Camden. The Legacy of Learning Scholarship was established to encourage students pursuing a career in the environmental field. Kirkland,is a rising senior majoring in chemical engineering at USC with a 3.3 grad point average.
Steve Phillips of Lugoff weighed a five-bass limit totaling 19 pounds, 12 ounces Saturday to win the third Walmart Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division tournament of 2014 on Lake Wateree. For his victory, Phillips earned $4,977.
Mary S. Brown passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014, the age of 83, after a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Ear and Sophia Stewart of Uno, VA. Mary joins her husband, James C. Brown to be in his arms eternally. Mary was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother, who enjoyed life and loved to experience new things. She will be missed dearly by all those who knew her. She is survived by her children, Brenda Hundley, Clarence Johnson, Jr., Denie Valentine, Tammy Young and Rhonda Johnson; 10 grandchildren, other relatives and ...
A service to celebrate the life of William D. "Jim" Gardner, 82, will be held on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Ernest Rabon will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
Robert Wayne "Bob" Graunke died Saturday, June 14, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Emil and Mildred Graunke. He is survived by his wife Rita Niedzialek Graunke. He will always be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather; a mentor and friend to all and a spokesman for his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Osborne "Ozzie" Haskell Hudson will be held on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 11:00 at Grace Episcopal Church, with burial following in Quaker Cemetery. The Reverend James Barnhill will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 17, from 6:00 til 7:30 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made to Grace Episcopal Church, 1315 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020 or to the charity of one;s choice.
Funeral service for Mrs. Melvina Drakeford Haile, 50, of Camden will be held Friday, June 20, 2014, 2:00 P.M. at Landmark Assembly Church on Gardner Street in Camden with burial in the Cedars Cemetery. Friends may visit at 2031 Arnett Drive in Camden. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.