A funeral service to celebrate the life of Bernice Baker Kelly, 85 of Camden was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday morning June 16, 2014 in the sanctuary of Malvern Hill Baptist Church. The Revs. Buster Morris and Donnie Barrett officiated. Burial followed in the Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery, Westville.
Funeral services for Inf. Jackson James Hopkins will be held Friday at 4:00 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Dave Robinson will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 3-4 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the March of Dimes.
Maggie "Mag" Cunningham James Britt, was the youngest daughter born to the late Evroy W. Cunningham and Henerietta James Cunningham on April 8, 1932, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She went on to glory on early Saturday morning, June 14, 2014.
It all really began with the Haile Gold Mine. The Eldredge family of New York – the Hobkirk Inn Eldredges – purchased the mine in 1880. The family owned gold mines in California, Virginia, and Mexico. Son, Frank W. Eldredge, was installed here as manager of the Haile mine. Frank's son, Inman, wrote that the living quarters at the mine "were a bit crude," so when his mother was expecting in 1882 his father bought Pine Flat from Mrs. William Shannon.
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.