Funeral service for Mr. Clarence "Jake" Thompson, 88, of 146 Battleship Road in Camden will be held Saturday, September 14, 2013, 2:00 p.m. at Ebenezer AME Zion Church with burial in the church cemetery. Viewing will be Friday, 12:00 p.m. - 7 p.m. at the funeral home and one prior to the service at the church. He died Saturday, September 7, 2013. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
President Barack Obama surprised many by deciding to turn to Congress for approval before he fires missiles at Syria, but his decision makes sense. When proposing military action that almost nobody wants to wage, it is best to find someone with whom to share the blame.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Monnie is a 5-month-old retriever mix and a female gray tabby cat. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The shelter, located at the south end of Fair Street 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 shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the shelter or to check for a missing pet, call 425-6016 ...
In spite of being one of the smaller schools invited to Saturday's Sumter Spike-Off volleyball tournament, North Central still managed to knock off its share of larger programs en route to a third-place finish in the 15-team event.
The "Old School" Baseball Camp, operated by Lugoff-Elgin High School and Kershaw County Post 17 American Legion pitching coach Jeremy Ray, is enrolling players for its fall/winter development camp sessions.
North Central's Matt Frazier led the way home, but Camden Military Academy was able to fill up the top 10 with seven of its runners in downing the Knights, 37-23, in a cross country meet run in Boonetown on Friday, Sept. 6.
Community members are invited to learn more about the Kershaw County School District's facility needs at a series of public meetings being held later this month and in October. Superintendent Frank Morgan and Operations Executive Director Billy Smith will hold a series of meetings across the county to explain the district's building needs, answer questions and receive suggestions.
Chaplain Jerry Johnson, son of Gerald and Carolyn Johnson of Cassatt, received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Columbia International University on August 27. Johnson's wife, Carrie, and their four sons live in Lowville, N.Y.
Dawn M. Wicker passed away peacefully at home on September 5, 2013. Dawn was born and raised in Michigan and graduated from Eastern High school in 1959. She was a nurturer who enjoyed the time she spent with students in Lansing School District for 25 years, however, her true calling was raising her family. She was a member of the VFW Post #8346, Lake Wateree Ladies Auxiliary. She held a special place in her heart for her three children, five grandchildren and her brother and sister.