Camden and Kershaw County have a long history of sending many students to the College of Charleston, so there has been a great deal of interest in the recent choice of Glenn McConnell to be the school's next president. The selection has engendered controversy, and there have been protests among students and faculty members at the school. Indeed, McConnell is not a traditional choice to head an institution of higher learning, as academics almost always prefer one of their own. And in that vein, McConnell will bring both negatives and positives to the job.
The city of Camden is recognizing April as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month by encouraging all Camden residents to be careful and mindful of others while they're on the road. City officials read a proclamation during Camden City Council's meeting Tuesday.
Funeral Services for Mary Krimminger Williams, 90, will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Michael Leonhardt and the Rev. Barbee Parsons will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church at P.O. Box 218, Lugoff, S.C. 29078.
Mrs. Ida M. Rufus, 88, of 5220 Ross Farm Road, Rembert, South Carolina, passed on Friday, March 21, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, March 24, 2014. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. at Pine Grove AME Church in Rembert, SC. Burial will follow at Sandhills Cemetery in Rembert, SC. Haile's Funeral Home is serving the family.
Mrs. Elizabeth Drakeford Williams, 80, died Friday, March 21, 2014. She was born July 31, 1933 in Kershaw County South Carolina. She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Nora Jones Drakeford. She was married to the late Johnny M. Williams.
In a joint statement, Mike Mischner and LRT Consulting LLC announced today that The Camden Equestrian magazine would be joining the Camden Media Co. family of publications. The Camden Equestrian was founded in 2008 and has been owned and published by LRT Consulting LLC since 2013. LRT Consulting LLC is owned and operated by Camden resident Lydia R. Towell.
When I listened to the news yesterday, I heard that a school resource officer (and part-time policeman) was in trouble for a problem concerning a basketball and lack of respect from a student. While I do now know what happened -- just that, according to the news, the gentlemen shoved a 14-year-old male. I also had a problem concerning these two, except my male student was older. I did not receive coverage in the newspaper or the television. Here is what happened.
March 26, 2014|
By Jean Pruett
C-I contributing columnist
Performers from Springer Theatricals will take audience members to a time when folk music met rock music and gave birth to an explosion of music that was danceable, easy to sing and oh so romantic when the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County presents the national tour of California Dreaming on Apr. 5 at 8 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium. Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for students, seniors and military. California Dreaming is sponsored by Powers & Gregory Heating and Air Conditioning Contractors. The performance will be preceded by a cocktail hour from 7 to 8 p ...
Students enrolled in the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) health science and honors biomed programs won first, second and third place medals in statewide health occupations competition for high schools held March 12-14 in North Charleston.
It's raining, it's pouring and tornadoes are coming to Wateree Elementary School. Mrs. Lindsey Miles' students Emmy Sarabia and Noah Bounsavath worked together to make tornadoes during a recent science experiment.