Karen Stradford-Wright, beloved daughter of Edna and Henry Stradford, Sr. passed on to her next life on Sunday, June 1, 2014. A service to celebrate Karen's life on earth will be held on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Camden First United Methodist Church, 704 W. DeKalb Street in Camden, SC with burial in the Cedars Cemetery. The family will receive friends and family during visitation on Friday, June 6, 2014 from 6PM to 8PM at Collins Funeral Home, 714 W. DeKalb Street in Camden. Viewing will begin at 10:00 A.M. at the ...
The Camden Royals AAU basketball organization is hosting a basketball tournament on Friday, June 6 through Sunday, June 8 at the Bishopville Recreation Department located on East College Street in Bishopville.
Somewhere along the line, it seems, people have stopped talking about the American Dream. I can't recall the last time I heard anyone, in person or through the media, remind folks that we live in the greatest country on Earth and that here in this land of profound freedom, opportunities abound and no one, regardless of race or level of economic upbringing, is held back from grand and lofty aspirations.
June 02, 2014|
By Ronda Rich
In the 1960s Roland Goodale did a taped interview in which he described living in Camden beginning about 1910. A copy of the transcript of his Interview was in the Carrison Collection recently given to the South Caroliniiana Library by Mary Alden Carrison. This collection is presently being catalogued by Dr. Allen Stokes and will soon be available to researchers.
June 02, 2014|
By Harvey S. Teal
Provided by the Kershaw County Historical Society
• There is no doubt that the Ross E. Beard Jr. gun collection -- really it is so much more than that -- has energized interest in what is already one of Camden's crown jewels: the Camden Archives and Museum. Beard loaned a significant portion of his collection to the city more than a year ago. Friday's exciting news that the city is contemplating purchasing the entire collection outright means that the guns, photographs, spy gear and other memorabilia could be permanently housed at the archives. As of last August, just months after the Beard exhibit opened, Archives Director Katherine Richardson ...
One of the most memorable seasons in the relatively short history of the Lugoff-Elgin boys' tennis program came to an end last week with sophomore first singles player Hunter Horton competing and earning 4A All-state honors at the 4A-3A state individual tournament.
Some of the region's top young tennis talent will descend upon Camden this weekend for the United States Tennis Association's (USTA) Junior Championships to be played today through Sunday at the Camden Country Club (ages 12 and up) and the Camden High School (players 10 and under) tennis courts.