The Camden Horse earned first place as the best Sports Specialty Publication or Sports Magazine published by any non-daily newspaper in the state of South Carolina. This is the first year the category has been included in the South Carolina Press Association's (SCPA) annual news contest. Chronicle-Independent (C-I) Editor Martin L. Cahn accepted the award Saturday on behalf of Camden Media Co. Publisher Mike Mischner at the SCPA's annual meeting in Greenville.
Funeral service for Sally Ann Bourgoin, 77, will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Harvest Baptist Church, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Columbia. The Rev. Bill Dulaney will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to Harvest Baptist Church, 281 Wildwood Lane, Lugoff, S.C. 29078.
Mr. James Clyburn, 91, of 511 Campbell Street, Camden S.C., passed on Sunday, March 24, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Mr. Jessie Hunter, 78, of 1636 A Brewer Spring Road, Camden, S.C., passed on Friday, March 22, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Mrs. Dorothy T. Norwood, 69, of 605 Cooper Street, Camden S.C. passed on Sunday, March 24, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Funeral service with full military honors for Richard Preston Parker, 66, will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday 10:00-11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to KershawHealth Hospice.
Dianne Markwood Thompson passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013 in Camden, South Carolina. Dianne was born in Greensboro, NC and moved to Atlanta, GA, where she spent the majority of her life. She was the daughter of the late Malcom H. and Selma M. Markwood. Dianne was an artist in Atlanta and enjoyed traveling the world. She had moved to Camden in 2011 to be closer to her family.
Mrs. Mary E. Washington, 75, of Reddick Road, Bishopville, S.C. passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Mr. Thomas Allen White, 86, of Lancaster, widower of Martha McManus White, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2013 at Springs Memorial Hospital. He was born January 19, 1927 in Lancaster, a son of the late William Baxter White and Hattie Jane Caskey White. Mr. White was a member of Lynnwood United Methodist Church. He had retired from Springs Industries following forty-two years of service and was a US Army World War Two Veteran. Mr. White was a Mason and member of Jackson Lodge # 53, the Hejaz Shrine Temple and the Jackson Shrine Club.
Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church (UMC) will hold its Day Before the Cup Bake Sale on Friday.
Due to the inclement weather which was being forecast for Saturday, Camden decided to postpone that day's Dogfest.
Two nights after a mistake-filled loss to Region 4-4A foe Richland Northeast, Lugoff-Elgin baseball coach Randy Stokes was interested to see how his team would react in Thursday's non-conference game at White Knoll.
There were two things which Camden baseball coach was looking to get out of Thursday's non-region game at Fairfield Central. First, he wanted to come out of Winnsboro with the victory. Next, he wanted to give several of his pitchers some much-needed time on the mound.
There is nothing like hot pitching to warm up a cold night.
It is going to take a strong, if not an experienced, team to stop Chapin from winning a fourth consecutive state class AAA tennis championship come May.
There is no debating the fact the Charleston murders were uncalled for, inexcusable and totally heinous. And there are few words to adequately describe the graciousness and forgiving nature in which the survivors and other persons through the state have reacted. But, unfortunately, it's not the end of the story. Demonstrations by outsiders and the pursuit of political correctness has begun to surface.
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Clyde Key, 63, of Camden, SC died Tuesday, July 21, 2015. Plans are incomplete and will be announced by Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.
Mrs. Ruby Glover, 63, of 37 Carter Oaks Lane, Camden, South Carolina, passed on Monday, July 20, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Nelson-Haile Funeral Home.
Funeral service for Ms. Jeannette Arlene Clyburn, 49, of 1115 Cheraw Road in Cassatt, will be held Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 11 a.m. at Nazareth Baptist Church, 1754 James West Road in Cassatt with burial in the church cemetery. She died Thursday, July 16, 2015. Collins Funeral Home of Camden is in charge of the arrangements..
Kelli Murphy, a rising sophomore at Auburn University and a 2014 Lugoff-Elgin High School graduate, was named an All-American Scholar by the Women's Golf Coaches Association.
Any middle school or high school student -- both boys and girls -- entering seventh through12th grade interested in running cross country at Camden High School is reminded that the first practice for the 2015 season will be held on Monday, Aug. 3rd at 8 a.m. in the parking lot at the school's Wellness Center.
In preparing for this coming fall season, the Camden High School girls' golf team is seeking players who would like to join the team.