Mrs. Birdie Mae "Johnnie" Fletcher, 89, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 31, 2014. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Deacon Tee Fletcher. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Friday, April 4, 2014 at Four p.m., at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Camden, with burial in the Church cemetery. Mrs. Flecther will be placed in the church at Three p.m. for viewing. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mount Zion Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1415, Camden, SC 29021.
One night after suffering a one-run loss to rival Lugoff-Elgin, the Camden baseball team may have let that one setback turn into two as the Bulldogs were throttled by Chapin, 10-0, in a game stopped in the sixth inning by the 10-run rule.
How strong is the Irmo tennis team? The Yellow Jackets are good enough to have pinned the first losses of the season on the Lugoff-Elgin first and second singles players, Hunter Horton and Hunter Johnson, respectively.
Fairfield Central scored three runs in the top of the fifth inning to rally from a 4-3 deficit and hold on for a 6-5 win over North Central in a Region 3-AA baseball game played Thursday night in Boonetown.
Dr. Charles King, a former Kershaw County Board of School Trustees member representing Seat 8, will attempt to recapture his previous position in the upcoming election. King, an east Camden resident, previously held the seat from 2007-2010.
Funeral service for Douglas Matthew Basham, 74, will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Jimmy Atkerson will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Jane Lever Reames Huckabee, will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden, with visitation following the service in the church fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, Jane's family requests donations may be made in her name to The Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter of Camden, The Thornwell Children's Home in Clinton, SC, Legacy Heights of Charlotte or Hospice of Charlotte.
Jo Griffith won the first Chance Art prize from Camden Art this year. Griffith was happy to receive her original work of art from Jane Hannon – a local professional artist from Camden. The original work of art was a wonderful example of contemporary art. Griffith said she was surprised to win but plans on collecting more of Hannon's work.
A pasture management workshop, open to Kershaw County Landowners, will be held April 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with lunch provided. It will be held at the Clemson Sandhill Recreation Lakehouse at 900 Clemson Road in Columbia.