The Lil' Diamonds are all grown up into the Kershaw County Diamonds and will be the stars of the show for Camden's annual step show, the 2013 Mayor's Cup. For the first time ever, the show will be held at Camden High School, March 2 starting at 6 p.m.
Funeral services for Annette Watson Stokes, age 69, who passed away February 10, will be held Wednesday at 3:00 at Cedar Creek Baptist Church. Rev. Dave Robinson and Rev. Sim Smith will officiate. Burial will be in the Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery directed by Norton Funeral Home, Bishopville. Visitation will be Tuesday 6-8 pm at the Funeral Home. Annette was born in Bishopville a daughter of the late Walter Thomas & Anna Lee Smith Watson. She was employed with the Lee County Sheriffs Department for over 15 years, and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She started playing the ...
A memorial service for Nancy Anne Corbett, 71, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Solid Rock Baptist Church in Garden City Beach. The family will receive friends following the service at the church. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in Sandhill Heights Baptist Church Cemetery in Elgin, S.C. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made to Solid Rock Baptist Church in Garden City.
Ret Sgt Major Alphonso Peeples, 70, of 122 Frost Road, Camden, SC, passed on Sunday, February 10, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Sometimes considered a "rock star" by young athletes and certainly recognized as a "great gift" to the community, local sports writer and commentator Tom Didato was honored Sunday at a multicultural history celebration at the Kershaw County Library highlighting his works and writings.
February 13, 2013|
By Becca Green
Special to the C-I
When so many negative occurrences receive coverage in newspapers, television, and gossip, many people forget that positives existed and still exist, especially teachers. I shall never forget David and a few others like him who participated in speech and essay contests for which they received no scholastic rewards and expended a great deal of effort. Of course, everyone knows that the most feared activity is public speaking. In fact, I once told my participants that they should always remember that every member in the audience applauded their bravery. When I was the representative of the school for every speech contest ...
February 13, 2013|
By Jean Pruett
C-I contributing columnist
Mrs. Hattie Mae James Robinson, 80, of 1328 Belton Shady Village, Camden, SC, passed on Sunday, February 10, 2013. Funeral Services will be conducted Friday, February 15, 2013, 11:00 AM, at Gaines Baptist Church, Camden, SC, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Haile's Funeral Home is assisting.
Ms. Esther Mae Salmond, 62, of 131-33 222nd Street, Laurelton, NY, passed on Friday, February 8, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
It appears the Confederate battle flag will soon be removed from the South Carolina Capitol grounds and placed in a museum where it belongs. What many believe to be a symbol of Southern heritage has now become a symbol of division. Only the flag of one sovereign nation should fly over the Capitol grounds. I endorse its removal in honor and wishes of my great-grandfather, a former Confederate soldier who wrote in his diary from Shanghai, Chine, on September 17, 1886:
June 24, 2015|
J. Kennedy DuBose Jr.
Richard Hagins, standing with his daughters, holds a framed joint resolution from the S.C. General Assembly presented during the June 21 morning worship service at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church (LSUMC). State Sen. Vincent Sheheen and State Rep. Laurie Funderburk presented the resolution honoring Hagins for his work with Salkehatchie, LSUMC, and other community service organizations such as United Way and Habitat For Humanity. Hagins and his late wife, Sara, founded the Salkehatchie-Wateree Camp, part of the S.C. United Methodist Church's Salkehatchie Ministry in 1990. Under Hagins' leadership, Salkehatchie-Wateree camp has performed major repairs and renovations to ...