President Obama is a gifted speaker -- quick on his feet, personable, ready with a quip. And we'll give him high marks for political courage in trying to establish new gun controls; it's a volatile issue, and he has little to gain politically by taking it on. But he's pushing forward with it, and whether you agree with him or not, he deserves credit for delving into a policy that can engender hard feelings on both sides and can cost him political capital.
Alvin Staley, an artist-in-residence for Orangeburg - Wilkinson High School, and adjunct professor at Claflin University will bring his inspiring artwork to the Bassett Gallery at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) for an exhibition entitled Voyage -- The Quest for the Eternal beginning Friday, Jan. 25. The opening reception will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Gallery just prior to The Marvelous Wonderettes production. Light hors d'ouevres and a cash bar will be available. The opening reception is sponsored by First Community Bank. Voyage -- The Quest for the Eternal will be ...
A portion of the Town Green parking lot was temporarily closed on Jan. 10 to facilitate the replacement of two live oak trees. The original trees had been planted two years earlier during the Town Green's construction. Unfortunately, they did not survive the relocation process and had to be replaced despite the fact that the trees had been properly planted and cared for.
Mrs. Willie Boykin Cantey, 86, of 809 Knights Hill Road, Camden, SC, passed on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 19, 2013, 2 p.m., at Camden First United Methodist Church, Camden, with burial to follow Cedar Cemetery.
Mrs. Sally "Vickie" Graham McKenzie, 60, of 820 Highway 1, N. Cassatt, SC, passed on Sunday, January 13, 2013. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at Pine Grove AME Church, Rembert, SC with burial to follow at Corbett Cemetery, Rembert.
Graveside service for Anna Mae Jensen, 78, will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in Greenhaven Memorial Garden. The Rev. Dr. Mark Bredholt will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Lugoff Elementary School 994 Ridgeway Road, Lugoff, S.C. 29078.
Mrs. Desline Halley Graham, 73, of 971 Wateree Villa 1-F, Camden, SC, passed on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Michael Arnez Richards, Sr. was called home to be with our Lord and Saviour on Thursday, January 3, 2013, in Conyers, Georgia. Michael born on March 8, 1956, in Camden, South Carolina to Mrs. Elease K. Richards and the late Norman "Tee" Richards, Sr.
A funeral service for Michael Richard Hornsby, 66, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The Rev. Todd Horton will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Kidney Foundation.
The Wateree Football Officials Association and the South Carolina Football Officials Association are looking for anyone interested in becoming high school football officials for the South Carolina High School League Football Officials Association and the Santee Wateree Football Officials Association.