The KershawHealth Foundation Board of Directors unanimously approved a more than $675,000 grant to KershawHealth at its May 20 meeting. The grant, along with $345,000 worth of cumulative gifts from the Carolina Cup Racing Association (CCRA) from the last four years, will help fund a new $1.02 million nurse call system.
This is what I often hear after meeting someone new and they discover I'm an arborist. Sometimes I'm stumped on the trees' problem or what the homeowner perceives to be the problem, but most times able to assist them. If you have a tree in your yard or on street-side, perhaps you've wondered about a particular tree thing. If so, here is Part 1 of some common tree questions I receive.
May 23, 2014|
By Liz Gilland, Camden Urban Forester
C-I contributing columnist
Mrs. Eva Bell Alexander "Mrs. Rat" Lewis, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 19, 2014. Born in Richmond Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Estelle Alexander and David Fletcher and the wife of the late Larry "Fessor" Lewis, Sr. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Two p.m., at Camden First United Methodist Church, Camden, with burial in Emmanuel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Camden. Mrs. Lewis will be placed in the church at One p.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the ...
Hurricane season is now upon us - running from June 1 - November 30. It is expected to be a busy hurricane season this year. Experts predict 17 named storms and 8 hurricanes, 3 of which may be major hurricanes.
Graveside funeral services for Louise Belle Holland Jacobs, 100, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, May 23, 2014 in Quaker Cemetery. Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Belle's memory to First Baptist Church, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Memorial funeral services to celebrate the life of Charles Rembert Dixon, 76, of Camden will be held at 4:00 PM, Sunday, May 25, 2014 at First Baptist Church. Rev. Richard Cameron will officiate. Private burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 4:30 PM, following the service in room 135 of the East Building. Memorials may be made in Charles memory to The Gideons International, PO Box 1333, Camden, SC 29021 or Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.
A celebration of the life of Mr. Thomas Leslie Myers, Jr., 74, was held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Washington Street Baptist Church, Winnsboro, SC conducted by the Rev. Dewitt Atkerson. The family received friends from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Pope Funeral Home, 521 S. Congress St. in Winnsboro.
First, let's be honest with ourselves. For most of us -- especially us white, urban, middle-class folks -- when we hear people talking about the overall poor quality of education in our state, we conjure up images of the Corridor of Shame, i.e. black, rural and poor.
May 21, 2014|
By Phil Noble
C-I contributing columnist
A graveside service to celebrate the life of Mary Vance Thompson, 85, of Liberty Hill, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church. Rev. Gene Ghent will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mary's memory to Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church's Lakeside Day Camp 2014 P.O. Box 170 Liberty Hill, SC 29074 and Kershaw Health Hospice P.O. Box 7003 Camden, SC 29021-7003.