The Kershaw County Economic Development Office, with financial assistance from the Kershaw County Committee of 100, recently created new logos for three of the county's industrial parks. The new logos will be used to market the Central South Carolina MegaSite in Lugoff, Governor's Hill Industrial Park near I-20 Exit 101 and Steeplechase Industrial Park off Black River Road.
Officials with Duke Energy forecast that Lake Wateree will be "above full pond" (100 feet) today, the third time it has made such a prediction this summer. Charlotte, N.C., and the region has experienced locally heavy rainfall, with high flows coming into Lake Wylie from the South Fork River, officials said in a press release Monday.
Funeral service for Billie Byrum Maples, 82, will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at North Trenholm Baptist Church, Columbia, with burial to follow in Springvale Baptist Church Cemetery, Lugoff, S.C. The Rev. Danny Wilson will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, S.C.. Memorials may be made to World Changers c/o North Trenholm Baptist Church.
Funeral service for Sheryl Rogers Smith, 52, of 22 Rio Lane in Lugoff will be held Wednesday, July 31, 2013, 12:00 P.M. at Unity United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Viewing will be Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. -7 p.m. at the funeral home and 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at church. She died Friday, July 26, 2013. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements
Louis Wagner died Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at age 84 under hospice care. He was born in Freehold, New Jersey. Service to his country following World War II included, The Berlin Airlift, The Korean War and a tour in the Philippines. While in the Air Force he discovered his love for broadcasting the news to his fellow troops.
• When it comes to professional golf, there's probably not a more popular player than Phil Mickelson, who's always nice to people and is incredibly conscientious about signing autographs and making himself available to his fans. So it was a popular victory he achieved recently at the British Open, when he shot 66 in the final round to come from behind and win. Tiger Woods once again got to the weekend in contention but his putter failed him, as it seems to do in every major championship.
Yesterday, Sunday, July 28 was Parents' Day! Designated by Congress in 1994, the fourth Sunday of July is the day each year that we celebrate parents in the United States. Parents are very important to our future because they are the ones raising our next generation of leaders. Here in South Carolina and across the globe, parents are working hard to be sure their children have a healthy start in life and access to all the early learning experiences their children need to thrive in school and in life.
July 29, 2013|
By State Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk
C-I contributing columnist
Racing Hall of Fame trainer and part-time Camdenite Jonathan Sheppard invariably does well at Saratoga Race Course, and he kicked off the track's first steeplechase last Thursday with a 1-2 finish by Bill Pape's Martini Brother and the trainer's Barnstorming in the $75,000 Jonathan Kiser Novice Stakes.