Camden attorney Tom Mullikin became the new commander of the S.C. State Guard (SCSG) during a ceremony on Saturday. Mullikin, promoted from colonel to the rank of brigadier general with the guard, took over from retiring Brigadier General Richard Eckstrom.
As new evidence emerges on a regular basis showing the poor state of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, all Americans should be aggrieved that those who fought for this country have been treated, in many instances, so shabbily. The latest charges came Monday in a letter from the U.S. Office Of Special Counsel to the White House revealing the lack of attention paid to psychiatric patients. In one case, the letter said, a veteran with a service-connected psychiatric condition was in a facility for eight years before he received a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation; in another case, a ...
William and Bryan Holmes from Blythewood had a total haul of 19.59 pounds to win the 31st annual Take A Child Bass Fishing Tournament, held in memory of longtime event supporters and Wateree Marina proprietors, Tommy and Lib Phillips, on Lake Wateree May 17.
In the tiny country church where I spent most of the first 22 years of my life, where I found the Lord at the age of 11, where, without fail, I had the leading part in every Christmas pageant and where my daddy laid down the law in more ways than one, we sang hymns from a brown songbook and a green one that were filled with the haunting melodies that have penetrated the Appalachians for many decades.
June 23, 2014|
Mrs. Elizabeth Greene Dow, 83, of 1301 Kings Avenue, Camden died Saturday. Family and friends may call at 1288 Collins Circle, Camden. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Dow Family.