Mrs. Josephine Anderson Brown of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and sister to Helen Anderson and Sylvia Drakeford of Camden died Sunday, May 4, 2014. Funeral service will be held Monday, May 12, 2014, 11:00 A.M. at Perry Funeral Funeral Home in Philadelphia. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the local arrangements and Perry Funeral Home is in charge of the out of town arrangements.
Funeral service for Joan Ellisor Bowen, 72, will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Sandhill Heights Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Sandhill Heights Baptist Church, 2992 Bowen Street, Elgin, S.C. 29045.
The KershawHealth Strategic Plan approved unanimously by our Board of Trustees presents an ambitious, but achievable, road map for the organization's future, both short and long term. Essential to the success of the plan is the ability to form multiple strategic partnerships to strengthen existing healthcare services and provide essential capital for adding or expanding facilities.
The Kershaw County School District is encouraging families who have not yet registered their kindergarten students for the 2014-15 school year to do so as soon as possible. All 11 elementary schools will be accepting registrations during regular school hours.
The Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority (L-EWA) recently awarded 12 Kershaw County high school seniors with $500 scholarships. Recipients were honored at the May meeting of the L-EWA. Pictured are (from top row, left to right) L-E Water Authority Scholarship Committee representatives Chip McCaa, Anna Stewart (committee chair) and Clyde Smith; Scholarship recipients Lauren Smith, Julia Moye, Casey Swails, Ryan McRoy, Sarah Kleinholz, Mary Katherine Rogers, Amanda Moseley, Danielle Moore and Victoria Phan. Not pictured are Hunter Johnson, Nathaniel Tyson and Austin Veverica.
• Happy Mother's Day (plus one) to all Kershaw County mothers, grandmothers, great-grandmothers, aunts and other ladies who help raise generation after generation of children. The recently formed Family Heritage Committee held a Mother's Day festival on May 3, starting with a parade down Lyttleton Street from Camden City Hall followed by a celebration inside Zemp Stadium. Reports are that the event was not as well attended as some would have liked. That's unfortunate, since mothers of all ages and kinds should be honored more often. We would suggest that not scheduling the event at the same time ...
Miss Ferrol O'Connor Moore of Greenwood, SC, and Mr. Dylan Michael Forrester of Greenwood, SC, and formerly of Camden, SC, were united in marriage on May 10, 2014 at 6 o'clock p.m. at St. Andrew's Anglican Church in Greenwood, SC.
Miss Rebekah Ann Robinson of Lexington, SC and Mr. Jacob Charles Hammond of Camden, SC were united in marriage on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Bethel Worship Center in Camden. The 4:30pm double ring ceremony was performed by Pastor Casey Wayne Mills. A reception followed at the Camden Country Club in Camden with guests being greeted by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mitchell Watson of Columbia.
Tickets are now on sale for Camden Middle School's inaugural Sports Gala on Friday, May 23 at the school beginning at 6 p.m.
Things started on a sour note for the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team and got worse as the day went along.
ROCK HILL -- Lugoff-Elgin struck the first blow while Northwestern delivered the final one to advance to Saturday's 4A Upper State softball championship tournament in downing the visiting Lady Demons, 5-4, in nine innings in the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader played in Rock Hill.
Moises Mata completed a hat trick in the second overtime period to give Camden a 3-2 win over host Lugoff-Elgin in Monday's regular season finale for the visitors.
The S.C. Sheriff's Association (SCSA) named Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews as its 2014 Sheriff of the Year on Thursday. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott nominated Matthews.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested a Cassatt man for armed robbery after only recently being released from prison.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested three men Wednesday in connection with 11 vehicle break-ins that were reported Tuesday in or adjacent to ...
Having lost their first singles player to graduation last spring, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team took another blow when its first singles player for this season ...
It's that time of the year again -- the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and warm air is swirling in the air. There ...
Mrs. Cindy Andrews announces the engagement of her daughter Sarah Andrews of Beaufort, S.C. to Trevor Rabon of Beaufort, S.C.
After several years of having to turn those wanting to buy tickets away due to lack of space, the Wateree Chapter Ducks Unlimited Banquet is ...
The Multi-Cultural Committee of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) announces plans for the Gospel Fest and Heritage Tea -- annual events celebrating Black ...
The Chronicle-Independent will now publish wedding, engagement and 50th and above wedding anniversary announcements on the People&Places page free of charge. Announcements can include ...
A new race meet, The Steeplechase of Charleston at Stono Ferry, will join the National Steeplechase Association's 2017 spring racing schedule.