A local businessman asked me the other day how things went for us at the Cup. I told him that we were told by the Camden Police Department that our services would not be needed so we concentrated on DUI enforcement after the race and the results were good. We only made two DUI arrests, but a lot of open container violations were cited and we wrote a lot of warning tickets.
The Camden Military Academy varsity tennis team finished the first half of their schedule with a 4-2 win over South Pointe High School Monday, March 25.
Divine Fortune, trained in Camden by Hall of Fame member Jonathan Sheppard, jumped onto the lead immediately in Saturday's $25,000 Sandhills Cup and pulled away in the final furlong to a 2 3/4-length victory over Slip Away in the featured open allowance hurdle at the 62nd Stoneybrook Steeplechase at the Carolina Horse Park in Raeford, N.C.
A playwright, bookseller, doctor, columnist and former staff member will begin writing feature stories for the Chronicle-Independent this month. Paddy Bell, Dr. Tray Dunaway, Bill Funderburk, C-I columnist Paula Joseph and former C-I Localife editor Sheila McKinney have all joined the paper as freelance feature writers.
Farm Bureau's beauty title is won by Kershaw Entrant
Sarah Callahan Turner, 89, beloved widow of Hall Turner, died Saturday, April 6, 2013, in Greenville, SC, following a period of declining health. Born in Latta, SC, April 25, 1923, she was the elder daughter of the late Samuel Hugh Callahan and Katherine Bethea Callahan.
Funeral service for Margaret Robertson Davis, 78, will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Bob Moore will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 3223 Sunset Blvd #100, West Columbia, SC 29169.
A graveside service to celebrate the life of Jacqueline Webster Wiltshire, a beloved mother and grandmother, age 82, will be held at 12:00 Noon, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Quaker Cemetery in Camden. Hamp Davis will officiate. The family will receive friends at 11:00 AM, 1 hour prior to the service, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Wiltshire's memory to the American Diabetes Association of SC, 2711 Middleburg Drive-Ste. 205, Columbia, SC 29204, the American Heart Association of SC, Memorials & Tributes, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen ...
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Martha Ann Timmons Hornsby Cook, 74, of Camden, will be held Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church in Camden. Rev. Joe Stines will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Wednesday, April 10, 2013 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Martha's memory to Agape Hospice, 141 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, SC 29210.
Bruce Alexander, 57, of 728 Boyd Road (Knights Hill community) in Camden died Monday, April 8, 2013. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.
Funeral service for Ms. Julia Carlos, 46, of 201 Dicey Ford Road in Camden will be held Saturday, April 13, 11 a.m., at Camden First United Methodist Church. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Leila Belton, 65, of 2570 Thomas Street, Camden, SC, passed on Monday, April 8, 3013. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, Appril 12, 2013, 1 p.m., at Unity United methodist Church, Lugoff, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Haile's Funeral Home is assisting.
Mrs. Mamie Reed, 86, of 703 Broad Street, Camden, SC, passed on Thursday, April 4, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 2 p.m., Haile's Fuenral Home Chapel, Camden. Burial will follow at Cedar Cemetery.
Mrs. Melvine Hough Dunham, 86, of 2816 Best Road, Bethune, SC, passed on Saturday, April 6, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 13, 2013, 3 p.m., at New Hope Baptist Church, Bishopville, with burial to follow in church cemetery.
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A few months ago, Steven and Jessica Mooneyhan of Cassatt purchased the Hard Times Café from H.C. Robinson. H.C.'s customer base has ...
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Leonard Boyd Hinson, 53, of 2347 Northbrook Dr., Rock Hill died Friday, October 02, 2015, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, SC.
A memorial service to honor the life of Lent Bridges, 94, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, October 7, 2015 ...
The Camden High School volleyball program will host its annual "Dig Pink" Breast Cancer Fundraiser and Awareness Campaign on Wednesday Oct. 7 when Cardinal Newman ...
Ever wanted to see Kershaw County from a bird's perspective?
Invitations for the 46th annual Marion duPont Scott International Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races to be run over the Springdale Race Course in Camden on Saturday ...
Openings are still available for the Camden Jaycees annual golf tournament which will be held Thursday, Oct.15 at the Camden Country Club.
The Camden Jaycees' annual golf tournament will be held Thursday, Oct. 15 at the Camden Country Club.