Former U.S. Senator Jim DeMint addresses an audience from across South Carolina at the Robert Mills Courthouse during The Buckley School of Public Speaking's recent biannual Disciplined Thinking Seminar. DeMint's topic concerned the centralization of big government. Fourteen graduates of the Buckley School participated in a debate following DeMint's presentation, with the three-day seminar functioning as a question and answer session followed by debate, further talks and a roundtable discussion. The school's founder, the late Reid Buckley, would select an issue interesting to politically-involved persons and then select a relevant speaker.
Mrs. Simmlean Blanding Jones, 93, of 1411 Koon Road, Lugoff, South Carolina passed on Tuesday April 29, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. at Mt. Prospect United Methodist Church in Lugoff SC with Burial following in the Mt. Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery in Lugoff, SC. Haile's Funeral Home is serving the family.
Marianna Widelska-Neff, 63, of Waynesboro, passed away April 25, 2014.
Tyler Bowers belted a pair of home runs while driving in three runs, but it was not enough to help North Central get past host Buford in a 9-5 loss in Thursday's first round of the AA District 3 baseball tournament.
The 31st annual Take a Child Fishing Bass Tournament will be held on Saturday, May 17 at Clearwater Cove Marina on Lake Wateree.
Of the many different programs which the Camden High tennis team has defeated over the years, Chapin was not on that list.
Don't forget to check out BARK! The Musical at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County this weekend. Tickets are available at the door. $20 Adult; $18 Student, Senior, Military. Call 425-7676 or visit the FAC web site at www.fineartscenter.org 24/7 for tickets.
The Kershaw County Master Gardeners are having their Spring Plant Sale May 10 at the Homemakers Building at Church and DeKalb Streets in Camden. With many new and different varieties, it is a sale you will not want to miss if you need replacement plants for what the unusual weather may have taken from your garden.
Bob and Brenda Snell were married on May 3, 1964 at Southside Baptist Mission in Camden. They will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 3, 2014, with a drop-in hosted by their children and grandchildren at First Baptist Church Fellowship Center in Camden.
Ellen Bukowski, above, turned 102 years old on April 28.
Mr. Hubert "Larry" Alston, 55, of Orlando, FL, formerly of Rembert, South Carolina passed on Monday, April 28, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 2, 2014 at 4 p.m. at the Union Baptist Church in Rembert, SC. Burial will be at the Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Rembert SC. Haile's Funeral Home is serving the family.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Mary Canady Branham, 87, of Camden, SC, will be held at 3:00 PM, Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the First Church of the Nazarene in Camden. Rev. David Snodgrass will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7:00-8:30 PM on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mary's memory to the First Church of the Nazarene, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Camden, SC 29020.
Mrs. Simmlean Blanding Jones, 93, of Bellows Falls, Vermont, formerly of 1411 Koon Road, Lugoff, South Carolina passed on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Mrs. Eloise Barnes Mitchell, 86, of 1451 Fort Jackson Road, Lugoff died Thursday. Family and friends may call at the residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Mitchell Family.
Mr. Hie Joe Truesdale, 78, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Monday April 28, 2014. Born in Camden, he was the son of the late Jimmy and Mary Crowell Truesdale and the husband of Artha Lee Truesdale. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Service will be held Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Eleven-Thirty a.m., at Canty Hill Baptist Church, Cassatt, with burial in the church cemetery. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Truesdale family.
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.