Funeral service for Ms. Paula Alexander Abdullah, 55, of Jacksonville, Florida, formerly of Camden will be held Saturday, May 17, 2014, 12:00 P.M. at St. Paul United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. She died Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Friends may visit at 2014 Virginia Drive in Camden. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
A graveside service to celebrate the life of Sadie Tidwell McCaskill, 89, of Camden, SC, will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday, May 16, 2014 in Scotch Cemetery in Bethune, SC. Rev. Dr. Ronald Taylor will officiate. Memorials may be made in Sadie's memory to Morningside Presbyterian Church, 1610 Jefferson Davis Highway, Camden, SC 29020.
WASHINGTON -- When my neighbor gleefully reported that Bill Maher had dedicated a searing monologue to me for a column about the Donald Sterling/Cliven Bundy rants, my first thought was, Nah. If I tussled with everybody who tossed a brick through the window, I'd never get the draperies hung.
May 16, 2014|
By Kathleen Parker
Washington Post Writers Group
The Kershaw County Council on Aging Senior Center, in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Social Services, will be issuing free coupons to low income individuals age 60 and older that may be used to purchase fresh produce at local participating farmers markets. Each eligible person will receive $25 worth of coupons that may be used at participating markets from May through October 15. The coupons will be issued on a first-come first-served basis until the supply is exhausted.
The Kershaw County Amateur Radio Club (KCARC) will be setting up a booth and radio station at the Kershaw County Farmers Market Saturday and again May 24. The club's mission is to provide emergency communications to the community, present information to better prepare the community for those emergencies and inspire interest in the hobby. KCARC has been designated a special services club by the Amateur Radio Relay League, along with being Ambassadors for the Weather Ready Nation program.
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) invites you to the exhibit "Nature, the Artist's Joy," the 2014 Camden ART Members' Honors Show in the Bassett Gallery. Each year, the Camden ART Spring Honors Show presents an opportunity to view more works of the winners of the Annual Fall Show. This show promises to be a splendid exhibition of creativity in a variety of styles and mediums. The winners that will be represented are Emily Houde, Linda Kincaid and Beth Woodall.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Reagan, a one-month-old male Australian cattle dog mix. He also has litter mates available for adoption. Tux, a six-month-old female cat with black and white "tuxedo" markings. Caleb, a nine-month-old Catahoula mix, and Sissy, a 7 year old spayed female cat.
We've certainly come a long way from the citizen-lawmakers envisioned by our forefathers -- farmers and craftsmen and professionals who would travel from their homes to the nation's capital, tend to the country's business and then go back home. But an even bigger divergence from the founding fathers' vision would be the concept that there is a class of people in this country who are above the law. That's the impression Judge Casey Manning gave recently when he ruled that Attorney General Alan Wilson didn't have the right to investigate possible illegal activities on the part ...
The Camden Archives and Museum has been entrusted with the care of the famed Lafayette Ball gown worn by Margaret Evans Larkin Rochelle Starke in 1825 on the occasion of General Lafayette's visit to Camden. Margaret (1791-1872) was the wife of Thomas Starke (1789-1855). They resided in Fairfield County where Thomas was a planter of some means. Margaret wore this dress six months after the birth of her seventh child and it would have been a flattering style for a post-pregnancy figure.
May 16, 2014|
By Katherine Richardson
C-I contributing columnist