Noted conservative commentator and writer George Will made a valid point recently in discussing the crisis at the Veterans Affairs Department. The federal government, he said, is really good at one thing: writing checks. But when it comes to operational matters, Uncle Sam seems to regularly find new and innovative ways to foul things up. The VA brouhaha is a classic example.
Memorial services to celebrate the life of Dr. Laura Jean Morgan Pruett, 82, of Camden, SC, will be held at 3:00 PM, Thursday, May 29, 2014, at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden. Rev. Steve Patterson will officiate. The family will receive friends in the Family Life Center following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials for Dr. Pruett may be made to Lyttleton United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020; Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County, 110 E. DeKalb Street, Camden, SC 29020 or Christian Community Ministries, 110 E. DeKalb St., Suite 10, Camden, SC ...
Funeral service for Mary Lois Ham, 71, will be held on Thursday at 3:00 p.m. at Lugoff Church of God with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Wednesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
Central Carolina Technical College President Dr. Tim Hardee has announced Spring 2014 student honors lists. This term, more than 700 students have been honored. The President's List recognizes students who were enrolled in at least 12 semester credit hours and achieved a 4.0 grade point average for the term. The Part-Time President's List recognizes students who were enrolled in 6-11 credit hours and achieved a 4.0 grade point average for the term.
After six years of peeling back layers of our corrupt state government, nothing should surprise us. And yet Judge Manning's ruling was still a shock -- it didn't seem possible for a judge to shut down a grand jury investigation into alleged corruption by the Speaker of the House and argue that Harrell's staff and colleagues on the House Ethics Committee must first decide if he has committed a crime.
May 26, 2014|
By Ashley Landess
S.C. Policy Council
• As KershawHealth begins to reveal more details and implement its recently released strategic plan, it's good to see strong support coming from both the KershawHealth Foundation and Carolina Cup Racing Association (CCRA). As published Friday, the two organizations are showing that support in the form of a more than $1 million investment -- a $675,000 grant from the foundation and another $345,000 in CCRA donations raised from past Cups -- to install a new nurse call system at the main campus' medical center. As KershawHealth's press release pointed out, the new system doesn't merely upgrade a patient ...
Mary Katherine Turner, of Camden, South Carolina, and Ryan Patrick Rambo of Hollywood, Maryland were united in holy matrimony on Sunday, May 4, 2014, at Holy Apostles Orthodox Church in West Columbia, South Carolina. The 2:00pm ceremony was performed by Father Thomas Moore, followed by a reception at the church. The couples' Orthodox sponsors were Dr. and Mrs. Daniel P. Buxhoeveden of Lexington, South Carolina.