Hurricane season is now upon us - running from June 1 - November 30. It is expected to be a busy hurricane season this year. Experts predict 17 named storms and 8 hurricanes, 3 of which may be major hurricanes.
Graveside funeral services for Louise Belle Holland Jacobs, 100, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, May 23, 2014 in Quaker Cemetery. Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Belle's memory to First Baptist Church, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Memorial funeral services to celebrate the life of Charles Rembert Dixon, 76, of Camden will be held at 4:00 PM, Sunday, May 25, 2014 at First Baptist Church. Rev. Richard Cameron will officiate. Private burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 4:30 PM, following the service in room 135 of the East Building. Memorials may be made in Charles memory to The Gideons International, PO Box 1333, Camden, SC 29021 or Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.
A celebration of the life of Mr. Thomas Leslie Myers, Jr., 74, was held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at Washington Street Baptist Church, Winnsboro, SC conducted by the Rev. Dewitt Atkerson. The family received friends from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Pope Funeral Home, 521 S. Congress St. in Winnsboro.
First, let's be honest with ourselves. For most of us -- especially us white, urban, middle-class folks -- when we hear people talking about the overall poor quality of education in our state, we conjure up images of the Corridor of Shame, i.e. black, rural and poor.
May 21, 2014|
By Phil Noble
C-I contributing columnist
A graveside service to celebrate the life of Mary Vance Thompson, 85, of Liberty Hill, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church. Rev. Gene Ghent will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mary's memory to Liberty Hill Presbyterian Church's Lakeside Day Camp 2014 P.O. Box 170 Liberty Hill, SC 29074 and Kershaw Health Hospice P.O. Box 7003 Camden, SC 29021-7003.
This playground equipment at Rectory Square is off-limits for now, thanks to an approximately 180-year-old, 80-foot-tall post oak tree that fell it on during the night of May 15 following heavy rains. According to Camden Urban Forester Liz Gilland, it took four days for staff to cut up, haul off and clean up the debris since this picture was taken. "And we have yet to haul away the stump (it weighs over 7,000 pounds our equipment can't lift it -- yikes!)" Gilland said. She said the tree fell due to a combination of saturated soil and a partially decayed ...
WASHINGTON -- With The New York Times' sudden dismissal of Executive Editor Jill Abramson and Karl Rove's suggestion that Hillary Clinton might have brain damage, the curtain opened on a new theater in an old war.
May 21, 2014|
By Kathleen Parker
Washington Post Writers Group