Estelle Murphy, 88, of 32 Colony Drive, Camden, S.C., formerly of 411 Church Street, Apt. 109-D, passed on Friday, August 24, 2012. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 31, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Joshua United Methodist Church, Ridgeway, S.C., with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Carroll Dixon "Dick" Stokes, 84, of Camden, SC will be held at 2:00PM, August 31, 2012 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Russell McLeod and Lynwood Young will officiate. Burial will follow in Branham Cemetery at Smryna. Family will receive friends 1 hour before the service. Memorials may be made in Dick's memory to Agape Hospice, 141 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, SC 29210.
Mrs. Leola Walden, 92, formally of Camden, S.C., died Sunday, August 26, 2012 in Washington, D.C. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Cooke Funeral Home of Camden. Friends and Family may View/Sign the Online Guestbook at www.cookefuneralhomeofcamden.com.
Mrs. Grace Tate Carter, of Washington, DC, formally of Camden, S.C. wife of the late Nathan Carter, passed on Friday, August 24, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Northeast Holy Trinity Church, Washington, DC. Visitation will be heldon Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 from 9-11 a.m.
A 52-year-old man charged with kidnapping a missing northeast Richland County teen is now a person of interest in the 2011 murder of an Elgin man.
Capt. Dwight DeLoach, a Camden native, recently took command of Company C of the S.C. National Guard's (SCNG) 151st Expeditionary Signal Battalion headquartered in Camden. Capt. Octavious K. Baldwin transferred command to DeLoach during an Aug. 5 ceremony held at the Camden National Guard Armory on Ehrenclou Drive.
A KershawHealth accreditation survey that reflects "the most favorable results I have seen in my many years as a healthcare CEO," according to chief executive Donnie Weeks, is a positive sign for KershawHealth during a period of financial turmoil. The hospital's financial struggles (as have those of many hospitals) have been well documented over the last couple years as the economy has taken a toll on elective surgeries and other procedures, so KershawHealth was in need of some good news.
Wednesday: Blythewood at Camden (TEN – 4:30 p.m.); Camden, Camden Military Academy at Hammond Invitational (XC – 5 p.m.); Spring Valley at Lugoff-Elgin (XC – 5:30 p.m.)
Jacqueline Ohrstrom's Demonstrative charged to the lead in the final furlong and drew clear for a one-length victory in Saratoga Race Course' $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup Handicap (Gr. 1) last Thursday.
Faye W. Collins
Photo cutline -- Lugoff Elementary School's new principal, James Ann Lynch shows retiring Principal Amy McLester new logo T-shirts for the 1989-90 school year.
The eighth annual Clinic Classic 5K walk/run, presented by McDonald's of Camden, and the Camden Family Care one-mile run/walk will take to the streets of Camden on Saturday, April 18.
Previous year's box seat and reserved parking space holders have until Friday, Feb. 13, to secure their spaces for the 2015 Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races in Camden.
The Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Department will hold a pair of umpire certification clinics for those individuals seeking to work Dixie Youth and/or Dixie Boys and Dixie Majors baseball games this spring and summer.
Even though the calendar just turned to January and cold weather is on the way, it is not too early to be thinking about the warmer days of spring.