Last week's unveiling of the statues of Larry Doby and Bernard Baruch, and the attendant ceremonies which were held, amounted to a tripleheader: well-conceived, well-planned and well-executed. The hundreds of people who turned out Friday at the Camden Archives to witness the event were indeed buoyed by a ceremony that truly reflected the theme for the day: reconciliation.
WASHINGTON -- The item was too delicious to resist: New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, he of the don't-worry, be-happy approach to the federal deficit, had been forced to declare personal bankruptcy. Except, it wasn't true.
April 03, 2013|
By Ruth Marcus
Washington Post Writers Group
Graveside services to celebrate the life of Patricia Burns Watts, 78, of Camden, will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at Hermitage Baptist Church Cemetery in Camden. Rev. Mark Hopkins will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Tuesday, March 2, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Patricia's memory to Arise and Build at Hermitage Baptist Church, 814 Jefferson Davis Highway, Camden, SC 29020.
So Councilman Jones Has questions about many issues at Kershaw Health but can't be bothered with attending a Board of Trustees meeting where he could possibly ask those questions and possibly get answers. Sounds like he doesn't want to engage in any dialogue and just wants to hear his own voice. Is it because he won't like the answers or maybe he just likes to hear his own voice and see his name in print.
Marvelous things are happening in Camden and Kershaw County. Yes, sometimes, we take two steps forward, one step back, but as every airline pilot knows, if a strong headwind takes us off-course, we get back on track and head for our destination, which in this case is a happy, prosperous City.
April 03, 2013|
By Camden Mayor Tony Scully
C-I contributing columnist
Lugoff-Elgin will meet Camden in tonight's third round of the Kershaw-Richland Classic Wooden Bat Spring Break Baseball Tournament which ends its three-day run at American Legion Park when the two cross-river rivals meet for the second of three times this year in a 7:30 p.m. start.
The seventh annual McDonald's of Camden Sporting Clays Tournament will be held on Saturday, April 6 at Hermitage Farm Shooting Sports in Camden. The event benefits the Ronald McDonald House of Columbia.
Lugoff-Elgin Middle School (L-EMS) held their annual 8th grade science fair on March 12. Projects were put in categories such as Behavioral and Social Sciences and Botany. The winners this year are as listed.
The Kershaw County Recreation Department hosted three Easter egg hunts across the county. A total of 4,000 eggs were hidden in Lugoff at Conifer Acres, at the Recreation Department office in Camden and at the Bethune Recreation Center in Bethune. According to Program Director, Amy Peebles, there was a decent crowd at each location.
During the month of March, Lions from all across South Carolina walked the main streets of their respective cities, towns and communities as part of the first annual "South Carolina Lions Walk for Sight" to increase public awareness of Lions' humanitarian services in the state and around the world.
Omar Donovan Mingo, a sophomore at Camden High School (CHS), earned the prestigious award of Eagle Scout on November 1. The Eagle Scout award is the highest ranking in the Boy Scouts of America with less than 6% of all scouts reaching this level.