You may or may not be aware, but we Americans are in the middle of the Civil War Sesquicentennial now in the year 2013. Beginning in the year 2011 and running through 2015, the National Park Service and the Civil War Trust called for United States museums, parks, and civil war groups to hold an exhibit, a program, a reenactment, or some such event to commemorate the war. Not celebrate it -- commemorate that devastating period when the North and South waged war against each other from 1861 through 1865. The Camden Archives and Museum will honor that request by mounting ...
I would like to see the county look into the possibility of partnering with a proven healthcare system to administrate KershawHealth. This has been done successfully in many areas of the country. One that I am familiar with, having seen it develop when I was in diagnostic imaging sales, is Carolinas Health System (CHS), headquartered in Charlotte.
Registration is open for runners and walkers for the 5th Annual Springdale at Sunset 5K Run, 1-lap walk and a kids' fun run --- of about one mile --- to be held on Saturday, Aug. 17 at the Springdale Race Course in Camden.
Funeral service for Mrs. Estella C. Drakeford, 78, of Camden will be held Saturday, August 17, 2013, 2:00 P.M. at Christian Fellowship Tabernacle, 104 Colonial Lake Drive in Camden, with burial in the church cemetery. Viewing will be at the funeral home, 1:00 P.M. - 7 P.M. on Thursday, 10:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M on Friday with Wake service, 5 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. and one hour prior to service at the church on Saturday. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Funeral service for Mrs. Manson Hanlon, 79, of Cassatt will be held Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 10:00 A.M. at Collins Funeral Home chapel with burial in the Fort Jackson National Cemetery. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Helen Isabelle "Belle" Kirkland Motley, 83, of Elgin, SC, will be held at 4:00 PM, Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at Sandhill Heights Baptist Church in Elgin. Rev. Lanny Brisendine will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM following the service in the church Fellowship Hall. Memorials may be made to Sandhill Heights Baptist Church, P. O. Box 96, Elgin, SC 29045.
Charles Larry Robinson, 62, of Lancaster, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at Springs Memorial Hospital. He was born June 6, 1951, in Lancaster, a son of the late Conway and Catherine Melton Robinson. Larry worked many years in construction. He loved to ride his Harley. He loved animals and enjoyed being with his friends. Larry will be deeply missed.
The Livi's Library Foundation, represented by Harris Godfrey and his mother, Amanda, delivered a new bookshelf filled with gently used children's books to the Sandhills Medical Foundation (SMF) clinic in Lugoff. The books will be enjoyed and taken home by the children who are seen in the clinic. Dr. Theresa Alderson, a pediatrician with SMF, received the donation saying, "We are so appreciative of our friends at Livi's Library for putting their time, talents, and energy into helping us foster literacy in our community. We also want to thank the families in the area who have graciously ...
As baby boomers move towards their latter years -- here in Kershaw County and across the country -- many are concerned with end-of-life issues and the fact that they want to be able to leave the world with dignity. Living wills, which were created decades ago, have served a useful purpose in letting people lay out their wishes for their last years and moments, but many people today are looking at a more specific document called The Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Paradigm. It goes beyond previous instruments by creating medical orders signed by a doctor, based on a patient's ...
Lynn Seeley Kelley of Camden, South Carolina, entered into eternal life peacefully on Aug. 9, 2013, after living at Ashton Place in McLeansville, NC, during several months of declining health. He was 92 years old.