Rolling to four wins in singles and sweeping both doubles matches, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team improved to 2-0 on the season with a 6-1 non-conference victory over Manning on Thursday on the L-E courts.
Charles Strickland, 79 of Charlotte passed away Wednesday March 12, 2014 at his residence. Charles was born May 9, 1934 in Selma, NC to the late Frank and Lou Vera Ballard Strickland. On October 18, 1967 he married his wife, the late Mary E. Strickland. Charles was the owner of the Strickland Waterproofing Company that he founded in 1986. The company now holds unlimited general contractor licenses in seven different states. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, clearing land and buying real estate. He was an animal lover and avid farmer. He also enjoyed clearing land and tending ...
• It's great to see our local law enforcement officers recognized for their excellent work keeping our communities safe. In the last two weeks, we've written about two Kershaw County deputies and four Camden Police officers honored either by their own organizations, Camden American Legion Post No. 17 or the S.C. Law Enforcement Network (SCLEN). The Camden Police Department (CPD) honored patrol officers John Patton and Penny Lloyd as its Officer of the Year and Wilson Clyburn award winners, respectively -- Patton for his desire to learn; Lloyd for her ability to connect with the public. In addition, Post ...
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Dallas Ray Hazelwood, 99, of Camden will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Lakeview Baptist Church in Camden. Rev. Hugh McKinney and Chaplain Brian Ogburn will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 1 p.m., one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Hazelwood's memory to Kershaw Health Hospice, 124 Battleship Road, Camden, SC 29020.
In South Carolina, the State Superintendent of Education's position is an elected office. I suspect having to raise megabucks and participate in South Carolina's hardball politics prevents a lot of very qualified people from running.
March 17, 2014|
KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan
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