The Camden Lions Club would like to thank the citizens of Kershaw County for their support of our recent Candy Days fundraiser. This is our annual event to raise funds for sight conservation and other club projects. Because of the generous contributions of our community, we are able to help 100 to 150 people each year who need help with eye exams, purchasing glasses and other health services provided by the Lions Club.
Deacon Harrison Bennett, 60, of Cassatt, entered into eternal rest on Friday, November 8, 2013. Born in Westville, South Carolina he was the son of the late Will and Nettie McKenzie Bennett and the husband of Linda Williams Bennett. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing services will be held Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Camden First United Methodist Church, Camden, with interment in the Sweet Home Baptist Church Cemetery, Washington Park Community, Camden. Deacon Bennett will be placed in teh church at 1 p.m. for viewing. Brown's funeral home, Camden is serving the Bennett ...
Mr. Donnell J. Brown, 45, of 608 Conway Circle, Camden, SC, passed on Thursday November 7, 2013.
Funeral Mass for Johanna DiLeo Costello, 89, will be celebrated on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Father Paul Brenninkmeijer will officiate. Final Commendation and Farewell Prayers will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Prayer Vigil will be held Monday at 5:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home with visitation following until 7:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to Agape Hospice of Camden, 700 West DeKalb Street, Camden, SC 29020.
The S.C. Foster Parent Association (SCFPA) would like to thank everyone who donated vehicles to its On the Road Again program. This program provides transportation for foster youth who are 18, but not yet 21, actively employed and pursuing a GED or post-high school educational program. Without a vehicle, young people must rely on public transportation to get them to and from work or school. Unfortunately, public transportation is not available in many rural areas of South Carolina.
Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is being observed across the country next week, the week before Thanksgiving. The Kershaw County Housing Partnership is sponsoring the following local events in the hope that all citizens will participate in at least one:
Since 2011, First Baptist Church (FBC) of Camden has sent 56 Kershaw County residents on 19 mission teams to Machachi, Ecuador. Some of them have been to the South American city multiple times. Those participating in FBC's missions there say the trips are having a lasting impact, not only in Machachi -- located some 25 miles south of Ecuador's capital, Quito -- but back in Camden as well.
Mr. Donnell J. "Smelly" Brown, 45, of 608 Conway Circle, Camden, SC, passed on Thursday November 7, 2013.
Mr. Joe L. Gaskins, 77, of Ridgeway, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Born in Camden, South Carolina, he was the son of the late Willie, Sr. and Lula Butler Gaskins and the husband of hannah Kirkland Gaskins. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Monday, November 11, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Rock Hill Baptist Church, Ridgeway, with interment in the church cemetery with military honors. Mr. Gaskins will be placed in the church at 12 p.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, is serving the Gaskins family.
Frances Arant Miller of Camden and Robert Morrow Goodwin of Hartsville were married at Bethesda Presbyterian Church on July 27, 2013, at 2 p.m. Reverend John Hallman was the officiating clergyman in the traditional double-ring ceremony.
Friday is the final day to purchase discount general admission race tickets for the 44th Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races on Saturday, Nov. 23.
Starting Nov. 16 and running through Nov. 23, the Artist's Attic studio and gallery will be open each day until 8 p.m. The Artist's Attic is located at 930 Broad St., in downtown Camden. Each day will feature a different local artist and his/her work. The event is called "Eight days, eight artists." One of the featured artists for this event is Dot Goodwin. Goodwin provided the following statement about herself and her work:
The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting on Monday at the home of Donna Freyer. Normally there is a speaker along with a program for members, but this month will be a special hands-on program on making and designing arrangements.
The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet on Monday at 3:30 p.m. Jan Tilford will host the group at 1709 Mill St., in Camden. Virginia Isler and Sherry Sweet-Miller will co-host. There will be a social time with refreshments for all to enjoy.
Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 30 years. When our oldest son left for college, my wife began using his bedroom for storage.
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We join in mourning the passing of a true community leader and icon, Alice Boykin.
Kershaw County Council passed first reading of a proposal to amend the county's policy on towing service business regulations in B2 business zones during ...
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Alice Waite Shoolbred Boykin, 88, of Rembert, SC will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, August ...
Fifty-nine years after his rare achievement of having pitched the only no-hitter in the 59-year history of the JUCO World Series, Camden native and resident ...
The Camden High School Bulldog Club Membership Drive is in full swing for the 2016-17 school year.