The latest chapter in the city of Camden's now-defunct attempt to build a new YMCA facility was written last week when a circuit court judge ruled the city had been within its legal rights to attempt to use hospitality tax revenue to construct the facility. Ultimately, the city's controversial plan for a Y was defeated in a November 2012 referendum, and the furor surrounding the matter played a major role in Mayor Jeffrey Graham's defeat. So, Judge Alison Renee Lee's ruling was something of a Pyrrhic victory for the city. Yet it did vindicate some elected ...
WASHINGTON -- While the nation's attention has been riveted on the Keystone Congress, the executive branch was busy developing its own comedy routine. Picture the cast (you know the characters) shrugging their shoulders in unison: "Who, me?"
October 30, 2013|
By Kathleen Parker
Washington Post Writers Group
Mrs. Annie Bell Hood, 79, of 905 Market Street, Camden, South Carolina, passed on Sunday, October 27, 2013. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 30, from 5-7 p.m. at Haile's Funeral Home Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 31, 2013, 11 a.m., at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Lugoff. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Columbia, SC.
A recent editorial featured local school district leadership touting the benefits of the new Common Core Standards. I offer the opposing argument, all of which can be verified by visiting www.scpie.org. Furthermore, I offer solutions for South Carolina's failing education system.
It'll be Camden Mayor Tony Scully versus former Councilman Ned Towell Nov. 9 in Camden High School's gymnasium. It's not a political face-off, but "the greatest dance challenge of all time" during Family Life Outreach's Fall 2013 Step Showcase.
David Ray, son of the late Angus and Annie Ray, passed away Sunday, October 27, 2013, after a brief illness. He is survived by his partner, Artie Folk; brothers and sisters, Rendel Ray, Elaine Robertson (Bruce), Roger Ray, Charles Ray, Benny Ray (Vivian), Debbie Blackwell (Jim); and twenty three nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Susie Moseley and Goldie Moseley.
Sylvia (Sibby) Wood and Sarah duPont invite community members to the screening of Amazon Gold, an Amazon Aid Foundation Production in association with Americas Business Council Foundation on Saturday. The film will begin at 7 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County. Admission to the screening is free of charge.