Mr. Troy W. Johnson, Sr., 94, went home to His Lord and Savior on October 21, 2013. A service celebrating Troy's life will be held Thursday, October 24 at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Norton Funeral Home. Rev. Dewey Dean will officiate, with burial in Westview Cemetery. Visitation will be held Wednesday 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Troy was one of 10 siblings born to the late Mae and Kate Morrison Johnson of Chesterfield County. He attended Middendorf School and was a WWII Veteran. During his employment years, he worked with Frito Lay, Hartsville ...
On November 4 at 7 p.m., the Camden Music Association of Kershaw County (CMA) will present its annual Fall Choral Showcase at the Lugoff-Elgin High School auditorium. Admission is free and the public is invited to enjoy the vocals of eight music ensembles from Kershaw County Schools, as well as the Chamber Choir of Kershaw County under the direction of Dr. Susan Wyatt.
Tuesday: Chapin at Camden (Girls tennis – 4:30 p.m.); Chapin at Camden (VB – 5:30 p.m.); Irmo at Lugoff-Elgin (Girls tennis – 5:30 p.m.); North Central at Fairfield Central (VB – 6:30 p.m.); Irmo at Lugoff-Elgin (VB – 7 p.m.)
Michelle Torres of the city of Camden Street Department puts the finishing touches on a new hanging basket on Broad Street. It is one of eight iron baskets being hung from light posts on Broad Street between DeKalb and Rutledge streets, and are provided by the Camden Garden Club. "We are delighted to see this beautiful improvement and are grateful to the Camden Garden Club for their investment in our downtown," Camden Mayor Tony Scully said. Each basket is planted with pansies and asparagus fern, which will provide color and texture for the coming months.
Mrs. Leroy Creed Jr. of Camden announces the engagement of Miss Sarah Elizabeth Creed to Mr. Adam Lawrence Bradley of Camden. Sarah Beth is the daughter of Mrs. James Leroy Creed Jr. and the late James Leroy Creed Jr. of Camden. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Ronald Caulder Sr. of Camden and Mrs. James Leroy Creed Sr. and the late Mr. James Leroy Creed Sr. of Camden.
Sacks of Love, a weekend feeding ministry for students in Kershaw County schools, was presented a check for $1,000, by Jim Sterzinger, trustee, and Rich Wagner, PER and chairman of the board of directors for the Camden-Lugoff Elks Lodge No. 2606. Pictured is Sterzinger with Kathy Hall, coordinator for the Sacks of Love Ministry.
When I'm traveling between schools, I alternate listening to sports talk radio, political talk radio and Motown CDs (showing my age, I guess). Recently, I was listening to a nationally syndicated radio show, and I heard the host ranting about the Common Core Standards and government brainwashing. I know we live in an age of overstatement, but this seemed over the top. It might be useful for someone working with the Common Core Standards at the ground level, versus in the sensationalistic world of talk radio, to provide some information about this topic. To be sure, I don't ...
October 21, 2013|
By KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan
C-I contributing columnist