Join the library for a five week program featuring five of our most famous modern American poets. "Modern American Poets: Voices and Visions" includes readings, discussion as well as showing of videos about each of the poets. Moderated by USC English professor Dr. Bill Funderburk, each weekly session features a different poet.
Dear Annie: My wife and I are having marital problems. Our issues started when I caught her lying to me and talking privately on the phone to my best friend of 12 years -- the same guy who was the best man at my wedding. After arguing for a few days, I asked her to make a sincere effort to go for counseling, and she agreed. I also asked her to stop speaking to my friend during the time we are trying to repair our marriage. She agreed to that, too.
The Lil' Diamonds are all grown up into the Kershaw County Diamonds and will be the stars of the show for Camden's annual step show, the 2013 Mayor's Cup. For the first time ever, the show will be held at Camden High School, March 2 starting at 6 p.m.
Funeral services for Annette Watson Stokes, age 69, who passed away February 10, will be held Wednesday at 3:00 at Cedar Creek Baptist Church. Rev. Dave Robinson and Rev. Sim Smith will officiate. Burial will be in the Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery directed by Norton Funeral Home, Bishopville. Visitation will be Tuesday 6-8 pm at the Funeral Home. Annette was born in Bishopville a daughter of the late Walter Thomas & Anna Lee Smith Watson. She was employed with the Lee County Sheriffs Department for over 15 years, and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She started playing the ...
A memorial service for Nancy Anne Corbett, 71, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Solid Rock Baptist Church in Garden City Beach. The family will receive friends following the service at the church. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in Sandhill Heights Baptist Church Cemetery in Elgin, S.C. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made to Solid Rock Baptist Church in Garden City.
Ret Sgt Major Alphonso Peeples, 70, of 122 Frost Road, Camden, SC, passed on Sunday, February 10, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Sometimes considered a "rock star" by young athletes and certainly recognized as a "great gift" to the community, local sports writer and commentator Tom Didato was honored Sunday at a multicultural history celebration at the Kershaw County Library highlighting his works and writings.
February 13, 2013|
By Becca Green
Special to the C-I
When so many negative occurrences receive coverage in newspapers, television, and gossip, many people forget that positives existed and still exist, especially teachers. I shall never forget David and a few others like him who participated in speech and essay contests for which they received no scholastic rewards and expended a great deal of effort. Of course, everyone knows that the most feared activity is public speaking. In fact, I once told my participants that they should always remember that every member in the audience applauded their bravery. When I was the representative of the school for every speech contest ...
February 13, 2013|
By Jean Pruett
C-I contributing columnist