Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) resources were stretched thin Wednesday afternoon when a severe thunderstorm ran through the community causing numerous issues that included lightning strikes, ripped down power lines blocking roads, flooding rains closing roads, trees knocked down over roadways and in yards, strong winds, hail, and activated fire alarms.
Mr. Jessie "Jep" Brown, 67, of 1817 Lovett Road, Washington Park Community, Camden died Friday. Family and friends may call at the residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Brown Family.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of William Henry "Bill" McAbee, 81, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at Bethesda Presbyterian Church in Camden, SC with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in his memory to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The Palmetto Chapter, 810 Dutch Square Blvd., Ste 114, Columbia, SC 29210 or Hospice Care of Tri County, 2039 W. DeKalb St., #A, Camden, SC ...
The S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP) and local law enforcement will team up for special enforcement efforts in Kershaw County Wednesday geared toward stemming the spike in fatalities that the area is seeing this year compared to 2012.
Funeral service for Mildred Yvonne Williams, 66, of Camden will be held Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 11:00 A.M. at Camden First United Methodist Church. She died Wednesday, July 17, 2013. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
• Just last week we were patting Sen. Lindsey Graham on the back for his efforts to forge compromise in Washington, but his idea to boycott the winter Olympics in Russia if that country grants asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is unwise. The last American of power to use the Olympic games as a political tool was President Jimmy Carter back in 1980, and that didn't work out too well -- like many of Carter's other initiatives. Graham's idea is a lousy one, which was noted by House Speaker John Boehner.
As this was written, no one knew how the jury would decide the Trayvon Martin case. And no matter what the jury decided, the verdict will surely arouse strong emotions and debates about race, violence and American society.
July 22, 2013|
By Phil Noble
C-I contributing columnist
As summer progresses and temperatures come close to triple digits, many of us make it a habit to protect ourselves from the sweltering heat. Unfortunately for our pets, these scorching summer months are not only uncomfortable, but they are also a time when the risk of heat stroke is at its highest.
July 22, 2013|
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College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences