A funeral service for Barbara Ann Tidwell Cranford, 74, will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Dr. Mark Bredholt will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10-11 a.m. at the funeral home.
A memorial service to honor the life of William Baker Burns, 87, of Camden, SC will be held at
Spring Baseball and Fast Pitch registration will be January 26 through February 13 for boys ages 4 - 19 and girls ages 4 - 18 (age by May 1, 2015). Registration fee is $40 per participant. Register can be done online at www.kershawrec.com or at the recreation office during regular office hours.
Shaw Air Force Employees (SAFE) celebrated the 60th anniversary of its federal charter signing on January 14 with celebrations in all branches.
During nine weeks of training, Army Pvt. Devin W. Bracey studied the army mission, history, tradition and core values. He also studied physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat. He also studied map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises during training.
Trevon Hall of Bethune has been named to Eastern New Mexico University's Dean's List for the fall 2014 semester.
The relationship between the United States and France since World War II, when American soldiers saved the country, has sometimes been tense. The French have a tendency towards arrogance, and this often afflicts its leaders; certainly, Kershaw County residents who have visited Paris have seen "French attitude" first-hand among city denizens and businesspeople. Those who live in the countryside are generally more welcome and still appreciative of the long friendship between the two countries.
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has promised to introduce his "Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act" in the Senate in the next few weeks. This is an unconstitutional attack on women's rights and healthcare. In 1973, the Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, allowed women to terminate a pregnancy based on the 14th Amendment to the Constitution. That amendment guarantees the right to privacy. It is the law of the land.
Here we are in the first days of 2015. Happily, I am beginning this new year by looking forward to the next chapter as I finally move from a house and location I outgrew years ago. As part of selling my house and moving, the process of packing has become a gigantic task of both what to keep and where to put it all. I never knew I had so many useless items until I filled garbage bags with high school yearbooks and other things I can neither assign memory or value. What I dearly love about nature, though, is ...
Melissa Brazell (Emmons) has a love for her community and a passion for public service. Those shining qualities were apparent when I encountered her when I was campaigning for chairman of Kershaw County.
WASHINGTON -- If we can be serious for a moment: The president made an error in judgment by not sending someone with a higher profile than our ambassador to join world leaders Sunday at a solidarity rally in Paris.
She's ready for the runway, Miss Camden set for state pageant
Robert Edward Craig, 90, of Camden, SC, died Sunday, January 11, 2015. A funeral service for Mr. Craig will be private. Memorials may be made in Mr. Craig's memory to Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020. Mr. Craig was born in Newport News, VA, the son of the late Earnest Ervin Craig and Addie Bell Smiley Craig. He was retired from DuPont, was in the Army Air Corp and was a member of Bethesda Presbyterian Church. Robert will be remembered for his love of family and active involvement in their lives. He especially ...
A funeral mass for Patricia Ann Wilson Dozier, 76, will be held Friday at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Father John Zimmerman will officiate. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association, or Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.
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Joan Ashcraft McFarland, age 80, of Camden, SC passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday night, January 18, 2015.
Funeral servcie for Mr. Eddie Birkley Furman, 84, of 1814-A Lockhart Road in Camden, will be held Friday, January 23, 2015, 11:30 A.M. at Zion Hill AME Zion Church, 1262 Lockhart Road in Camden with burial in the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery, 4170 Percival Road (Hwy 12) in Columbia, SC. He died Thursday, January 15, 2015. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
The Lugoff-Elgin High School boys' soccer will host its annual alumni soccer game on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at Lugoff-Elgin Stadium.
Even though the calendar just turned to January and cold weather is on the way, it is not too early to be thinking about the warmer days of spring.
Dec.: 5 – at Governor's School (6 p.m.); 10 – at Heathwood Hall (6 p.m.); 11 –Australian traveling team (6 p.m.); 15 – at Gray Collegiate (6:30 p.m.); 16 – Great Falls (6:30 p.m.)