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What happened to USA Today?

I am writing to you on behalf of myself and other senior citizens of Kershaw County pertaining to the interruption of the USA Today (daily) newspaper at our local library.

May 10, 2016 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters


Yesteryear - May 10, 2016

Mary Y. Clark, who made history in 1982 by becoming the first woman to serve on Camden City Council, made history again Tuesday by becoming the first woman to be named mayor pro tem.

May 10, 2016 | | Yesteryear


Pets of the Week - May 10, 2016

Among the animals available for adoption at the Thiel-Meyer Adoption Center are Sassy, a 5-year-old female American Blue Heeler, and Blackjack, a 2 to 3-year-old male domestic short-haired cat. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The center, on Black River Road east of Camden and managed by the Kershaw County Humane Society, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The center is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the center or to check for a missing pet, call 425-6016 or e-mail wcas@camden.net ...

May 10, 2016 | | Pets


Two more arrested for speeding 120-plus mph

For the second time in two weeks, the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Traffic Unit arrested two men for speeding at 120 mph or more on I-20. Deputies made the arrests 20 minutes apart Friday night, at 10:30 and 10:50 p.m.

May 10, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


I-20 east to close Sunday to remove tractor trailer

A section of I-20 eastbound in Kershaw County will be closed for several hours Sunday to allow recovery of a tractor-trailer that crashed into the Wateree River earlier this month. Eastbound lanes will close beginning at 5 a.m. Sunday. Reopening is planned by early afternoon, barring unforeseen circumstances. Westbound traffic is not affected.

May 10, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Clemson Extension programs continue

Does your lawn need some TLC? If you are interested in expanding your lawn care knowledge, register now for Lawn Care for the Homeowner workshop with Clemson Commercial Horticulture Agent Jackie Jordan. The class will be held tonight from 6 p.m. to 8:30 P.M at the Clemson Extension Homemakers Building at 632 West Dekalb Street in Camden and the cost will be $10. Included topics will be soil health, choosing a grass variety, weeds, grass diseases, watering, and maintenance.

May 10, 2016 | | People & Places


SAR to commemorate Washington’s visit

The Col. Joseph Kershaw Chapter, in conjunction with State Society President Wayne Cousar, will commemorate the 225th Anniversary of President Washington's visit to Camden on Wednesday, May 25. The commeration starts at 11 a.m. with a wreath-laying ceremony and special dramatic reading at the 18th century town square where Washington was welcomed by Intendant Joseph Kershaw. A second wreath-laying will follow at the SAR Revolutionary War Memorial Park near the original burial site of Baron Johann de Kalb. The South Carolina Color Guard is scheduled to provide military honors and musket volley at both locations.

May 10, 2016 | | People & Places


Lifetime of helping others

Leon Prosser, chairman of The ALPHA Center Board of Directors (left), reads the inscription on a lifetime achievement and community involvement award during a surprise presentation to ALPHA Center Executive Director Paul Napper on April 20. "The board feels like he's done an outstanding job serving the community and serving Kershaw, Lee and Chesterfield counties over the years," Prosser said. The award recognizes Napper's dedication and service to the center, for his "untiring involvement and influence in our communities, and the unselfish manner in" which he has worked to better the three counties. Napper, as he often does ...

May 10, 2016 | | Camden


MILLIE G. BRANHAM - Lugoff

LUGOFF -- Funeral service for Millie G. Branham, 87, will be held on Wed-nesday at 3:00 p.m. at Union Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends today 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Union Baptist Church, 1177 Wildwood Lane, Elgin, S.C. 29045.

May 10, 2016 | | Obituaries


GLORIA H. DORITY - Camden

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Gloria Humphrey Dority, 66, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM today, May 10, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, Camden, SC. Kenny Owens will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel from 5:00 until 7:00 PM on Monday, May 9, 2016. Memorials may be made in Gloria's memory to The American Cancer Society, 647 Lachicott Road, Lugoff, SC 29078.

May 10, 2016 | | Obituaries


MAGGIE BELL DUBOSE - Camden

Funeral service for Mrs. Maggie Bell DuBose, 78, of 1346 Brewer Springs Road in Camden, will be held Friday, May 13, 2016, 1:00 P.M. at Collins Funeral Chapel with burial in the DuBose Cemetery, James West Road in Cassatt. She died Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

May 10, 2016 | | Obituaries


MARY ALICE EASTMON - Camden

CAMDEN -- Mrs. Mary Alice "Sue" Dinkins Eastmon, 64, of Doby Street, Camden, passed on Sunday, May 8, 2016. Family and friends may call at residence. Plans will be announce by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Eastmon Family.

May 10, 2016 | | Obituaries


ALBERT GOODWIN - Cassatt

CASSATT -- Mr. Albert Goodwin, 66, of 1138 Morning View Lane, Cassatt, passed on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Plans will be announce by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Goodwin Family.

May 10, 2016 | | Obituaries


HOWARD GLENN NORRIS

Howard Glenn "Bubba" Norris, age 86, passed into Jesus' Kingdom on May 1, 2016. A funeral service to celebrate his life was conducted May 4 by Rev. Bruce Hancock, followed with burial in the Quaker Cemetery. Howard was born in Camden, SC on 10/31/1929 to Henry D. Norris and Allies Price Norris. Pall bearers were Paul Cameron, Woody Dunwoody, Chip Marshall, Jimmy Neal, Hank Norris, and Brian Raley.

May 10, 2016 | | Obituaries


GEORGE T. RUDD - Kershaw

Services for George T. Rudd, Jr., 75, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 11, in the chapel of Baker Funeral Home, Kershaw. Mr. Rudd died Saturday, May 7. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Fort Jackson National Cemetery.

May 10, 2016 | | Obituaries


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ROBERT LEE JACKSON - Ridgeway

Ridgeway -- Mr. Robert Lee Jackson, 51, of Ridgeway, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 12, 2016. Born in Ridgeway, he was the son of ...

May 17, 2016 | | Obituaries


JAMES HICKSON LEE - Austin, Texas

Graveside service for Rev. James Hickson Lee, 48, of Austin, TX will be held at noon Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Rock Springs United Methodist ...

May 17, 2016 | | Obituaries


ANNA RAILEY MELTON - Bethune

BETHUNE -- Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Anna "Beth" Railey Melton, 86, who died peacefully on Friday, May 13, 2016, were held at 2 o'clock ...

May 17, 2016 | | Obituaries


THOMAS CLYBURN NEAL - Camden

Thomas Clyburn Neal, 90, of Camden, SC, went to his eternal home on Friday, May 13, 2016. A funeral service to celebrate the life of ...

May 17, 2016 | | Obituaries


ELFRIEDE BLASK NIXON - Lugoff

LUGOFF -- Funeral service to celebrate the life of Elfriede Blask Nixon, 88, was held Sunday at at First Baptist Church, Camden. The Rev. Evan Smith ...

May 17, 2016 | | Obituaries


WANDA R. WELCH - Rembert

REMBERT -- Graveside service for Wanda R. Welch, 52, will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in Springvale Baptist Church Cemetery. The family ...

May 17, 2016 | | Obituaries


Golf, softball tourneys will benefit Donald Hinson

A pair of benefit events to aid Kershaw County resident Donald Wayne Hinson and his battle with an illness will be held over the course ...

May 13, 2016 | | Sports


Camden: Classically Carolina

During Tuesday's Camden City Council meeting, City Manager Mel Pearson unveiled the city's latest marketing effort, Camden: Classically Carolina magazine.

May 13, 2016 | | Camden


Aberdeen Polo Match returns May 22

Polo will return to the historic Camden Polo Field on Sunday, May 22 with the playing of the third annual Aberdeen Polo Match, sponsored by ...

May 13, 2016 | | Camden


Church secretary arrested after funds reported missing

Following a more than two-week investigation, the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested a church secretary Wednesday for stealing more than $97,000 in ...

May 13, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Camden community shred day to benefit Food for the Soul

The City of Camden is partnering with Shred 360 to host a Free Community Shred Day benefitting Food for the Soul on May 19th from ...

May 13, 2016 | | Camden


KCSD announces year-end schedule

The Kershaw County School District has announced its end-of-year schedule.

May 13, 2016 | | Education


For the Record - May 13, 2016

Real estate transactions

May 13, 2016 | | For the Record


LF-R gets 12 more rescue swimmers

Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) now has 12 more swift water rescuers after the group completed training at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, N ...

May 13, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Pine Grove’s AWANA ‘Can-Do!’

May 13, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


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