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Sidewalk Survey - May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015 | | Sidewalk Survey


Ariail for May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015 | | Ariail


Editorial: Social studies

There is little information taught in schools nowadays that is more important than social studies. That term is an old one, but it is still an apt description of the subject matter covered -- civics, history, geography. Those are basic subjects which make for an informed citizenry and electorate, and being well versed in social studies is, to many, a necessary component of a healthy country. Yet we're doing an awful job of educating students in these basic areas. One news report recently gave the sad news: nationally, the share of students scoring at or above proficiency in history is ...

May 13, 2015 | | Editorials


Parker: Speech abuse

WASHINGTON -- The recent spectacle of Pamela Geller, the erstwhile journalist who organized a provocative Prophet Muhammad cartoon-drawing contest in Texas, gives pause to even the most passionate defenders of the First Amendment.

May 13, 2015 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns


Arrants: Extinction

One hundred years ago, a 29-year-old bird named Martha sat in an enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo. This bird had lived in captivity her entire life and, during the last four years of her life, had become the last of her kind. In a cage on September 1, 1914, the last known living Passenger Pigeon breathed her last and, with that final breath, the last remaining Passenger Pigeon was gone. The last of a species that numbered nearly 5 billion at the time of the European settlement of North America died, and the most numerous bird species on the face ...

May 13, 2015 | By Josh Arrants C-I contributing columnist | Ariail


Letter: Reader grateful for train station work

Below is a presentation I made to Camden City Council in June 2014:

May 13, 2015 | By Kay Polk Camden | Letters


Yesteryear - May 13, 2015

The family of Julius Clyburn Connell has been selected as the Kershaw County Family of the Year by a committee composed of state agencies in the area. This family will compete for the title of South Carolina Family of the Year.

May 13, 2015 | | Yesteryear


For the Record - May 13, 2015

Real estate transactions

May 13, 2015 | | For the Record


L-EMS Girls on Track

Girls on Track at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School finished the spring season by completing a 5K with a running buddy in Cayce on Saturday, May 2. Girls on Track is a program for girls in grades 6-8 regardless of their athletic ability, and focuses on important aspects such as team building, developing support systems, boundary setting, and decision making.

May 13, 2015 | | People & Places


Jeff Redmire

Jeff Redmile, 69, beloved husband of Joan McLain Redmile, ended his courageous battle with brain cancer on Thursday May 7, 2015 at Cottingham Hospice House in Seneca, SC. Jeff and Joan were married for almost 47 years.

May 13, 2015 | | Obituaries


Thomas Harvey LeGrand

Funeral service for Thomas Harvey LeGrand, 91, will be held on Thursday at 3:00 p.m. at Sawney's Creek Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Dean Reynolds will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

May 13, 2015 | | Obituaries


Fannie Gillespie

Mrs. Fannie Gillespie, 97, of 1300 Campbell St., Apt A Palmer Place,Camden entered into rest on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Sumter Health and Rehab.

May 13, 2015 | | Obituaries


Allen Leroy Conrad

A celebration of life service for Allen Leroy Conrad, 57, will be held today at 6:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Larry Wilson will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 5-6 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter.

May 13, 2015 | | Obituaries


Eleanor Hancock Barnes

Services for Eleanor Hancock Barnes will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at St. John United Methodist Church, Spring Hill Road in Rembert, with burial beforehand in the church cemetery. The Rev. Marion Watkins and the Rev. Patricia Amick will officiate. The family will receive friends 4-5:30 p.m. in the St. John fellowship hall.

May 13, 2015 | | Obituaries


L-E football hosts ladies clinic

The Lugoff-Elgin football coaching staff will host the inaugural Ladies Night Football Clinic which coincides with the end of the school's spring football practice on Friday, May 22.

May 13, 2015 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


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Rec Notes - May 22, 2015

Registration for a number of fun and exciting summer camps continues at the Kershaw County Recreation Department:

May 22, 2015 | | Miscellaneous


Pets of the Week - May 22, 2015

Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Annie, a 2-year-old female domestic shorthaired cat, and Wheat, a 2-year-old male yellow lab mix dog. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The shelter, located at the south end of Fair Street 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 shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the shelter or to check for a missing pet, call 425-6016 or e-mail wcas ...

May 22, 2015 | | Pets


ATEC FFA chapter earns gold status

State officials recently awarded gold status to the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) chapter of the Future Farmers of America (FFA.) ATEC is one of only nine high school organizations in the state to receive such recognition.

May 22, 2015 | | Education


DMES reports honor rolls

Doby's Mill Elementary School recently announced its honor rolls for the third nine-week period

May 22, 2015 | | Education


BES reports honor rolls

Bethune Elementary School recently reported its honor for the third nine-week period.

May 22, 2015 | | Education


Gloria Theresa Welch

Funeral services for Gloria Theresa Welch, 79, will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The SPCA.

May 22, 2015 | | Obituaries


Vision basketball, L-E baseball kick off summer camp season

With the end of the school year closing in, it is time for summer sports camps in Kershaw County. Here are the first two which begin the first week of summer vacation.

May 15, 2015 | | Seasonal Sports


High school football officials needed

The Wateree Football Officials Association and the South Carolina Football Officials Association are looking for anyone interested in becoming high school football officials for the South Carolina High School League Football Officials Association and the Santee Wateree Football Officials Association.

May 15, 2015 | | Sports


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