The NBSC Princess Plunge team held a fundraiser at Lake Wateree the last weekend in April. More than $2,000 was raised in honor of Kershaw County Chair Gene Wise's wife, Joanne Wise. Pictured are "princesses" Blair and Emery Gunter and their mom, Laura Gunter.
Camden High School class of 1968 will be holding its 45th year class reunion August 17. Make sure your name is on the list for the reunion by calling Irbing Branham at 269-8936 or by email at 68Camdenreunion@gmail.com.
Dear Annie: I am 73, and my wife is 68. We've been married 36 years, and we are healthy, active churchgoers. My wife had two young children when we married, and our son, "Cal," is now 34. We have helped all three of our kids financially, as well as with babysitting, yard work, etc. And we are frugal, partly so we can leave as much money to the kids as possible.
Gayle Pitts and ALPHA Center Executive Director Paul Napperrecently presented the annual Goldbash-Nash Memorial Ride Scholarships to graduating Kershaw County School District seniors at the ALPHA Center. This year's recipients are Kelly Duncan, Lugoff-Elgin High School ; and Mack Trapp, Camden High School. Accompanying Duncan were ATEC teachers Chet Horton and Jeff Cooper. Trapp's parents Charlene and Allen Trapp, accompanied their son. The Godbold-Nash Memorial Scholarship is named in memory of Troopers H. Merl Godbold, who was stationed in Kershaw County; and Jonathan Shea Nash, who was escorting the Godbold Memorial Ride on September 19, 2009, when his motorcycle ...
Call Me Sonny, owned by Camden's Dale Thiel, answered the call in Saturday's $40,000 Valentine Memorial when he moved up smartly on Fair Hill Race Course's final turn and drew away to an 8 1/4-length victory in the starter handicap stakes.
After having opened its season on Thursday night in Manning, the Kershaw County Post 17 Senior American Legion baseball team will kick off their home schedule tonight when Sumter comes to American Legion Park in Camden.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) investigators arrested two male suspects, one a juvenile, after they allegedly entered a home in East Camden while the occupants slept and stole an iPhone, car keys and a small quantity of cash. These items had been on the night stand next to where the occupants were sleeping. They subsequently stole a vehicle after leaving the home.
A celebration of life service for Robert Wayne Bertram, 46, will be held Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church. The Rev. Dr. Chuck Everett will officiate. The Family will receive friends Friday from 6 – 8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Eleanor Baker "Snookie" Watkins, 76, of Bethune will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Timrod Baptist Church, Bethune. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The Revs. Jackie Knight and Jim Wallace will officiate.
Although hurricane season does not officially begin until June, Camden's own Charlie Company and the SC National Guard recently underwent training in the event that a large scale storm or other disaster hits our state. From May 16 to 21, the National Guard participated in Ardent Sentry, a major training exercise in South Carolina focused on disaster response and coordination procedures.
May 29, 2013|
By Dwight deLoach
C-I contributing columnist