Friday: Thomas Sumter Academy vs. North Central in the May Plant Credit Union Baseball Bash at North Central (6 p.m.); Fayetteville Flight at the Palmetto State Rizers (ABA professional basketball at E. Clarkson Rhame City Arena in Camden – 7 p.m.); South Carolina High School League state individual wrestling championships at the Anderson Civic Center
Camden-based Fenwick Equestrian, owned and operated by Wilhelmina McEwan and her brother, Fred McEwan, will once again be the corporate and presenting sponsor for the second annual Camden Winter Classic horse show.
Funeral service with military honors for SFC James Dewey Edge, US Army (Ret'd), 83, will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The Rev. Greg Sweet and the Rev. Brian Ogburn will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to KershawHealth Hospice.
Mr. Samuel "Wiley" Goodwin, Sr. , 70, of 716 Kings Street, Camden, died Friday, February 15, 2013. Family and friends may call at 712 King Street, Camden. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Goodwin Family.
Ada S. Williams ("Miss Ada"), 93, of Camden, SC, passed away on February 14, 2013, after a brief illness. Ada was born the 12th of 14 children to Walter and Alice Simons in Ridgeway, SC, on April 20, 1919.
One of my favorite events each year is the Adult Education graduation ceremony. It's a particularly special occasion for me because it celebrates the accomplishments of people for whom school didn't work out the first time. The genius of American education is that there is always another chance, another opportunity to take care of unfinished business. As we know, the same can't be said in most countries in the world.
February 18, 2013|
By KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan
C-I contributing columnist
• Three separate bills have been proposed to the S.C. Senate and House of Representatives education committees that would alter the way high school sports are regulated in the state; all were reported out of committee to be addressed by the General Assembly. Lawmakers have much more important things to do than nitpick with the S.C. High School League, which is the governing body of athletics. These bills should die on the vine and legislators should get back to dealing with issues of real importance in the Palmetto State.
Lent is the 40 days plus the six Sundays before Easter. It is a season of preparation. For centuries, it has been observed as a special time of self-examination and penitence. It is a time for focusing on fundamental values and priorities, and is not a time for self-punishment.