Camden City Council is considering two projects that would utilize hospitality tax funding, one which would create a "pocket park" where the former Maxway building -- an eyesore by any measure -- is located in the downtown business district, and the other the creation of a tavern at the Historic Camden campus.
Last week's front page article on the Maxway building at Broad and Rutledge streets has led some people to believe that the city will be spending Hospitality Tax money to purchase and demolish the building. That is not the case.
For more than 50 years, May Plant Credit Union has been a fixture in the Kershaw County area. Now, the oldest credit union in Kershaw County is taking a giant step towards realizing its goal as a full partner in local communities.
Joe Sexton was recently honored as an Ambassador for Economic Development by the Department of Commerce as part of South Carolina's Industry Appreciation Week. The ceremony took place in Columbia on March 19 on the grounds of the Governor's mansion and highlighted 47 individuals from 46 counties for their exceptional efforts to bolster community and economic development activities in South Carolina.
Captain Fredrick Eugene Perrill, SC, USN, (RET) passed away on March 21, 2013. Born in Charlotte, NC, on September 11, 1939, he attended schools in Long Island, NY, and Riverside Military Academy before graduating from Rock Hill High School. After a year at The Citadel he was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD., graduating with the class of 1962 and was commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Navy. His postgraduate education includes graduation from the Naval War College in Newport, RI, and a Master of Science degree in Management from the Naval Postgraduate School in ...
Jessie Hunter, 78, of 1636 A Brewer Spring Road, Camden, passed on Friday, March 22, 2013 after a brief illness. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, march 27, 2013, 1 p.m., at Canty Hill Baptist Church, Cassatt.
James Clyburn, 91, of 511 Clyburn Street, Camden, passed on Sunday, march 24,2013. Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday, March 28, 2013, 1 p.m., at St. John Baptist Church, with funeral to follow in the church cemetery.
Dorothy T. Norwood, 69, of 605 Cooper Street, Camden, passed on Sunday, March 24, 2013. Funeral Services will be held Friday, March 29, 2013, 11 a.m., at Camden First United Methodist Church, Camden. Burial to follow in Cedars Cemetery, Camden.
Mary E. Washington, 75, of 178 Reddick Road, Bishopville, SC, passed on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2013, 11 a.m., at St. Matthew Baptist Church, Bethune, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
More than 140 pieces of art by Kershaw County school children were submitted to the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County's Youth Arts Month Exhibit this year. After much deliberation, the winners have been announced. The juried exhibit of elementary, middle and high school artwork by students throughout Kershaw County in a variety of media, from colored pencil and watercolor to mixed media, photography, and sculpture will be in the Bassett Gallery through April 5.