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Local veterans respect the flag through disposal

Members of American Legion Post 195, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8346 and AMVETS Post 33 recently joined together for an annual tradition: the disposal -- through burning -- of unserviceable American flags. The ceremony took place at VFW Post 8346's headquarters in Ridgeway, with all three posts participating in different parts of the ceremony.

July 23, 2014 | | People & Places


A disturbing trend

We wrote recently of the disturbing trend in the White House of spinning every issue through press spokesmen rather than engaging in open questioning about issues of interest to Americans. A lack of transparency isn't limited to the federal government, as the S.C. Supreme Court has recently issued two troubling rulings which limit public access in the Palmetto State.

July 23, 2014 | | Editorials


Clemson Extension announces contest, workshop

The Kershaw County Clemson Extension Service is assisting with a tomato contest coming up Saturday, and is sponsoring a pesticide calibration and safety workshop on August 15.

July 23, 2014 | | People & Places


Cub Scouts enjoy day camp

Local Boy Scouts of America spent the last week of June volunteering at a Cub Scout Day Camp.

July 23, 2014 | | People & Places


Ariail for July 23, 2014

July 23, 2014 | | Ariail


William Gamewell (Bill) Major, Jr.

William Gamewell (Bill) Major, Jr., 92, of Camden, SC, passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014. He was the son of the late William Gamewell Major, Sr. and Alma (Baby) Muldrow-Major of Camden. Born in Florence, S.C. Mr. Major moved to Camden as a youth in 1935. He was the 1st Boy Scout in Kershaw County to be awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. Salutatorian of his class at Camden High School in 1940, Mr. Major was the 1st Sports Reporter for the "Bulldog", later renamed the Palmetto Leaf. With his classmate, the late Jak Smyrl, they were the ...

July 23, 2014 | | Obituaries


Camden Royals holding charity hoops tourney

The Camden Royals AAU basketball organization is sponsoring a basketball tournament open to all youth organization teams which will benefit Relay for Life.

July 23, 2014 | | Seasonal Sports


Chance to drive exotic sports cars awaits at CMP

Xtreme Xperience, the country's premier supercar driving experience, is heading full-throttle for Carolina Motorsports Park in Westville, with event dates set for Friday, Aug. 1, through Sunday, Aug. 3.

July 23, 2014 | | Auto racing


Developing the FEP Phase 2 referendum

Phase 1

July 21, 2014 | | Columns


Three nights later, 17ers finally get a game two win

Loading up the team bus for a trip to Georgetown for the third time in as many days for one game, the Kershaw County American Legion baseball team took another step closer to earning a state tournament berth on Thursday.

July 21, 2014 | | Sports


Crazy and proud of it

My grandmother -- Daddy's mother -- was sometimes called "crazy" by others who didn't quite understand her eccentric ways. Of course, in the South, we are proud of such a label for it means that we are interesting and worthy of being the center of coffee and cake conversation.

July 21, 2014 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Leonard M. Davis

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Leonard M. Davis, Jr. 69, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, July 21, 2014 at Hermitage Baptist Church in Camden. The Rev. Jason Fletcher will officiate. Burial with Masonic rites will follow in Wateree Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM, 1 hour prior to the service in the church Fellowship Hall. Memorials may be made in Leonard's memory to Hermitage Baptist Church, Arise & Build Fund, 814 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Camden, SC 29020 or the American Heart Association of SC, Memorials & Tributes ...

July 21, 2014 | | Obituaries


Devon Davis Graham

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Devon Davis Graham, 72, of Elgin, SC, will be held at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Trinity Baptist Church in Lugoff, SC. Rev. Dr. Chuck Everett and Rev. Dean Reynolds will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Monday, July 21, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made in Devon's memory to the Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605-4277 or St. Jude's Children's Hospital, P O Box 810, Memphis, TN 38101.

July 21, 2014 | | Obituaries


Noted and passed - July 21, 2014

• It looks like it's full steam ahead for KershawHealth and its strategic plan. In recent weeks, we have reported on the creation -- after several years of hard work -- of a general surgery division; the recruitment of a new orthopedic surgeon; the signing of an agreement with Orthopedic Advantage to create a top-level orthopedic center in Kershaw County; and an already established agreement with Team Health to transform KershawHealth's emergency department in order to fast-track non-emergent patients allowing staff to focus on those in true emergency situations. Dr. T. Chris Tran, the new orthopedic surgeon, joined Camden Bone & Joint ...

July 21, 2014 | | Editorials


Auditions set for Kelley’s Fine Arts Camden Crew Junior and Camden Crew Senior Dance teams

Summer dance students will have the opportunity to audition for the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) and Kelley's Fine Arts (KFA) Junior and Senior Camden Crew Dance Teams, Friday, July 25 in the FAC Dance Studio. Times are set by dance styles and are as follows:

July 21, 2014 | | People & Places


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Library Events - October 2017

The library will be closed October 24 for a Staff Development Day.

October 10, 2017 | | People & Places


Lady Knights look for another Region 4-AA volleyball crown

North Central has a bit of housekeeping to do tonight and will then wait on word from Buford to see if the Lady Knights have ...

October 10, 2017 | | Seasonal Sports


Bowers gets hole-in-one at Fox Creek

Camden's Otis Bowers scored a hole-in-one while playing a round of golf at the Fox Creek Golf Club in Lydia.

October 10, 2017 | | Golf


Pelion spoils L-E homecoming

It has been a long time since Lugoff-Elgin hosted a cross country meet. That drought ended Tuesday as the Demons and Lady Demons welcomed six ...

October 06, 2017 | | Sports


Ariail - Oct. 6, 2017

October 06, 2017 | | Ariail


Blues festival

Yet another popular fall event kicked off last night with the opening party and first night performances of the Carolina Downhome Blues Festival.

October 06, 2017 | | Editorials


Reaching for All-America City award

As the board chair for the PLAY Foundation, I am so excited about the collaboration and the support we are receiving in applying for the ...

October 06, 2017 | Laurey Carpenter, Board Chair PLAY Foundation | Letters


The people of the mills

In his book "The Most They Ever Had," the Southern writer and Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Bragg writes, "As a boy, I was a little ...

October 06, 2017 | By Tony Scully C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Just a guy and the search for meaning

WASHINGTON -- The horror, the horror.

October 06, 2017 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


ANNIE ADAMSON

Annie Adamson, 94, of 1805 Lovett Road, Camden, South Carolina, passed on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, October 10 ...

October 06, 2017 | | Obituaries


DELORIS GRIPPER AVERY

Mrs. Deloris Gripper Avery, 69, of 1810 Kennedy Drive, Camden, died Tuesday. Family and friends may call at the residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at ...

October 06, 2017 | | Obituaries


AMY J. McLESTER

1933-2017

October 06, 2017 | | Obituaries


BOYKIN MOSES

Nelson-Haile Funeral Home announces funeral services for Mr. Boykin Moses, 84, of 811 Market Street, Camden, South Carolina, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday ...

October 06, 2017 | | Obituaries


Kristie Horton to wed Timothy Henderson

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Horton announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristie Lynn Horton of Camden, S.C.

October 06, 2017 | | Weddings & Engagements


Army Central Command staff get Revolutionary history lesson

The strongest military in the world is engaged in suppressing an insurgency determined to kick out the invaders. The rag-tag insurgents have survived by hit ...

October 06, 2017 | By Sgt. Matt Kuzara, USARCENT Public Affairs Special to the C-I | Camden


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