Mrs. Christine Benjamin Mitchell, 93, of Camden entered into eternal rest Sunday, May 3, 2015. Born in Darlington County, she was the daughter of the late Furman and Virginia Jackson benjamin and wife of the late William L. "Bill" Mitchell Sr. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, with burial in Cedars Cemetery, Camden. Mrs. Mitchell will be placed in the church at 12 p.m. Saturday, May 9, for viewing. Viewing will be from 1-7 p.m. The family will receive friends from ...
Michael T. Wharton's Grinding Speed established himself as the horse to catch for this year's timber championship when jockey Mark Beecher laid down a strategically slow pace in Saturday's $90,000 Virginia Gold Cup and then turned back a stiff challenge from Dakota Slew to win by a length.
Boykin's Spring Fling will celebrate history and horses. The South Carolina Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation and Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site will host the Boykin Spring Fling Trail Ride on Saturday beginning at 8 a.m., with the last riders leaving at 1 p.m. This trail ride is not timed and provides a unique opportunity for riders of all ages to explore scenic private farms and woods in the historic Boykin community.
Liverpool FC America will hold soccer tryouts for boys and girls ages 8-18 on May 11 and 12 from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Department soccer fields located along Highway 1 in Lugoff.
Major college athletics -- football and basketball, specifically -- have been on the radar recently as various proposals for paying athletes have been made. Additionally, the entire atmosphere surrounding big-time sports has been discussed, and individual universities are all examining their own programs. The entire subject is too complex to address in one editorial, but Clemson recently advanced a plan with one proposal we particularly like.
Elizabeth Ann Fischer, a sophomore at the University of South Carolina, daughter of Betty and Richard Fischer of Camden has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the Morris Newspaper Corporation for the 1990-91 scholastic year. A 1988 graduate of Camden High School, Miss Fischer is active in the S.C. Scholastic Press Association and the Southern Interscholarship Association.
This spring, the Kershaw County Recreation Department is coordinating softball and baseball league programs across the county for more than 2,000 athletes of all ages encompassing dozens of teams and sponsors, and hundreds of coaches and officials. We give thanks for their dedication and untiring efforts. The following is a story of one of those teams.
May 06, 2015|
Bob Mays, co-founder
KC 12 and Under Girls Fast Pitch Softball
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.