Funeral service for William Henry Smyrl, 63, was held on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Camden, with the burial following in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Bruce Hancock officiated. The family received friends Saturday 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to The Gideon's International, P.O. Box 1333, Camden, S.C. 29020 or First Baptist Church, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, S.C. 29020.
Sue Sensor's Top Striker will try to become the second horse in as many years and, just third in 45, to win both the Carolina Cup and Colonial Cup feature chases in the same calendar year.
This happened years ago. Mama was alive then, so it's been seven or eight years. I hadn't thought about in almost that many years but when it came to mind the other day, I took to studying on it and how the circumstances and opportunities of life's journey can be so fascinating.
• There wasn't much but political news during the last week or so, what with an election, the campaigning leading up to it and some post-election follow-up. That doesn't mean there wasn't anything else to talk about. Perhaps the biggest non-political story found the Camden High School (CHS) football team celebrating its re-entry into the playoffs following an appellate panel's reversal of an executive committee's upholding of a S.C. High School League (SCHSL) administrator's ban on post-season and 2015 jamboree games. Whew. While some might argue for a "hand of one is the hand ...
KershawHealth recently premiered "What Matters Most," our newest marketing campaign and a tribute to the relationships we have formed throughout Kershaw County. It was extremely gratifying to see nearly 300 people gather at the Little Theatre in Camden for the red carpet premiere of the commercials and the accompanying feature video. It was equally exciting to see folks from all across the county and all walks of life united by the chance to see their community celebrated.
(The following column was written prior to the Nov. 4 general election.)
Camden Media Co. Publisher Mike Mischner announces the launch of a new website today for The Camden Horse & Equestrian magazine. The new website can be found at www.thecamdenhorseandequestrian.com.
James Leroy Belk American Legion Post 17 will host its annual Veterans Day program at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 at Legion Hall, 1047 West DeKalb Street in Camden. The public is encouraged to attend and honor those from the community who made the supreme sacrifice for our country.
Virginia Isler will host the upcoming King Haiglar Garden Club meeting at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 10. Co-hosts are Michelle Herod, Grace Young and Maggie Lane.
The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting on Nov. 10. The program this month will be held in Bishopville at The Iron Gallery. The owner, English Cooper, and his wife, will give a tour of the gallery. Driveway gates, garden and walkway gates, fences, light posts, interior stairways, railings, furniture and unique home accessories are their specialty.
Memorial Services for Mr. Albert "CAL" will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Cooke Funeral Home Memorial Chapel.
Ansel Terry Goff passed away on November 4, 2014 at the age of 67. Born in Camden, he was the son of Willis James and Mary Lominac Goff. He served in the United States Coast Guard and was a welder by trade. He is survived by daughters Teresa Ballentine (Scott), Teri Eastin (Jon) and Mary Parsons (Jennifer); also grandchildren Luke Pruitt, Cole Eastin, Ariel Eastin, Kallie Parsons and Gracie Parsons; a brother, Jerry Goff (Cindy) and Ann Goff Peebles (Billy) and nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Jimmy Goff and 2 nieces and a nephew. Plans are ...
The Camden High School baseball program will host a fundraising golf tournament at the Camden Country Club on Thursday, Nov. 13.
Voters across the country stormed to the polls Tuesday to throw Democrats out of office. That might be a harsh way of putting it, but it's exactly what happened. The Republican Party, passed off as all but dead six years ago when President Obama was elected, gained control of both houses of Congress by increasing its margin in the House and gaining several seats in the Senate. And as South Carolina's own Sen. Lindsey Graham said after winning a resounding re-election, voters will throw the GOP out in two years if they don't accomplish something in Washington ...
Ninety-year-old chef Arnold Abbot prepares hundreds of meals each week for homeless people in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in the kitchen of the sanctuary church, and he's been feeding the homeless for 20 years.
The ABLE Club of S.C., the official athletic booster club of Lugoff-Elgin High School, is kicking off its membership campaign for the 2014-15 athletic seasons at the school.