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When I was the age of four, Mama's uncle, a kind and successful man, died. The call came late one night that his life was ebbing away so Mama pulled me out of bed, smoothed my tousled red-tinted hair, and hauled me, still clad in pajamas, to sit vigil until her beloved uncle had crossed the river Jordan.

January 24, 2017 | Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Katie Ard Iseman Hero for Paws Award

Do you know a hero? Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, but they share an electrifying passion to help others, even at their own risk of life. Beloved former Kershaw County fire fighter Katie Iseman had a passion for people and pets. She wanted to save lives and she did so in her career and in her volunteer time through fostering dogs for rescue organizations. That's why Fostering Foster Animal Rescue is honored to announce the new Katie Ard Iseman Hero for Paws Award. This annual award will be presented to an individual who exhibits compassion for animals ...

January 24, 2017 | By Andrea Walker C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Building a better health care system

Eight years ago, then-Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi stated that we would have to pass the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, in order to figure out what was in it. Thanks to that irresponsible logic, the American people were forced into a healthcare system that is unable to keep the promises on which it was sold.

January 24, 2017 | By U.S. Sen. Tim Scott C-I guest columnist | Columns


Yesteryear for Jan. 24, 2017

The volleyball court in the gym at Camden Middle School looks normal- until the students start draping sheets over the net and bring out a big plastic ball to toss over it. The seventh-graders aren't' taking clown classes; they're preparing to play Blackout, a mixed-up version of traditional volleyball. Many of the rules stay the same, but the ball is definitely different-softer so it doesn't hurt like a hard volleyball-and the sheets add an element of excitement; players can't see from which direction the ball is coming. The game is what attracted a camera ...

January 24, 2017 | | Yesteryear


Rawnaq wins Eclipse Award

rv Naylor's Rawnaq, whose try for a perfect 2016 National Steeplechase Association season came to an end in the $150,000 Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup in Camden, was honored Saturday with the Eclipse Award as the year's outstanding steeplechase horse.

January 24, 2017 | | Equine


BES announces honor rolls

Bethune Elementary School recently announced honor roll students for the second nine week period.

January 24, 2017 | | Education


Demons, Dogs get wrestling wins

After having opened Saturday's Red Raider Duals at Greenville High School with a loss to Hillcrest, the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team rebounded to win three straight matches before falling to West-Oak in the third-place match to finish the exhausting day with a 3-2 record.

January 24, 2017 | | Sports


AJ sweeps past North Central

Andrew Jackson used strong second halves to take a doubleheaders weep over visiting North central in Region 4-AA basketball action in Kershaw last Friday night.

January 24, 2017 | | Sports


Pets available for adoption

Among the animals available for adoption at the Thiel-Meyer Adoption Center are Rocky, a 5-month-old male Mastiff Pit bull mix, and Scarlet, a sweet Border Collie mix. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The center, on Black River Road east of Camden and managed by the Kershaw County Humane Society, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The center is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the center or to check for a missing pet, call 425-6016 or e-mail wcas@camden.net. The shelter ...

January 24, 2017 | | Pets


PATRICIA BARRETT

A Celebration of Life service for Patricia Outlaw Barrett, 78, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM. Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Grace Episcopal Church. Rev. Charles Davis and Rev. Dorothy J. Killian, M. Div., J.D will officiate. Burial will be held at 1:30 PM, prior to the service, in Quaker Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in Richardson Hall. Memorials may be made to Daughters of the King, Grace Episcopal Church, 1315 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.

January 24, 2017 | | Obituaries


CHRISTIAN COPLEY

A service to celebrate the life of Christian Scott Copley, 26, was held Monday at Powers Funeral Home with burial in Quaker Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to National Alliance on Mental Illness-Kershaw, PO Box 1267, Columbia, SC 29202.

January 24, 2017 | | Obituaries


WILLIAM DIXON

Funeral services for Bill Dixon, 86, will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 at noon at First Church of the Nazarene, with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park with full military honors. Rev. David Snodgrass, Rev. Casey Mills, and Rev. Hoke Robinson will officiate. The family will receive friends from 10:30am – 12:00pm at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Nazarene Compassionate Ministries Fund.

January 24, 2017 | | Obituaries


SHIRLEY KNICKEL

There will be a Celebration of Life service for Shirley Anne Brady Knickel, 82, of Camden, SC, at 2:00 PM, today, January 24, 2017 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden, SC with a reception immediately following in the Family Life Center. Rev. David Weaver, Rev. Steve Patterson, and Rev. Frank Griffin will officiate. Shirley was a Christian of strong faith and asked that her life was celebrated rather than mourned. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

January 24, 2017 | | Obituaries


MARY G. McKINNON

A memorial service for Mary G. McKinnon, 56, will be held Thursday at 3:00pm at Powers Funeral Home. Pastor David Stratford, III will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.

January 24, 2017 | | Obituaries


County Births - Jan. 24, 2017

ATKINS

January 24, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


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KCSD students leave early Friday, off Feb. 20

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students will be dismissed early on Friday, Feb. 17 to allow teachers to participate in professional development and not attend ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


ELEASE S. GRANT

Funeral service for Elease S. Grant, 78, will be held on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church with burial to ...

February 10, 2017 | | Obituaries


Elgin Town Council fills two council seats

Amidst low voter turnout, the town of Elgin filled two council seats during its election on Tuesday. Current council members Ed Smith and Dana Sloan ...

February 10, 2017 | | Lugoff-Elgin


Ariail - Feb. 10, 2017

February 10, 2017 | | Ariail


Coaches and schools

We join the Kershaw County School District and the community in congratulating and welcoming two new coaches/athletic directors to Camden High School and North ...

February 10, 2017 | | Editorials


Uncertainty is sweeping the globe

WASHINGTON -- The United States isn't the only country that's a complete basket case right now. Basically the entire world has reached record levels ...

February 10, 2017 | By Catherine Rampell Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Writer troubled about DeVos confirmation

As a Kershaw resident who has had over 25 years of experience as a teacher and administrator of independent (private) schools in the United states ...

February 10, 2017 | Leslie I. Larsen Lugoff | Letters


Ghost of the Wateree

The eerie cry can be heard on Lake Wateree on many foggy and misty spring nights.

February 10, 2017 | By Buster Beckham C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Inside the South Carolina mind

In 1929, Gaffney, S.C., native W.J. Cash wrote his seminal book "The Mind of the South." Every subsequent attempt to understand the mind ...

February 10, 2017 | By Phil Noble C-I contributing columnist | Columns


For the Record - Feb. 10, 2017

Real estate transactions

February 10, 2017 | | For the Record


Glenn Price inducted into SCMEA Hall of Fame

Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) band director Glenn Price was the only person inducted into the S.C. Music Educators Association (SCMEA) Hall of Fame on ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


Ariail - Feb. 7, 2017

February 07, 2017 | | Ariail


Gang prevention

Does Kershaw County have a gang problem?

February 07, 2017 | | Editorials


Count Gorsuch

WASHINGTON -- To review the left's reaction to Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is to infer he's the spawn of Dracula -- a cruel and ...

February 07, 2017 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Thank you, Kershaw County

This weekend The Annual Attic Sale benefitting the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County was held. Thanks to the hard work of our community $13 ...

February 07, 2017 | Sarah Reed Camden | Letters


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