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Funeral services for Gerald Scott Newman, 36, will be held at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 26, 2010, in Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Jefferson. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The Revs. Terry Corder and Dr. Clay Shook will officiate.
Funeral service for Michael W. Branham, 62, will be held Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Hardshell Cemetery. Rev. Joe Stines and Rev. Wayne Flowers will officiate. The family will receive friends Monday 6-7:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Mr. Charlie Hill, 51, of 715 Dinkins Road, Lugoff, died Friday. Friends may call at the residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Hill Family.
Beulah Wilson, 66, of 794 St. Paul Road in Camden died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Jerry Dale Hinson, 70, will be held at 4:00 p.m. Monday, October 25, in Oak Ridge Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
• With Southern Democratic members of Congress facing a backlash from voters who are fed up with what's happening in Washington, many of them are trying to distance themselves from the policies of President Obama, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid. Perhaps Rep. Roy Herron, a Democrat from the Sixth District of Tennessee, has come up with the best verbiage for that. Herron calls himself a "truck-driving, shotgun-shooting, Bible-reading, gospel-preaching, crime-fighting, family-loving country boy." Now that's what we'd call plain southern talk.
Never waste time playing the woulda-shoulda-coulda game, a wise man once told me. But I can't help but add my two cents to what everyone says President Barack Obama woulda, shoulda or coulda done better in his first two years -- especially when one of those people is President Obama.
From time to time, especially when the budget and the costs of education are being discussed, a community member will inevitably ask me why our schools do not spend more time on "the basics" -- the three Rs of "reading, 'riting, and 'rithmetic." These conversations always seem to harken back to the "good old days," when things seemed simpler and in retrospect, seemed to work better and were cheaper. Unfortunately, the "good old days" are more myth than reality. Even with the greater perceived emphasis on the "three Rs" in the past, U.S. census data indicates that in 1960 just ...
Last week we talked about John Steinbeck's 1960 journey across America. Today I'll share a few stories about the months-long trip he took.
Moseley Architects representative Jimmy Wilhide presents Jackson School Principal Gerald Gary (second from right) with a ceremonial key to the new facility at the school's recent dedication. Looking on are (from left) Kershaw County School District Superintendent Frank Morgan; Kershaw County Board of School Trustees members Andy James, Kim DuRant, Mara Jones and Joey Dorton; and S.C. Law Enforcement Division Director Reggie Lloyd, who served as the speaker for the ceremony. Jackson is the county's first school built to pursue Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. LEED-certified buildings are awarded points based on environmentally-friendly components ...
Racing Hall of Fame trainer Jonathan Sheppard, who recently reached a milestone when he saddled his 1,000th steeplechase winner, will be honored at the Far Hills Races on Oct. 23. Sheppard, who has won more races over fences than any other trainer in the sport's long history, will receive a plaque honoring his accomplishment.
The inaugural Sacks of Love Softball Tournament, sponsored by Refuge Baptist Church, will be played in Westville on Saturday, Oct. 23.
The Family Resource Center (FRC) will host "Let's Talk About IT!" a workshop for women and teen girls to discuss the realities of teen dating violence and the importance of healthy relationships.
By Austin Jenkins
Even though the Carolina Cup is more than a month away, reserved parking spaces are selling at a brisk pace.
The Royals AAU youth basketball teams will host tryouts in both Camden and Bishopville for its boys and girls' teams.
Invitations for the Carolina Cup steeplechase races were sent out to those on the organization's mailing list last Friday. And tickets and parking spaces for the event are now on sale.