Please accept my sincere apology for the perceived tone of the recent column on crape murder. My passion for trees can and did, I suppose, get the better of me. I have spent my career trying to educate the public on the actual harm and long-time detrimental effect topping has on trees and it's frustrating to see the practice continue. The column was not intended to belittle or scold, nor was it directed at any one person or scenario. I'm sorry it was interpreted in that way.
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Christopher Wilder achieved the rank of Eagle Scout during a Court of Honor ceremony Nov. 22, 2014. Christopher's required service project included improvements to the facilities at Goodale State Park near Camden. The son of Keith and Kelly Wilder of Elgin, Christopher is a member of Boy Scout Troop 316 sponsored by St. John's United Methodist Church. A senior at Lugoff-Elgin High School, Christopher plans to attend Central Carolina Technical College next fall.
Kershaw County Sheriff L.L. "Hector" DeBruhl has announced plans to seek his seventh consecutive term.
Few things in life are free.
WASHINGTON -- With a few tweaks to Scripture, herewith today's relevant verse: What therefore President Obama hath joined together, let Republicans put asunder.
Former Kershaw County Probate Judge Harriett Pierce (center) accepts a copy of a S.C. State House resolution from S.C. State Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk and S.C. State Sen. Vincent Sheheen. The resolution, sponsored by the Kershaw County legislative delegation, honors Pierce for her 36 years of service as the county's probate judge and notes her work with such judicial and political notables as J. Clator Arrants, John C. West, Jack L. Marshall, H.W.C. Furman, William S. Tetterton, George W. Speedy and Congressman Kenneth L. Holland. Pierce managed Holland's Camden district office. She was ...
Dog owners are typically bewildered when man's best friend exhibits destructive or disruptive behavior. Chewing furniture or urinating or defecating indoors is upsetting for dog owners, who might feel they need to discipline their pooch to ensure it does not happen again. But discipline might not be the remedy for destructive or disruptive behavior, which might be a sign of separation anxiety.
Funeral service for Jimmie Dillard Rose, 76, will be held today at 3:00 p.m. at Highway Pentecostal Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. George Cashwell will officiate. The family will receive friends following the services in the church fellowship hall. Memorials may be made to Gideons International, PO Box 664, Lugoff, S.C. 29078 or the American Heart Association, 190 Knox Abbott Dr # 301, Cayce, SC 29033.
Funeral services for David Lawhorn, 71, will be held Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Greenhill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
A celebration honoring the life of Thomas C. Gavlick, 78, of Lugoff, will be held on Friday, March 13, 2015, at the Lugoff Elks BPOE Lodge from 5:00-6:00 PM. Family and friends are invited to raise a drink in his honor. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, c/o Gail Kirkland, 647 Lachicotte Road, Lugoff, SC 29078.
Mr. Albert DuBose, Sr., 84, of 446 Easy Street, Camden, passed on Saturday, March 7, 2015.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Frances McCaskill Catoe, 82, of Lake Wateree will be held Friday, March 13, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Eric Boone will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday, March 12 from 7:00 – 8:30 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Catoe's memory to Pine Grove Baptist Church Children's Ministry, 836 Pine Grove Road, Lugoff, SC 29078.
Funeral services for Mr. Ernest Carlos, Jr., 77, of 606 Owl Lane, Elgin, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 13, 2015 at Camden First United Methodist Church, with burial in the Cedars Cemetery.
Mrs. Betty Jean Catoe, 73, of Bethune died Monday, March 23, 2015.
Thanks to a second-place finish behind unbeaten Dortmund in Saturday's $400,000 San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita, Prospect Park will next try for the $1 million Santa Anita Derby on April 4.
(7 p.m.); 13 – at Buford; 16 – at Chesterfield; 18 – Andrew Jackson; 20 – Indian Land (7 p.m.); 24 – Cheraw; 27 – at Central
The eighth annual Clinic Classic 5K walk/run, presented by McDonald's of Camden, and the Camden Family Care one-mile run/walk will take to the streets of Camden on Saturday, April 18.