WASHINGTON -- Reports of Jeb Bush's political death may be greatly exaggerated. Not only is Bush essentially locked in a statistical tie for second place in New Hampshire, depending on which poll you prefer, but he's enjoying the benefits of being largely ignored by the media.
January 15, 2016|
By Kathleen Parker
Washington Post Writer's Group
Martin Luther King Jr. Day was established as a U.S. federal holiday in 1986. Americans should honor the legacy of Dr. King by enacting policies which can narrow the condition of humanity and the working class division and bring opportunity for all to prosper in America.
As we begin a new year, one would hope the Obama administration made a new year's resolution of allowing congress to do its job and not allowing unelected bureaucrats to regulate through administrative fiat. However, it seems this year will be full of even more federal overreach and this administration making up the rules as it goes.
January 15, 2016|
By Alan Wilson, S.C. Attorney General
C-I guest columnist
One of my favorite movies is the 1969 classic Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. The ultra-cool Paul Newman and Robert Redford play small-time bank robbers in the turn of the century cowboy West who were relentlessly pursued by a posse of lawmen that followed them for months across mountains and deserts, to big cities and ultimately even to South America.
January 15, 2016|
By Phil Noble
C-I contributing columnist
Among the animals available for adoption at the Thiel-Meyer Adoption Center are Licorice, a 3 to 4-year-old spayed female Chow/Retriever mix, and Brennan, a 1 to 2-year-old male black and white cat. 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 ...
Camden High School (CHS) 9th Graders William Jordan (first), Eileen Briston (second) and Elias Torres (third) go through 3- to 5-minute mock job interviews with Kershaw County School District employees Duane Pate and Greta McAvoy in December. The students were involved in a career preparation unit in CHS' High School 101 Leadership course. Other students were interviewed by community members who are human resources personnel at local businesses. The students were required to wear appropriate interview attire, prepare a resume in advance and answer questions typical in a job interview.
A.N. Webber Logistics Inc., a transportation, logistics and warehousing firm headquartered in Kankakee, Ill., recently named Harrison Drakeford of Bethune as the 2015 winner of its Sam Kinder Driver of the Year Award."
Mr. Hillard Workman, 85, of Rembert, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, January 10, 2016. Born in Rembert, he was the son of the late Jessie and Lucille Dinkins Workman. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Union Baptist Church, Rembert, with burial in the church cemetery. Mr. Workman will be placed in the church at noon for viewing. Public viewing will be Friday 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Workman family.
Mrs. Sharon Athal Porter Green, 55, of 908 Wateree Blvd., Camden, passed on Saturday, January 9, 2016. Memorial services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 16, in Nelson-Haile Funeral Home Chapel, Camden.