Camden First United Methodist Church will celebrate Rev. Larry D. McCutcheon's first anniversary on Sunday during its regular 11 a.m. worship service. Rev. McCutcheon came to Camden First after completing 11 years of service at Trinity United Methodist Church in Orangeburg. Rev. McCutcheon is described as an outstanding "people's person" wherein he effectively relates to and works with all segments of the church. However, he has a special gift in relating to and connecting with the youth and children of the church. Beyond the church, he serves as a Youth Arbitrator in the 5th Circuit Youth Arbitration ...
A year ago, the grief was still fresh. We were all still reeling from the murders of nine innocent people at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, one of the oldest African-American congregations in the U.S. We wrote then -- and still believe now -- "Charleston has shown the rest of the country how to transcend such grief in a non-violent, some would even say, loving way."
Behind the little house in which I spent a happy childhood, where I toted books from one room to another, where I knelt by my bed nightly to pray, where homemade biscuits buttered and sprinkled with sugar were a favorite treat, is a little shed which, to the outside world, is noted for its ugliness.
Throughout the school year, I meet with student government leaders from our three high schools. At the last meeting, I ask the seniors in the group to talk about their plans, their favorite teachers and memories from their school careers. I'm always both touched and inspired by what they say. I think what these young people shared with me is worth sharing with the entire community.
June 21, 2016|
By Frank Morgan, KCSD Superintendent
C-I contributing columnist
The senseless shooting at Emanuel Church in Charleston was, by any standard, a horrible and grevious act. Any civil person has to feel sorrow and empathy for the friends and relatives of the victims of that terrible crime. Fruther, any punishment, no matter how severe, meted out to the shooter is well deserved.
RED HILL -- Funeral service for Terry Wyndham Branham, 64, will be held on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial Malvern Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Joe Stines will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to help care for his dear friend Mike Lucas.
A graveside funeral service to celebrate the life of Sara Elizabeth Coker, 96, of Camden, SC, was held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, June 19, 2016 at Hanging Rock United Methodist Church Cemetery. Rev. Lyn Hill officiated. The family received friends from 4:00-5:30 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home. Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made to KershawHealth, 1315 Roberts Street, Camden, SC 29020.
BISHOPVILLE -- William L. (Bill) Edgerton passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at his home. There will be a celebration of his life held at 4:00 pm Wednesday, June 22 at Hebron United Methodist Church, 3471 Una Road, Bishopville, SC. The Reverend Jerry McManus will officiate, directed by Norton Funeral Home, Bishopville Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service at the church fellowship hall and at other times at the home, 42 Shirley Road, Bishopville, SC.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Robert Jackson "Bobby Jack" Moody, 85, who passed away on June 16th was held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, June 19th at Lakeview Baptist Church. The Rev. Hugh McKinney officiate.d Burial followed at Quaker Cemetery. The family received friends and family Saturday, June 18th at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mr. Moody's memory to Lakeview Baptist Church, 1520 Mill Street, Camden, SC 29020; and, Shriner's Children's Hospital, 950 West Faris Rd., Greenville, SC 29605
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Lois Katherine Hopkins Outlaw, 82, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Donne Dixon and Rev. Cotton Pate will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, today, June 21, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.