At Tuesday's Kershaw County Council meeting, Camden's Bob Clithero -- an Air Force veteran from the Korea and Vietnam wars -- urged the public to thank members of law enforcement and first responders. Clithero said he remembered feeling safe at his posts during his military career because of military police (MPs), but had never properly thanked them for their service.
A private memorial service for Lucinda Walker Kirkland, of Camden, SC will be held at a later date. She was born in Schenectady, NY and was the daughter of Patricia Walker Kirkland and the late Randolph Withers Kirkland, Jr. Lucinda died Tuesday, July 12, 2016 after a long illness. She first graduated from the University of South Carolina and worked for the University at the Wedge Plantation's International Center for Public Health Research. She later graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Health professions as a cytotechnologist. She practiced in both Carolinas until her retirement in ...
Ms. Catletha Brooks, was born to the Ernest and Selena Brooks on March 30, 1962. She entered into eternal rest on June 14, 2016, at her home in New York. Ms. Brooks was preceded in death by her mother, Selena Benjamin, father, Ernest Brooks and two sisters, Rosemary Garret and Sheila Finley. She leaves to cherish, two brothers, Moses Jones and Keith Brooks of Bishopville, SC and host of relatives and friends. Funeral services were conducted on Monday, June 27, 2016, in New York, New York.
After 16 years as a reporter, assistant editor and editor at the Chronicle-Independent, Martin L. Cahn is leaving the newspaper -- and Camden. Today is Cahn's last day with the C-I. He joins The Farmville Herald in central Virginia on July 27 as its managing editor. Senior Staff Writer Jim Tatum will take over as editor of the C-I on Monday.
Defending American Legion World Series champion Chapin-Newberry jumped to a 6-1 lead over visiting Kershaw County and never looked back en route to a 12-3 win in Monday's second round state tournament opener played at Newberry College.
Camden City Council will not meet today for either a work session or regular meeting. The city notified the Chronicle-Independent of the decision on Friday. Council will meet again July 26 at 6:30 p.m.