Larry DiBiase celebrated the 25th anniversary of his State Farm Insurance agency by holding a fundraising cook-out, complete with radio broadcast, games and door prizes at the agency's revamped offices on West DeKalb Street. All proceeds from the event -- $600 -- went to the KershawHealth Foundation to benefit oncology services at KershawHealth.
Hengst of North America Inc. will expand its Kershaw County manufacturing facility for the third time in less than a decade.
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Kershaw County 2014 seniors' SAT average composite score jumped 29 points in the same year that the percentage of test takers rose from 46 to 54 percent. According to the Kershaw County School District (KCSD), his was the largest increase by any school district in the Midlands.
International Credit Union Day is Thursday, Oct. 16, and this year's theme is "Local Service. Global Good," and that's just what Mid Carolina Credit Union (MCCU) will be doing.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Vera Morgan Peel, 71, of Lexington, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, October 10, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Ralph Schneck will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Peel's memory to Camp Kemo, 7 Richland Medical Park, Suite 203, Columbia, SC 29203.
Mrs. Sonya "10 cent" Massey Tucker, 50, of 508 Dove Lane Camden, South Carolina, passed on Friday, October 3, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 2:00 PM at New Jerusalem Holiness #2 Church in Elgin, SC. Burial will be at New Jerusalem Holiness #2 Church Cemetery. Nelson-Haile Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
We've all seen it -- the judging that goes on with various types of moms. The healthy eaters judge the Mcdonald's lovers, the exercise moms judge the iPod moms, the crafty moms judge the Walmart birthday party moms. No mom is perfect. But sometimes what you think is a bad mom habit might just be your claim to mom greatness. Here are five ways being a bad mom can actually make you a great mom.
THE MAN CAVE -- If you are planning on hanging out with the guys this weekend and are still looking for something to do, why not watch a good, old feature film? Here are five great choices all the guys will love.
Domestic abuse isn't the only issue tarnishing the image of the National Football League.
Recently, there has been a lot of attention focused toward domestic violence. If you are in a position of witnessing or hearing about domestic violence, here are some ways to react to help protect the victim.
When thirty-year-old Emily and her husband divorced, leaving Emily with full-custody of their two preschool children, she didn't know if she'd make it through the day let alone through the weeks and months that were to come. Divorce had never been part of her long-term plans. Neither had single parenting. Yet here she was; going back wasn't an option.
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In his Oscar-winning screenplay for 2010's "The Social Network," Aaron Sorkin penned the line, "The Internet isn't written in pencil ... it's written in ink."
(C-I Editor's note: as this item went live on our website, national media outlets began reporting that the U.S. Supreme Court turned away appeals on same-sex marriages from five states.)
Someone with at least $3,650 in net worth -- including the value of their home, car and investments, but excluding debt -- is among the world's wealthiest half, while the other half owns less than 1 percent of total global wealth, according to this year's Global Wealth Report from Credit Suisse.
Susan Schrivjer, a mother from Fort Myers, Florida, has created a petition against the popular toy store Toys 'R' Us for selling action figures of the characters from AMC's "Breaking Bad."
A new debate over same-sex marriage in Idaho may come down to a single point: whether ordained Christian pastors can only be protected when they perform marriage ceremonies in a church.
One day after news that Houston city attorneys had subpoenaed sermons and emails from church leaders presumably opposed to a local human rights ordinance, the civil liberties questions remain.
A researcher who has spent four years calculating the calorie burn that juice, soda and other "treats" would entail believes people would make better food choices if they knew the truth: If you drink a soda, then you'd need to run for 50 minutes to burn the calories off.
Which is more deadly, rumors or the Ebola virus? In the U.S. there has been three patients with the disease. Reading the headlines one gets the impression that the whole nation is overrun with this horrific modern day plague. Sadly, we know that Ebola kills at a frightful rate. Unfortunately we overlook the danger of rumors.
For the past five years, Mitch Hescox has served as president and CEO of the Evangelical Environmental Network. For 18 years before that, he served as a local church pastor. And for 14 years before that, he worked in America's coal industry.
Parents who favor one child over another may increase the chance at least one of their children will abuse substances, according to new research that also says a child's perception of favoritism matters more than whether it's actually true.
This past summer, women ruled at the box office. Hits like "Lucy," "The Fault in Our Stars" and "Maleficent," each earned north of $40 million during their respective opening weekends, Box Office Mojo reports.
Women save a larger percentage of their incomes for retirement than men, but men end up saving more, says a new study by Vanguard. But no matter the gender, Interest.com found that only Nevada retirees are collectively prepared for retirement.
New York City's small high schools apparently boost graduation rates and college admission rates, and do so at a lower per pupil cost than traditional high schools, according to a study just released by MDRC, a major nonprofit education policy research firm.
Ah, mornings. Sometimes they go smoothly and my day is lovely. Other times, I feel like I'm behind before I've even begun. If your house feels like a staging zone for a major event as you try to get everyone ready and out the door each day, these ideas for changing your family's routine will leave you smiling.
When the Pakistani Taliban survivor Malala Yousafzai won the Nobel Peace Prize this month, it was widely noted that she was an education advocate and that her father was a "headmaster." But the Western media ignored an intriguing angle on this story, argues James Tooley, a professor at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom.
Ebola has been in the news. But much of the news has not offered background information about the disease.