An interesting and moving project is taking place from Virginia up into Pennsylvania, where 620,000 trees are being planted along roadways to honor those who gave up their lives in the War Between The States, the bloodiest military conflagration in this nation's history. Oaks, maples, cedars and dogwoods are being placed in the median and in groves along the historic highway that links Charlottesville, Va. and Gettysburg, Pa.
Arnett Muldrow, the Greenville-based firm hired by the city of Camden to work on a tourism plan, marketing assessment and branding plan, will present its final recommendations to the public Monday at 6 p.m. at the historic Robert Mills Courthouse.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kevin Rooney of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina have announced the engagement of their daughter Meghan Maureen Rooney to Michael Dennis Wright, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Neil Dennis Wright of Surfside Beach, South Carolina.
Mr. and Mrs. William Huffman Hawkins of Camden, S.C., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Hawkins, to Joshua Allen Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Allen Wilson of Camden, S.C.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Maggie, a 6-month-old female Brittany Spaniel mix. She is leash trained, energetic, very active and loves to play ball. The shelter also has nine Guinea Pigs that need homes. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The shelter, located at the south end of Fair Street 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 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. The shelter is ...
David Paul Reuwer, a local attorney, historian and tour guide, is announcing his candidacy for Kershaw County Probate Judge. Reuwer said probate judges must be skilled in the laws and administration of wills, estates, trusts, conservatorship and marriage.
Mr. H. Gary Snipes of Camden is pleased to announce the engagement of his daughter, Amanda Kicklighter Snipes to Steven T. Spencer, II of Greer, SC. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Steven T. Spencer, I of Isle of Palms, SC. The bride elect is the daughter of the late Mitzi Epting Kicklighter Snipes and the late Russell Riley Kicklighter, Jr., and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Epting Sr. of Salisbury, NC, and Mr. and Mrs. Russell Riley Kicklighter, Sr. of Islandton, SC.
An Elgin doctor is now one of fewer than 20 physicians to be federally certified to perform truck driver medical exams. Dr. Chester Ferguson of Elgin spent several months going through the process to become a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Certified Medical Examiner.
For anyone who hates to exercise, Zumba will feel more like a Salsa party than a workout. Zumba has a fast, energetic workout that is fun and addictive. You get lost in the music and dance and don't realize you're getting such a great workout! This is a great remedy for anyone looking for a fat-burning pick-me-up with a positive energy blast that will leave you feeling happy and energized.
Tree City USA is a designation we can be proud of, particularly since the city has achieved and continuously maintained this status for the past 26 years. Tree City USA is a national program under the auspices of The Arbor Day Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters and provides the framework for community forestry management of public trees in cities and towns across America.
January 24, 2014|
By Liz Gilland, Camden Urban Forester
C-I contributing columnist