Funeral service for Frank Oliver, 97, of 33 Hickory Hill Way in Camden, will be held Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, 1:30 p.m. at Nazareth Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. He died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. Friends may visit at 43 Hickory Hill Way. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
A memorial service celebrating the life of Betty Jean Beamer Walls, 84, of Camden, SC will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, February 3, 2013 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church. Rev. Steve Patterson and Rev. David Weaver will officiate.
Funeral service for Catherine Pauline Greenwood, 80, will be held Thursday at 12:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Greenhaven Memorial Gardens, Elgin. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Agape Hospice House, 141 Stoneridge Drive, Columbia, S.C. 29210.
We noted recently that President Obama, during his inaugural speech, outlined a liberal agenda of programs he intends to push during his second term. There wasn't much centrism in it, and those looking for a spirit of bipartisan cooperation were probably disappointed. Those same people will no doubt also not be particularly happy with the staff appointments the president is making for his second term, another sign that he isn't going to be in a compromising mood in the years to come.
As a result of the information security breach at the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) that was detected on October 10, 2012, the Social Security numbers and business tax identification numbers of approximately 3.6 million South Carolinians have been compromised.
After having opened the season with 17 consecutive losses, the North Central girls' basketball team snapped a skid of more 19 games, dating back to last February, with a 51-37 win over visiting Pelion on Friday night inside The Castle in Boonetown.
• Kudos to Sen. Vincent Sheheen of Camden, who's been chosen to attend the Rodel Fellowship in Public Leadership program, which is conducted by the Aspen Institute, a public policy think tank based in Washington, D.C., and not in Colorado, as its name might lead some to believe. The program annually brings together 24 elected officials from around the country, and one of the things it encourages is civil dialogue and bipartisan cooperation, two things which are in short supply in politics today.