• During her years in Camden, Karen Eckford has taken on numerous civic responsibilities, donating countless hours to various causes. She now faces her most challenging assignment as she assumes the chairmanship of the KershawHealth Board of Trustees. The hospital is at a critical juncture and the next couple of years will go far in determining whether it remains independent or is taken over by a larger institution. We wish her well in her duties.
Idell "Cuda" Green Hunter Lawson
The First Annual "Celebration of Life River Ride and Festival" in memory of Firefighter Dewitt Peake will be held at the Pine Grove Fire Department Saturday beginning with registration at 9 a.m. The address for the event is 833 Pine Grove Road Lugoff, SC 29078.
Improving its playoff stock, the Camden High girls' tennis team knocked off Westwood, 5-1, in a Region 4-AAA match played in Blythewood on Tuesday night.
North Central extended is volleyball win streak to 11 in a row as the Lady Knights had little trouble with visiting Eau Claire in a Tuesday night Region 3-AA match played inside the Castle in Boonetown.
One night after having all but sewn up the Region 4-4A championship, the Lugoff-Elgin volleyball team swept it season series with Camden by downing the host Lady Bulldogs in four games on Wednesday night in a match played inside the Dog Pound.
Members of the Lake Wateree Association, voicing the sentiments of many lake residents as well as people who live in other rural areas of the county, say more cell phone towers are needed to improve communication. The association urged people to attend a Monday night meeting of the county's planning and zoning commission to make their voices heard and they're also asking citizens to show up at the next county council meeting. Council had passed on two readings a measure that would have made it more feasible to increase the number of cell towers, but suddenly tabled that ...
The Camden Bulldog Regiment will compete in the South Carolina Upper State Championships Saturday. The competition is held in Duncan at James F. Byrnes High School. The Bulldog Regiment recently took away several awards at the Blue Jacket Fanfare Marching Competition hosted by Aynor High School. They won first place for Best Drum Major, Best Percussion, Best Color Guard and Best Horn Line. The Bulldog Regiment placed second overall for their division, also taking home a plaque for Excellence and the Blue Jacket Fanfare.
The United Way of Kershaw County will host its third annual Chili Cook-off on November 9 at downtown Camden's Town Green. Music will be provided by Fair Jam from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Reflections from 12 to 3 p.m. Chili will be served from 12 to 2 p.m. Premier sponsors of the event are SAFE Federal Credit Union and Lugoff Automotive Group.
Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF), has appointed Liz Horton, IOM, Executive Director of the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, to the Southeast Board of Regents. As a member of this Board, Horton will implement the policies created by Institute's National Board of Trustees.
The Camden Antiques Fair Show and Sale will be at Rhame Arena, 517 Bull St., in downtown Camden, Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Unimin Corporation's Lugoff plant sponsored a deer hunt for the "Wounded Warriors Project" Saturday. South Carolina Department of Natural Resource officers Matt McCaskill and John Baird were present to show their support.
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County presents Broadway Cabaret Night Thursday at 8 p.m. The event will be set up cabaret style on the stage of the Wood Auditorium. Audience members will be able to enjoy a dessert and beverage while sitting at a table with friends enjoying some of Broadway's best songs, including:
Camden First Baptist Kindergarten & Child Care Center had a fun day celebrating "Johnny Appleseed Day" on Thursday, September 26. Mr. Olin Jackson from Lugoff visited and took the 2K, 3K and 4K students on a wagon ride around the campus.
ELGIN – Graveside service for Ray Edward Wiedemann, 86, was held on Monday in Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens. The Rev. Tim Burelson officiated. In lieu of ...
William Kilgore Thompson, Jr. (Bill), 94, went home to be with the Lord on September 9, 2016, at Eden Terrace. His wife of 70 years ...
Mrs. Kris Davis Robertson, 50, of 725 Calhoun Street in Camden died Monday, September 12, 2016. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home of ...
A memorial service celebrating the life of John Milton Rankin, Sr., 87, of Elgin, SC, was held Monday, September 12, 2016 at Our Lady of ...
Bethune – Funeral services for Peter King, 78, will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Bethel Hill Baptist Church, with burial to follow ...
GARY B. BRADLEY
The celebration of life service to honor Brigadier General Ross E. Beard, Jr. 87, of Camden was held Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral ...
Camden High senior pitcher Devin Beckley and Lugoff-Elgin junior outfielder Chase Roberts were selected to play in the eighth annual South Atlantic Border Battle on ...