Funeral Services for James Odell Blackwell, 97, will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at New Life Christian Outreach, with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. The Rev. Richard Cameron, the Rev. John Mims and the Rev. Donald Goude will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-7:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Life Christian Outreach, 411 Hwy 601 S., Lugoff, S.C. 29078.
Funeral services for James William "Buddy" Casey Jr., 61, will be held Thursday at 3:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral home with burial to follow in Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Eric Boone will officiate. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2:00-3:00 p.m. prior to the service at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Graveside services for John Calvin ( Buddy ) McCaskill, Sr. age 83, who passed away February 8, will be held Thursday at 3:00 at Mizpah Baptist Church Cemetery directed by Norton Funeral Home.
A graveside service to celebrate the life of Paul W. Ogle, 64, of Cary, NC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, February 14, 2014 in Quaker Cemetery in Camden, SC. Rev. Kyle Allen will officiate. Memorials may be made in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or Free to Breathe, 1 Point Place, Suite 200, Madison, WI 53719.
Ben "Pike" Rost, 69, of Camden, South Carolina and formerly Piopolis passed away at 8:00 A.M. Friday, February 7, 2014 at his home. Visitation for the family will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., Thursday, February 13, 2014 at Harre Funeral Home, McLeansboro.
Mrs. Novella "Bibbie" Hurst Watson, age 82, died Monday, February 10, 2014 at her home. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m., Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at Ruby Baptist Church. Internment will be a private family service in the Watson Cemetery
Bethune Elementary students in grades K-5 recently participated in an Arbor Day Celebration led by Ms. Martha McCaskill. The students came together to sing songs, recite poems, and do skits that celebrated the benefits that trees add to our environment. Both staff and student's worked together and did an excellent job.
A.W. Duo, a piano and cello duo made up of pianist Alyona Aksyonova and cellist James Waldo, will perform a benefit concert at Grace Episcopal Church in Camden on March 28. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at the church, 1315 Lyttleton St.. Proceeds from the concert will support Heartfelt Home Repair, Grace Church's ministry to the elderly and underprivileged.
Wateree Elementary School kindergarten students Samantha Gladden, Gauge Roberts, Marshall Bullock, and Eli Munn from Joni Baker's class learned about recycling at the "Grinding of the Greens" event.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) sent out the following information at 1:02 p.m..:
Due to the forecast of inclement weather headed to most of the state this week, both Camden and Lugoff-Elgin high schools have moved their respective varsity basketball games to Monday night.
Monday: Northwood Academy at Camden Military Academy (BB – 5:30 p.m.)
Benjamin Franklin famously remarked, "If you fail to plan, you plan to fail." That thought is as true today as it was more than two centuries ago, and it's as important for organizations as it is for individuals. Planning allows both people and organizations to identify strengths, recognize challenges, maximize resources, and plot a course for the future.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Richard "Rick" Henry Pase, Jr., of Camden, SC, will be held at 3:00 PM, Thursday, February 13, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, in Camden. Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. The family will receive friends at 2:00 PM, 1 hour prior to the service, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in his memory to the American Liver Foundation, 1425 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove, NJ 07009-1000 or the American Heart Association of SC, Memorials & Tributes, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.
Harvie Catoe, 89, from Camden, SC, died on the snowy morning of Wednesday, January 29, 2014. Harvie worked at Hermitage Mill of Camden in his early adulthood, served in the US Navy during WWII, graduated from The Citadel, retired as Civil Engineer for Tennessee Valley Authority, was a long-time member of the Church of God, and was a life-long gardener and enjoyed sharing his harvest with family and friends.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Verna Parker Way, 82, of Lugoff, SC, will be held at 11:30 AM, Tuesday, March 21 ...
Funeral service for Ray "Doc" Williams, 67, of 555 Blackjack Lane in Lugoff, SC, will be held Saturday, March 18th, 12:00 P.M. at ...
The deadline for rising high school juniors and seniors to apply for the 2017-18 Junior Leadership Kershaw County class is Friday, March 31.
Every year, every county in South Carolina collects money from fines and assessments following court proceedings. A percentage of those funds are mandated by state ...
Bethune Elementary was the overall winner of the Kershaw County School District's Academic Quiz Bowl for the Kershaw County School District elementary schools. All ...
The Lake Wateree Association will hold its annual meeting at the Rock Bottom Pond facility at 1530 Buck Hill Rd. Ridgeway on March 25. Breakfast ...
The Chronicle-Independent will now publish wedding, engagement and 50th and above wedding anniversary announcements on the People&Places page free of charge. Announcements can include ...
A new race meet, The Steeplechase of Charleston at Stono Ferry, will join the National Steeplechase Association's 2017 spring racing schedule.