Rosa Jones O'Kelley Smoak of Camden, SC passed away on June 29, 2013. She was born on June 6, 1916 in Kershaw, SC. She was the daughter of George N. and Gladys Cook Jones. Mrs. Smoak was educated in the public schools of Bishopville, SC.
Lauren Kay Zimmerman and William Donnelly Kain, both of Decatur, Georgia, were married Saturday, June 1, 2013 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Columbia, South Carolina. The 2 p.m. ceremony was officiated by Father Alexander McDonald.
In Historic Camden, Nineteenth Century, authors Kirkland and Kennedy included appendices of county citizens in military service during the Civil War. They compiled these appendices from muster rolls, contemporary newspaper reports, survivor recollections and information compiled by the State Historian, Alexander S. Salley Jr. He had also relied upon the works of predecessors, William B. Johnson, William J. Rivers and John P. Thomas.
July 01, 2013|
By Harvey S. Teal
Provided by the Kershaw County Historical Society
• With "Lake Wateree season" in full swing and the July 4 holiday approaching, the recent drowning deaths of two people at nearby Lake Murray and a close call at Camden's Kendall Lake serve as a stark reminder that swimming can end tragically. Safety procedures should always be used, and people should remember that alcohol and swimming don't make for a good combination.
Funeral service celebrating the life of Ethelyn Corbett Christmas, 93, of Camden, SC, will be held at 4:00 PM, Saturday, June 29, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Camden. Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service starting at 3:00 PM in the First Baptist Church Fellowship Center. Memorials may be made in her memory to First Baptist Church, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Destiny, a sweet one-month-old German Shepherd female mix and a one-month-old affectionate gray and black kitten, 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 1 p.m. Saturday. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the shelter or to check for a ...
This camp is offered for girls ages 7 - 13. Camp dates are July 8-12 and will be at the CHS softball field from 9 a.m. to Noon. Learn fundamental skills of fast pitch softball or improve your skills in the camp. Daily sessions will include defensive play, base running and hitting. Instructing the camp will be Camden High Softball Coach, Lynn Looney along with other CHS coaches and local players assisting. The cost is $60. Pre-registration is required by July 3.