A memorial service celebrating the life of Bertie Nell Rankin, 79, of Elgin, SC will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Camden, SC. Father Paul will officiate, with burial to follow at Quaker Cemetery. The family will receive friends, Wednesday, October 9, 2013 from 6:00-8:00pm at Kornegay Funeral Home Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Rankin's name to the American Heart Association, 190 Knox Abbott Dr., Cayce, SC; or Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 1709 N. Lyttleton Street, Camden ...
Target Distribution Center Assets Protection Leader Jennifer Young (left) presents a $2,000 check to Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO). This is the second year in a row that Target is making such a donation. The KCSO will use the funds to purchase bullet proof vests for deputies. "It is very encouraging to see the business community stepping up to the plate and donating for this very worthwhile cause. Body armor is industry standard equipment that law enforcement officers should not be without. County funding does not provide for this. A Kershaw County business, in this case a major ...
The Camden High School (CHS) volleyball program will host its annual "Dig Pink" match today at CHS's Michael G. Culp court. All proceeds of the event will be given to the Sideout Foundation which benefits breast cancer awareness and research. The first match of the evening will feature Camden vs. Cardinal Newman at 5 p.m. The second match will have Irmo playing Cardinal Newman; the final match will be between Camden and Irmo.
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Dixon Jr. of Lugoff celebrate 20 years of marital bliss. Together, they have one son, Mr. Leroy "Trey" Dixon III. To God be the glory for this marvelous blessing that He has bestowed upon us.
Libby Ference of Camden was selected as September's Chance Art! winner. She won a pair of silver earrings handcrafted by artist Benira Sutphin. Chance Art! is a program sponsored by The Artist's Attic. A piece of art created by a local artist is given away to a lucky community member.
Funeral services to celebrate the life and legacy of Rebecca "Rob" S. Love will be held Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Hermitage Baptist Church in Camden, SC. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Sacks of Love, c/o Hermitage Baptist Church, 814 Jefferson Davis Highway, Camden, SC 29020 or McCall Hospice House, 1836 W. Georgia Road, Simpsonville, SC 29680.
On an afternoon when their two seniors were given the day off, the Camden High tennis team had more than enough talent on hand to upend Lower Richland, 5-1, last Wednesday in a Region 4-AAA match played in Columbia.
Through courses at the University of South Carolina, employment at the South Caroliniana Library, teaching South Carolina history in the public schools and over the ETV Network and work with the Lexington and Kershaw County historical societies, columnist Harvey S. Teal learned much about Sherman's march. Beginning in the 1980s, he was destined to learn much more as he began to travel in Sherman's footsteps and to "meet" him in a very different manner.
October 07, 2013|
Kershaw County Historical Society
• We offer a tip of the Chronicle-Independent hat to Bill Byars of Camden, who's stepping down as director of the S.C. Department of Corrections, one in a string of government jobs he's held. Byars practiced law for many years in Camden before being elected a family court judge and then moving to the S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice, a troubled agency which he helped turn around. He's "retired" several times but don't bet on his sitting on the sidelines even after this one.