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Op-Ed: Let parents give directly to public schools

A federal nutrition program that places new restrictions on snacks and beverages sold in schools also provides an opportunity for some fresh thinking about school fundraisers.

July 30, 2014 | Trip DuBard, executive director SC Future Minds | Columns


Reader ‘pleased’ with Amtrak plan

Having spent many hours working to get the historic Seaboard Railroad station preserved, I was extremely pleased to see that Amtrak was at the city council work session June 22 to present its plan for improvements to the station.

July 30, 2014 | Kay Polk Camden | Letters


Rhame Arena concept

During the last Camden City Council work session, and as reported in the July 28 Chronicle-Independent, the concept of "adaptive reuse" of Rhame Arena was discussed. It was during this discussion that it was noted that the concept and sketch under discussion was developed by the daughter of Marti Wallace and Mike Jones (Elizabeth Ancrum Jones). Miss Jones developed her proposal several years ago. After a discussion of the property during a prior council meeting, her work was provided to city staff for their consideration.

July 30, 2014 | X. Willard Polk Camden | Letters


2014 TripAdvisor awards

It is always exciting to read positive press in the Chronicle-Independent concerning businesses in our area. Sam Kendall's 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award was wonderfully covered by the C-I for its hard-earned recognition. Each year, TripAdvisor assesses local businesses worldwide and awards certificates to those with very high ratings. For 2014, they awarded three Certificates of Excellence in Camden to Sam Kendall's, Salud! Mexican Kitchen, and Bloomsbury Inn. In addition, their highest recognition, Traveler's Choice Awards, honors like businesses nationwide. As the C-I well-covered earlier in the year, Bloomsbury was a Traveler's Choice Award winner for ...

July 30, 2014 | Katherin L. Brown Camden | Letters


For the Record - July 30, 2014

Real estate transactions

July 30, 2014 | | For the Record


Dr. Suess, library have new fan

July 30, 2014 | | People & Places


Coin Club announces annual Fall Show

The annual Fall Coin Show of the Camden Coin Club will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Camden Recreation Department, 1042 West DeKalb St., Camden.

July 30, 2014 | | People & Places


Lady D’s Hair Extraordinaire opens

July 30, 2014 | | Business


Palmetto Hearing moves

Palmetto Hearing recently moved to 1001-B Fairlawn Drive, Camden. It will be open Tuesdays by appointment and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The business offers hearing aid fittings and follow up care. It also provides hearing evaluations, swim plugs, assistive listening products, custom ear molds and hearing aid service and repair. "We have been providing hearing health care for 25 years and are proud to be locally owned and operated to assist the residents of Kershaw County and it's surrounding areas." The owner is Cyndi Henderson and the manager is Amanda Henderson. The telephone number ...

July 30, 2014 | | Business


VFW honors local commander

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States announced that Ralph Best has achieved All American status as a district commander. Best, commander of District 5, covering Kershaw County as well as York, Lancaster and Chester counties, in the Department of South Carolina, is one of only 29 VFW District Commanders selected worldwide for All-American Commander.

July 30, 2014 | | Military


Crockett is 2014 River Manager of the Year

The River Management Society (RMS) recently awarded its 2014 River Manger of the Year award to Mary Crockett, land protection director for the Congaree Land Trust. Crockett received the award during a RMS' workshop in Denver, Colo., earlier this year.

July 30, 2014 | | Kershaw County


Girl with local ties in beauty pageant

July 30, 2014 | | People & Places


Rock of Ages

I remember once I was giving a presentation about important conservation properties in the Piedmont. I showed photos of the incredible rock formations on a particular property and happened to mention their age in an effort to describe their grandeur. Afterwards, I was confronted by an indignant man who told me that the age of rocks cannot be known. He accused me of making those figures up out of thin air. Surprised by his vociferous tone, I told him I was sorry to have upset him. While not a confrontational person, I am a teacher, and I began to politely ...

July 30, 2014 | By Austin Jenkins C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Wins double medals in karate tournament

July 30, 2014 | | People & Places


Equestrian recovers, then excels after life threatening injury

A Camden equestrian, writing under the pen name Vanessa Friedrich, is featured in the latest book in the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series.

July 30, 2014 | | People & Places


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Six seconds to live

What we didn't know at the time, and only learned a couple of days later after I wrote a summary and submitted both Yale ...

November 07, 2017 | John F. Kelly C-I guest columnist | Columns


JOHN M. BOYCE JR.

John M. Boyce, Jr., 85, husband of the late Susie Pearl Atkinson Boyce, died Thursday, November 2, 2017, at KershawHealth in Camden.

November 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


BENNIE NATHANIEL GREEN JR.

Graveside service for Mr. Bennie Nathaniel "Buck" Green, Jr., 60, of Elgin, will be held Saturday, November 11, 3 p.m. at New Jerusalem Church ...

November 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


SUSIE MAE HOLLIS

Funeral services for Susie Mae Hollis, 64, will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, with burial to follow ...

November 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


LEWIS E. JOSEY JR.

A time of sharing to celebrate the life of Lewis Elvyn Josey, Jr., 72, will be held Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Powers Funeral Home ...

November 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


CHARLES JOSEPH PARSONS

Funeral service for Mr. Charles Joseph Parson, 67, of New York, will be held Thursday, November 9, 2017, 1 p.m.. at Collins Funeral Home ...

November 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


MINNIE E. PEAKE

Funeral services for Minnie Elizabeth Peake, 81, was held Monday at Pine Grove Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. Eric Boone ...

November 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


ROOSEVELT STOVER

Mr. Roosevelt Stover, 80, of Camden, died Monday, November 6th. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.

November 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


LOUISE TRIEBULL

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Louise Hitzke Triebull, 95, of Camden, will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, November 9, 2017 ...

November 07, 2017 | | Obituaries


Lady Bulldogs enjoy best season on the the links

When Matt McCarley first started the girls' golf program at Camden High five years ago, he barely had enough players needed to be able to ...

November 03, 2017 | | Camden High/Middle


Invitations to the Carolina Cup will be mailed today

Invitations are going into the mail today to spaceholders who purchased parking spaces and tickets for either/or the 2017 Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races as ...

October 27, 2017 | | Equine


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