Amidst re-introducing the city of Camden's new "Classically Carolina" slogan and logos, representatives from marketing firm Arnett Muldrow made a few recommendations concerning several "hot" items facing Camden. Among those recommendations are replacing Rhame Arena, going ahead with a proposed "road diet" for a portion of Broad Street, getting a hotel into downtown Camden and moving slowly on the former Maxway department store property.
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Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke, and in 2010 South Carolina had the sixth largest number of strokes in the country, in part because of its particularly high incidence of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and smoking. In addition, African Americans tend to have more debilitating strokes, and have them earlier in life, than other groups -- likely because one in three African Americans suffers from high blood pressure, the number one risk factor for stroke. Given statistics like that, treating stroke in South Carolina is essential.
"Some day," Daddy used to say often as I was growing up, "I'm going to the Holy Land. I want to walk where Jesus walked."
Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke, and in 2010 South Carolina had the sixth largest number of strokes in the country, in part because of its particularly high incidence of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and smoking. In addition, African Americans tend to have more debilitating strokes, and have them earlier in life, than other groups – likely because one in three African Americans suffers from high blood pressure, the number one risk factor for stroke. Given statistics like that, treating stroke in South Carolina is essential.
The Bassett Gallery at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is currently accepting artist materials for consideration for exhibition in the Bassett Gallery to be scheduled from September 2014 through May 2015. All submissions will be considered for both solo and group exhibitions.
Monday: Camden Military Academy at PG Academy (BB – 6 p.m.)
Visiting Spring Valley took both ends of Friday's Region 4-4A doubleheader with Lugoff-Elgin.
A funeral service for Bobby Bryant Horton, 79 of Kershaw will be held at 7:00 p.m., Monday. February 3, 2014, in the sanctuary of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Jefferson. The Revs. Terry Corder and Todd Horton will officiate. Burial will be in the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Tuesday morning.
Funeral services for John Richard Hornsby, 84, will be held Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. at Union Baptist Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Jerry Lewis will officiate. The family will receive friend Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Union Baptist Church, or a Church of one's choice.
Mrs. Mary Thomas Skinner, 82, of Brooklyn, New York and formerly of Boykin entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 25, 2014. Born in Boykin, South Carolina she was the wife of the late James Skinner and the daughter of the late Willie and Emma Deas Thomas. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services were held Saturday, February 1, 2014, at Mount Bethel Baptist Church, Rembert with burial in the church cemetery. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden served the Skinner family.
A funeral service for Louise Robinson Anderson, 94, of Cassatt, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev's. George Anderson and Matt Mims will officiate. Burial will follow in Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, February 3, 2014 from 6:00-7:30 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in her memory to Multiple Sclerosis Society of SC, 2700 Middleburg Drive #220, Columbia, SC 29204.
Funeral Services for Lester Loran Gladden, 63, will be held Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Red Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Wayne Flowers will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to KershawHealth EMS or the Lugoff Fire Department.
Mary Elizabeth Sparks Goode, 82, of 2225 Cottage Lane, formerly of Gaffney, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, January 31, 2014 at Palmetto Health Richland.
Locally Unknown Copy of Ordinance of Secession
It's the time of year when people and nature often meet. Occasionally, this can include finding a young deer that seems to be abandoned.
Blaney Elementary School recently announced its Honor Roll for the third nine weeks period.
Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) mechatronics and honors pre-engineering programs students placed among the best in the state at the recent S.C. Technology Student ...
Sanders Stoney Unit 203 sponsored five students from Camden High and Lugoff-Elgin High Schools to attend the 71st Annual Session of Palmetto Girls State to ...
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) announces the winners of the 2017 "You Gotta Have Art" Youth Arts Month Exhibition. This juried exhibition ...
The Kershaw County Special Olympics will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21 at Camden Military Academy.
Fredi Pritchett of Elgin was named to the Fall 2016 Dean's List at the University of South Carolina Upstate.
The West Wateree-Lugoff Rotary Club recently awarded its annual scholarships to six Lugoff-Elgin High School seniors for outstanding accomplishments both inside and outside the classroom ...
Jackson Elementary School recenty announced honor rolls for the third nine week period.
Calling all gardeners: Would you like to be recognized for gardening with the environment in mind?
Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan -- A Camden native currently deployed to Afghanistan received one of the highest honors bestowed within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ...