Monday's inclement weather played havoc with state playoff games involving the Camden and Lugoff-Elgin baseball and softball teams, forcing those four games to be played on Tuesday with no day off for, at least, three of the possible winners.
Leading owner Irv Naylor's Black Quartz, benefiting from a savvy inside trip under Paddy Young, surged to the lead in the late stages of the $50,000 Queen's Cup MPC 'Chase and easily turned back a late challenge by Wild for Gold to win by 2 3/4 lengths in the feature race at Saturday's Queen's Cup Steeplechase near Charlotte.
Seeing the five living presidents together at the recent dedication of the George W. Bush Library in Houston produced more than a few memories, one of them being former President Clinton's move to the center after his wife's push for national health care ran against a roadblock among the public and among members of Congress. One of his signature achievements was signing into law in 1996 the so-called "workfare" bill, which required states to push welfare recipients into jobs after a certain period of time receiving federal and state assistance.
Friday at 10 a.m. the Camden Parks and Trees Commission will hold the 5th annual Margot Rochester Landscape Award Ceremony. The ceremony is in honor of Grace Episcopal Church's Memorial Garden for their exceptional landscaping and grounds maintenance.