Netroots Nation, the largest gathering of liberal activists in the country, was held recently in San Jose, Cal., and while Hillary Clinton was not there in body, she was apparently there in spirit. The uber-lefters booed Clinton back in 2006 when they decided they'd rather cast their lot with Barack Obama; they saw him as a true liberal, whereas they didn't like Clinton's support of the Iraq war and were still seething about her husband's move to the center during his presidency. That was a move, by the way, that was one of the most shrewd ...
A service to celebrate the life of Martha Jane Dennis, 64, will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at McLeods Chapel in Rembert. The Rev. Patricia Amick will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
When the time comes for a family member to move into a nursing home or retirement community many worry that their loved ones will begin to feel lonely and unneeded as time goes by. Fortunately, thanks to people such as Kit Darling and Dr. Karen Snowden and their work with organizations like Aggieland Pets With A Purpose, many elderly residents are getting the chance to experience the unconditional love of a pet.
Funeral Service for Louisa Smith Watkins, 89, of 2706 Broad St. in Camden will be held Saturday, June 29, 2013, 11 a.m. at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church with burial in Cedars Cemetery. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Sam Kendall's of Camden recently announced it has been honored as a top-performing restaurant as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor, a trip planning website. Sam Kendall's recently received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Only the top performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.
Funeral services for Peggy Rabon Funderburk, 66, were held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, June 23, 2013 at North Hartsville Baptist Church. The Rev. Ladell Humphries officiated the service; a burial followed in Westview Memorial Park Cemetery. The family received friends Saturday, June 22, 2013 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home.