Saturday, Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen 2013 will arrive in Columbia to begin competition for the Miss South Carolina pageant. Miss Camden 2013 is Lauren Jeffcoat and Miss Camden Teen 2013 is Bathany Parrott.
July 1-3 marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, the bloodiest battle in American history with approximately 53,000 men killed, wounded or missing.
A Kershaw County man pled guilty June 27 to 12 counts of ill treatment of animals and eight counts of breeding dogs for illegal purposes, all felony charges. Burton Lushawn Mincey, arrested by the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Jan. 8, immediately received a sentence of five years, suspended upon one year of active prison time and two years supervised release from Judge Robert Hood at the Kershaw County Courthouse.
Ditching the alibis, Kershaw County American Legion head coach Craig Smith got down to the nitty gritty in describing how his team lost both ends of a doubleheader in Cheraw last Thursday night.
Elgin's Kelli Murphy, a rising senior at Lugoff-Elgin High School, won the 57th Carolinas Junior Girls Championship in leading the golf tournament played at Wyboo Golf Club in Manning from start to finish.
Funeral Service for Kenneth Joseph Taylor, 59, of 718 Fair Street in Camden will be held Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 4 pm at St. Stephens Baptist Church, Highway #261 in Boykin with burial in the church cemetery. He died Thursday, June 27, 2013. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements
Mr. Robert Earl Brasington, 70, of Kershaw passed away Friday, June 28, 2013.
Georgia White Nyhart of Camden, SC died June 25, 2013 at the age of 84 at the Kershaw County Medical Center. Born November 3, 1928, Ms. Nyhart was the daughter of Malott Volney White and Georgia Reay White. Originally from Indianapolis, Indiana, she moved to Camden from Hilton Head Island 13 years ago.
Funeral Service for Bessie Mae Ransom, 68, of 1506 Halley Road in Rembert will held Tuesday, July 2, 2013 11 a.m. at Pine Grove AME Church with burial in the Sandhill cemetery. Viewing will be 1 pm to 7 pm at Collins Funeral Hoem on Monday and one hour prior to service on Tuesday at the church. She died Friday, June 28, 2013. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements
Funeral services celebrating the life of Marian Woodell Schwartz, age 87, will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Powers Funeral Home in Lugoff, SC. The Rev. David Robinson will officiate. A burial will follow in the Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens in Columbia, SC. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Monday at Powers Funeral Home.
Graveside service for John McCrady Shiver, 83, will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. in Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Rembert. The Rev. Richard Cameron will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10001.
Rosa Jones O'Kelley Smoak of Camden, SC passed away on June 29, 2013. She was born on June 6, 1916 in Kershaw, SC. She was the daughter of George N. and Gladys Cook Jones. Mrs. Smoak was educated in the public schools of Bishopville, SC.
Lauren Kay Zimmerman and William Donnelly Kain, both of Decatur, Georgia, were married Saturday, June 1, 2013 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Columbia, South Carolina. The 2 p.m. ceremony was officiated by Father Alexander McDonald.
In Historic Camden, Nineteenth Century, authors Kirkland and Kennedy included appendices of county citizens in military service during the Civil War. They compiled these appendices from muster rolls, contemporary newspaper reports, survivor recollections and information compiled by the State Historian, Alexander S. Salley Jr. He had also relied upon the works of predecessors, William B. Johnson, William J. Rivers and John P. Thomas.
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The Camden High School Bulldog Club Membership Drive is in full swing for the 2016-17 school year.