In spite of being one of the smaller schools invited to Saturday's Sumter Spike-Off volleyball tournament, North Central still managed to knock off its share of larger programs en route to a third-place finish in the 15-team event.
The "Old School" Baseball Camp, operated by Lugoff-Elgin High School and Kershaw County Post 17 American Legion pitching coach Jeremy Ray, is enrolling players for its fall/winter development camp sessions.
North Central's Matt Frazier led the way home, but Camden Military Academy was able to fill up the top 10 with seven of its runners in downing the Knights, 37-23, in a cross country meet run in Boonetown on Friday, Sept. 6.
Community members are invited to learn more about the Kershaw County School District's facility needs at a series of public meetings being held later this month and in October. Superintendent Frank Morgan and Operations Executive Director Billy Smith will hold a series of meetings across the county to explain the district's building needs, answer questions and receive suggestions.
Chaplain Jerry Johnson, son of Gerald and Carolyn Johnson of Cassatt, received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Columbia International University on August 27. Johnson's wife, Carrie, and their four sons live in Lowville, N.Y.
Dawn M. Wicker passed away peacefully at home on September 5, 2013. Dawn was born and raised in Michigan and graduated from Eastern High school in 1959. She was a nurturer who enjoyed the time she spent with students in Lansing School District for 25 years, however, her true calling was raising her family. She was a member of the VFW Post #8346, Lake Wateree Ladies Auxiliary. She held a special place in her heart for her three children, five grandchildren and her brother and sister.
Jonathan Sheppard, a record-breaking horseman and a highly respected leader within the American Steeplechasing community, has been selected to receive the National Steeplechase Association's prestigious F. Ambrose Clark Award.
Colin Weatherly Covington, age 62, joined the Heavenly Choir on Saturday, September 7, 2013, following a brief illness. Colin was the loving and beloved husband of Jean Hunter Covington, his wife of 31 years, and father of their son, Hunter Weatherly Covington, age 20.
You may see it quite often as you're driving around town: dogs riding in the back of trucks. You might even know someone who does it. Why not? It seems so convenient to just load your dog up in the back and take them with you.
Funeral service for Mr. Clarence "Jack" Thompson, 88, of 146 Battleship Road in Camden will be held Saturday, September 14, 2013, 2 p.m. at Ebenezer AME Zion Church with burial in the church cemetery. Viewing will be held 12- 7 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home on Friday, September 13 and one hour prior to service at the church on Saturday. Collins Funeral Home is inc charge of the arrangements.