Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has been an outspoken critic of the ideological stalemate in Washington, and Graham, who's taken considerable political heat from the right fringes of his own party because of his willingness to reach across the aisle, played a key role in a Wednesday night Washington dinner in which President Obama sat down with GOP leaders to discuss the sequester and the ongoing fight over the budget.
It is really not so odd that we would find Dennis Rodman partying heartily with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. After all, they have so much in common. Think of Kim as Rodman with less height, fewer piercings, more nuclear menace -- and more blood on his hands.
March 08, 2013|
By Clarence Page
Funeral service for Ethel Biddix Simmons, 87, will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Rowan Presbyterian Church with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Phillip McCoy will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Rowan Presbyterian Church, 818 Ridgeway Road, Lugoff, S.C. 29078.
Acting on information received from the Tennessee Attorney General's Office, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) investigators seized $342,000 worth of counterfeit trademark logos from a county residence and arrested Frederick L. Bartlett, 65, of Elgin.
Joseph Edward McKain, 71, has passed away after a long battle with cancer. He is predeceased by his mother, Edith Parler McKain, His father, Joseph Edward McKain, Sr. of Camden, and his sister, Dr. Ann Elizabeth McKain of Atlanta GA.
A funeral service celebrating the life of Jo Ann Reeves Mathis, 81, of Camden, was held at First Baptist Church in Camden at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Rev. Bruce Hancock officiated. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family received friends on Monday, March 4, 2013 from 6:00-7:30 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Mathis' memory to the Connie Maxwell Children's Home, P.O. Box 1178, Greenwood, SC 29648 or First Baptist Church, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Funeral service for Claude Albert Barrett, 78, were held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial following in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The Rev. Albert Allen officiated. The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
A funeral service celebrating the life of Kathleen Horton Sowell, 93, of Kershaw, was held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church. Rev. Steve Patterson and Rev. David Weaver officiated. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family received friends Monday, March 4, 2013 from 7:00-8:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Sowell's memory to The American Heart Association of SC Memorials & Tributes, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.
A funeral service celebrating the life of Dempsey G. "Jack" Stogner, 93, of Camden, will be held at Lakeview Baptist Church in Camden at 11:30 AM on Friday, March 8, 2013. Rev. Hugh McKinney and Rev. James Jordan will officiate. The family will receive friends at the church at 10:30 PM, 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery. Memorials may be made in Jack's memory to Lakeview Baptist Church, 1520 Mill Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Yes, there are crazies walking among us, even in the U.S. government, but I ask you to keep things in perspective. They are not standing on every street corner with assault weapons waiting to slaughter school children. As sad as the Sandy Hook situation was, and as much as we all would like to undo that travesty, it is a very, very rare occurrence. And for those of you who would say "if your child was involved you would not see it that way," you are right. I would be thinking emotionally, not logically. But realistically, how many reading ...
South Carolina has a reasonable concealed weapons policy which allows law-abiding people to carry handguns after going through a relatively simple permitting process, which includes training in the proper way to safely carry firearms. A proposal to scrap that system in favor of one that would allow anyone to carry concealed weapons without any kind of permit has been introduced in the General Assembly. The bill, sponsored by two Republican lawmakers, would be a step backward for the state; present law doesn't infringe upon the constitutional right to bear arms.