The Kershaw County Back to School Bash takes place Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon or until supplies last at the Kershaw County Recreation Department, 1042 West DeKalb St. in Camden. All school supplies are free.
Gwendolyn H. Holliday, 59, of 1914 Woodside Drive, Camden, SC, passed on Monday, July 22, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 27, 2013, 11 a.m., Pine Grove AME Church, Rembert. Burial will follow at Union Baptist Church, Rembert.
A graveside burial service will be celebrated for Anne Player Vasile, 89, Of Camden, SC, in Quaker Cemetery in Camden at 11:00 AM, Friday, July 26, 2013. Father Patrick Balogon will officiate. The rosary will be recited Thursday, July 25, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, at 6:00 PM with visitation to follow. Memorials may be made in her memory to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 1709 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Jerry, a six-month-old female Australian Cattle dog and Egg, a one-month-old male kitten. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The shelter, located at the south end of Fair Street and managed by the Kershaw County Humane Society, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the shelter or to check for a missing pet, call ...
To say, "I am an American" makes us all equal as citizens no matter from what country our ancestors came -- whether Ireland or Germany or Russia or Africa or any other place. It is good to know our heritage and be blessed by it; but when we become citizens of the United States of America, we become Americans. It should stand first in our allegiance and first in our identification. How can we stand together if we place another country first in identifying who we are? To do this is to separate ourselves from other Americans. Something to think about.
I do not consider myself an alarmist nor do I normally get overly excited about things, but there is definitely cause for concern regarding a recent find in town. In late May, I performed a residential tree check in the Kendall Lake area. As a general rule, I do my best not only to look at the tree of concern but also to walk the property to make sure other trees are OK as well. In doing so at this particular property, one tree caught my eye. Then I saw another and another and another. My first thought was, "Uh-oh ...
July 26, 2013|
By Camden Urban Forester Liz Gilland
C-I contributing columnist
Kaitlyn Anderson holds her newest, yet-to-be named family member after choosing it during the recent Piggly Wiggly Waggly Tail cookout. Two other dogs, Dixie and Drake, were also adopted during the event, respectively, by John Jackson, and Jessica Marsh and her son, James. For a look at the shelter's own "honoree staff," click here.
Wayne Belger of Boykin recently received the Glen Krohn Outstanding 4H Volunteer Award at Clemson University.Each year, Clemson Extension Service recognizes three individuals that have made outstanding contributions to the 4H youth program in South Carolina with the Glen Krohn Outstanding 4H Volunteer Award.
Mr. Jessie "Jep" Brown, 67, of Washing Park Community, Camden, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 19, 2013. Born in Camden, he was the son of the late Hammie, Sr. and Lottie Smith Brown and husband of Denise Alexander Brown. A Celebration of Life Services will be held Saturday, July 27, 2103 at 2 p.m. at Sweet Home Baptist Church, Camden. Mr. Brown will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. for viewing. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Church of Christ, 402 King Street, Camden, SC, 29020 or to charity of one ...