Mrs. Vashti Drakeford Nelson, 78, of 928 Salem Church Road, Camden SC passed on Friday August 23, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, August 26, 2013 at 3 p.m. at the Jamestown Church of God in Bishopville with burial following in the cemetery.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Daisy Wolfe Taylor, 92, of Camden, SC, will be held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, August 25, 2013 at Malvern Hill Baptist Church in Camden. Rev. Craig Thompson and Rev. Buster Morris will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 2:00 PM, 1 hour prior to the service, in the church Fellowship Hall. Memorials may be made in her memory to Malvern Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, 1514 Malvern Hill Drive, Camden, SC 29020.
Funeral service for Elizabeth B. Brown, 85, will be held Monday at 4:00 p.m. at St. Matthew Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday 4-6 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
Doby's Mill Elementary School kindergarteners Luke Ferris (left) and Cameron Gary of Stephanie Jones' class demonstrate a craft that they made on their first day of school. "My favorite part of the day was reading books to my class and completing several fun art projects. Their excitement about kindergarten was so evident and the constant hugs were fabulous. I am looking forward to a great year," Jones said.
As most Kershaw County schools opened their doors to students Monday, the Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) was there for the fourth year in a row with a fire truck at Wateree Elementary School (WES) early in the morning as students returned to class. LFD headquarters sent out its 77-foot ladder truck to WES as parents and buses brought students back to school on the nervous "first day."
Tap, Jazz, Ballet, and Baton classes will be offered starting September 4 at the Kershaw County Recreation Department for ages 2 and up. Kim Forrest is the instructor bringing over 34 years of experience in the dancing field. Classes will be on Wednesdays starting at 4 p.m. with the fee being $42 a month. Classes are taught in combination.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Jasper, a 3-month-old retriever mix male and Siamese female cat. 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 425-6016 or e-mail ...
"Out of sight, out of mind" applies very well to the root systems of trees. The parts of a tree within the upper portions of soil are vital to tree health, but hidden from the human eye. The causes of root damage are many, the effects are significant and treatment options are limited.
August 23, 2013|
By Camden Urban Forester Liz Gilland
C-I contributing columnist
Chris Paul, the former Wake Forest basketball star who is now regarded by many as the best point guard in the NBA, has taken over the presidency of the troubled NBA Players' Association. Many people have more than a little trouble understanding why athletes who are paid millions of dollars a year for playing a game even need a union. We won't open a debate on that, but one issue on which Paul could have a positive influence is the ridiculous "one and done" rule which affects college basketball.
The Dick Goodwin Big Band often plays for major social functions in the Southeast, but in concert this brassy ensemble programs a wild potpourri of styles -- numbers from the swing era and earlier, current tunes from sometimes surprising sources, and new music written especially for the ensemble.
Roxie Hart Salon of Camden will host "Chemo with Style" August 27 and October 29. This event is free and open to community members who are undergoing or who have recently undergone chemotherapy. The session will demonstrate how to wear turbans, scarves and wigs and will also give away these items.