• It's evident from public polling that becoming energy-independent is far more important to Americans and Canadians than reducing greenhouse emissions. Recent polls say nearly three-quarters of residents of the two countries support the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project, which would bring oil from the Alberta province of Canada to the United States. The Obama administration and key Democrats have opposed the project.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a 40-year-old Fairfield County man Thursday night following a two-hour stand-off with Kershaw County deputies in the cemetery of a church on Springvale Road.
Mrs. Jessie Mae "Bell" Holiday, 86, of Hampton Virginia and formerly of Camden died Friday. Friends may call at 1955 Bunker Hill Road, Elgin at the residence of her son Nathaniel McKenney. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Browns Funeral Home, Camden which is serving the Holiday family.
Mrs. Mary Lou Phillips, 85, of Camden, SC, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday morning, May 4, 2013 at the Presbyterian Home in Florence, SC. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, May 5, 2013 at New Hope Church in Camden. Rev. Lyn Hill will officiate. The family will receive friends in the church fellowship hall following the service. Memorials may be made in Mary Lou's memory to New Hope Church, 9105 Liberty Hill Road, Camden, SC 29020
Funeral service to celebrate the life of Kate "Mimi" Lyles Teal, 85, of Camden, will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Cassatt Baptist Church in Camden. Rev. Dean Elliott and Dr. Charles Everett will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM on Monday, May 6, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Kate's memory to Cassatt Baptist Church, 2604 Highway 1 North, Cassatt, SC 29032.
The James Leroy Belk Post 17 Kershaw County Senior and Junior American Legion baseball teams will both begin tryouts for the 2013 summer season on Wednesday, May 8 at 6 p.m. at American Legion Park in Camden.
Polo, "the sport of kings," returns to Camden for the 13th annual Camden Cup Polo Match. Set for Sunday at 1:30 p.m., the Camden Cup -- an annual spring benefit for the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) -- will include the polo match as well as the popular Best Tailgate and Best Hat competitions.