It was coincidental that the recent dedication of the Larry Doby and Bernard Baruch statues in Camden came just weeks before April 15, which was the day in 1947 that Jackie Robinson broke the color line in Major League Baseball when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers. Later that summer, Camden native Doby became the first African-American player in the American League when he joined the Cleveland Indians.
As we prepare to celebrate KershawHealth's Centennial during the week of April 21, it is fitting to remember those people who made the hospital a reality here in Camden. We have celebrated the Baruch family's contributions, but there were those who moved quietly behind the scenes to make the hospital a reality. One such man was Dr. John Corbett. Recently, the Corbett family photograph album was donated to the Camden Archives and Museum. The photographs of Corbett and his family bring such life to his story and once again allow us to see the face of a beloved ...
When she isn't in her place on the pew on Sundays, the buzz begins.
Recent events in Boston and Texas emphasize the importance of knowing what to do when an emergency occurs. Even as first responders rushed into help at both scenes, much of the initial care to the injured was provided by friends, neighbors and bystanders who were trained in CPR and first aid. Whether the emergency is community-wide and involves numerous injuries, or involves a single individual being hurt at home, it is vital that someone close by knows what to do when such an emergency occurs.
WASHINGTON -- You know the feeling. You wake up filled with dread but, still groggy, you can't put your finger on the reason.
On Saturday from 11 a.m. until noon, Historic Camden will host Earth Day. The event is for ages 6-12, parents and grandparents. Participants, weather permitting, will enjoy the outdoors by learning about an early American naturalist and walking the Nature Trail.
Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m., the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will host the Camden Music Association's (CMA) annual Instrumental Showcase in the Wood Auditorium.
The L-EHS Faculty and Staff will hold its annual spring reunion at 6 p.m. on April 25 at Hall's Restaurant in Lugoff. The group picture will be taken before the meal. The meal will be $10 a person.
A celebration of life service for Joyce F. Humphrey will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at First Church of the Nazarene in Camden with burial to follow in Bethany Cemetery in Lucknow, S.C. The Rev. David Snodgrass and the Rev. Brian Ogburn will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday 6-8 p.m. Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff.
Services for Jack Nelson McIntosh, 83, will be held at a later date.
The inaugural Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter Golf Tournament, a fundraiser for the facility, will be held on Sunday, May 19 at the White Pines Golf Club in Camden.
Funeral service for Walter Eddie Jackson, 84, will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Union Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Jerry Lewis will officiate. Surviving as active pallbearers will be Johnny Williams, Wally Jackson, B.J. Jackson, Ryan Jackson, Jack Perry, T.J. Bowen and honorary pallbearer Travis Truesdale. The family will receive friends Saturday 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Union Baptist Church, PO Box 116, Elgin, S.C. 29045.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Thomas Earl Parrish, 83, of Camden, will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, April 19, 2013 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden. Rev. Steve Patterson and Rev. David Weaver will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 10:00 AM, one hour prior to the service in the church fellowship center. Memorials may be made in Earl's memory to Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.
A funeral service celebrating the life of Gladys "Docia" Lawrence McLeod, 94, of Camden, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, April 19, 2013 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden. Rev. Steve Patterson will officiate. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM, 1 hour prior to the service in the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Docia's memory to Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020 or the charity of one's choice.
An 18-year-old Lugoff man stopped for DUI Saturday is behind bars on multiple counts of breaking into motor vehicles. According to a Kershaw County Sheriff ...
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is seeking information about the man in this picture who appears to be stealing an air conditioning unit ...
Mark Williams Collision Center LLC, of Lugoff, recently received recognition as a winner of the 2015 AutocheX Premier Achiever for outstanding customer service and satisfaction.
The board of directors of First Palmetto Financial Corporation, parent company of First Palmetto Bank, has declared a quarterly dividend of $385 per share of ...
Lugoff-Elgin High School recently announced its honor rolls for the fourth nine-weeks period.
It was an eventful spring for Auburn University sophomore and former Lugoff-Elgin standout Kelli Murphy.
The Springdale 5k at Sunrise Walk and Run, will be held on Saturday August 20, 2016. The 5k Walk and Run will begin at 8 ...
With the school season rapidly coming to a close that means it is time for summer youth sports camps throughout Kershaw County.