Camden High School had 23 track athletes compete in the 21st annual Taco Bell Classic held at Spring Valley High School. The 2013 edition of the event included more than 1,800 athletes from 150 schools representing 11 states.
Every year the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) proclaims April as Fair Housing Month. The purpose of this designation is to celebrate the passage of the Fair Housing Act in 1968. During this month HUD reaches out to the public with the message that "every person has the right to equal choices in housing." In the same way, the city of Camden wants the public to be knowledgeable about fair housing and related practices by defining fair housing, stating what it protects and describing why it's important.
With spring break over, the North Central softball team needed to get back to winning games after losing two of three, including their first in Region 3-AA play, in the week leading up to having a week off.
Beware residents of Kershaw County. We cannot be passive about what is happening in county council as we absolutely need to keep a hospital that takes care of everybody whether they are capable of paying their bill or not.
The irony of Tuesday's tragic bombing in Boston is readily evident, being staged at one of the nation's most revered sporting events, and being held on Patriots Day, a Massachusetts holiday which commemorates the opening battle of the Revolutionary War. And whether it was carried out by a lone, deranged person or by a group trying to make a misguided point, it reminds us that in the 21st century, we are never safe from madmen.
Dear Annie: We are the future. It may sound cheesy, but that's the motto I live by, and it's one of the reasons I believe so strongly in the need to prevent and reduce tobacco use among teens and kids. My passion for tobacco-use prevention started when I saw the harm that tobacco use caused my older sister. She started smoking at age 13 and ended up with an addiction that spiraled out of control, in many ways taking her childhood with it.
The Buffalo-Mt. Pisgah Fire Department (BMPFD) recent received a $60,430 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant program. The department will utilize this funding to upgrade portable radio equipment.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is citing seven convenience stores, grocery stores and gas stations for selling either alcohol or tobacco to minors. The KCSO conducted Alcohol Enforcement (AET) compliance checks Monday on numerous stores as part of a continuing effort to keep such products out of the hands of Kershaw County minors.
Barry Sebastian Coleman, son of the late James Leroy Coleman, Sr. and Edith Fletcher Coleman, was born in Camden, SC on February 11, 1963 and was translated from Earth to Glory at KershawHealth Medical Center at 2:39 AM on Sunday, April 14, 2013.
Mr. Brian Belton, 41, of 353 Crooks Ave. Paterson, NJ passed on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 2 p.m., Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Camden, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Haile's Funeral home is assisting.