• We voters here in Kershaw County and across the country can get ready for another debt-limit controversy in October. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is already warning of rattled financial markets if the vote to call the government to borrow more money doesn't pass smoothly, and there will be Republicans who say they won't go along. This is becoming a tiresome exercise and it would be nice if Congress would adopt reasonable fiscal policies that would help avoid this kind of mess.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) recently received a nearly $400,000 U.S. Department of Education grant to expand its counseling services for elementary and middle school students. Kershaw County is the only school district in South Carolina and one of only 35 across the nation to be awarded a grant as part of a $12.3 million program to establish or expand counseling services.
As a part of the centennial of the Civil War, in 1959 the South Carolina Archives Department published Military and Naval Operations in South Carolina, 1860-65. In the portion of the book treating Sherman's march through South Carolina, the department named a military action with little or no combat, an "Affair." That name describes this event at Flat Rock.
September 02, 2013|
By Harvey S. Teal
Provided by the Kershaw County Historical Society
Funeral services to celebrate the life of DeWitt Talmadge Huckabee, Jr., 88, of Camden, SC were held at 4:00 PM, Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden. Rev. Steve Patterson officiated. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Memorials maybe made in his memory to Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, Pastor's Discretionary Fund, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020 or a charity of one's choice.
Funeral service for Gwendolyn Belton Brown will be held on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013,1 p.m., at Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Liburn, Ga. Gwen is the daughter of Magnolia Belton Jones of Camden. She leaves behind a devoted husband, Charles Brown; two daughters Robin Briggs Britford and Candace Briggs' two brothers Adolphus Belton and Jerome Belton of Camden.
Graveside services to celebrate the life of Johnny Franklin Truesdale, Jr., 60, of Camden, SC will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 31, 2013 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Keith Coates will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Friday, August 30, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.
Gerald Wayne "Jerry" Truesdell, Jr., 53, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, after a long courageous battle with leukemia. He was the son of Gerald W. Truesdell, Sr., and the late Barbara F. Truesdell of Westville.
For years we've bemoaned on these pages the lack of initiative of automobile manufacturers in bringing the same diesel-engine efficiency to the United States that exists in Europe, where mid-size cars often get close to 50 miles to the gallon while getting more than adequate power and a lack of the bothersome noise that the first generation of American auto diesels produced.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Dallas, a 5-month-old Carolina Dog mix male and a black and white male 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 ...