• We have noted before our apprehension about Hollywood celebrities who confuse their entertaining ability with their political views, thinking voters will pay attention to their often-pompous pronouncements. We recently observed talented Hollywood artist Rob Reiner going on and on in a pontifical manner about what this country should do. We'd like to nominate him as Undersecretary of Silence, hoping he would pay attention to the title.
Do all plants have flowers? It is a timely topic in spring, with flowers abounding and air that is laden with pesky pollen. Like any good love story, plant sex has no paucity of details and drama. To make our investigation easier, we can divide plants into four groups. They all do it differently, in ways that make a lot of sexual sense depending on the respective environment.
April 08, 2013|
By Austin Jenkins
C-I contributing columnist
As the nation's capital prepares to open its first legal medicinal marijuana dispensary and Sen. Rand Paul's call for legalization basks in bipartisan praise, it's time for President Barack Obama to clear the air around his own passive-aggressive position on pot.
April 08, 2013|
By Clarence Page
Col. US Army Ret. Charles John Garvey "Chuck" died Thursday, April 4, 2013 in Camden, SC. Services for Col. Garvey will be held at a later date at the Fort Myer Chapel (Old Chapel) with Full Honors Graveside Burial in Arlington National Cemetery. Memorials may be made in Col. Garvey's memory to a charity of one's choice.
Recently, Chairman Scott Ziemke and several of the senior members of the KershawHealth Board have been subjected to criticism that was harsh in tone, but somewhat vague and indistinct as to specific incidents wherein they had failed to discharge their duty as board members.
Funeral service for Johnnie "Pete" Addison Jr., 54, of 31 Soft Wind Bluff in Lugoff will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 11 a.m. at Collins Funeral Home chapel with burial in the Cedars Cemetery. He died Friday, April 5, 2013. Collins funeral home is in charge of the arrangements.
A private memorial service celebrating the life of Inge Darnell Conrad, 79, of Ridgeway, will be held at a later date. Reverend Larry Wilson will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Conrad's memory to the South Carolina Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer's Association (SCWLEOA), c/o AIR Team, PO Box 1424, Columbia, SC 29202; Newberry County Water Rescue, PO Box 145, Prosperity, SC 29127; Fairfield County Rescue Squad, 100 Rescue Avenue, Winnsboro, SC 29180.
On Friday, April 5, 2013, Mrs.Bessie D. English slipped peacefully into the arms of her loving Savior. She was 94. Mrs. English was born September 29, 1918 in New York City, but lived most of her early years in Franklin, Virginia. She was the daughter of Sr. Lieutenant Clyde Hudson and Bessie May Dougherty and the wife of Matthew D. "Jim" English.
During the afternoon of April 4, two Kershaw County Sheriff's Office employees drove through the Patriots Landing parking area and observed a young man in his 4 wheel drive pickup truck spinning his tires and destroying the newly planted grass adjacent to the landing.
Santee-Lynches Workforce Investment Board recently purchased three laptops for use by patrons of the Kershaw County Library Camden Branch. The Camden Library currently has fourteen public computers. Last year, public computers in the Camden Library were used for over 55,000 sessions. A survey of public computer users suggests that approximately 40 percent of these sessions were related to jobs or education.