Kershaw County Post 17 will return to Conway on Wednesday to complete one game and, hopefully, win a second contest in its quest to earn a spot in the South Carolina American Legion Baseball State Tournament.
After the school year ends and the dust settles, it's always fun and gratifying for me to look at the accomplishments of our students and staff over the past year. As I frequently say, the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) consistently outperforms its resources. The 2015-16 school year was certainly a year of noteworthy achievement. Here are just a few examples:
July 19, 2016|
C-I Contributing Columnist
As the years of Mama's life grew long into the shadows of age, she managed to squeeze every bit of good out of growing old. She used it to get both what she wanted and to shun that which she did not want.
July 19, 2016|
Dwight Andrew Rabon, 56, gained his wings on Friday, July 15, 2016. He was born September 7, 1959 in Camden, South Carolina and is predeceased by his Father, Wallace Rabon and Mother, Sarah Rabon. He is leaving behind his wife, Candi Rabon of Bishopville, SC and four siblings: Larry Rabon of Columbia, SC, Steve Rabon (Belinda) of Cassatt, SC, Phil Rabon (Margie) of Cassatt, SC and Debbie Bowers (Eddie) of Camden, SC, and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a future date.
Phyllis Zemp (Muff), daughter of Frank Wooten and Phyllis Carrison; wife of Lachicotte Zemp; mother of Lachicotte Zemp, Jr. (Lach), James Haile Zemp (Jack), and Phyllis Zemp Spence, died on July 14, 2016.
Defending American Legion World Series champion Chapin-Newberry jumped to a 6-1 lead over visiting Kershaw County and never looked back en route to a 12-3 win in Monday's second round state tournament opener played at Newberry College.
Camden City Council will not meet today for either a work session or regular meeting. The city notified the Chronicle-Independent of the decision on Friday. Council will meet again July 26 at 6:30 p.m.