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.
April 5, the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office arrested 18-year-old Austin Colvin from Lugoff and a 16- year-old juvenile, also from Lugoff, after they broke into the Lucky 7 convenience store on Highway 1 South in Lugoff.
Dear Annie: I am a 44-year-old guy who wears his heart on his sleeve. I met "Lisa" two years ago. I was fresh out of a divorce. Lisa was in terrible shape. Her mother had just died, and shortly after, she lost her fiance in a traffic accident. Then she moved back home to take care of her ailing father.
The SC Department of Public Safety once again recognized the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office as the Agency of the Year "for excelling in the area of DUI arrests, DUI victim services, and anti underage drinking programs in South Carolina during 2012."
Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews credits an alert deputy, Crimestoppers, a citizen tip and the Richland County Sheriff's Department Fugitive Task Force with identifying and arresting Torance Lamar Peoples (21) who was wanted by the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office for a string of home burglaries. The arrest took place in Richland County on Tuesday.