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.
WASHINGTON -- The recent kerfuffle over a secret recording of Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign strategy meeting, which focused on opposition research about a likely opponent, actress Ashley Judd, has divided observers into two groups.
April 17, 2013|
By Kathleen Parker
Washington Post Writers Group
Graveside services for Irene Peake Wilson, 88, of Elgin, SC will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at Harmony Baptist Church in Elgin. Rev. Jimmy Atkerson and Rev. Dan Griffin will officiate. The family will receive friends in the Fellowship Hall following the service. Memorials may be made in her memory to the American Heart Association of SC, Memorials & Tributes, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.
I would like to respond to the recent articles concerning KershawHealth's request for help with our EMS. I have lived all my life in Kershaw County. We have a good community with many caring people. This includes county council, KershawHealth's board of directors, and the leadership and employees at KershawHealth.
Cementing its spot for a second straight trip to the state 4A tennis playoffs, Lugoff-Elgin used a 5-1 win over visiting Blythewood on Thursday to put the Demons firmly in third place in the Region 4-4A standings with two conference matches left on the schedule.