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May 13, 2015 | | Ariail


Editorial: Social studies

There is little information taught in schools nowadays that is more important than social studies. That term is an old one, but it is still an apt description of the subject matter covered -- civics, history, geography. Those are basic subjects which make for an informed citizenry and electorate, and being well versed in social studies is, to many, a necessary component of a healthy country. Yet we're doing an awful job of educating students in these basic areas. One news report recently gave the sad news: nationally, the share of students scoring at or above proficiency in history is ...

May 13, 2015 | | Editorials


Parker: Speech abuse

WASHINGTON -- The recent spectacle of Pamela Geller, the erstwhile journalist who organized a provocative Prophet Muhammad cartoon-drawing contest in Texas, gives pause to even the most passionate defenders of the First Amendment.

May 13, 2015 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns


Arrants: Extinction

One hundred years ago, a 29-year-old bird named Martha sat in an enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo. This bird had lived in captivity her entire life and, during the last four years of her life, had become the last of her kind. In a cage on September 1, 1914, the last known living Passenger Pigeon breathed her last and, with that final breath, the last remaining Passenger Pigeon was gone. The last of a species that numbered nearly 5 billion at the time of the European settlement of North America died, and the most numerous bird species on the face ...

May 13, 2015 | By Josh Arrants C-I contributing columnist | Ariail


Letter: Reader grateful for train station work

Below is a presentation I made to Camden City Council in June 2014:

May 13, 2015 | By Kay Polk Camden | Letters


Yesteryear - May 13, 2015

The family of Julius Clyburn Connell has been selected as the Kershaw County Family of the Year by a committee composed of state agencies in the area. This family will compete for the title of South Carolina Family of the Year.

May 13, 2015 | | Yesteryear


For the Record - May 13, 2015

Real estate transactions

May 13, 2015 | | For the Record


L-EMS Girls on Track

Girls on Track at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School finished the spring season by completing a 5K with a running buddy in Cayce on Saturday, May 2. Girls on Track is a program for girls in grades 6-8 regardless of their athletic ability, and focuses on important aspects such as team building, developing support systems, boundary setting, and decision making.

May 13, 2015 | | People & Places


Jeff Redmire

Jeff Redmile, 69, beloved husband of Joan McLain Redmile, ended his courageous battle with brain cancer on Thursday May 7, 2015 at Cottingham Hospice House in Seneca, SC. Jeff and Joan were married for almost 47 years.

May 13, 2015 | | Obituaries


Thomas Harvey LeGrand

Funeral service for Thomas Harvey LeGrand, 91, will be held on Thursday at 3:00 p.m. at Sawney's Creek Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Dean Reynolds will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

May 13, 2015 | | Obituaries


Fannie Gillespie

Mrs. Fannie Gillespie, 97, of 1300 Campbell St., Apt A Palmer Place,Camden entered into rest on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Sumter Health and Rehab.

May 13, 2015 | | Obituaries


Allen Leroy Conrad

A celebration of life service for Allen Leroy Conrad, 57, will be held today at 6:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Larry Wilson will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 5-6 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter.

May 13, 2015 | | Obituaries


Eleanor Hancock Barnes

Services for Eleanor Hancock Barnes will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at St. John United Methodist Church, Spring Hill Road in Rembert, with burial beforehand in the church cemetery. The Rev. Marion Watkins and the Rev. Patricia Amick will officiate. The family will receive friends 4-5:30 p.m. in the St. John fellowship hall.

May 13, 2015 | | Obituaries


L-E football hosts ladies clinic

The Lugoff-Elgin football coaching staff will host the inaugural Ladies Night Football Clinic which coincides with the end of the school's spring football practice on Friday, May 22.

May 13, 2015 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Brandon Demonte Lawson

Funeral service for Brandon Demonte Lawson, 28, will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Mount Prospect United Methodist Church cemetery.

May 13, 2015 | | Obituaries


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Lady Knights fitted for another region crown

Leaving nothing to chance, the North Central volleyball team secured the Region 4-AA title with a 3-0 win over visiting Lewisville last Thursday.

October 08, 2018 | | Sports


CHS netters double up FC

Camden continued its trek toward winning its second straight Region 4-AAA girls' tennis title with a 4-2 road win at Fairfield Central.

October 05, 2018 | | Sports


L-E girls drop 18-hole match to DF

With top scorer Michaelah Wise out of the lineup due to academic commitments, the Lugoff-Elgin girls' golf team lost an 18-hole match to Dutch Fork ...

October 04, 2018 | | Sports


Lady Knights are up to the Carolina Challenge

For the North Central volleyball team, winning does not stop with regular season dual matches.

October 04, 2018 | | Sports


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