The citizens must be able to trust their elected officials. Where there is basic mistrust, conflict results. The citizens and registered voters in Camden signed a petition in great numbers to have a petition statement placed on the ballot.
September 24, 2012|
James E. Parrish
Tuesday: Westwood at Camden (TEN – 4:30 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at Hartsville (XC – 4:30 p.m.); Camden at Sumter (CX – 5 p.m.); Westwood at Camden (VB – 5:30 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Spring Valley (TEN- 5:30 p.m.); Columbia at North Central (VB – 6:45 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Spring Valley (VB – 7 p.m.)
Funeral services celebrating the life of Doris F. Maddox, 89, of Camden, will be held at 3:00PM, Sunday, September 23, 2012 at First Baptist Church in Camden. Rev. Bruce Hancock, Rev. Brent Kendall, and Rev. Kevin Lott will officiate. Family will receive friends in the church Narthex following the service.
The Kershaw County Recreation Department and the Camden Kiwanis Club will hold the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition on Saturday, Sept. 22 beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Larry Doby Complex in Camden.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Marvin Lois Nelson, 69, will be held Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. The Rev. Jeff Grubbs will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society 647 Lachicotte Road, Lugoff, S.C. 29078.
Graveside service for Carrie Belle Medlin "Granny" Goff, 89, will be held Thursday at 4:00 p.m. in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Dan Griffin and the Rev. Chris Smith will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall. Memorials may be made to Harmony Baptist Church.
Kudos to our various law enforcement agencies for working together to get some folks off our streets who needed to be stopped. At the top of our list are Bethune Police Chief Joey Cobb, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) and U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for arresting two people (and there may be more to come) for the June 23 armed robbery of Sandhills Bank in Bethune.
Reverend Larry D. McCutcheon has been appointed as minister to Camden First United Methodist Church. Rev McCutcheon comes from Trinity United Methodist Church in Orangeburg where he served for 11 years. A spiritual and civic leader, he preaches the gospel and walks the talk throughout various sectors of the community in an extraordinary way, touching the lives of so many with his unique ability to reach all people from all walks of life.
Mr. Allen Hobson "Chip" Patterson, Jr., and Ms. Denise Beauchamp Patterson of Winston-Salem, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ms. Emily Catherine Patterson, to Mr. Philip Harden English, both of Durham, N.C. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Bennett English, Jr., of Camden, S.C.
As part of the Kershaw County Library's Summer Reading Program "Every Hero Has a Story," storyteller Sharon Clarke presented a program at both the Camden and Elgin libraries. Clarke, who lives in North Carolina, entertained the audience with both story and music. Her interactive program was enjoyed by the audience, young and old. Clarke involved the audience as she told an old Chinese folk tale, The Magic Wings. Shown from left are Addy Gwynn as the Queen, Clarke, Elizabeth Mensching as the Princess, Lucy Moore as the Grocer's Daughter, and Liberty Mensching as the Goose Girl.