For the first time in many a year, the crack of the bat will replace the pinging of the bat in the Kershaw-Richland Classic Wooden Bat Spring Break Baseball Tournament which opens today and run through Thursday.
Mrs. Ada Lee Alexander, 86, of 6780 Crowfoot Lane, Camden, SC, passed on Thursday, March 28, 2013. Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 2 p.m., at Zion Hill AME Zion Church, Camden, with burial to follow.
The American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit may help you pay for the costs of higher education. If you pay tuition and fees for yourself, your spouse or your dependent you may qualify for these credits.
Erin Joy Booth of Aiken, S.C. and Samuel Scott Truitt of Aiken, S.C. were married Saturday, March 9, 2013 in Saint John's United Methodist Church. The bride was given in marriage by her parents. The Reverend Doctor George Kenneth Howle officiated.
• Actress Ashley Judd has been fooling around with the idea of running for the U.S. Senate from Kentucky against Mitch McConnell, the minority leader. Apparently she didn't like what she was seeing in polls, for she announced last week she would not run. Frankly, we're not disappointed that we won't be subjected to Judd's brand of Hollywood wisdom over the next couple of years.
On June 9, 2012 at a Civil War show in Columbia, S.C., I browsed along from one dealer table to the next searching for Civil War relics in my fields of interest. As I examined the items on the table of the Broadfoot Publishing Company, with much excitement and anticipation I opened a folder labeled, "Immortal Six Hundred -- original manuscript." When I realized I was examining a Lieut. William E. Johnson Jr. 1864 manuscript list of the Immortal Six Hundred, goose bumps arose on my arms.
U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced recently that U.S. District Court Judge Cameron Currie approved a consent decree with Weylchem US Inc. to resolve alleged violations of federal and state air, water, and solid waste pollution laws at Weylchem's specialty chemical manufacturing facility in Elgin and its wastewater treatment plant in Lugoff. Under the consent decree, Weylchem agreed to perform corrective action measures and to pay a civil penalty of $500,000, of which $175,000 will be paid to the S.C. Department ...
Dear Annie: I am an elementary school teacher. This year I have two 7-year-old students with major behavior issues. Both of them have threatened to bring a gun to school and shoot me and their classmates. As shocking as it is to hear this from such young children, the response from the people in charge is worse.