Funeral service for Ms. Toleda Knox Addison, 90 years of age, of Elgin, will be held today, January 26, 2016, 11:00 am at Mt. Sinai AME Church, 718 Smyrna Road in Elgin with burial in the church cemetery. She died Thursday, January 21, 2016. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
The Miss Gold and Black and Junior Miss Gold and Black pageant will be held on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Camden High Auditorium. Twenty-three young ladies will participate in the event which is a fundraiser project for the Camden Bulldog Club. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased from any contestant or at the school beginning Monday, Feb. 1. The pageant's theme is "Pretty Women Everywhere." Highlights of the evening will include the crowning of Junior Miss Gold and Black, Miss Gold and Black, and Mr. Camden Bulldog as well as dance performances by ...
All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2016 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship at the Camden Rhame City Arena on Broad Street. It will be held on Saturday, Jan 30 with practice and registration beginning at 12:30 p.m. and contest start at 1 p.m..
During the early morning hours Saturday, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested Rasheed Timothy Sumpter, 25, of Bishopville, following a lengthy high speed pursuit which began in Kershaw County and ended up in Lee County. According to a KCSO press release, deputies charged Sumpter with failure to stop for a blue light, malicious injury to personal property, resisting arrest and DUI.
Sentinel Health Partners is sponsoring academic scholarships for graduating Kershaw County seniors who are continuing their education in a healthcare field. Up to four scholarships will be awarded annually to be used for tuition and/or academic-related fees or supplies.
Monday: Dutch Fork at Lugoff-Elgin (BB – 6 p.m.); East Clarendon at Camden Military Academy (BB – 6:30 p.m.)
Mr. and Mrs. David M. Crockett III of Florence announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Crockett, to Patrick J. Myers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Myers of Camden.
In a tale of "anything you can do I can (almost) do better", Brunello could not be upstaged by his rider, Liza Boyd of Camden.
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) announces the return of the popular all-male a cappella group, The Pitchforks of Duke University to the Wood Auditorium stage. The concert will take place Friday, February 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and are $10 for adults and $5 for students. The audience will enjoy covers of both old and new pop music. The Pitchforks have just released their newest album, Camden Town, which will be available for purchase the evening of the performance. The Pitchforks concert is made possible by Bob Sheheen.
Sutton Branch Baptist Church youth donated 153 blankets to the United Way of Kershaw County to celebrate the church's 150th anniversary.
Red carpet. Flashing cameras. Gorgeous designer gowns. Sharp, flashy tuxedos. A-list celebrities. The 2016 Oscars are upon us.
Dr. Tallulah Holmstrom, who has maintained a long internal medicine practice in Kershaw County, once served as KershawHealth's chief of staff and served on the former KershawHealth Board of Trustees, is now the chief medical officer (CMO) for both KershawHealth and Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center in Hartsville. The two hospitals are part of the Capella-MUSC Health Network.
Camden Mayor Tony Scully signed a proclamation praising the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation for a $3.8 million grant to Health Sciences South Carolina to establish the Surgical Quality Collaborative. This statewide collaborative will provide hospitals across the state, including KershawHealth, vital resources to improve surgical outcomes and reduce morbidity. According to a city of Camden press release, the citizens of Camden will benefit from an increased quality of surgical care, including a reduction in surgical complications and readmissions.
The idea any currently enrolled Kershaw County high school student with a C or better average when they graduate -- almost any 9th through 12th grader -- will be able to go to Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) completely tuition-free is amazing news.
Every now and then, some elected official who feels they've been wronged by the press stands up, shakes their fists and calls for journalists to be licensed. Perhaps they're upset with the "liberal" (or, occasionally, "conservative") slant of their boss' editorials.
More than 20 students from Lugoff-Elgin High School and L-E Middle School attended the 1995 Eastern Region Band Clinic at Myrtle Beach last weekend. Those ...
Wateree Elementary School has announced its Honor Roll for the Second Nine Week Period.
Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) has joined the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) National Consortium on College Men of Color. According to a CCTC ...
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Joyce Williams Smith, was born on February 14, 1950, in Bethune, SC. She was the daughter of the late Lehana Kelley Williams and Ben F ...
A memorial service to honor the life of Major Hugh M. Smith, USAF (Ret.), 95, of Camden, SC, will be held at 4:00 PM ...
Funeral service for Ms. Nancy McCaskill, 57, of 1700 Broad Street in Camden will be held Thursday, February 11, 2016, 11:00 A.M. at ...
Frank Melvin Dieringer, age 95, died on Friday, February 5, 2016 with his family by his side. Born in Canton, OH, he was the son ...
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By listening to the local radio station, WPUB, and reading the Chronicle-Independent, people in Kershaw County are encouraged to trade locally. Having grown up in ...
Lugoff-Elgin High School will host the 2016 Palmetto Power Clean Championship on Wednesday, Feb. 24.
Dec: 2 – Lakewood; 11 – at Lugoff-Elgin; 15 – at Lakewood; 18 – Lugoff-Elgin; 21-22 – Mid-Carolina Credit Union Kershaw County Holiday Classic at E. Clarkson Rhame City Arena ...