Graveside services to celebrate the life of Cecil Anderson, 79, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, February 12, 2015 in Gum Springs Holiness Church Cemetery in Camden. Rev. Jimmy Holley will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM today, February 11, 2015 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Cecil's memory to Kershaw County Health Hospice, 124 Battleship Road, Camden, SC 29020 or Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Camden native Maggie Jones-May is a new political science instructor at South Georgia State College (SGSC).
Lugoff-Elgin Middle School reports the following students in each grade made All A Honor and/or A/B Honor rolls for the second nine weeks of the school year:
Zack Maxwell Watson (back row, fifth from left), son of Beth Ford of Camden and Duncan Watson of Houston, Texas, earned his Eagle Scout rank on Dec. 20, 2014, at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church (LSUMC). Zack is currently a freshman at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. He is a member of Troop 303 at LSUMC, part of the Indian Waters Council of South Carolina. Zack completed his Eagle project by building and installing bat boxes and signage at Historic Camden Revolutionary War Park in an effort to help bat conservation in the area. Celebrating ...
The West Wateree Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold their annual banquet on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 833 South Broad Street (the old Coca-Cola building) in downtown Camden.
Women's Window to Wellness will host an evening of women supporting women in health, wellness and beauty this Thursday evening. Several of Camden's small businesses will participate and provide interactive experiences such as skin care analysis, a make-up consultation, a mini facial, sampling of nutritional products, sample essential oils, a Reiki session or a hand massage.
Camden High School will host a "5 on 5 from 10 to 10" basketball marathon to be played on Saturday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. inside the school's Gym. School clubs will play on a rotating basis throughout the day. The event will conclude with an alumni game at 7 p.m. featuring members of Bulldogs' 2008-09 AAA state championship team.
The inaugural Battle of Camden Power Meet will be held at Camden High School on Saturday, Feb. 28.
Monday: Third round of 3A and 4A state wrestling tournaments (teams, opponents, site TBA)
• Today, we continue our Black History Month celebration with two stories: a front page piece on Potter's Computer in Lugoff a People & Places highlight of the county's annual Black History Month exhibit. Black History Month celebrates a very large part of our country's -- and county's -- diverse culture. Camden Mayor Tony Scully's recent column on Black History Month highlighted a number of African-Americans most people, unfortunately, have likely never heard of before. Our aim in highlighting local companies, like Potter's Computer, is to show minorities can and should succeed in small business. Here's hoping ...
My husband was out of town, working on location, when he called one night and discovered I was still working though the hour had grown late.
Partnerships are powerful, and I can think of few better examples than LiveWell Kershaw. This collaboration connects KershawHealth, the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina, the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County, Access Kershaw, and a host of other local agencies in an innovative initiative to make Kershaw County the healthiest county in South Carolina, and to become a model for other communities across South Carolina and the nation. It's a huge goal, but one worthy of the pursuit.
This month, take a moment to assess your lifestyle. Are you living a heart-friendly life or you are heading for disaster? Preventing heart disease requires attention to many aspects of your life. Consider these heart healthy habits.
The Habitat ReStore is auctioning off a doll house to assist building houses for families in need in Kershaw County. The doll house and its' furniture were hand made by Marion and Bill Tripp of Camden in the 1980s. The needlepoint rugs in the house were made by their sister. To see and bid on the house visit the Habitat Store at 1019 Broad Street, Camden. Submit bids at the register, bids start at $250. The auction will last until Feb. 28.
Previous year's box seat and reserved parking space holders have until Friday, Feb. 13, to secure their spaces for the 2015 Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races in Camden.
The Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Department will hold a pair of umpire certification clinics for those individuals seeking to work Dixie Youth and/or Dixie Boys and Dixie Majors baseball games this spring and summer.
Even though the calendar just turned to January and cold weather is on the way, it is not too early to be thinking about the warmer days of spring.