Funeral service for Ms. Hattie M. Johnson 67, of 1503 Autumn Lane in Lugoff will be held Monday, June 27th, 11:00 A.M. at Parker Baptist Church, 1762 Flatrock Road in Camden with burial in the church cemetery. She died Monday, June 20th. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
CAMDEN -- Funeral services for Peggy Norris Robinson, 81, will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. The Rev. Stephen Jordan will officiate. The family received friends Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The World Wildlife Fund.
Contractors install a new sign (first photo) at Camden City Hall on Monday as the city's Wayfinding Sign project continues to unfold. The project, which has been in the works for nearly two years and headed by Asst. City Manager Caitlin Corbett and Camden-Kershaw County Tourism Development Partnership Director Suzi Sale, is an important part of Camden's Tourism Strategic Plan. The plan recommends the development and placement of interpretative signage around the city incorporating the city's "Classically Carolina" brand. Most recently, gateway signs -- such as the one welcoming visitors to Camden near I-20 Exit 98 (second photo ...
Camden First United Methodist Church will celebrate Rev. Larry D. McCutcheon's first anniversary on Sunday during its regular 11 a.m. worship service. Rev. McCutcheon came to Camden First after completing 11 years of service at Trinity United Methodist Church in Orangeburg. Rev. McCutcheon is described as an outstanding "people's person" wherein he effectively relates to and works with all segments of the church. However, he has a special gift in relating to and connecting with the youth and children of the church. Beyond the church, he serves as a Youth Arbitrator in the 5th Circuit Youth Arbitration ...
Ballybristol Farm's Andi'amu turned back spirited late challenges from All for Us and Jamarjo to win Monmouth Park's featured steeplechase race, a $35,000 Ratings Handicap, by a head on Friday.
A year ago, the grief was still fresh. We were all still reeling from the murders of nine innocent people at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, one of the oldest African-American congregations in the U.S. We wrote then -- and still believe now -- "Charleston has shown the rest of the country how to transcend such grief in a non-violent, some would even say, loving way."
WASHINGTON -- The arguments for and against gun control are so familiar by now, we might as well hit replay and skip the debate.
Behind the little house in which I spent a happy childhood, where I toted books from one room to another, where I knelt by my bed nightly to pray, where homemade biscuits buttered and sprinkled with sugar were a favorite treat, is a little shed which, to the outside world, is noted for its ugliness.
Throughout the school year, I meet with student government leaders from our three high schools. At the last meeting, I ask the seniors in the group to talk about their plans, their favorite teachers and memories from their school careers. I'm always both touched and inspired by what they say. I think what these young people shared with me is worth sharing with the entire community.
The senseless shooting at Emanuel Church in Charleston was, by any standard, a horrible and grevious act. Any civil person has to feel sorrow and empathy for the friends and relatives of the victims of that terrible crime. Fruther, any punishment, no matter how severe, meted out to the shooter is well deserved.
For Don Nelson, the third time was the charm.
RED HILL -- Funeral service for Terry Wyndham Branham, 64, will be held on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial Malvern Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Joe Stines will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to help care for his dear friend Mike Lucas.
A graveside funeral service to celebrate the life of Sara Elizabeth Coker, 96, of Camden, SC, was held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, June 19, 2016 at Hanging Rock United Methodist Church Cemetery. Rev. Lyn Hill officiated. The family received friends from 4:00-5:30 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home. Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made to KershawHealth, 1315 Roberts Street, Camden, SC 29020.
BISHOPVILLE -- William L. (Bill) Edgerton passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at his home. There will be a celebration of his life held at 4:00 pm Wednesday, June 22 at Hebron United Methodist Church, 3471 Una Road, Bishopville, SC. The Reverend Jerry McManus will officiate, directed by Norton Funeral Home, Bishopville Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service at the church fellowship hall and at other times at the home, 42 Shirley Road, Bishopville, SC.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is seeking information about the man in this picture who appears to be stealing an air conditioning unit ...
Mark Williams Collision Center LLC, of Lugoff, recently received recognition as a winner of the 2015 AutocheX Premier Achiever for outstanding customer service and satisfaction.
The board of directors of First Palmetto Financial Corporation, parent company of First Palmetto Bank, has declared a quarterly dividend of $385 per share of ...
Lugoff-Elgin High School recently announced its honor rolls for the fourth nine-weeks period.
It was an eventful spring for Auburn University sophomore and former Lugoff-Elgin standout Kelli Murphy.
The Springdale 5k at Sunrise Walk and Run, will be held on Saturday August 20, 2016. The 5k Walk and Run will begin at 8 ...
With the school season rapidly coming to a close that means it is time for summer youth sports camps throughout Kershaw County.