The Kershaw County Library in Camden has expanded its hours of operation.
In August, more than a dozen young high school men from Kershaw County participated in the Palmetto Boys State leadership program.
Funeral Mass for Armando Gonzalez Jr., 23, will be celebrated on Thursday at 12:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. The Rev. Father John Zimmerman will officiate. The Rosary will be recited on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. followed by visitation until 7:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Thomas A. Iwancio, Sr., 55, of Elgin, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM today at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Bill Dulaney will officiate. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery. The family received friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Thomas' memory to American Cancer Society, c/o Gail Kirkland, 647 Lachicotte Road, Lugoff, SC 29078.
Mr. Henry Lewis, 73, of 219 Doby Street in Camden died Monday, September 1, 2014. Friends may visit at 1905 Medfield Drive in Camden. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.
I'm ready to move on to other matters, so I thought I'd close our evolution series with a few interesting artifacts of evolution that we experience everyday.
When it comes to possible presidential candidates for 2016, nobody -- even Hillary Clinton -- seems to raise more emotion, both favorable and negative, than New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Supporters love his brash, take-no-prisoners demeanor, while detractors claim he's just a bag of hot air, a bully who stomps on every opponent in his path. Christie's path to the White House is much more difficult than it was a year ago because of the scandal in New Jersey in which some blame him for tying up traffic on a freeway in order to punish those who didn't agree ...
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Kershaw County Board of School Trustees members Coach Ron Blackmon (Seat 9) and Louis Clyburn (Seat 3) recently earned certificates of achievement for obtaining Level Two status in the S.C. School Boards Association's (SCSBA) Boardmanship Institute Training Program.
The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees submitted necessary paperwork to the Kershaw County Board of Elections in August to seek voters' approval on the November ballot to build five new school facilities and renovate five others. Total cost for construction is approximately $130 million.
The city of Camden is kicking off its Commerce Alley parking lot and alleyway construction project between DeKalb and Rutledge streets this week.
Around this time of year I get the hankering to head for the hills -- the North Carolina mountains, actually -- and this year the itch is coming on pretty heavily.
David Reuwer, avid runner, is racing for Kershaw County Probate Judge.
The proclamation of Constitution Week was made Tuesday, Sept. 9 at the City Council meeting.
Katherine Elizabeth Rabon and Charles Durant Poeta of Lugoff will be married October 4, 2014.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a Rembert woman for murder in connection with a fatal shooting that took place Thursday morning on Baynard Boykin Road.
Monday: Lugoff-Elgin at Camden (G – 4 p.m.)
DUCKBURG -- If you were a kid between 1987 and 1990, or if you were a Disney rerun junkie, you are more than likely a fan of Disney's cartoon "DuckTales."
BALTIMORE -- When a little girl's hero turned into the villain, her father decided to turn the situation into a teaching opportunity.
A map is an essential tool when you face the wilderness under any conditions; when you go camping, hiking, hunting, or are just driving through a wilderness section of the country. There are several different kinds of maps which you should be familiar with, so you will know which kind you should take with you.
Pearl Fryar, well-known Bishopville topiary artist, will be the guest speaker at the Lugoff Garden Club's first meeting of the 2014-2015 years on Monday at 6:30 p.m. Members will meet at the home of Mrs. John Henderson (Charlene) in Kings Grant. The Lugoff Garden Club's meetings will be held the third Monday of each month September through May.
Jennifer Gilmore, executive director of the Feeding America San Diego food bank, recently drove through a neighborhood of three-bedroom homes with manicured lawns and clean sidewalks in a military housing development. When she arrived at her destination -- the neighborhood school -- she was stunned to see 300 people waiting for food.
One-fifth of families could not live on a cash-only basis without overhauling their lifestyle, according to a national poll that found those families need a credit card just to maintain current lifestyle.