Mrs. Queen Elizabeth Clinton, 85, of 604 Cooper Street, Camden, South Carolina, passed on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted today, December 1, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Canty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Nelson-Haile Funeral Home is in charge.
Funeral service for Norval Eugene Eash, 78, was held on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial following in Greenhaven Memorial Gardens, Elgin. The Rev. Gene Brown officiated. The family received friends Sunday 12:30-2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Mrs. Ida Washington Graves, 55, of Camden, entered into rest on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at her residence.
Mr. Larry Knox, 43, of 63 Smokewood Dr., Elgin, South Carolina, passed on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, Lugoff, SC with burial in Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Funeral service for Charlie L. McLaughlin, 82, was held on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. at Freedom Outreach Baptist Church with burial following in Cassatt Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Trent McLaughlin and the Rev. Robert Ridley officiated. The family will receive friends Saturday 6-8 p.m. Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to Freedom Outreach Baptist Church, 1113 Hwy 1 North, Cassatt, S.C. 29032.
Kay Richmond Gettys Phillips, 72, resident of 128 Mountain Shore Drive, widow of James Clyde Phillips, died November 26, 2014, at her home.
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will hold a new fundraiser this year. The Canine Classic for the Arts will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Meeting Place in Cassatt. This fundraiser combines the community's love for arts, canine friends and its love of the hunt to help raise money for the arts in Kershaw County. Spectators and participants will be able to get to all areas of the event via golf carts and wagons. Parking will be available on site. All proceeds will benefit the FAC.
After 20 years of service, Gunnery Sgt. Michael E. Gladden retired from the United States Marine Corps on Nov. 26. GySgt. Gladden is the son of Glenda T. Gladden, of Camden.
Monday: Camden at Lakewood (BB – 6 p.m.);
• On Nov. 25, Walter Long and Willard Polk attended their last meeting as Camden City Council members. Both served Camden with distinction. In some ways, Long, first elected to council in 2006, began his political career a few years before when he began speaking out against the creation of mandatory historic neighborhood districts where all properties would be under the jurisdiction of the Camden Historic Landmarks Commission. While not everyone agreed with his stand on that issue, it proved he cared deeply about what happens here in Camden. That passion would play out as he brought forward several ideas -- some ...
Over the years, I've crossed paths with many who were extremely successful as well as some who were such miserable failures that, as Mama liked to say, "ain't worth the breath they draw."
In the 1953 Eagle, the Boylan-Haven-Mather Academy senior class dedicated its annual "to the founders and builders of Browning Home and Mather Academy: Sarah Babcock Mather 1887-1901, Fannie O. Browning 1887, Emma Levi 1887-1889, Samuel Herbert Tindley 1912, Elizabeth Wellman 1915-1920, Millicent Fuller 1933, Women's Home Missionary Society 1890-1939, and Women's Division of Christian Service 1940-1953."
The 21st annual Boykin Christmas Parade will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21.
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County presents Camden Community Theatre's production of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!" at 7 p.m. Friday thru Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the Wood Auditorium. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students, seniors and military.
If people in Kershaw County had their druthers, they'd probably prefer that KershawHealth, the facility that grew out of the old Kershaw County Memorial Hospital, would be locally owned. But in a day when consolidation and economies of scale are bywords, it finally became impossible, and KershawHealth trustees voted unanimously Monday night to sell the hospital to a company partnered by Capella Healthcare of Tennessee and the Medical University of South Carolina. A caveat: some might argue with the word "sell," since the transaction is a complicated arrangement, but in essence, that's what it is.
WASHINGTON -- Deregulating the taxi industry? Been there, done that.
During this past Thanksgiving season, I had the honor and pleasure of working with Rev. Johnnie Smith's ministry, which, year-round, feeds, clothes and gives shelter to those in need.
Shalace Rose, a McNair Scholar and Winthrop University senior Research from Camden, may help to give businesses and government regulators insight into beginner trucker drivers' sleep and dietary habits. She has won an award for her research.
Miss. Danielle Montgomery, 33, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, December 7, 2014. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of Anna Wright Montgomery and the late Richard Montgomery. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Friday, December 12, 2014 at Two p.m., at Community Baptist Church with burial in church cemetery. Miss. Montgomery will be placed in the church at One p.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Montgomery family.
Dec.: 5 – at Governor's School (6 p.m.); 10 – at Heathwood Hall (6 p.m.); 11 –Australian traveling team (6 p.m.); 15 – at Gray Collegiate (6:30 p.m.); 16 – Great Falls (6:30 p.m.)
The ABLE Club of S.C., the official athletic booster club of Lugoff-Elgin High School, is kicking off its membership campaign for the 2014-15 athletic seasons at the school.