Camden bounced back from a tournament-opening 53-33 loss to AAA top-ranked Orangeburg-Wilkinson on Friday to win its final two games in the girls' portion of the Lake Marion Invitational which concluded Monday afternoon.
Mr. Jackie Keitt, 74, of 1978 Bunker Hill Road, Lugoff, SC, passed on Sunday, December 28, 2014. The family will receive friends at the home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Nelson-Haile Funeral Home.
A funeral service to honor the life of Charlie Burris "Buck" Mathis, Jr., 83, of Camden, SC, will be held at 1:00 PM, Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in Buck's memory to the American Lung Association of SC, 1817 Gadson St., Columbia, SC 29201 or the American Heart Association, 190 Knox Abbot Drive, Cayce, SC 29033.
Habitat for Humanity of Kershaw County recently broke ground on their 37th home located at 1429 Gordon Street. In just a few months, the property will become home to the Holliday family. James, Pamela and Jalen look forward to becoming homeowners in just a few short months.
AgSouth Farm Credit's South Carolina Regional President Ronnie Summers has announced the retirement of Veronica Wooten, a loan specialist in the Lugoff office, effective Dec 31, after 34 years of service to the agricultural lender.
As we wind down 2014 and enter another new year -- could 15 years possibly have passed since the vaunted millennium? -- there is much to look forward to here in Kershaw County and across the country. For the first time, there appears to be some traction in the economy, both locally and nationally, following a downturn that has been the worst financial period since the Great Depression.
WASHINGTON -- A writer seeking profound pronouncements for a year-end column is likely instead to find herself awash in punchlines.
Lounges facing Sunday New Year's Eve
This is the time for New Year's resolutions and I have a few for our state.
The voters of Kershaw County have voted to defeat the Bond Referendum to support our school system.
Now that Christmas has come and gone I am sure there are a number of new iPad's, laptop computers and more wireless adapted electronics in use. Camden is one of the few cities in this state that has made the effort to establish a free wi-fi network in the community. It would be an asset to the community to see the coverage area expanded more than it is now.
Monday: First round of Carolina Classic boys' basketball tournament at North Central High school (6 p.m. – Lugoff-Elgin vs. Buford; 7:30 p.m. – Robert E. Lee Academy vs. North Central); North Central girls in final round of Comporium Classic at Andrew Jackson (opponent, time TBA); Camden High girls in final round of Lake Marion Invitational Tournament (opponent, time TBA); Camden boys in first round of Farm Bureau Classic Tournament at Chesterfield High School (opponent, time TBA); Lugoff-Elgin girls in Lady Winds Invitational at Timmonsville High School (7:30 p.m. vs. Timmonsville)
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.)