The earliest Christmas trees were decorated in 1510. Martin Luther is said to have seen the stars shining through the branches of the trees one night. He decorated a small tree with candles to share the scene with his children.
On Nov. 28 Rock Hill Baptist Church, located at 1060 Shivers Green Road, Ridgeway, held its new church dedication services. For 143 years, the church was located at 1034 Shivers Green Rd.
Years ago, the biggest question you'd get while flying was "Coffee or tea?" Now it's "Naked body scan or aggressive pat-down?"
Mrs. Myra Huntley Coates died on December 4 in the comforting atmosphere of the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House in Rock Hill, SC. She was born January 6, 1926, in Bishopville, SC. She was the 11th of 13 children of William Edward and Bertha Reynolds Huntley.
Mr. and Mrs. James Fleming McMaster, III of Barnwell proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Amanda Rembert McMaster to Carl Douglas Capell, Jr, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Douglas Capell, Sr. of Camden.
Emily Morgan Kehoe and Timothy Shand Cameron were married August 28, 2010 at half past seven o'clock in the evening at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Savannah, Georgia. Most Reverend John Kevin Boland and Monsignor William Oliver O'Neill officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William John Kehoe III. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. William John Kehoe, Jr. of Savannah, Ga. and Mr. Edward Hill Morgan ...
Every day across the nation thousands of cancer patients need a ride to treatment, but some may not have a way to get there. In Kershaw County, there are patients that need a ride to treatment but don't have family members, neighbors or friends that they can depend on. You can make a difference.
• We're happy to see Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk selected by her peers to serve as chair of the S.C. General Assembly Women's Caucus. We'll agree with Funderburk when she decries the fact that South Carolina is last in the nation in female elected officials, and we'd like to see more women elected to serve not only in Columbia but throughout the state. We're confident she'll do a great job leading the Women's Caucus ...
Leave it to the famously politically incorrect Bill Maher to get to the heart of what's bugging President Barack Obama's supporters these days:
The game was a beat-down of epic proportions. It was actually close at the beginning, both teams knotted at a touchdown, but the wheels of my team soon began to lose their grip from the proverbial axle. I would not say that the wheels "fell off" necessarily. This would imply that they simply came loose and rested in place. They actually flew off at quite an alarming rate and at last sight were still ...
Funeral services with military honors to honor the life of William Audie Mangum, 56, of Camden were held Sunday December 12, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Southside Baptist Church with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Ed Stokes will officiate. The family received friends Saturday, December 11, 2010 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mr. Mangum's memory to Southside Baptist Church, ...
Mr. Willie Porter, 63, of 112 Radcliff Pond Road, Cassatt, passed on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 at 1 p.m. at Cantey Hill Baptist Church, Cassatt. Burial will take place at Elizabeth Baptist Church Cemetery in Bishopville.
Lenora Anita Taylor, 70, of 1813 Kennedy Drive in Camden died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010. Plans will be announced at a later date by Collins Funeral Home.
Funeral services for Donnie Patrick Joyner, 70, will be held Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at First Assembly of God, Camden, with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. The Rev. Bruce Marthers will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gideons International.