Mark Elbert McKinnon departed this life February 16, 2011, after a brief illness. He was born in Patterson, New Jersey to the late Willie McKinnon and the late Minnie Hurst; and stepfather Willie Hurst.
A graveside funeral service to celebrate the life of Helen Frances McKenzie, 83, of Camden, will be held Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 2:00 PM in Quaker Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday February 21, 2011 from 6:00 - 7:30 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. McKenzie's memory to the First Church of the Nazarene, Children or Youth Department, 2276 Jefferson Davis Highway, Camden, S.C. 29020.
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Camden native and former Camden High School and Post 17 American Legion standout Stephen Carmon is off to a quick start to his junior baseball season at USC Aiken.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gregory Davenport of Camden announce the engagement of their daughter Kalyn Brittney Davenport to Joshua Wayne McCaskill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lee McCaskill of Rembert.
Blair Elizabeth O'Briant and Jackie Allen Mastantuno were married February 12, 2011 at The William Aiken House in Charleston, South Carolina. The ceremony was performed by the Doctor Charles Jerry Williams, Jr. and coordinated by An Extraordinary Event. A reception hosted by the bride's father followed at The William Aiken House.
Camden City Council will not meet Tuesday morning. The meeting has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items.
Spartanburg Methodist College (SMC) crowned sophomore Kayla Jackson as its 2011 Miss SMC.
• A simple but efficient system is helping prevent meth production in South Carolina. A computer tracking system that went online in early January monitors purchases of the cold remedy pseudoephedrine -- a key ingredient in meth -- as they are made and thus prevents lawbreakers from going from store to store to buy large supplies of the over-the-counter drug. Nearly 6,000 sales have been prevented in the month since the system went online; some of those certainly would have gone into meth. It's a good system that is apparently doing exactly what it was designed to accomplish.
Accomplishing more with less is a critical challenge facing the state in 2011. In order to help meet this challenge, lawmakers are considering a variety of government restructuring proposals. Restructuring government is a positive investment in the future of South Carolina.
In a Feb. 16 article on two recent home invasions, the description of where the crimes took place was incorrect.
This was more like it for the Camden Military Academy basketball team.
If a courtroom trial is a contest between dueling narratives, Shirley Sherrod's lawsuit against Andrew Breitbart reads like Little Nell taking on Snidely Whiplash.
Graveside funeral services for Joseph Edward "Ed" Hoffman, 90, of Camden, were held Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 1:00 PM at Quaker Cemetery in Camden, SC. Rev. Ed Griggs officiated. Memorials may be made in Mr. Hoffman's memory to Middendorf Baptist Church, 2202 Middendorf Church Road, Hartsville, SC 29550 or to a charity of one's choice.
Paul Jarrott Williams, 85, formerly of Camden, died Saturday, February 19th, 2011 in Mount Pleasant, SC.
• It was good, if still mixed, news from KershawHealth a week ago that January's financials looked a bit better than they have recently. The healthcare organization still posted a loss for the month -- as it has every month for some time now -- but only of $84,000. Compare that to $902,000 in losses for October 2013 alone and that is very good news. KershawHealth has a long way to go to combat a projected $32 million in operational losses by Fiscal Year 2018, less than five years away. However, last week's meeting also revealed that the KershawHealth ...
Mama had great stories. My favorite was the only one I asked often for her to repeat. It has become something of an anthem in my life.
Funeral service for Reverend Joseph Drakeford, Jr., 73, of 64 Payne Pond Road in Westville will be held Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may visit at 750 Boyd Road in Camden. He died Friday, February 28, 2014. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Billy J. Ellis, 75, of 1320 Jones Road, Kershaw died Wednesday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Ellis Family.
Funeral services for Grace Eubanks Gainey, 72, of Bethune will be held at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Timrod Baptist Church, Bethune. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The Revs. Jim Wallace and Jackie Knight will officiate.
Even though the Carolina Cup is more than a month away, reserved parking spaces are selling at a brisk pace.
The Royals AAU youth basketball teams will host tryouts in both Camden and Bishopville for its boys and girls' teams.
Invitations for the Carolina Cup steeplechase races were sent out to those on the organization's mailing list last Friday. And tickets and parking spaces for the event are now on sale.