Marvelous things are happening in Camden and Kershaw County. Yes, sometimes, we take two steps forward, one step back, but as every airline pilot knows, if a strong headwind takes us off-course, we get back on track and head for our destination, which in this case is a happy, prosperous City.
April 03, 2013|
By Camden Mayor Tony Scully
C-I contributing columnist
Lugoff-Elgin will meet Camden in tonight's third round of the Kershaw-Richland Classic Wooden Bat Spring Break Baseball Tournament which ends its three-day run at American Legion Park when the two cross-river rivals meet for the second of three times this year in a 7:30 p.m. start.
The seventh annual McDonald's of Camden Sporting Clays Tournament will be held on Saturday, April 6 at Hermitage Farm Shooting Sports in Camden. The event benefits the Ronald McDonald House of Columbia.
Lugoff-Elgin Middle School (L-EMS) held their annual 8th grade science fair on March 12. Projects were put in categories such as Behavioral and Social Sciences and Botany. The winners this year are as listed.
The Kershaw County Recreation Department hosted three Easter egg hunts across the county. A total of 4,000 eggs were hidden in Lugoff at Conifer Acres, at the Recreation Department office in Camden and at the Bethune Recreation Center in Bethune. According to Program Director, Amy Peebles, there was a decent crowd at each location.
During the month of March, Lions from all across South Carolina walked the main streets of their respective cities, towns and communities as part of the first annual "South Carolina Lions Walk for Sight" to increase public awareness of Lions' humanitarian services in the state and around the world.
Omar Donovan Mingo, a sophomore at Camden High School (CHS), earned the prestigious award of Eagle Scout on November 1. The Eagle Scout award is the highest ranking in the Boy Scouts of America with less than 6% of all scouts reaching this level.
Dear Annie: I have been dating my boyfriend for four years. We both have children from our previous relationships and share custody with our exes. Until recently, we had our kids on the same weekends. Then my boyfriend's ex decided that her children cannot be here when my 11-year-old son is staying over.
Deacon Emeritus James E. Clyburn, Sr. entered into eternal Heaven on Sunday morning, March 24, 2013. He was born on January 11, 1922 in Kershaw County. He was the son of the late Mr. Charlie and Mrs. Hettie Clyburn.
Giving a ranked Spring Valley squad all it wanted and then some, the Lugoff-Elgin girls' soccer team came out on the short end of a 2-0 decision in a Region 4-4A match played last Thursday at L-E Stadium.
Clara Clyburn, 67, of Queens, N.Y., formerly of Camden, S.C., departed this life on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 19 Ward Road, Lugoff, S.C.