To say, "I am an American" makes us all equal as citizens no matter from what country our ancestors came -- whether Ireland or Germany or Russia or Africa or any other place. It is good to know our heritage and be blessed by it; but when we become citizens of the United States of America, we become Americans. It should stand first in our allegiance and first in our identification. How can we stand together if we place another country first in identifying who we are? To do this is to separate ourselves from other Americans. Something to think about.
I do not consider myself an alarmist nor do I normally get overly excited about things, but there is definitely cause for concern regarding a recent find in town. In late May, I performed a residential tree check in the Kendall Lake area. As a general rule, I do my best not only to look at the tree of concern but also to walk the property to make sure other trees are OK as well. In doing so at this particular property, one tree caught my eye. Then I saw another and another and another. My first thought was, "Uh-oh ...
We who live in other cities ask what drove Detroit into bankruptcy. What we really want to know is whether it could happen to us.
Dear Annie: A year ago, our son, "Don," discovered that his wife of eight years was cheating on him. It came as a shock to all of us.
Kaitlyn Anderson holds her newest, yet-to-be named family member after choosing it during the recent Piggly Wiggly Waggly Tail cookout. Two other dogs, Dixie and Drake, were also adopted during the event, respectively, by John Jackson, and Jessica Marsh and her son, James. For a look at the shelter's own "honoree staff," click here.
Wayne Belger of Boykin recently received the Glen Krohn Outstanding 4H Volunteer Award at Clemson University.Each year, Clemson Extension Service recognizes three individuals that have made outstanding contributions to the 4H youth program in South Carolina with the Glen Krohn Outstanding 4H Volunteer Award.
Mr. Jessie "Jep" Brown, 67, of Washing Park Community, Camden, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 19, 2013. Born in Camden, he was the son of the late Hammie, Sr. and Lottie Smith Brown and husband of Denise Alexander Brown. A Celebration of Life Services will be held Saturday, July 27, 2103 at 2 p.m. at Sweet Home Baptist Church, Camden. Mr. Brown will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. for viewing. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Church of Christ, 402 King Street, Camden, SC, 29020 or to charity of one ...
Camden High School is adding girls' golf to its roster of athletic programs beginning this fall.
Former Camden High School and Clemson University football standout Thomas Austin was waived by the Carolina Panthers on Monday.
Ned Jarrett Wins Race At Bristol
A bat found in a home in the Bethune area has tested positive for rabies, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control reported Friday.
We're glad to see law enforcement officers, especially state troopers, blanketing Kershaw County roadways this week in an effort to help stem a disturbing trend in traffic-related deaths this year. From today through Saturday, troopers will saturate the area, and they will be assisted by cooperating officers from the Camden Police Department, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office and Elgin Police Department.
In typical cop humor, the brothers are nicknamed 'flash bang' and 'speed bump.'
Mrs. Gwendolyn Holliday, 59, of 1914 Woodside Drive, Camden, SC, passed on Monday, July 22, 2013. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
It's the time of year when people and nature often meet. Occasionally, this can include finding a young deer that seems to be abandoned.
Blaney Elementary School recently announced its Honor Roll for the third nine weeks period.
Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) mechatronics and honors pre-engineering programs students placed among the best in the state at the recent S.C. Technology Student ...
Sanders Stoney Unit 203 sponsored five students from Camden High and Lugoff-Elgin High Schools to attend the 71st Annual Session of Palmetto Girls State to ...
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) announces the winners of the 2017 "You Gotta Have Art" Youth Arts Month Exhibition. This juried exhibition ...
The Kershaw County Special Olympics will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21 at Camden Military Academy.
Fredi Pritchett of Elgin was named to the Fall 2016 Dean's List at the University of South Carolina Upstate.
The West Wateree-Lugoff Rotary Club recently awarded its annual scholarships to six Lugoff-Elgin High School seniors for outstanding accomplishments both inside and outside the classroom ...
Jackson Elementary School recenty announced honor rolls for the third nine week period.
Calling all gardeners: Would you like to be recognized for gardening with the environment in mind?
Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan -- A Camden native currently deployed to Afghanistan received one of the highest honors bestowed within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ...