A memorial service to honor the life of Arthur E. "Jack" Tyndall, 92, of Camden, will be held at 4:00 PM, Monday, January 21, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Chaplain Brian Ogburn will officiate. Memorials may be made in Jack's memory to First Baptist Church, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, SC 29020.
The Kershaw County Forest Landowners will hold their quarterly meeting today at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Clemson Extension Homemaker's Building located at the corner of DeKalb and Church Streets in Camden.
Haile's Funeral Home announces that Minnie Sue James, 62 of 2067 Huckleberry Road, Cassatt, SC, passed on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, January 21, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Canty Hill Baptist Church, Cassatt, SC with burial in Canty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Cassatt, SC.
Haile's Funeral Home announces that Desline Halley Graham, 73, of 790 Tap Boot Road, Rembert, SC passed on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday January 22, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Pine Grove AME Church, Rembert, SC with burial at Sandill Cemetery, Rembert, SC.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) narcotics agents and agents from other agencies arrested a county man Friday after learning he was wanted on federal narcotics trafficking charges out of North Carolina.
Dr. Lonnie Randolph Jr., president of the South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, will be the guest speaker for the Camden-Kershaw County NAACP's Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service program today at 5:30 p.m. at Camden First United Methodist Church.
• Evidence continues to mount that climate change caused by human activity is already affecting life in this country, with a prediction of more frequent and intense heat waves, heavy downpours and, in some places, floods and droughts. The National Climate Assessment, which is presented to the president and Congress every four years, does not paint a pretty picture. Hard scientific evidence is hard to argue with, and that's what this is.
The New Year brings new beginnings and a fresh start for many. It is with that in mind that I want to mention one of the great new programs in Kershaw County. The Kershaw County Youth Arbitration Program, which was first introduced in February of 2012, has been a fantastic addition to our county.
January 21, 2013|
By Ned Towell
C-I guest columnist
The beginning of the new session of the South Carolina General Assembly will undoubtedly bring renewed efforts to pass school voucher legislation. Like fire ant hills in the summer, some new version of voucher legislation pops up every year in Columbia. Proponents package it differently from year to year, but the basic premise when you strip away the slick marketing is that public funds would be used to support private schools.
January 21, 2013|
By KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan
C-I contributing columnist