Tuesday: Providence Athletic Club at Camden Military Academy (BB – 6:30 p.m.)
A line of flame advances south toward S.C. 34 (Bishopville Highway) near Pine Tree Hill Elementary School (PTHS) Saturday afternoon.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Francis "Frank" Leroy Brown, 84, of Elgin were held Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 3:00 PM at Hermitage Baptist Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Rev. Dr. Condy Richardson and Rev. Mark Hopkins officiated. The family received friends Saturday, February 19, 2011 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home Camden Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in Mr. Brown's memory to Hermitage Baptist Church, 814 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Camden, SC 29020 or the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden ...
William Edward Hawthorne, Sr., 79, of Bishopville, widower of Mable Lucille Hawthorne, died Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at his home.
Service plans for Darlene Ham Woody, 69, of Camden, will be announced by Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Malvern Hill Baptist Church Food Bank.
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.
Alvin and Joanne Hopkins recently celebrated 50 years of marriage. The couple was married on March 21, 1964, at the home of the Rev. Joe Hood. They have two children, Wesley (BK) Hopkins and Lynn (Jackie) Hopkins; two grandchildren, William Hopkins and Justin Hopkins, two step-grandchildren, Lauren Langford and Josh Napper; and one step-greatgrandchild, Vance Langford.
A Funeral Mass for David Lawerence Kelly Jr., 43, will be celebrated on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Camden, S.C. The Rev. Father Paul Brenninkmeijer will officiate. Final Commendation and Farewell Prayers will be in Quaker Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.
A celebration of life service for Sandy Heyward Boykin, Sr., 55, will be held Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at Powers funeral home. The Rev. Reece Byrd and the Rev. Ann Byrd will officiate.
The governing board of Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site would like to express its sincerest appreciation to Mayor Tony Scully and the members of Camden City Council for approving recommended changes to a much needed sewer project that crosses portions of our historic site. City Manager Mel Pearson, Public Works Director Tom Couch and Deputy Director Sam Davis are to be commended for working tirelessly with numerous individuals to find a solution to installing the sewer lines in a timely manner while protecting parts of the archaeologically rare and nationally significant colonial site of early Camden.
Those of us who jump for joy when we hear that Governor Haley is deeply concerned about education and is planning to dedicate $160 million in new spending for education might consider, as we bow heads in hope and tenuous gratitude, that such concern on her part is coming awfully late but just in time for her possible re-election. Better late than never? Perhaps! But better earlier, for sure. The S.C. education budget has been reduced for the last three years by more than the proposed budget raises -- $110 million in her first year and $140 million stimulus money ...
WASHINGTON -- After writing close to 3,000 columns, I've learned that people sometimes read what they're looking for, often as a result of a headline, rather than what I wrote.
The Kershaw County Gamecock Club will hold its annual "Great to be a Gamecock Gathering" on Tuesday, April 29 at the Old South Restaurant in Camden at 6:30 p.m.