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Noted and passed - May 19, 2014

• Polo. For many, the word immediately conjures up the phrase "the sport of kings." It's origins date back to, possibly, as early as the 6th century B.C. in Persia, apparently used as a training game for the king's guard or other elite cavalry units. Today, polo is played professionally in 16 countries. It is also played in Camden on the nation's second oldest polo field, built in 1898. Visitors from around the world gathered to watch polo matches on that field for the next 50 years. Interest waned in the latter half of the 20th century ...

May 19, 2014 | | Editorials


Wasting time

What one person considers wasting time, another believes to be necessary. I grew up in a time when what your parents said was law and employers set the rules. No one dared to defy authority. Nevertheless, I often did mandatory chores that I considered, and still consider, to be a waste of time.

May 19, 2014 | By Jean Pruett C-I contributing columnist | Columns


2014 Clinic Classic Winners

The 2014 Clinic Classic 5K/10K was held April 26 in downtown Camden. The annual event benefits the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County. Awards were given to the top male and female runners and age groups. For the 5K race, the top male overall runner was Ryan Plexico of Columbia, with a time of 17:11. The top female overall runner was Meme Spurgeon (left) of Lexington, with a time of 23:08. For the 10K race, the top male overall runner was Chip Edgerton of Camden with a time of 38:53. The top female overall runner was ...

May 19, 2014 | | People & Places




Ives-Dykes announces bid for Treasurer

Local business owner Heather Ives-Dykes has announced her candidacy to be Kershaw County's next Treasurer.

May 19, 2014 | | Politics


Nancy DeBruhl

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Nancy Truesdale DeBruhl, 78, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, May 19, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Camden. Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM, prior to the service, in the church Family Life Center. Memorials may be made in Nancy's memory to McCoy Memorial Nursing Center, 207 Chappell Drive, Bishopville, SC 29010 or Alzheimer's Disease Support Group, 4186 Fernandina Road, Columbia, SC 29210.

May 19, 2014 | | Obituaries


Graham DuBose

A celebration of the life of Mister will be held at 5:00 PM, on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Old School House Farm, 210 Cantey Lane, Rembert, SC.

May 19, 2014 | | Obituaries


A heroic family

It happened recently. The 20th anniversary of the death of stock car racer Davey Allison. Maybe you remember him. Maybe you don't.

May 19, 2014 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Carlette H. Still

Funeral service for Carlette Hood Still, 67, will be held Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. at Harvest Baptist Church with burial to follow in Lugoff First Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Bill Dulaney and the Rev. Eleazer Benenhaley will officiate. The family will receive friends Monday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice.

May 19, 2014 | | Obituaries


Camden High School’s The Palmetto Leaf student newspaper lands honors, awards

The staff of Camden High School's newspaper, The Palmetto Leaf, came away from the South Carolina Scholastic Press Association's (SCSPA) Spring Conference April 22 with a handful of honors and awards. Staffs may submit one entry each semester in 11 of 12 different categories.

May 19, 2014 | | People & Places


S.C. Superintendent candidates forum May 22

The public is invited to attend a forum for the candidates running for the office of State Superintendent of Education on Thursday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Camden High School auditorium.

May 19, 2014 | | Politics


Ariail for May 19, 2014

May 19, 2014 | | Ariail


Youth finish tourney, polo match on weekend docket

The 31st annual Take a Child Fishing Bass Tournament will be held on Saturday, May 17 at Clearwater Cove Marina on Lake Wateree.

May 16, 2014 | | Sports


SCHSL's Singleton to be guest speaker at Bulldog Club banquet

The Camden High School Athletic Banquet will be held on Tuesday, May 20 in the school gymnasium.

May 16, 2014 | | Camden High/Middle


Baseball, hoops kick off summer camp season

With the school year rapidly coming to a close, it is time for summer youth sports camps in Kershaw County.

May 16, 2014 | | Sports


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ETHEL P. COOK

Funeral Service for Ethel P. Cook, 71, will be held today at 11:00 a.m. at Broom Hill Baptist Church with burial to follow ...

June 08, 2018 | | Obituaries


BENNY L. HAYES JR.

Bennie Lee "Chip" Hayes, Jr., 61 of Eastover, SC, husband of Lana McCurdy Hayes, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018. He was born February 26 ...

June 08, 2018 | | Obituaries


BETTY SMITH

Betty Lois Kennington Smith, 89, of Liberty Hill and Camden, SC died Tuesday, June 5, 2018.

June 08, 2018 | | Obituaries


Feature photos: 2018 Special Olympics artist winners

June 08, 2018 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Warren tapped to lead Babcock Center

The Babcock Center Board of Directors is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Thoyd B. Warren as the new President & CEO of the Babcock ...

June 08, 2018 | | Business


S-LRCOG seeks Silver-Haired Legislature candidates

The Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments, serving Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, and Sumter Counties, is seeking candidates to serve on the region's Silver-Haired Legislature. The ...

June 08, 2018 | | Miscellaneous


BDK announces honor roll

Baron DeKalb Elementary School recently announced its third quarter honor roll:

June 08, 2018 | | Education


Four graduate from Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Romesz V. Coleman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

June 08, 2018 | | Military


NCMS announces 4th quarter honor roll

North Central Middle School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 08, 2018 | | Education


CCS announces 4th quarter honor roll

Cornerstone Christian School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 08, 2018 | | Education


Commissioned officer

Zack Maxwell Watson (second from left), son of Beth Ford of Camden, and Duncan Watson of Houston, Texas, and grandson of Judy Ford of Camden ...

June 08, 2018 | | Military


Ribbon cutting

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting with Workout Anytime in Camden. Pictured are (front row from left): Joey Stabler (Owner ...

June 08, 2018 | | Business


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