• We're glad to see that the U.S. Congress has passed a bill which will prohibit television networks from jacking up the volume when commercials are shown. For decades, viewers have been forced to reach for the remote control device when the sound spurted during ad pitches. We also propose a tongue-in-cheek amendment to the new law: that whenever politicians appear on TV with too much blathering, the volume gets automatically cut down to zero.
Dr. Mara Virginia Parker Holland of Lugoff and Jeffery Adam Junior Watts of Elgin were united in marriage on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden. The Reverend Sheila D. Rogers officiated at the 6:00 pm double-ring ceremony.
The following are remarks by Camden City Manager Kevin Bronson during Thursday night's City Hall Christmas Tree lighting ceremony:
Representative Laurie Slade Funderburk (D-Kershaw) has been elected to serve as chair of the South Carolina General Assembly Women's Caucus for a two-year term. Funderburk said she is eager to begin her work as head of this 17-member, bipartisan organization.
Mrs. Katherine Alexander Mims, beloved wife, mother, & grandmother, passed peacefully into God's hands December 3, 2010 at Palmetto Providence Hospital in Columbia, SC. Born January 16, 1934, in Charleston, SC, to the late Calbraith Capers & Mary Abbott Alexander, Katherine grew up in Batesburg, SC. Over the years, she resided in Batesburg, Anderson, Cayce, West Columbia, & Lugoff. Katherine was a member of West Side Baptist Church in West Columbia. She had been a member at First Baptist Churches in Columbia, Batesburg, & Anderson; & Broadacres Baptist in Cayce, where she had been active as a Sunday School teacher & in the women's ...
Hailes Funeral Home announces services for: Ms. Catherine Missouri, 47, of 1116 44th Street, Washington, DC, formerly of Rembert, SC, passed on Tuesday, November 16, 2010. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, December 6, 2010, at 12:00 PM, Union Baptist Church, Rembert, SC, with burial in Union Baptist Church Cemetery, Rembert. SC.
Funeral service for Billy Michael Nelson, 43, will be held Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Rev. Steve Lee will officiate. The family will receive friends Monday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
Graveside service for Angie Phillips Peyton, 52, will be held Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. in Greenhaven Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home prior to the service.
A graveside memorial service celebrating the life of Mary Helen Flowers Rhame, 97, of Camden, will be held at 3:00 PM Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at Quaker Cemetery. Reverend David Weaver will officiate. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Rhame's memory to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020 or the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County, 810 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Mr. Robert "Pa" Belton, 79, of 47 Trinity Chruch Road, Lugoff, SC, passed on Friday, December 3, 2010.
Lackey Surveying successfully defended their KCRD Mite League soccer crown by winning the 2010 championship. Pictured on the front row, from left, are Shaw Wilgis, Ashton Connell, Robert Lackey and Benjamin Schnese. The second row is made up of Natalie Horton, Ryan Buckelew, Nellie Joseph, Mikael Nelson, Gus Allen, John Crayne, Campbell Jordan and Christopher Butler. The coaches' row includes Robbie Lackey, Scott Jordan and Randy Wilgis. Missing from the team picture is Blake Alderson.
Caden Bryce Hall, infant son of Kent Hall and Tonya Renee Mozingo Hall, of Bethune, died Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at the Medical University of SC in Charleston.
Vandena Taylor, 65, of Lugoff, died Sunday, November 28, 2010. Born in Camden, he was the son of the late Willie Ankum Sr. and Rebecca Barney Taylor.
If you're planning a road trip to New Jersey or Oregon, forget about stopping for a quick self-service gasoline stop. It's not legal there.
Two points of emphasis for the North Central boys' basketball team coming into this season have been playing hard and working hard. Those themes have been stressed throughout pre-season by Knights' head coach Chad Dixon.
• It was good, if still mixed, news from KershawHealth a week ago that January's financials looked a bit better than they have recently. The healthcare organization still posted a loss for the month -- as it has every month for some time now -- but only of $84,000. Compare that to $902,000 in losses for October 2013 alone and that is very good news. KershawHealth has a long way to go to combat a projected $32 million in operational losses by Fiscal Year 2018, less than five years away. However, last week's meeting also revealed that the KershawHealth ...
Mama had great stories. My favorite was the only one I asked often for her to repeat. It has become something of an anthem in my life.
Funeral service for Reverend Joseph Drakeford, Jr., 73, of 64 Payne Pond Road in Westville will be held Wednesday, March 5, 2014, 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may visit at 750 Boyd Road in Camden. He died Friday, February 28, 2014. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Billy J. Ellis, 75, of 1320 Jones Road, Kershaw died Wednesday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Ellis Family.
Funeral services for Grace Eubanks Gainey, 72, of Bethune will be held at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Timrod Baptist Church, Bethune. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The Revs. Jim Wallace and Jackie Knight will officiate.
Even though the Carolina Cup is more than a month away, reserved parking spaces are selling at a brisk pace.
The Royals AAU youth basketball teams will host tryouts in both Camden and Bishopville for its boys and girls' teams.
Invitations for the Carolina Cup steeplechase races were sent out to those on the organization's mailing list last Friday. And tickets and parking spaces for the event are now on sale.