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Walk-off grand slam dooms Dogs

It would probably suit Denny Beckley just fine if he never had to bring his Camden High baseball team to Greenville again.

May 07, 2014 | | Camden High/Middle


Ennui and self-loathing in This Town

(Today's column was written prior to this past weekend's White House Correspondents gala.)

May 07, 2014 | | Columns


GOP not quite dead

If you depended on the national media for all your information, you'd get the idea that it's going to be clear sailing for Democrats in years to come; most metro papers and network news operations purport to be unbiased but in reality are shills for the national Democratic Party. And it's true that the GOP hasn't done well in recent presidential elections, and changing demographics in the country are producing more voters who traditionally fall into the Democrats' constituency.

May 07, 2014 | | Editorials


Mrs. Minnie Williams

Mrs. Minnie Williams, 89, of 511 Watts Lane (Knights Hill community) in Camden died Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.

May 07, 2014 | | Obituaries


Charles Fyon

1927-2014. It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved father, grandfather and friend after a brief illness at the age of 86. He will be greatly missed by his loving friend Elisabeth Koening, his 6 children and 10 adoring grandchildren. He will be joining his late daughter Joanna and his late wife Winnifred. During his life he was involved in hockey, tennis and most importantly golf. He spent the last 34 years partially in South Carolina and was a great friend to many here in Montreal and at Lake Manitou, his summer residence.

May 07, 2014 | | Obituaries


For the Record - May 7, 2014

Real estate transactions

May 07, 2014 | | For the Record


NCHS receives SCAC grant

North Central High School (NCHS) recently received a $750 grant from the S.C. Arts Commission (SCAC) for the 2014 fiscal year. The support, funded in part by the John and Susan Bennett Memorial Arts Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation of South Carolina, will allow NCHS to expand its visual arts program by purchasing a kiln for firing ceramics.

May 07, 2014 | | Education


Lives in Camden being changed through ‘Power of work’

Each year, the first week of May is Goodwill Week. This week is a time to recognize the people in the community that make Goodwill's work possible and celebrate Goodwill's long history of putting people back to work, which began when Methodist minister Edgar Helms founded Goodwill Industries in Boston in 1902.

May 07, 2014 | By Jeffrey Graham C-I guest columnist | Columns


Hurricane Hugo

Everyone knows the weather is an acceptable source of discussion. Politics, religion and family, however, are fraught with danger when a person talks or writes. As I was listening to the news and awaiting information about a recent impending storm, my mind wandered back to a number of years ago when Hurricane Hugo was a problem.

May 07, 2014 | By Jean Pruett C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Raised to shop better

Tink had been in Los Angeles for a week so that morning before his plane left LAX, it occurred to me that a good wifely thing to do would be to welcome him back to the Rondarosa with a home cooked meal.

May 05, 2014 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Sarah Elizabeth Creed, Adam Lawrence Bradley united in marriage

Miss Sarah Elizabeth Creed and Mr. Adam Lawrence Bradley were united in marriage at half past six in the evening on May 3, 2014, at Grace Episcopal Church in Camden, South Carolina. The double-ring ceremony was officiated by The Reverend James Barnhill. Following the ceremony a reception hosted by the bride's mother was held at Springdale Hall Club.

May 05, 2014 | | Weddings & Engagements


American Legion Post 17 recognizes law enforcement, fire safety personnel

Earlier this year, American Legion Post 17 presented plaques to recognize law enforcement and fire safety personnel who were selected by their respective departments. The plaques were designed and crafted by Legionnaire Butch Lilly. Photos were taken by Post 17 Historian Glen Inabinet

May 05, 2014 | | People & Places


Steamboat experiments on the Wateree River, 1869-70

Efforts to improve navigation of the Wateree River along the Kershaw County area of the river dates from just after the Revolutionary War. From 1818 to 1828, South Carolina funded extensive internal improvement projects along most state rivers, including the Wateree/Catawba. Locks and canals were built to facilitate passage through shoals and other impediments to navigation.

May 05, 2014 | By Harvey S. Teal Provided by the Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns


What are the General Assembly’s priorities on taxes?

South Carolina is known as a "red state" and a "conservative" state, and so one might be led to believe it's a place where non-"progressive," free-market policies reign. Certainly, South Carolina has a reputation for being a "low tax state." But the reputation is unearned. A brief look at the legislature's record on tax policy -- perhaps the most fundamental free market issue -- reveals a profound disconnect between reputation and reality.

May 05, 2014 | By Shawn McNamee S.C. Policy Council | Columns


Last Chance for Chance Art

Emily Houde, at left, one of Camden's many accomplished artists is presenting an original work of art to the lucky winner of Chance Art. The winner will be drawn on Wednesday.

May 05, 2014 | | Arts


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Bulldog jayvees improve to 3-0 on season with win

Joseph Byrnes scored on a pair of runs to help lead the Camden High junior varsity football team to a 21-14 victory over Fort Mill ...

September 11, 2018 | | Sports


Vengas, Lawing lead CMA harriers to victory

David Vengas led seven Camden Military Academy runners who finished in the top 14 places as the Spartans opened their 2018 cross country season by ...

September 11, 2018 | | Sports


Gators rally to take down L-E

LEXINGTON -- Sometimes you have to take the good with the bad.

September 11, 2018 | By TYLER CUPP Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Sports


Ariail - Sept. 11, 2018

September 11, 2018 | | Ariail


Editorial: Be prepared

It's that time of the year again.

September 11, 2018 | | Editorials


Column: No, I’m Spartacus!

WASHINGTON -- It was Day Three of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings when Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J,, launched his 2020 presidential bid as a Thracian gladiator.

September 11, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Column: ‘Going Bill’

I lost a very good friend three weeks ago. His name "is" Bill, not "was" as I find it too hard and too soon to ...

September 11, 2018 | By Paula Joseph C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: Social media could destroy us

I am convinced that in less than 100 years, historians will conclude that the widespread adoption of social media was the catalyst that ended the ...

September 11, 2018 | By Dennis Turner C-I contributing columnist | Columns


BIRDIE MAE HARRIS

Mrs. Birdie Mae Harris, 96, of 146 Battleship Road, Camden, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. A Celebration of Life and Memorial ...

September 11, 2018 | | Obituaries


JAMES HENDRIX JR.

A memorial service for Buddy Hendrix, 72, was held on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. A private burial will take place at a later date. In ...

September 11, 2018 | | Obituaries


RUBY R. KEYS

Mrs. Ruby R. Keys, 86, of 1714 B Street, Camden, South Carolina, passed on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Funeral services were conducted Monday, Sept. 10 ...

September 11, 2018 | | Obituaries


REBECCA L. MOORE

Mrs. Rebecca L. Moore, 72, of 2451 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC, passed on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced ...

September 11, 2018 | | Obituaries


Upchurch & Jowers garners national honor

Leading industry publication Insurance Business America has launched its inaugural Top Insurance Workplaces report for 2018, a snapshot of the U.S. insurance sector -- and ...

September 11, 2018 | | Business


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