International Credit Union Day is Thursday, Oct. 16, and this year's theme is "Local Service. Global Good," and that's just what Mid Carolina Credit Union (MCCU) will be doing.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Vera Morgan Peel, 71, of Lexington, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, October 10, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Ralph Schneck will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Peel's memory to Camp Kemo, 7 Richland Medical Park, Suite 203, Columbia, SC 29203.
Mrs. Sonya "10 cent" Massey Tucker, 50, of 508 Dove Lane Camden, South Carolina, passed on Friday, October 3, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 2:00 PM at New Jerusalem Holiness #2 Church in Elgin, SC. Burial will be at New Jerusalem Holiness #2 Church Cemetery. Nelson-Haile Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
We've all seen it -- the judging that goes on with various types of moms. The healthy eaters judge the Mcdonald's lovers, the exercise moms judge the iPod moms, the crafty moms judge the Walmart birthday party moms. No mom is perfect. But sometimes what you think is a bad mom habit might just be your claim to mom greatness. Here are five ways being a bad mom can actually make you a great mom.
THE MAN CAVE -- If you are planning on hanging out with the guys this weekend and are still looking for something to do, why not watch a good, old feature film? Here are five great choices all the guys will love.
Domestic abuse isn't the only issue tarnishing the image of the National Football League.
Recently, there has been a lot of attention focused toward domestic violence. If you are in a position of witnessing or hearing about domestic violence, here are some ways to react to help protect the victim.
When thirty-year-old Emily and her husband divorced, leaving Emily with full-custody of their two preschool children, she didn't know if she'd make it through the day let alone through the weeks and months that were to come. Divorce had never been part of her long-term plans. Neither had single parenting. Yet here she was; going back wasn't an option.
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In his Oscar-winning screenplay for 2010's "The Social Network," Aaron Sorkin penned the line, "The Internet isn't written in pencil ... it's written in ink."
(C-I Editor's note: as this item went live on our website, national media outlets began reporting that the U.S. Supreme Court turned away appeals on same-sex marriages from five states.)
Ask women what they're looking for in a potential spouse and a top answer is "employed." Now the Pew Research Center has crunched data gathered for a recent report to discover the best -- and the worst -- big cities to find single men ages 25 to 34 who also have jobs.
North Central drew ever closer to adding another conference volleyball championship to its growing collection of crowns as the Lady Knights cruised past neighboring rival Andrew Jackson last Thursday night in Kershaw.
Monday: Irmo at Camden (G – 4 p.m.)
Kershaw County Board of School Trustees Chair Mara Jones responded to Friday's editorial on Zemp Stadium with the following statement:
There are cheapskates, and then there are extreme cheapskates. It's easy to see a legitimate problem with a family who shares the same bath water or a couple who dumpster dives behind the grocery store for expired food. However, there's nothing wrong with being frugal, even if it means doing things that are out of the ordinary to save.
They say "everyone's a critic." If that is the case, there are a lot of critics in the world. And if each of those critics were to pronounce their opinion two to three times a day, that adds up to a lot of criticism.
Grab the tissues and cough drops -- flu season is almost here! Influenza is a contagious respiratory disease caused by viruses. If your family has ever been hit with the flu bug, you know how awful it can be. I don't know whether it's due to good luck or preparation, but it's been several years since my family has been stricken. Get your family in fighting mode against the flu and other germs by doing these six things.
NEW YORK CITY -- Something strange will be coming to your neighborhood Oct. 21 when the "Ghostbusters" theme song is released on a marshmallow-scented vinyl record, marking the 30th anniversary of the cult comedy film.
Gazing upon a bright landscape dotted with shades of orange and red is easily one of the best parts of fall.
In a move less catchy than "Yes we can" and more akin to "We'll try anything once," the White House last week tried integrating emoji into graphics and campaign propaganda to appeal to Millennial voters.
As she waited for her nursing shift to begin, Sharon Aikman scanned her local Indiana newspaper and felt a pang of sadness as she read the headline, "Three children abused by mother and boyfriend."
In its never-ending quest to find familiar brands to turn into box office hits, Hollywood has looked in some pretty strange places.
According to a surprise announcement, the Weinstein Company's "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend," a sequel to Ang Lee's Oscar-winning martial arts epic from 2000, will premiere simultaneously in IMAX theaters and on Netflix in the first day-and-date release of its kind.
For children growing up in the late '80s and '90s, Pizza Hut's Book It program was a win-win: Read books, collect stickers, earn a free pizza.
A memorial graveside service with full military honors for Colonel Keith Andrew Barlow, US Army, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in Quaker Cemetery, Camden, SC. Rev. James Barnhill will officiate. Memorials may be made in Colonel Barlow's memory to the charity of one's choice.
For only the second time in its history, the Chronicle-Independent is endorsing a candidate for political office. And, as we did four years ago, we are, again, wholeheartedly endorsing State Sen. Vincent Sheheen for governor of South Carolina.
NC stork delivers sugar babies
ASPEN, Colo. -- One of the challenges that advocates are discussing here at an anti-poverty conference in Aspen -- yes, I realize the irony -- is getting buy-in from the private sector. How do you convince companies that social spending and government "handouts" are good for the bottom line?