A memorial service to celebrate the life of Felix Elmer Mock III. 69, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday, December 7, 2014 at Bethesda Presbyterian Church in Camden. Rev. John Hallman will officiate. The family will receive friends in McArn Hall following the service. Friends are also invited to come out to Canvasback at 4:00 PM following the service and reception. Memorial may be made in Felix's memory to Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 502 DeKalb Street, Camden, SC 29020.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Dr. Stephen L. Wangensteen of Boykin, SC, will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, December 8, 2014 at Swift Creek Church in Boykin. Rev. Dr. Chip Summers will officiate. Memorials may be made in Dr. Wangensteen's memory to Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Mr. Ronald Joe, 60, of 1816 Summit Ridge Dr., Camden, South Carolina passed on Thursday, November 27, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the Nelson-Haile Funeral Home Chapel Camden, SC.
Ms. Ida Washington Graves entered to rest on Saturday, November 29, 2014 in Camden.
Mr. Eugene Lawhorne, 63, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Monday, December 1, 2014. Born in Camden, he was the son of Estelle Truesdale Lawhorne and the late Jasper Lawhorne. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Saturday, December 6, 2014 at One p.m., at Brown's Funeral Home, Chapel of Rememberance with burial in Canty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Cassatt. Visitation will be held Friday 7 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial be made to charity of one's choice. Brown's Funeral Home ...
Camden High School and the Kershaw County Recreation Department are hosting the Michael Kohn Baseball Camp on December 14, 1-4 p.m.. The camp will be held at the American Legion Baseball Field and is open for children ages 7-14. The old CLC gym will be the back up location in the event of bad weather. The cost is $25.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Comet, a 8-week-old female Rotweiller mix. She also has litter mates available for adoption. Also available for adoption is Garfield, a 1-year-old cat. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The shelter, located at the south end of Fair Street and managed by the Kershaw County Humane Society, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the shelter or to check for ...
Mrs. Merelene L. Hampton Whitaker , 82, of 2603 Salmond St., Camden, South Carolina passed on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Gaines Baptist Church in Camden, SC. Burial will be held at Gaines Baptist Church Cemetery in Camden, SC. Nelson-Haile is serving the family.
Despite what you may have heard, half of all couples don't get divorced. Actually, divorce has been on the decline for over 20 years and rates will likely continue to drop.
Experts say elder abuse is grossly underreported and they predict the abuse will continue to increase unless the national public is educated.
I spent most of Thanksgiving eve texting back and forth with my younger sisters. Texts included things like:
Adults remember highly charged emotional events, from a first kiss to the death of a loved one. Infants, however, remember just the good times.
My husband and I have been waiting to adopt for more than a year. We went into this whole thing with pretty idyllic visions of how quickly we would be able to adopt and how much control we'd have over the process.
• A tip of the C-I hat to Kershaw County Deputy Fred Tiah, a school resource officer at Stover Middle School in Elgin. Tiah, as we reported Friday, is from Liberia, one of the hardest-hit countries in this year's Ebola crisis. Recognizing he has been welcomed to and is finding success in America, Tiah says he wants to help children in his native country who have been orphaned by the deadly disease. He's put his idea into action, raising money to help pay for the children's education and medical supplies. Tiah also wants to be a role model ...
There are few who cannot say truthfully that they miss their parents after death has laid claim to those loved ones. The parents who taught us, scolded us and, at times, annoyed us are never forgotten, never put away on a shelf to be remembered no more.
You may have read about the letter of intent to be agreed upon between KershawHealth and MUSC Health/Capella Healthcare. This agreement is about more than simply the leasing of real estate and ownership of property. Ultimately, it is about an investment of organizational and financial resources in this community and its healthcare needs. MUSC Health/Capella Healthcare will invest heavily in programs, facilities, and services at KershawHealth that will increase our patient volume and, in turn, increase revenue. From an organizational standpoint, it will provide access to best practices and strategies to improve the quality of care provided, enhance ...
I applaud the Chronicle-Independent for front page coverage of the dropping of charges against Mr. Sammie Tucker. All too often, especially in larger media markets, good news is relegated to the back pages, while sensational news makes the front page. I believe our community newspaper makes a concerted effort to report the news as it happens and, more importantly, reports good news.
On December 5, students at Doby's Mill Elementary school participated in Kershaw County's Soil and Water Conservation District's celebration of Arbor Day. Donna Douglas explained when Arbor Day is recognized. "Arbor Day is the first Friday in December, that is when we celebrate it in South Carolina because that is the best time to plant. It's celebrated at different times in different states," Douglas explained. Students participated in an assembly honoring Arbor Day and performed skits and songs in honor of Arbor Day. "Every year the conservation district chooses a school to participate in Arbor Day ...
According to Kershaw County School District Director of Communications Mary Anne Byrd, the district received an update last week from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) saying it is seeing an early and large rise in seasonal flu cases. Byrd said the district is currently experiencing the same situation in many of the schools.
The Kershaw County School District will have a half day for students on Dec. 19, the last day of student attendance before the holiday break. Staff will work a regular schedule. Students in 3-and 4-year-old developmentally delayed and 4-year-old kindergarten classes will not attend.
Dec.: 5 – at Governor's School (6 p.m.); 10 – at Heathwood Hall (6 p.m.); 11 –Australian traveling team (6 p.m.); 15 – at Gray Collegiate (6:30 p.m.); 16 – Great Falls (6:30 p.m.)
The ABLE Club of S.C., the official athletic booster club of Lugoff-Elgin High School, is kicking off its membership campaign for the 2014-15 athletic seasons at the school.