A funeral service to celebrate the life of Alva Wade Ratcliff, age 62 of Cassatt, SC will be held today, April 8, 2016 at 11:00AM in the Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Emerson Brown and Kenny Owens will officate. Burial will follow in the Lucknow Baptist Church Cemetery, Cassatt, SC. The family received friends Thursday, April 7, 2016 from 7:00-8:30PM in the Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin. Memorials may be made to the McRae Road Church of Christ, 1009 McRae Road, Camden, SC 29020.
For the fifth consecutive year, The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is being recognized as the Agency of the Year for department with between 51 and 100 officers by the S.C. Department of Public Safety and the Office of Highway Safety and Justice Programs. The award, presented during a ceremony Wednesday in Columbia, recognizes the KCSO for "excelling in the area of DUI arrests, DUI victim services, and under-age drinking programs in SC during 2015," according to a KCSO press release.
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Ray Craig, of Lake Wylie, recently filed with the S.C. State Election Commission (SCEC) to run against incumbent U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney for the state's 5th Congressional District, which includes Kershaw County. Accompanied by two of his three children and his former roommate from Clemson, Craig, a Republican, filed with the SCEC just before noon March 30.
The city of Camden will offer its second annual Citizens Planning College: Historic Preservation this spring. This course will be specifically on historic preservation. Classes will include a background of historic preservation and explanations of state and national preservation programs. Classes will discuss the Camden's design guidelines and how they are used by the city to advance historic preservation in Camden. The goal of this unique outreach program is to encourage a more informed debate about historic preservation and how it influences growth and development in the city.
In an effort to help reduce the mosquito population, Kershaw County is offering free Mosquito Dunks to all county households and businesses. Mosquito Dunks are biological control discs which are deployed in standing water. One Mosquito Dunk treats 100 square feet of water surface and can be broken into several portions to treat multiple trouble spots. Each environmentally safe, nontoxic disc works up to 30 days and kills mosquitoes before they are old enough to bite.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Thiel-Meyer Adoption Center are Max, a 1-1/2-year-old male Retriever/Terrier mix, and Rosie, a 2-year-old female domestic short-haired cat. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The center, on Black River Road east of Camden 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 1 p.m. Saturday. The center is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the center or to check for a missing pet, call 425-6016 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The ...
Camden-Lugoff Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge No. 2603 closed in recent days, according to Lodge Leader John Powers.
The Kershaw County Probate Court will host its second annual Probate Process Workshop on Friday, April 29 at 9 a.m. at the Kershaw County Courthouse, 1121 Broad St., Room 207, Camden. The workshop will be led by Kershaw County Probate Judge Debbie Branham and is free and open to the public.
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -- Mixed emotions prevailed at trainer Kiaran McLaughlin's barn on Sunday, the morning after Shadwell Stable's multiple Grade 2 winner Mohaymen suffered his first career loss in the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park.
The Lynches Fork Historical Society meeting will be held on Monday, April 11, at 7 p.m. at the Bethune Woman's Club. The public is invited.
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) recently received an $8,000 grant from Duke Energy. Through its grants, the Duke Energy Foundation supports local non-profits who make a contribution to the communities in which they live through programs, services and the economic impact they have on the community in which they serve.
The Kershaw County Music Association (KCMA,) an affiliate member of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will present its annual Spring Instrumental Showcase on Thursday, April 14 at 7 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.
As we reported Friday, the stage is now set for most of this year's local political races. We know Bobby Gary will finish out Willie Mickle's unexpired term in the Kershaw County Council District 1 seat he held immediately before Mickle. We also know Gary will face his special election opponent Al Bozard in November's general election.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of David Jeffers, Jr., 62, of Elgin, SC, will be held at 4:00 PM, Wednesday, April 20 ...
Lewis Johnson, Jr., 78, of 1514 Campbell Street in Camden died Friday, April 15, 2016. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Gerald W. Truesdell, Sr, 80, of Westville, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, today, April ...
KERSHAW -- A memorial gathering for Zachary Joseph "Zack" Zaccone, 39, will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at 157 Cricket Hill Dr., Lugoff ...
Students enrolled in the Kershaw County School District's Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) health science program won first, second and third place medals in ...
The West Wateree-Lugoff Rotary Club recently awarded its annual scholarships to five Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) seniors for outstanding accomplishments both inside and outside the ...
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Lugoff-Elgin High School recently announced its honor rolls for the third quarter.
Christian author Jean Phillips has released her seventh book but first novel, "Light in the Darkness," a story of how the light of Jesus dispels ...
Attorney Ben Connell has officially announced his decision to run for the Kershaw County Council District 3 seat. Current District 3 Councilman C.R. Miles ...