Funeral service for David Peter Peebles, Jr., 75, were held Sunday at at First Baptist Church of Camden with burial in Quaker Cemetery. The Rev. Bruce Hancock officiated. The family received friends in the church fellowship hall. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the First Baptist Church of Camden.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Mary K. Player, 92, of Camden, SC, was held Monday, January 30, 2017 at Antioch Baptist Church. Reverend Danny Hedgepath and Reverend Joe Stines officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. The family received friends in the Family Life Center prior to the service. Memorials in Mary's memory may be made to Kershaw Health Hospice, 124 Battleship Road, Camden, SC 29020.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Edith Reynolds Rush, 91, of Camden, SC, was held Sunday, January 29, 2017 at True Light Church of Christ. Mr. Dwain Watson and Mr. Lynn Young officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. The family received friends Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.
Students at Doby's Mill Elementary have been working hard for two years, running laps to raise money through Boosterthon Fun Runs, to purchase equipment for their 2nd Grade playground. The ceremonial ribbon was cut Jan. 30 and the children were able to enjoy the fruits of their labors.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested three Richland County teenagers early Thursday morning. The KCSO referred to all three as gang members in a press release issued Friday evening.
We would like to offer our hearty congratulations to Amy Kinard, who was recently named executive director of the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce. While she has been serving as interim director since August 2016, we are very glad she will continue in the position permanently.
For more than six years, the city of Camden has been fortunate to have its first certified arborist. Specifically, the job holds the title of urban forestry (which includes arboriculture, horticulture, and of course forestry) and is within the city's department of public works. Liz Gilland is the sole member of this department.
January 27, 2017|
By Lucas Joseph
C-I guest columnist
It's no secret that I'm a sucker for all things South Carolina -- our history, politics, people, culture, places, food -- everything. And since we are such a wonderful -- and weird -- state, there's an awful lot to know and always something new to learn.
January 27, 2017|
By Phil Noble
C-I contributing columnist