A funeral service for Sandra Barfield Jeffers, 73, will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Sawney's Creek Baptist Church with burial to follow in the Old Sawney's Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Dean Reynolds will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday from 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sawney's Creek Baptist Church at 14605 Highway 34 East, Ridgeway, S.C. 29130.
Mrs. Christine Benjamin Mitchell, 93, of Camden entered into eternal rest Sunday, May 3, 2015. Born in Darlington County, she was the daughter of the late Furman and Virginia Jackson benjamin and wife of the late William L. "Bill" Mitchell Sr. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, with burial in Cedars Cemetery, Camden. Mrs. Mitchell will be placed in the church at 12 p.m. Saturday, May 9, for viewing. Viewing will be from 1-7 p.m. The family will receive friends from ...
Michael T. Wharton's Grinding Speed established himself as the horse to catch for this year's timber championship when jockey Mark Beecher laid down a strategically slow pace in Saturday's $90,000 Virginia Gold Cup and then turned back a stiff challenge from Dakota Slew to win by a length.
Boykin's Spring Fling will celebrate history and horses. The South Carolina Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation and Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site will host the Boykin Spring Fling Trail Ride on Saturday beginning at 8 a.m., with the last riders leaving at 1 p.m. This trail ride is not timed and provides a unique opportunity for riders of all ages to explore scenic private farms and woods in the historic Boykin community.
Liverpool FC America will hold soccer tryouts for boys and girls ages 8-18 on May 11 and 12 from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Department soccer fields located along Highway 1 in Lugoff.
Major college athletics -- football and basketball, specifically -- have been on the radar recently as various proposals for paying athletes have been made. Additionally, the entire atmosphere surrounding big-time sports has been discussed, and individual universities are all examining their own programs. The entire subject is too complex to address in one editorial, but Clemson recently advanced a plan with one proposal we particularly like.
A funeral service for Michael Richard Hornsby, 66, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The Rev. Todd Horton will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Kidney Foundation.
The Wateree Football Officials Association and the South Carolina Football Officials Association are looking for anyone interested in becoming high school football officials for the South Carolina High School League Football Officials Association and the Santee Wateree Football Officials Association.