Mr. Roux, 77 of Denver, NC passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at his residence. He was born on April 1, 1937 in Kingston, NY the son of the late Raymond Augustus Roux and Mildred Louise Magee Roux.
Mrs. Edna M. Jasper entered eternal rest on July 1, 2014 at the Kershaw Health Medical Center, Camden, SC. The family is receiving friends at the home of her daughter, Patricia (Polly) Jasper at 611 East Liberty Street, Lot # 29, Sumter, SC. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Wilson Funeral Home, 403 S. Main Street, Bishopville, SC.
A memorial service, with full Masonic Rites, celebrating the life of Robert Harold "Bob" Wolfe, 78, of Lugoff, SC, and Mill Spring, NC, will be held on Thursday July 3, 2014 at 4:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Rev. John Mims will officiate. Members of Masonic Lodge 411 will serve as honorary pall bearers. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at 3:00 PM. at Kornegay Funeral Home Lugoff- Elgin Chapel.
Mrs. Helen Dixon Blanding, 81, of 1052 McCord Ferry Lugoff, South Carolina passed on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted on July 6, 2014 at 3 p.m. at the Unity United Methodist Church in Lugoff SC. Burial will be at Unity United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lugoff SC. Haile's Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Francis Williams Lachicotte IV, 77, of Johns Island, South Carolina, passed away on Wednesday, July 2, 2014. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, July 5, 2014 in the historic All Saints Episcopal Church, Pawley's Island at 3:00 pm. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday, July 5, 2014 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Dr. William James "Bill" Biggins, DMD, 61, of Camden, SC, will be held at 4:00 PM, Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. The Rev. Mary D'Alessio will officiate. The family will receive friends from 3:00-4:00 PM, 1 hour prior to the service at the Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Bill's memory to Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Association-Mid State-SC, 3223 Sunset Blvd. Ste 100, W. Columbia, SC 29169.
Mr. Marion Ransom, Jr. 57, of 87 Rush Avenue Bishopville, South Carolina passed on Sunday, June 29, 2014.
It's not easy being president these days. If you doubt that, look no further than a recent poll by Quinnipiac University, a respected non-partisan entity that doesn't have an ax to grind with either major political party. The new poll shows that President Obama is now regarded as the worst president since World War II, surpassing George W. Bush, who was previously considered the worst. It's no coincidence that the two chief executives at the bottom of the standings are the last two to serve in the Oval Office.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Tiny, a 10-week-old Chihuahua mix and Spaz, a 2-year-old spayed female calico long haired 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.
Just the other day, I was out by the Atlantic Brewery when a friend reminded me of a memorial service we'd attended there a few years earlier.
Bishopville knocked Kershaw County West from Dixie Youth Baseball Ozone sub-district tournament play with an 8-4 win over the West Wateree-based squad in Monday's championship contest played in Darlington.
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Mrs. Lauretta B. Goodwin, 66, of 1600 Black River Road in Camden died Monday, June 30, 2014. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.
A funeral service for Grady Wilson Horton, 99 of Bethune, SC will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 3, 2014, in the sanctuary of Timrod Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Marvin Thompson, 29, of Camden entered into rest on Monday, June 30, 2014 at McCleod Regional Medical Center in Florence.
Local Boy Scouts of America spent the last week of June volunteering at a Cub Scout Day Camp.
My grandmother -- Daddy's mother -- was sometimes called "crazy" by others who didn't quite understand her eccentric ways. Of course, in the South, we are proud of such a label for it means that we are interesting and worthy of being the center of coffee and cake conversation.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Leonard M. Davis, Jr. 69, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, July 21, 2014 at Hermitage Baptist Church in Camden. The Rev. Jason Fletcher will officiate. Burial with Masonic rites will follow in Wateree Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM, 1 hour prior to the service in the church Fellowship Hall. Memorials may be made in Leonard's memory to Hermitage Baptist Church, Arise & Build Fund, 814 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Camden, SC 29020 or the American Heart Association of SC, Memorials & Tributes ...
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Devon Davis Graham, 72, of Elgin, SC, will be held at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Trinity Baptist Church in Lugoff, SC. Rev. Dr. Chuck Everett and Rev. Dean Reynolds will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Monday, July 21, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made in Devon's memory to the Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605-4277 or St. Jude's Children's Hospital, P O Box 810, Memphis, TN 38101.
• It looks like it's full steam ahead for KershawHealth and its strategic plan. In recent weeks, we have reported on the creation -- after several years of hard work -- of a general surgery division; the recruitment of a new orthopedic surgeon; the signing of an agreement with Orthopedic Advantage to create a top-level orthopedic center in Kershaw County; and an already established agreement with Team Health to transform KershawHealth's emergency department in order to fast-track non-emergent patients allowing staff to focus on those in true emergency situations. Dr. T. Chris Tran, the new orthopedic surgeon, joined Camden Bone & Joint ...
Summer dance students will have the opportunity to audition for the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) and Kelley's Fine Arts (KFA) Junior and Senior Camden Crew Dance Teams, Friday, July 25 in the FAC Dance Studio. Times are set by dance styles and are as follows:
Kershaw County Council will hold a public hearing on and consider third and final reading of an ordinance approving the development of a joint county industrial park with Chesterfield County. The public hearing and consideration of the ordinance are scheduled for council's meeting Tuesday evening.
The Camden High School Bulldog Club membership drive is in full swing for the 2014-2015 school year. The organization, founded in 1952, provides financial assistance to all athletic programs at the school through the membership drive and various fundraising activities.
The third and fourth installments of the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling camp are scheduled over the next two weeks.
The leadership of the Lugoff-Elgin High School football and athletic departments stayed within the Demon family for the 2014-15 school year as Dave Thomas was named the school's interim head football coach and Craig Marlow as interim activities director Monday.
With the school year coming to a close, it is time for summer sports camps in Kershaw County.