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Reader: remove illegal immigrants

It is my opinion all illegal immigrants should be removed from our country. I believe, however, it "ain't" going to happen. Some say, "How can you remove 20 million people?" My answer is, "One at a time," if necessary. But it does become more difficult by the day because more are coming in every night. Let's face it: we are making no real effort to stop it.

April 08, 2016 | Charlie Humphries Camden | Letters


Noble: Ten ideas to improve higher ed

We all know the success of our higher education system is vital to the success of our state -- both today and in the future.

April 08, 2016 | By Phil Noble C-I contributing columnist | Columns


MARY AYER - Wilmington, N.C.

Mary Elizabeth McMaster Ayer, 93, of Wilmington, NC, passed away on Sunday, April 3, 2016, at her home.

April 08, 2016 | | Obituaries


LESTER ALLEN BROWN - Camden

A funeral service to honor the life of Lester Allen Brown, 72, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev's Keith Coates, Richard Cameron, Joe Stines and Jimmy Holly will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM, 1 hour prior to the service, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made in Allen's memory to DeKalb Baptist Church, PO Box 2122, Camden, SC 29020.

April 08, 2016 | | Obituaries


SYDNEY JACKSON - Cassatt

Funeral service for Mr. Sidney Jackson, 83, of 924 Hop Tree Lane in Cassatt, will be held Monday, April 11, 2016, 12:00pm at Hyco Missionary Baptist Church, 1143 Hwy 1 North in Cassatt with burial in the church cemetery. Viewing will be held at the funeral home from 3:00pm to 7:00pm Saturday and from 1:00pm to 6:00pm Sunday, with additional viewing at the church from 11:00am to 12:00pm Monday.

April 08, 2016 | | Obituaries


ABNEY MORROW - Elgin

ELGIN -- A memorial service for Infant Abney Rose Way Morrow was held Thursday at 4:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Richard Cameron officiated.

April 08, 2016 | | Obituaries


ROSEMARY R. MOTHERSHED - Durham, N.C.

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Rosemary Rhoad Mothershed, 75, of Dunham, NC, formerly of Camden, SC. will be held today, April 8, 2016 at 3:00 PM at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Father John M. Zimmerman will officiate with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family received friends Thursday, April 7, 2016 following the Rosary at 6:00 until 7:30 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.

April 08, 2016 | | Obituaries


ALVA W. RATCLIFF - Cassatt

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.

April 08, 2016 | | Obituaries


KCSO is DUI Agency of the Year for fifth year

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.

April 08, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


KC Special Olympics being held today

"Let ​m​e ​w​in. But if I ​c​cannot ​w​in, ​l​et ​m​e ​b​e ​b​rave in the ​attempt."

April 08, 2016 | | Education


Craig running against Mulvaney for U.S. District 5 congressional seat

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.

April 08, 2016 | | Politics


City to conduct historic preservation classes in May

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.

April 08, 2016 | | Camden


Mosquito dunks available to residents, business owners

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.

April 08, 2016 | | Kershaw County


Pets of the Week - April 8, 2016

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 wcas@camden.net. The ...

April 08, 2016 | | Pets


Camden-Lugoff Elks Lodge closes

Camden-Lugoff Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge No. 2603 closed in recent days, according to Lodge Leader John Powers.

April 08, 2016 | | Kershaw County


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Yesteryear for April 26, 2016

The Kershaw County School Board made a much-postponed decision Thursday, appointing Betty Sue Webber, ATEC's acting director, to the permanent leadership position at the ...

April 26, 2016 | | Yesteryear


L-E netters even 4-4A mark with 5-1 win

Bouncing back from a pair of non-conference losses, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team took down visiting Ridge View, 5-1, on Tuesday as they improved to 4-4 ...

April 22, 2016 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Kelly sets new CHS pole vault mark

Ryan Kelly set a new Camden High record in the pole vault as the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs capped an undefeated home season with a ...

April 22, 2016 | | Camden High/Middle


Miss Temple City gives Motion an historic victory

Miss Temple City, which spent the winter at Graham Motion's barn at the Camden Training Center, became the first filly to win the $300 ...

April 22, 2016 | | Equine


Back-to-back losses throws wrench into Knights’ playoff hopes

North Central's journey to a possible berth in next week's AA state playoffs took a double whammy with a pair of conference losses ...

April 22, 2016 | | North Central High/Middle


Ariail for April 22, 2016

April 22, 2016 | | Ariail


Parker: A trans-ient dilemma

WASHINGTON -- As Archie Bunker might say, the world is going down the terlet.

April 22, 2016 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writer's Group | Columns


Reader: Washington gridlock by Republican Party’s design

The Republican primary circus is marching on and many Americans are saying the country is headed in the wrong direction, saying "We want our country ...

April 22, 2016 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters


Noble: An idea for bathroom checkers

Some states are known for things they produce in abundance. Idaho has potatoes, Maine has lobsters and South Carolina seems to have more than our ...

April 22, 2016 | | Columns


Beckham: Flopeye and one vote

One vote.

April 22, 2016 | By Buster Beckham C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Pets of the Week - April 22, 2016

Among the animals available for adoption at the Thiel-Meyer Adoption Center are Birdie, a 1-1/2-year-old female Shepherd/Retriever mix dog, and an unnamed 1-month-old ...

April 22, 2016 | | Pets


RICHARD ENGRAM - Camden

Mr. Richard Engram, 75, of 1834 Lovett Road, Camden, passed Saturday, April 16, 2016. Funeral services were conducted April 21, 2016 at Red Hill Baptist ...

April 22, 2016 | | Obituaries


CHARLIE HINSON - Lugoff

A funeral service to honor the life of Charlie Lewis Hinson, Sr., 82, of Lugoff, SC, will be held at 3:00 PM today, April ...

April 22, 2016 | | Obituaries


JERRY LEACH - Bishopville

Mr. Jerry Leach, 70, of 2763 Jamestown Road, passed on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted 3 p.m. Sunday, April 24 ...

April 22, 2016 | | Obituaries


FURMAN D. MATTOX - Blythewood

Blythewood -- Furman D. Mattox, 78, of Blythewood, died Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Born October 11, 1937 in Columbia, he was a son of the late ...

April 22, 2016 | | Obituaries


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