The Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation (KCSF) Board of Directors is accepting 2016 nominations for the "Leonard Price Friend of Law Enforcement Award." Established in 2012, the award recognizes the support of Kershaw County residents for the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office and is named after the late Mr. Leonard L. Price, a former resident of the North Central area of Kershaw County who invested heavily in supporting law enforcement.
CAMDEN -- Funeral service for Stanley Grayson Cooke, 63, will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The Rev. Hayward G. Myers, Sr. will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to KershawHealth Hospice.
LUGOFF -- Funeral service for Wilma Dinkins Keith, 92, was held on Monday 11:00 a.m. at Rowan Presbyterian Church with burial follow ing in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Stephen Jordan officiated. The family received friends Sunday 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rowan Presbyterian Church, 818 Ridgeway Road, Lugoff, S.C. 29078.
Graveside inurnment services to celebrate the life of Dorris Houser Melton, 89, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Wateree Baptist Church Cemetery. Reverend Taylor Wells will officiate. The family suggests that memorials be made to Wateree Baptist Church, 2024 Haile Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Today's announcement the Kmart in Camden will close by the end of July is very unwelcome news. It is not surprising, however. Simply driving by on even the heaviest shopping days in recent years shows far fewer shoppers there than at Walmart across West DeKalb Street.