Elsewhere on our website, Editor Martin L. Cahn laments the lack of compromise on gun control on the national level. In similar fashion, we are disappointed with the S.C. General Assembly for not finding a way through to regulate the release of police dash cam video and, even more important, revise the S.C. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
One of the many challenges in community tree management is balancing the need for economic development with the desire to retain trees. Conserving trees within a development project is often at odds due to limited space and all of the many facets of the construction process.
June 24, 2016|
By Camden Urban Forester Liz Gilland
C-I contributing columnist
In the early days of World War II, the British, standing nearly alone, suffered a number of huge defeats. And then in November 1942, they won a major victory defeating Gen. Rommel's forces in North Africa. In reporting this victory to the House of Commons, Prime Minister Winston Churchill said, "Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning."
The U.S. Department of Commerce's Commercial Service office in Columbia has added new staff to support South Carolina companies in reaching their international sales goals. Among them is Anastasia Mukherjee who joins a team helping dozens of Midlands and other South Carolina companies succeed in new global markets.
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is proud to host and produce the Arts Arising Summer Program on its campus again this year. This special arts program began in 1988 through a partnership with the Kershaw County School District. This year, 134 children from Kershaw County schools are participating.
Air Force Airman Brandon T. Felder, whose mother, Deborah Felder is a graduate of Lugoff-Elgin High School, recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
CASSATT -- A memorial service for Johnnie Frank Elliott, 80, will be held today, June 24, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The Rev. Donnie Barrett will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project.
Funeral service for Mrs. Beverly Sharon Lewis Hunter, 65, of 1715 Kennedy Drive in Camden will be held today, June 24, 2016, 11:00 A.M. at Camden Second Presbyterian Church, 816 Market Street in Camden. Visitation was held Thursday, June 23rd, 5PM to 7PM at Collins Funeral Home chapel. She died Tuesday, June 21st. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Funeral service for Ms. Hattie M. Johnson 67, of 1503 Autumn Lane in Lugoff will be held Monday, June 27th, 11:00 A.M. at Parker Baptist Church, 1762 Flatrock Road in Camden with burial in the church cemetery. She died Monday, June 20th. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
CAMDEN -- Funeral services for Peggy Norris Robinson, 81, will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. The Rev. Stephen Jordan will officiate. The family received friends Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The World Wildlife Fund.
Contractors install a new sign (first photo) at Camden City Hall on Monday as the city's Wayfinding Sign project continues to unfold. The project, which has been in the works for nearly two years and headed by Asst. City Manager Caitlin Corbett and Camden-Kershaw County Tourism Development Partnership Director Suzi Sale, is an important part of Camden's Tourism Strategic Plan. The plan recommends the development and placement of interpretative signage around the city incorporating the city's "Classically Carolina" brand. Most recently, gateway signs -- such as the one welcoming visitors to Camden near I-20 Exit 98 (second photo ...