WASHINGTON -- If Donald Trump prefers combatants who aren't captured, as he once mocked John McCain, he apparently doesn't believe in taking prisoners, either.
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer. Contrast this with the official start of hurricane season just a week away. The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be the most active since 2012, according to a forecast released by The Weather Company, an IBM business. It's predicting 14 named storms, eight hurricanes and three major hurricanes will occur during the coming season.
The papers this week had big stories about Donald Trump speaking to the National Rifle Association convention and accepting their endorsement. Among his promises to the NRA was his vow to eliminate gun-free zones in schools on his first day in office.
Freeman and Heather Schmucker, along with their family, cut the ribbon during Schmucker's Amish General Store's grand opening at 1040-A Broad St. in downtown Camden. "Schmucker's celebrates all things Amish, offering Amish made furniture, canned goods, health and beauty products, baskets, quilts, candles and much more," Freeman Schmucker said. "We hope to bring you the quality value and essence of Amish life, from my family to yours." Celebrating with the Schmuckers, who also won a Community Pride Award for their improvements to the building, are representatives from the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce, Camden City Council and ...
The Lee County Observer -- a Camden Media Co. newspaper -- and Bishopville radio station WAGS and the Lee County Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to sponsor a debate for the six candidates running for the S.C. House of Representatives District 50 seat. District 50 is comprised of all of Lee County, and parts of Kershaw and Sumter counties.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a 46-year-old Lugoff woman Tuesday after she allegedly left a 16-month-old boy and a dog unattended in her vehicle while she shopped for groceries.
REMBERT -- Funeral service for Ruth Andrade, 84, will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation or Meyer-Thiel Animal Adoption Center.
Funeral service for Mr. Elisha DuBose, 81, of 1346 Brewer Springs Road in Camden, will be held Wednesday, June 1st, 3:00 P.M. at Collins Funeral Home chapel in Camden with burial in the DuBose Family cemetery, James West Road in Cassatt. He died Monday, May 23rd. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Ella Mae Mitchell, 85, of 715 King Street, Camden, passed on Monday, May 23, 2016.
Rembert -- Mrs. Laura McCray Nelson, 66, of Rembert, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Edward Joe and Alma Carroll McCray. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held today, May 27, 2016 at 2 p.m., at Union Baptist Church, Rembert, with burial in church cemetery. Mrs. Nelson will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Nelson family. Memories and condolence may be shared online at www.brownsfhcamden.com.
Funeral service for SGT Michael O. Pellegrino, 25, of Ft. Irwin, CA, formerly of Lugoff, will be held Wednesday, June 1st 10:30 A.M. at St. Matthews Baptist Church,759 Longtown Road, in Lugoff with burial in the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery, 4170 Percival Road in Columbia at 1:00 P.M. Friends may visit at 107 DuPont Blvd. in Lugoff. He died Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Bishopville -- Funeral services for CW3 Hollis Monroe Ray, U.S. Army Retired, age 79, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 at the Chapel Norton Funeral Home, Bishopville. Rev. Homer Hinson will officiate. Visitation will be Monday 5-7 pm at the Funeral Home. Burial will be Tuesday at 2:00 at the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia.
Mr. Jessie Lee Richardson, 72, of 1145-A Cassatt Road, Cassatt, SC, passed on Sunday, May 22, 2016.
Brooklyn, New York -- Mr. Sam David "Bo" Richardson, 76, of Brooklyn, New York, and formerly of Lugoff entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 16, 2016. Born in Lugoff, he was the son of the late Sumpter and Julia Speights Richardson. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 2 p.m., at Sutton Branch Baptist Church, Lugoff, with burial in church cemetery. Mr. Richardson will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Richardson family. Memories and condolence may be shared ...
The 2016 summer youth sports camps throughout Kershaw County kick off next week.
John Moncure, headmaster of the Montessori School of Camden (MSC), recently announced his candidacy for a seat on Camden City Council in November's general ...
Amber Terry, an Explorer with the Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) Explorer Post, won first place in a state female gear donning competition during the annual S ...
Camden Junior Welfare League (CJWL) President Desiree Allen (third from right) presents a check for $4,000 to North Central Area Schools Band Director Jonas ...
Chip Young scored a hole-in-one while playing a round of golf at the White Pine Golf Club on Thursday, June 9.
The Historic Camden Foundation will host celebrated lecturer Dr. Andrew J. O'Shaughnessy June 30 at the Kershaw-Cornwallis House.
Where's Waldo? In Camden, South Carolina, of course! The famous children's book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five ...
With the school season rapidly coming to a close that means it is time for summer youth sports camps throughout Kershaw County.
After two nights of tryouts held earlier this week, first-year head coach Tyler Pike and assistant coaches Stephen Carmon and Jack LaFrage were paring down ...