Funeral service for Leroy Brazell, 75, will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Spears Creek Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Greg Sweet and the Rev. Everett Reconnu will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff.
Mae McKay Castille, 81 of Crestview, Fla. passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. She was born in Kershaw County, S.C. on August 23, 1935, to Hoover and Cornelia McKay. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles D. Castille, an infant daughter and her brothers, H.F. and Archie McKay.
Mrs. Janice Edwards Dennis, 57, of 205 Louis Circle, Rembert, SC, passed on Friday, March 24, 2017. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Good Hope-Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Camden, with burial in Good Hope-Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Rembert.
John Dean Ensign, 87, of Camden, died Sunday, March 26, 2017. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.
The tenth annual Clinic Classic will take place Saturday, April 29. This event promotes physical activity for both youth and adults, as well as benefits for Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County. This USTAF certified course winds through Camden's Historic district. It begins and ends at the clinic located at 110-C East DeKalb Street, behind the United Way.
Lugoff-Elgin High School Be A Fan Club members celebrate being recognized by Special Olympics South Carolina for their efforts to provide inclusive sports and activities for students with and without disabilities. The school received its official banner Unified Champion School Award this month and is one of only eight SC schools to be honored. Be A Fan Club sponsors are Kathy Ross, Diana Curtis and Libby Martin.
At its March 21 meeting, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees adopted a resolution to support shopping locally and to encourage its employees to do the same. The resolution states that dollars spent in Kershaw County support the local economy and provide funding for schools and that the one-cent sales tax that was approved by voters in November will provide additional funds for improved school facilities. In this photo, school board members look on as School Board Chairman Ron Blackmon signs the resolution. Pictured from left, front row: School Board Chaplain Shirley Halley, Blackmon and School Board Vice Chairman ...
The West Wateree-Lugoff Rotary Club's fourth annual Wild Game Dinner and Silent Auction is scheduled for 6 p.m., Saturday, May 6, at Old McCaskill's Farm on Cantey Lane, just south of I-20. Proceeds go to the West Wateree Rotary Scholarship Fund to benefit Lugoff-Elgin High School seniors.
The city of Camden will celebrate the week of April 3-9 as 2017 Boykin Spaniel Week to bring attention to South Carolina's official state dog. Several events will take place, including "The Great Camden Boykin Spaniel Puppy Hunt."