Kershaw County Council unanimously approved the construction bid for the new Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) building du8ring its Jan 24 meeting. The bid was awarded to EDCON, Inc. from Peak, South Carolina for $7.06 million.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Charles "Chuck" Sturgeon Ellis, Jr., 58, of Camden, S.C., was held Monday, January 30, 2017 at Wateree Baptist Church. Reverend Bobby James and Reverend Taylor Wells officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. The family received friends in the church. Memorials may be made to Wateree Baptist Church, 2024 Haile Street, Camden, SC 29020.
A graveside service for Marvin Theodore Lee, 62, will be held Thursday at 12:00 p.m. in Mill Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
Funeral service for David Peter Peebles, Jr., 75, were held Sunday at at First Baptist Church of Camden with burial in Quaker Cemetery. The Rev. Bruce Hancock officiated. The family received friends in the church fellowship hall. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the First Baptist Church of Camden.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Mary K. Player, 92, of Camden, SC, was held Monday, January 30, 2017 at Antioch Baptist Church. Reverend Danny Hedgepath and Reverend Joe Stines officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. The family received friends in the Family Life Center prior to the service. Memorials in Mary's memory may be made to Kershaw Health Hospice, 124 Battleship Road, Camden, SC 29020.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Edith Reynolds Rush, 91, of Camden, SC, was held Sunday, January 29, 2017 at True Light Church of Christ. Mr. Dwain Watson and Mr. Lynn Young officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery. The family received friends Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.
Students at Doby's Mill Elementary have been working hard for two years, running laps to raise money through Boosterthon Fun Runs, to purchase equipment for their 2nd Grade playground. The ceremonial ribbon was cut Jan. 30 and the children were able to enjoy the fruits of their labors.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested three Richland County teenagers early Thursday morning. The KCSO referred to all three as gang members in a press release issued Friday evening.
We would like to offer our hearty congratulations to Amy Kinard, who was recently named executive director of the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce. While she has been serving as interim director since August 2016, we are very glad she will continue in the position permanently.