The city of Camden was recently honored as the 2012 recipient of the Outstanding Planning award by the South Carolina chapter of the American Planning Association (SCAPA) at its annual conference Oct. 19 at Litchfield Beach. The Outstanding Planning award is presented to a project of local significance that shows innovation, quality, transferability, comprehensiveness, sustainability and cost benefit. The city of Camden, with the assistance of URS Corporation, was recognized for its Broad Street Road Diet.
Richard White was one of five contestants who missed just one game in last week's Chronicle-Independent football contest. In the end, however, he was the last one standing as he missed the tie-breaker by one point while others missed it by two points.
FAR HILLS, N.J. -- Mary Ann Houghland's Pierrot Lunaire charged through the stretch and overtook pacesetter Divine Fortune to win the $250,000 Grand National (Gr. 1) by three-quarters of a length at the 92nd Far Hills Races on Saturday.
Bishopville native and current Camden resident Tommy Gainey came from seven strokes back in Sunday's final round of the McGladrey Classic on St. Simons Island, Ga., to shoot a final round 60 and win for the first time on the PGA Tour.
Mrs. Maxine Mitchell Belton, 51, of 314 Cook Road, Lugoff, SC, passed on Saturday, October 20, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, October 26, 2012, 3:00 p.m. at High Hill Baptist Church, Lugoff, SC, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Dr. Jim Piecuch, an author specializing in the history of the American Revolution, will be at Camden's Books on Broad, 944 Broad St., from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday for a book signing and discussion. Piecuch's most recent publications are Cavalry of the American Revolution and General Nathanael Green and the American Revolution in the South (edited with Gregory D. Massey).
I feel compelled to bring to your reader's attention a slight correction regarding the photograph showing the dedication of the Patriot's Landing. The loyalist fort captured by troops commanded by Thomas Sumter was called Cary's Fort. It was located on the west side of the river fronting the old ferry. That ferry was located about one mile south of current highway bridge. The area designated as Patriot's Landing did not exist as a landing until the construction of the first bridge near that point in 1878. There is no historical significance with the spot dating back ...
October 24, 2012|
William “Rusty” Major