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Fireworks safety tips

Area public safety agencies want everyone to have fun with the fireworks this holiday. To promote safety, here are some quick tips to help protect you and the ones you love:

July 04, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Ariail - July 4, 2017

July 04, 2017 | | Ariail


Independence Day

We want to wish everyone a very happy and restful Fourth of July holiday.

July 04, 2017 | | Editorials


Remembering Mr. Ben

A while back, the chief tax assessors from counties throughout Georgia asked me to speak to their gathering at Jekyll Island. We frequent the Golden Isles, but we are normally on St. Simons or Sea Island so it had been a few years since I had been on Jekyll.

July 04, 2017 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Local heroes

He listened to the sharks attack his shipmates and prayed that he would be rescued. On Dec. 8, 1941, Coolie Hinson decided to drop out of Baron DeKalb High and fight the Japanese. He joined the Navy and, nine months later on the 8th of August in 1942, he was treading water because his ship, the USS Vincennes, was sunk in the Battle of the Savoy Islands.

July 04, 2017 | By Buster Beckham C-I contributing columnist | Columns


The ties that bind

The village blacksmith went to church on Sunday, sat among his boys, and heard the parson pray and preach. When his daughter's voice in the choir so sweetly rang out with long remembered melodies, once more he fondly thought of her mother who lay below in the church yard cemetery. With his huge calloused hand, he brushed a tear from his eyes.

July 04, 2017 | By Harvey S. Teal Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns


USA Ambassador Pageant Winners

Ansley Puckett from Lugoff won Miss South Carolina USA Ambassador Teen and Rylee Mathis from Camden won Miss South Carolina USA Ambassador.

July 04, 2017 | | People & Places


Locks of Love

July 04, 2017 | | People & Places


Long-time Mason

July 04, 2017 | | People & Places


Celebrating 60 years of wedding bliss

Samuel "Bobby'' and Katie Vincent Hinson will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary July 5, 2017.

July 04, 2017 | | Weddings & Engagements


Reassessment notices mailed

As of June 23, Reassessment Notices had been mailed to all real property and mobile home owners within Kershaw County. The state of South Carolina mandates that every county conduct a reassessment every five years. Real property and mobile home owners have 90 days to appeal their assessment. The deadline to appeal is September 21.

July 04, 2017 | | Kershaw County


MARY HILTON BRADLEY

Mary Hilton Bradley, 90, widow of Gary B. Bradley, passed away Thursday, June 29th, 2017 at home surrounded by family. Mary and Gary were married for 67 years until parted by death. Born July 19th, 1926, in Kershaw, South Carolina, daughter of the late L.D. Hilton and Ruth O'Bannon Hilton.

July 04, 2017 | | Obituaries


PHILIP R. HAMMOND

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Philip Rayland Hammond, age 32, of Camden, SC, will be held 11:00AM Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Bethesda Presbyterian Church. The Reverend Dr. John Brearley will officiate. Memorial may be made to The McCallie School, 500 Dodds Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37404 or Chatham Hall, 800 Chatham Hall Circle, Chatham, VA 24531.

July 04, 2017 | | Obituaries


ALENE PARKER

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Alene Bailey Parker, 94, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, July 7, 2017 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church. Rev. David Weaver and Rev. Steve Patterson will officiate. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery. The family will receive friends in the Family Life Center following the burial. Memorials may be made to Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.

July 04, 2017 | | Obituaries


BEATRICE R. ROBINSON

Beatrice Rollins Robinson, 96, died Saturday, July 1, 2017. Born in Chesterfield County, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Charlie and Della Rollins.

July 04, 2017 | | Obituaries


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Powers to be assistant principal at Doby’s Mill

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees recently selected Alana Powers to serve as the assistant principal for Doby's Mill Elementary School.

July 07, 2017 | | Education


Exit 98 lighting project completed ahead of schedule

The city of Camden recently completed a new, energy efficient lighting project at the Interstate 20 interchange with U.S. 521 at Exit 98. Camden ...

July 07, 2017 | | Camden


FRC accepting applications for Teen Advisory Board

The Family Resource Center (FRC) and Teen Health are currently accepting applications from high school students in Kershaw and Lee counties to serve on the ...

July 07, 2017 | | Kershaw County


KC outdoor life guide now available online

The Camden-Kershaw County Tourism Partnership announces that its new 70-page digital Guide to Outdoor Life in Kershaw County is live and available for free use ...

July 07, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Sign-up for 2017 conservation camp underway

The Kershaw County Soil and Water Conservation District will once again sponsor its annual conservation camp.

July 07, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Colleges, universities honor county students

The following students were named to Dean's List at Clemson University for the spring 2017 semester:

July 07, 2017 | | Education


Mills joins AgSouth Farm Credit

Deidre Nelson, SMM loan originator manager for AgSouth Farm Credit's mortgage loan department (AgSouth Mortgages), recently announced that Jeffrey Mills has joined the association ...

July 07, 2017 | | Business


A march for the Fourth

July 04, 2017 | | Camden


County’s youth sports summer camp season kicks off next week

With the school year coming to a close, it is time for summer sports camps in Kershaw County.

May 23, 2017 | | Sports


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