A funeral service to celebrate the life of Katie Wilkins Clayton, 92, of Bethune, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, December 14, 2013 at Bethune Baptist Church in Bethune. Chaplin Brian Ogburn and Jackie Knight will officiate. Burial will follow in Scotch Cemetery in Bethune. The family will receive friends at 12:30 PM on Saturday, prior to the service in the church Fellowship Hall. Memorials may be made in her memory to Bethune Baptist Church, 304 Blackmon Street, Bethune, SC 29009. .
Mr. Daniel Washington, 53, entered into rest on Thursday, December 12, 2013 at KershawHealth. Arrangements will be announced later. Professional Services are entrusted to Cooke Funeral Home. www.cookefuneralhomeofcamden.com.
The Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) will have the honor of escorting Santa Claus through the neighborhoods in Lugoff again this year. Santa will be escorted through different areas of the Lugoff community each night. Lugoff firefighters enjoy this event each year so children can have the opportunity to see the "Jolly One" before he comes on Christmas night.
Local artist and gardener Brenda Konitzer will sign her new cookbook What's Cooking at Dry Branch Ranch? Saturday, 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Books on Broad at 944 Broad St, in Camden. Books will be available for purchase and autographing. Samples from some of the book's recipes, such as pumpkin bread, mushroom and onion dip and seafood pizza dip will be available.
Guns in schools is always a touchy subject, and of course it was newsworthy when a Camden Middle School student recently was apprehended at school with a loaded .38 caliber revolver as well as a box cutter. We have all read too many incidents of horrific school shootings across the country, so parents and other citizens are sensitive to security in schools. Local law enforcement authorities say school administrators handled the situation well and praised the school's staff, headed by principal Byron Johnson, for doing "a great job."
We wish to express our gratitude to the community, schools, law enforcement, emergency and fire departments, the church community and friends of Rob Evans. Words cannot describe how much we appreciate your kindness and sympathy during our recent loss. All of you reached out to us in many different ways and demonstrated kindness that will not be forgotten. Especially meaningful were the stories you shared with us about Rob and how he touched your lives in some way.
Taking the early lead and not giving it up, the North Central boys' basketball team evened its record after two games with a 61-51 victory over host McBee in a non-region game played last Thursday night.
Recently, the world has lost and suffered greatly with the loss of an irreplaceable human being, former South African president, former African National Congress president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela.
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Edward R. Allen
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Frances Arledge Truesdale, 78, of Bishopville, SC, will be held at 3:00 PM, Thursday, December 12, 2013 at Calvary Baptist Church in Bishopville, SC. Rev. Sims Smith and Rev. Charles Miller will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, Camden, SC. Memorials may be made in her memory to VNA California Riverside Hospice at 6235 River Crest Drive, Suite P, Riverside, CA 92507.
Mrs. Mary English Miles, 83, of 26 Heatherwood Lane, Lugoff, SC, passed on Thursday, December 5, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m., at St. Matthew Baptist Church, Lugoff, SC. Burial will follow St. Matthew Baptist Church Cemetery Lugoff, SC. Haile's Funeral Home is assisting.