To say these past few months have been cold is an understatement and while my northern roots have relished getting my wool sweaters out of the cedar chest, our trees and other plants have not had the ability to bundle up for warmth. No matter how you slice it, our woody friends have been exposed to dramatically cold temperatures this winter and even though spring is officially here, we have yet to see how Mother Nature's wintery touch has affected (or may still affect) all things green.
Mrs. Robin Sowell's fourth grade class at Baron deKalb Elementary School recently recognized Patriot's Day. Patriot's Day is part of the "Why America is Free" curriculum. During this event, students were immersed in the Revolutionary Era and rotated in groups through different stations that included the language of the fan, militia training, the taking of the tea, quill and ink writing, historic games and a Colonial dance.
Mrs. Pearlie Mae Kemp Blair, 81, of 1801 Red Hill Church Road, Cassatt, SC, passed on Saturday, March 22, 2014. Services will be conducted on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Red Hill Baptist Church in Cassatt, SC. Burial will be at Red Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Cassatt, SC. Haile's Funeral home is serving the family
A.W. Duo, a piano and cello duo made up of pianist Alyona Aksyonova and cellist James Waldo, will perform a benefit concert at Grace Episcopal Church in Camden tonight. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at the church, 1315 Lyttleton St.. Proceeds from the concert will support Heartfelt Home Repair, Grace Church's ministry to the elderly and underprivileged.
Mr. Dan Powell, 71, of 9390 Bowdy Road, Rembert, SC, passed on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Services will be conducted on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 4:00 PM at Rafting Creek Baptist Church in Rembert, SC. Haile's Funeral home is serving the family.
Mr. Odell "Larry" Johnson, 53, of 100 Circus Lane, Cassatt, SC, passed on Monday, March 24, 2014. Services will be conducted Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 2:30 PM at Canty Hill Baptist Church in Cassatt, SC. Burial will take place in the Canty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Cassatt, SC. Haile's Funeral home is serving the family.
Pastor Walter Alexander Lloyd, 94, of 518 Saddle Drive, Camden, SC, passed on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Services will be conducted on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Community Baptist Church in Camden, SC. Burial will be at the Community Baptist Church Cemetery in Camden, SC. Haile's Funeral home is serving the family.
WASHINGTON -- When it comes to tackling complicated legal issues, one would be hard-pressed to conjure a less likely partnership than Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz and Baylor University President Ken Starr.
It doesn't matter whether you're a fan of the Gamecocks, Tigers, Bulldogs or Wolfpack. The face of college sports could change radically following a ruling earlier this week that football players at Northwestern University have the right to form a labor union. A National Labor Relations Board official ruled that at that academically exclusive school, athletes who receive full scholarships are considered employees under federal law and thus can unionize.
Corey William Ericson, 74, husband of Judith Martinka Ericson, died March 23, 2014 at their home at 505 Pelham Drive, Waynesboro, Virginia 22980
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are two 5 month old male kittens who are litter mates and Buddy, a 2-year-old male Lab/Hound mix. He is very friendly and playful. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The shelter, located at the south end of Fair Street and managed by the Kershaw County Humane Society, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. For ...
Camden High School will recognize its 1988 and the 1989 AAA state championship baseball teams when the school celebrates Dogfest on Saturday, April 5 at American Legion Park in Camden.
Bill Pape's Martini Brother, who blossomed last year as one of American Steeplechasing's emerging stars, heads a talented field of six for the $50,000 Carolina Cup, the featured race of the 82nd annual Carolina Cup Races in Camden on Saturday.
Tickets and parking spaces are still available for Saturday's Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested a Cassatt man for armed robbery after only recently being released from prison.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested three men Wednesday in connection with 11 vehicle break-ins that were reported Tuesday in or adjacent to ...
Having lost their first singles player to graduation last spring, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team took another blow when its first singles player for this season ...
It's that time of the year again -- the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and warm air is swirling in the air. There ...
Mrs. Cindy Andrews announces the engagement of her daughter Sarah Andrews of Beaufort, S.C. to Trevor Rabon of Beaufort, S.C.
After several years of having to turn those wanting to buy tickets away due to lack of space, the Wateree Chapter Ducks Unlimited Banquet is ...
The Multi-Cultural Committee of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) announces plans for the Gospel Fest and Heritage Tea -- annual events celebrating Black ...
The Chronicle-Independent will now publish wedding, engagement and 50th and above wedding anniversary announcements on the People&Places page free of charge. Announcements can include ...
A new race meet, The Steeplechase of Charleston at Stono Ferry, will join the National Steeplechase Association's 2017 spring racing schedule.