Funeral services to celebrate the life of Rose Ellen Price Parker, 90, of Camden, were held Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 2 p.m. at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, with burial in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Rev. Taylor Wells officiated. Memorials may be made in memory of Rose to the A. Sam Karesh Long Term Care, 1315 Roberts Street, Camden, SC 29020 or to the charity of one's choice.
Mr. Larry Dwayne Johnson, 38, of 100 Circus Lane, Cassatt, passed on Friday, May 29, 2015. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. today, June 5 in Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Hartsville with burial in Canty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Cassatt.
The KC Council on Aging Senior Vitality Center, in partnership with the S.C. Department of Social Services, will be issuing free coupons to low income individuals age 60 and older. These coupons may be used to purchase fresh produce at local participating farmers' markets. Each eligible person will receive $25 worth of coupons which may be used at participating markets from May through October 15. The coupons will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis until the supply is exhausted.
Monday, the Montessori School of Camden (MSC) submitted an application to become a public charter school for the 2016-17 school year. If approved, there will be no charge for tuition for kindergarten and above, according to a press release issued Tuesday. Parents of children ages 3 and 4 will pay an instructional fee.
The last month has been a rough time for the Midwest regions with heavy rains and flooding causing major injuries and deaths. The Red Cross has been there to help those in need with a much needed blood supply. Due to this severe weather, there is an urgent need for all blood types!
Once again, I turn to the headlines of the day in my search for subject matter for this weekly column. By the way, hello again and welcome to my first column to appear in the Chronicle-Independent on a Wednesday. The "retirement" of Glenn Tucker has caused an adjustment in scheduling for our editorial columns, so mine has been moved from Fridays to Wednesdays. That's not a problem for me, but I will miss reading Glenn's work each week, as I'm sure you will, too.
I am a resident of Camden. I have lived here three times: first to work for DuPont in 1966; in the '80s as assistant plant manager at DuPont; and eight years ago to retire. I retired from Geneva, Switzerland as president of DuPont Europe, Middle East and Africa. I have lived in a variety of communities in the U.S. and Europe.
June 03, 2015|
Daniel W. Burger Jr.
Utter disgust is an understatement with regard to the "political correctness" and liberal direction of the civilian "leadership" being exercised within the United States of America. This disgust extends from the national level down to the local level in both the public sector and the private sector, but most particularly in the public (governmental) sector. There seemingly is a growing disregard for the values our country was founded upon and defended by the sacrifices of those who have served to protect the values, peace and freedoms we enjoy. This disregard and "political correctness" has steadily grown during the past 20 ...
Reverend Larry D. McCutcheon has been appointed as minister to Camden First United Methodist Church. Rev McCutcheon comes from Trinity United Methodist Church in Orangeburg where he served for 11 years. A spiritual and civic leader, he preaches the gospel and walks the talk throughout various sectors of the community in an extraordinary way, touching the lives of so many with his unique ability to reach all people from all walks of life.
Mr. Allen Hobson "Chip" Patterson, Jr., and Ms. Denise Beauchamp Patterson of Winston-Salem, N.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ms. Emily Catherine Patterson, to Mr. Philip Harden English, both of Durham, N.C. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Bennett English, Jr., of Camden, S.C.
As part of the Kershaw County Library's Summer Reading Program "Every Hero Has a Story," storyteller Sharon Clarke presented a program at both the Camden and Elgin libraries. Clarke, who lives in North Carolina, entertained the audience with both story and music. Her interactive program was enjoyed by the audience, young and old. Clarke involved the audience as she told an old Chinese folk tale, The Magic Wings. Shown from left are Addy Gwynn as the Queen, Clarke, Elizabeth Mensching as the Princess, Lucy Moore as the Grocer's Daughter, and Liberty Mensching as the Goose Girl.