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.
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Rebounding from a tough, one-run loss to non-region rival Hartsville on Thursday, the Camden High baseball team bounced back to close out Region 4-AAA foe Westwood in six innings one night later.
Pleasant Woodman continued his love affair with Ford Conger Field when he broke on top in the Aiken Spring Steeplechase's $50,000 Budweiser Imperial Cup (Gr. 3), fought off a challenge from Street Fight, and drew clear to a 1 1/2-length victory on Saturday.
Both Democrats and Republicans in South Carolina will have advisory questions on their June primary ballots -- votes that will not be binding but are intended simply to provide some feeling for what Palmetto State residents are thinking about particular issues. As you would guess, such questions often revolve around issues particularly important to one party or another, and they're sometimes done to help provide leverage for the parties to push certain projects.
James Leroy Belk American Legion Post No. 17 is seeking applications for Palmetto Boys State to be held June 8-14 at Anderson University. Applicants should be motivated students interested in learning about citzenship and government, rising seniors of good character and in the top 25 percent of their class. Applications are available from guidance counselors at high schools or may be obtained from Richard Lackey at 432-9527. Above, Palmetto Boys State chairman Lackey dines and chats with Girls State delegate Margeaux Laschanzky and Boys State delegate Riley Kohn when the two youths visited Post 17 to share their experiences from ...
Alvin and Joanne Hopkins recently celebrated 50 years of marriage. The couple was married on March 21, 1964, at the home of the Rev. Joe Hood. They have two children, Wesley (BK) Hopkins and Lynn (Jackie) Hopkins; two grandchildren, William Hopkins and Justin Hopkins, two step-grandchildren, Lauren Langford and Josh Napper; and one step-greatgrandchild, Vance Langford.
A Funeral Mass for David Lawerence Kelly Jr., 43, will be celebrated on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Camden, S.C. The Rev. Father Paul Brenninkmeijer will officiate. Final Commendation and Farewell Prayers will be in Quaker Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.
A celebration of life service for Sandy Heyward Boykin, Sr., 55, will be held Thursday at 10:00 a.m. at Powers funeral home. The Rev. Reece Byrd and the Rev. Ann Byrd will officiate.
The governing board of Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site would like to express its sincerest appreciation to Mayor Tony Scully and the members of Camden City Council for approving recommended changes to a much needed sewer project that crosses portions of our historic site. City Manager Mel Pearson, Public Works Director Tom Couch and Deputy Director Sam Davis are to be commended for working tirelessly with numerous individuals to find a solution to installing the sewer lines in a timely manner while protecting parts of the archaeologically rare and nationally significant colonial site of early Camden.
Those of us who jump for joy when we hear that Governor Haley is deeply concerned about education and is planning to dedicate $160 million in new spending for education might consider, as we bow heads in hope and tenuous gratitude, that such concern on her part is coming awfully late but just in time for her possible re-election. Better late than never? Perhaps! But better earlier, for sure. The S.C. education budget has been reduced for the last three years by more than the proposed budget raises -- $110 million in her first year and $140 million stimulus money ...
WASHINGTON -- After writing close to 3,000 columns, I've learned that people sometimes read what they're looking for, often as a result of a headline, rather than what I wrote.
The Kershaw County Gamecock Club will hold its annual "Great to be a Gamecock Gathering" on Tuesday, April 29 at the Old South Restaurant in Camden at 6:30 p.m.