Thirty years ago, a group of Camden High School boys who liked to make a little music joked that when they were old, they'd get back together to relive the good old times they had entertaining as a group called Trends.
Camden High School (CHS) inducted six people and one couple into its inagural Hall of Fame on May 12 during a ceremony at 833 South Broad. The inaugural honorees are William "Billy" Ammons, Mary Ann Blaskowitz, John Coke Goodwin, Dimetry "Vonnie" Holliday, Robert J. "Bob" Sheheen, Ralph Warren, and (posthumously) S.C. Gov. John C. and First Lady Lois Rhame West. Created by the CHS School Improvement Council, the program included comments from those who nominated the inductees and those being honored. A dinner catered by Aberdeen Catery preceded the meal as did music by the Camden High Jazz Collective.
TAUNTON, MA -- Sallie Canada of Camden, South Carolina, passed away peacefully at age 78, on May 18, 2016, in the company of her devoted family. She was born on May 22nd, 1937, in Liberty Hill and raised in Camden before moving to New York with her husband, Daniel Howard Canada and her children. Born the fourth child of thirteen, she is survived by her own three children, Sabrina, Daniel and Ella, her son-in-law's Jeffrey and Brian, as well as three grandchildren, Donovan, Marguerite and Daniel. She is also survived by her sisters, Josephine, Elizabeth and Ella Rene. After raising ...
Carolyn Faye McDole, 72 went to Heaven on May 22, 2016 after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her father, Nick Gardner, her mother, Lillie Lee Gardner, her daughter, Wendy Lee, and a grandson, Melvin A. McDole IV.
CASSATT -- Patricia T. Ray, of Cassatt, died May 22, 2016, at KershawHealth. Born at home on February 11, 1952, in Patrick SC, she was a daughter of the late William "Butler" and Eliza Ingram Brown. Patricia was loved by all who knew her and will be missed dearly. She loved crossword puzzles and spending time with her loving, devoted husband.
BROOKLYN, NY - Mr. Sam David "Bo" Richardson, 76, of Brooklyn, New York and formerly of Lugoff, passed on Monday, May 16, 2016. Plans will be announce by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Richardson Family.
Regina (Jean) M Saba, 94, widow of James E Saba, passed away peacefully in her home on May 19, 2016 in Camden, SC. A private ceremony was officiated by Father John Zimmerman on May 23, 2016. Jean was born in Wilkes Barre, PA, the daughter of the late Frank and Veronica Kaszkiel.
In honor of President George Washington's visit to Camden in May 1791, the Col. Joseph Kershaw Chapter of the South Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SCSSAR), in conjunction with State Society President Wayne Cousar, will host a wreath-laying ceremony at 11 a.m. May 25.
Local emergency management services (EMS) and other first responders took part in special training May 4 at the Kershaw County Government Center learning to deal with patients suffering from difficult airway problems. In these two pictures, personnel showed off what they already knew about dealing with difficult airways using special mannequins -- which reproduce the swelling and constriction of blocked airways as well as lung sounds -- aboard Palmetto Health and the University of South Carolina Medical School's mobile SimLab. Paid for by a Duke Endowment grant, the training included classroom instruction after which personnel returned to the lab to see ...