More than 200 athletes from across Kershaw County will participate in Special Olympics on Friday at Camden Military Academy (CMA). Participants represent 24 Kershaw County School District (KCSD) classes and the Kershaw County Board of Special Disabilities.
Monday: Camden at Hammond (G – 4 p.m.); Camden Military Academy, Cardinal Newman at Lugoff-Elgin (G – 4 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Blythewood (TEN – 5:30 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Camden Military Academy (BSOC – 6:15 p.m.); Camden at Chapin (BB – 6:30 p.m.); Dreher at North Central (SB – 7:15 p.m.)
The Kershaw County Library has joined libraries across the country to participate in the Earth Day 2017. During this national event, the library will celebrate our home planet with a special citizen science project that allows participants to view clouds from above and below.
Lisa Lindsay, Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies of the history department at North Carolina University at Chapel Hill, will speak at 1 p.m., April 22, at the Camden Archives and Museum. The program is sponsored by The Old Camden District Genealogy Society. The public is invited.
Tuesday: Kershaw-Richland Wooden Bat Tournament at American Legion Park in Camden (Noon: Camden vs. Dreher JVs; 2:30 p.m.: Lugoff-Elgin vs., Chapin JVs; 5 p.m.: Lugoff-Elgin vs. Richland Northeast; 7:30 p.m.: Camden vs. North Central Richard Winn Academy at Camden Military Academy (BB – 5:30 p.m.)
Camden High School and the Kershaw County Parks & Recreation Department will co-sponsor their annual Spring Break Baseball Camp from Monday, April 10 through Wednesday, April 12 at American Legion Park (on Ehrenclou Drive) in Camden.
The Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem Office in Camden will hold a candlelight vigil in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 13. The vigil will take place at the Kershaw County Courthouse grounds, 1121 Broad Street, Camden. All members of the community are invited to attend and asked to wear blue to show support for the prevention of child abuse and neglect.
Wednesday saw a severe, dangerous weather system sweep across the state, bringing with it the corresponding dangers that come with such situations. Indeed, one knows it's a serious event when the Masters golf tournament calls the day on account of the weather.
WASHINGTON -- If there is one operative rule in this city's left-right paradigm, it is to shift the focus of any conversation that seems at risk of revealing something approximating truth -- a game at which the current administration and its media surrogates happen to excel.
April 07, 2017|
By Kathleen Parker
Washington Post Writers Group