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Mr. and Mrs. Baxley celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Wednesday marks an extraordinary milestone for Daniel Carlyle Baxley and his wife Kathryn (Kitty) of Camden, S.C. On July 14, 2018, the couple will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a family party at the home of their son Charles and his wife Judy Baxley in Lugoff, S.C.

July 13, 2018 | Michael Ulmer | Weddings & Engagements


BERNICE V. HEATH

Mrs. Bernice Victoria Heath, 79, of 211 Windsong Drive, Lugoff, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 5, 2018. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Friday, July 13, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 19 Ward Road, Lugoff, with burial in church cemetery. Mrs. Heath will be placed in the church two hour prior to services. The family will receive family and friends, Friday from, 9 a.m. till 11 a.m. at the church. There will be no public viewing at the funeral home. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving ...

July 10, 2018 | Michael Ulmer | Obituaries


Column: Moment of Nature - April 27, 2018

For many, the allure of warm weather and blooming plants stirs us to be outside and get our hands in the dirt. If you haven't gotten outside yet to do your spring cleaning, sprucing and planting, let me offer some tips to ensure your trees provide you with decades of enjoyment.

April 27, 2018 | Michael Ulmer | Columns


Landslide takes FAC stage Friday

The Finally Friday Free Concert Series continues at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) on Friday, May 26 with local favorite Landslide. The concert will take place at the Shull Pavilion located behind the Wood Auditorium on the grounds of the FAC from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The Finally Friday Free Concert Series is sponsored by Duke Energy, NBSC, Alpine Agency, Graham Realty, Fellers Furniture Company, Gadgets of Camden and City Laundry & Cleaners.

May 23, 2017 | Michael Ulmer | People & Places


Ariail - April 11, 2017

April 11, 2017 | Michael Ulmer | Ariail


Michael James Lyles

A service to celebrate the life of Michael James Lyles, 52, will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. The Rev. Timothy B. Shirley will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday from 12:00-1:00 p.m. prior to the service. Memorials may be made to Lake Shore Church of God, 1201 Lakeshore Drive, Camden, S.C. 29020.

May 01, 2015 | Michael Ulmer | Obituaries


Demons sweep Chester, N'wstern

After having finished third in their own Mid-Carolina Credit Union Holiday Classic last weekend, the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team returned to dual match action and posted a pair of victories over Chester and Northwestern in a Tuesday night tri-match in Chester.

December 19, 2014 | Michael Ulmer | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Bright lights in the city

Brian Mayes arrived in Camden 16 years ago as a rising gospel singer ill from on-the-road food poisoning. In his recuperation he understood, almost as a calling, that he was brought here, he says, "to help the children." With that, he abandoned his career, and for years developed youth programs, with or without funding. He famously manages the fall Step Show, typically packed to the rafters in the Camden High School gym. Now, after his years of improvisational outreach he's the director of the new Boys & Girls Teen Club in the old Jackson High School across from Camden High ...

June 06, 2014 | By Camden Mayor Tony Scully C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Pearl Kemp Blair

Mrs. Pearl Kemp Blair, 85, of 1801 Red Hill Church Road, Cassatt, SC, passed on Saturday, March 22, 2014.

March 26, 2014 | Michael Ulmer | Obituaries


Roy Kelley, Jr.

Funeral services for Roy "Bigdaddy" Kelley, Jr., 79, will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Bethel Worship Center with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Donald Goude, The Rev. Casey Mills, and The Rev. Randy James will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday from 4-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Heart Association, The American Cancer Society, or the Ronald McDonald House.

November 29, 2013 | Michael Ulmer | Obituaries


The high cost of low tech

The news stories coming out of Washington these days are pretty much all bad -- government shutdowns, partisan bickering, and both parties' leaders acting more like children in a sandbox than statesmen in their august Capitol chambers.

October 11, 2013 | By Phil Noble C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Noted and passed - April 15, 2013

• Hailed only a quarter-century ago as one of the most amazing technological breakthroughs of all time, the personal computer has fallen on hard times, indicating just how rapidly things change in this world. Though PCs aren't extinct by any means, sales fell 14 percent during the first quarter as compared to a year ago, and that continued a trend of several quarters, as mobile devices of all kinds replace desktop and laptop computers. And Microsoft, which made Bill Gates and Paul Allen among the richest people in the world, has bombed with its new Windows 8 operating system. Indeed ...

April 15, 2013 | Michael Ulmer | Editorials


Bullying top concern for safety commission

After analyzing a variety of student survey responses related to community safety, the Kershaw County Safe Communities Commission concluded Thursday that bullying will be one of the group's first areas of concentration. Commission Chairman Kevin Rhodes indicated the group's efforts are moving in a positive direction after reviewing student feedback generated from the county's Safe Schools/Healthy Students (SS/HS) grant.

March 04, 2013 | Michael Ulmer | Kershaw County


KCC looks to clarify gun discharge laws

Kershaw County Council explored the possibility of implementing a gun discharge ordinance Tuesday after hearing complaints from local residents and law enforcement officials. But before council even began discussing the possible change, Councilman Stephen Smoak asked county staff why the item was actually placed on Tuesday's agenda.

March 01, 2013 | Michael Ulmer | Kershaw County


County seeking new assessor after Roberts’ exit

February 27, 2013 | Michael Ulmer | Kershaw County


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