** The City of Camden has come up with a good interim solution for the former Maxway building site downtown, electing to turn it into a green space at a minimal cost. Having a "mini-park" downtown, where visitors enter from the I-20 interchange, will help spiff up the town and provide an appropriate welcome.
Baseball is no longer the national pastime. Football long ago surpassed it in popularity here in the United States.
One of the many pleasures in life is watching the skills and talents of other people, sometimes seeing things you'd never expect.
Seventy years ago today, American soldiers stormed beaches in the Normandy province of France, beginning the painful and deadly blitz that would bring down the Nazis and preserve freedom in Europe.
President Obama wants the government to start rating colleges and universities, and one administration official said it would be no more difficult than evaluating kitchen appliances.
As you know, the city of Camden is focusing on tourism -- figuring out ways to entice people to visit our historic city. There's a lot of competition out there; everyone understands that tourists spend money, don't pollute and point others in our direction if they have a good time.
Good morning, graduating seniors of the Class of 2014.
I need some new blood.
(Note: this column first appeared in 1990.)
It was a simple phone call, out of the blue, from someone I'd known years before.
You know what the most commonly used word in the English language seems to be?
By GLENN TUCKER
With the April 15 tax filing deadline having past earlier this week, Kershaw County residents can breathe a sigh of relief – except for those who filed for an extension, of course. But a more important day, when it comes to your money, is Tax Freedom Day, which is the day the average South Carolina resident finally earns enough to pay his or her income tax bill. This year it was April 9; because of South Carolina's tax structure, which is lower than some states, Palmetto State residents pay their share earlier than the nation as a whole, which is ...
It was good to see dedicated volunteers and staff members recognized at last week's annual United Way of Kershaw County dinner. While there are many, many people who push together to make the United Way the superb organization that it is, a few special people were singled out for recognition. Dr. Frank Morgan, superintendent of the Kershaw County School District, received the Jake Watson Award, and Camden Deputy Fire Chief Phil Elliot was given the Anne Dallas Volunteer of the Year award. Other plaudits for volunteer efforts were given, and staff member Margaret Lawhorn was singled out for her ...
If you're glad spring is here and you're looking back on this winter as one of the worst ever, you're right. But if you want a few weather statistics that are really cruel, try these on for size:
Renee Zellweger turned up last week looking nothing like ... well, nothing like Renee Zellwegger.
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