In the days and weeks following the passing of Jimmy Creed Jr. last October, Camden County Club head professional, Matt McCarley, racked his brain as to what would be the most fitting tribute to his close friend and one of the club's most popular members.
May 20, 2013 | Tom Didato | Golf
I meet with a lot of groups and committees over the course of the year, and I think it's important for me to do so. One of my favorite groups is Student Cabinet, which is comprised of student government leaders from each of our high schools. We meet four times a year over lunch. What I love and value about students is that they don't hesitate to tell you what's ...
May 20, 2013 | By KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan C-I contributing columnist | Columns
In 1929, my family moved from Chesterfield County to a farm adjoining the farm of Donald Holland's parents in the Cassatt community. I was a year old at the time but before many years passed, Donald and I established a friendship lasting until Donald's passing in 2003.
May 20, 2013 | By Harvey S. Teal C-I guest columnist | Columns
There was hardly a word said as to last fall's 2-8 campaign before, during or after Camden's spring football practice for the 2013 season.
May 20, 2013 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle
May 20, 2013 | | Seasonal Sports
May 20, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education
According to a study completed in 2012 by Harrah Analytics, INVISTA's Camden site supports more than 3,000 jobs and more than $145 million in compensation and benefits. The independent economic research firm found each INVISTA job generated, on average, about six other jobs in the state. Nationally, INVISTA's nearly 4,500 full and part-time employees in the United States indirectly resulted in an estimated 22,000 additional jobs and more than $1.3 billion in compensation and ...
May 20, 2013 | Fraser Speaks | Camden
A second arrest was made in the case of a fatal hit-and-run in Elgin on March 1. 26-year-old Jesus Corona Cabal, of Columbia, was charged with accessory after the fact for helping the driver involved in the hit and run "destroy" the 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse that hit and killed Derk Lawrence Maricle of Lugoff, S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Brent Kelly said.
May 20, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire
Kershaw County community members celebrated as former Kershaw County Recreation Center Director James E. Davis Jr. was sworn in as a county magistrate judge on Thursday afternoon. Kershaw County Councilman Jimmy Jones, Fifth Circuit Assistant Solicitor Brett Perry and Rep. Laurie S. Funderburk spoke at the short ceremony at the Kershaw County Court House. Judge Roderick M. Todd Jr. called the ceremony to order; Clerk of Court Joyce McDonald administered the oath; Rev. Constance ...
May 20, 2013 | | Kershaw County
Former Lugoff-Elgin and Winthrop University baseball standout Eddie Tisdale has been named as the District 4A-13 baseball coach of the year this week by Broward (Fla.) High School Baseball.
May 20, 2013 | | Sports
A memorial service for Jane Barron Henry, 88, of Camden, will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, May 20, 2013 at Hammet Chapel at Bethesda Presbyterian Church with inurnment at Quaker Cemetery. Rev. Dr. William Summers will officiate. .
May 20, 2013 | | Obituaries
To say I was stunned was putting it mildly. I was shocked to learn about the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) decision to seize phone records belonging to the Associated Press (AP). The C-I does not belong to the AP; I have never written for the service. That doesn't negate my outrage at DOJ's actions.
May 20, 2013 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns
A 605,000 pound piece of equipment traveling to V.C. Summer Nuclear plant in Fairfield County made an appearance in Camden on Wednesday.
May 17, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Camden
All Around Olympic Champion Nastia Luikin will be appearing at Wateree Gymnastics Center of Camden SC's Fit n' Fun Gymnastics Clinic and fund raising dinner on June 24. Competitive gymnasts of all levels are invited to attend the clinic, and the fund raiser dinner, which begins at 5:30 p.m., is open to the public. The fund raiser dinner with Nastia Luikin is being held to help raise funds for gymnastics scholarships for needy children ...
May 17, 2013 | | Camden
A limb falling on a line on Lakeview Avenue caused a power outage Tuesday morning in a residential section of Camden.
May 17, 2013 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden
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A Cassatt woman died after she was hit by a train four miles north of Camden near Sanders Creek Road.
May 17, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire
Crystal Johnson, a 2003 graduate of Camden High, who was a volleyball and basketball standout for the Lady Bulldogs during her high school career, will be the guest speaker at the Camden High School Athletic Banquet to be held on Tuesday, May 21, in the school gymnasium.
May 17, 2013 | | Camden High/Middle
Both the Camden and Lugoff-Elgin varsity football teams will conclude their spring practice sessions with scrimmages on Friday night and the public is invited to attend both contests.
May 17, 2013 | Tom Didato | Sports
Funeral service for Thomas George Heyde, 63, will be held Thursday at 3:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. The family will receive friends 1:30-3:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or to the family to help with final expenses.
May 15, 2013 | | Obituaries
The inaugural Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter Golf Tournament, a fundraiser for the facility, will be held on Sunday, May 19 at the White Pines Golf Club in Camden.
May 15, 2013 | | Golf
Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews wants to pay his deputies more money in an effort to keep them on staff instead of losing them to other agencies. Matthews told Kershaw County Council members during a work session Thursday that the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is becoming a training ground, and that the level of staff experience is decreasing as he loses valuable personnel. <p class="cibodycopy" align="left" ...
May 13, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Kershaw County
• An amazing sight Friday morning: the final two-section, 75-foot portion of the spire atop One World Trade Center in New York City was lifted up and carefully put in to place. With the spire, 1 WTC -- as some are calling it -- became the tallest building in the western hemisphere, topping out at a very symbolic 1,776 feet. While it was an odd bit of showmanship, it ...
May 13, 2013 | | Editorials
Graveside service for Larry Benjamin Kilgore, 68, formally of Lugoff, will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. in Fort Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia. Funeral service was held Saturday at Varennes Heights Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to Varennes Heights Baptist Church Building Fund.
May 13, 2013 | | Obituaries
Funeral service for Theresa M. Wood, 93, of 1537 Dixon Road in Elgin will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Mt. Sinai AME Church with burial in the cemetery. She died Thursday, May 9, 2013. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
May 13, 2013 | | Obituaries
As Carolina Motorsports Park (CMP) waits to hear if the city of Camden will provide $24,000 in hospitality tax (HTAX) funds in conjunction with its bid for a 2014 national go-kart championship, a Mt. Pleasant-based company is making a request for assistance for a bicycle racing event at the track.
May 13, 2013 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden
In "Getting it wrong about Plan B," Ruth Marcus ends her column by stating that the debate over the proposed Plan B policy "isn't about the government coming between parents and children or society condoning teen sex. It's about preventing teen pregnancy."
May 13, 2013 | Tenell Felder | Columns
WASHINGTON -- Enough with this "enough" business.
May 13, 2013 | | Columns
KershawHealth recently completed a week of celebration commemorating the opening of the Camden Hospital in 1913 and a century of outstanding care. One of the things that struck me during those activities was the incredible amount of community support the hospital has always enjoyed, and the amazing things that strategic thinking and teamwork can accomplish.
May 13, 2013 | By Donnie Weeks, KershawHealth president and CEO C-I contributing columnist | Columns
May 13, 2013 | | Ariail
Somehow, the man who walked the Appalachian Trail all the way to Argentina to see his mistress got elected to Congress last Tuesday in a voting outcome that almost defies belief.
May 13, 2013 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns