Laval and Leila Catoe celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 25. They were married on June 25, 1966 at High Hill True Light Church in Lucknow, SC. Laval and Leila Catoe two children, son Clay Catoe (Mandy) and daughter Shana C. Bondo (Charles).They also have three grandchildren, Clayton (10), Raylee (8) and Cooper (4). The couple celebrated their anniversary in Charleston, S.C.
Ryan Kelly recently received the 42nd David Parrott Memorial Scholarship for Development of Christian Character at Bethesda Presbyterian Church. Ryan has excelled in academics, athletics and music at Camden High School. He will attend the University of Tennessee this fall.
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Camden recently celebrated a Law Enforcement Appreciation Sunday. Police officers from Kershaw County Sheriff's Office, the Camden Police Department, and Richland County were represented. The entire congregation showed their appreciation; posters, stop signs with bags of M&Ms, and other items were presented to the officers of each department to take and distribute at their agencies.
The 2016 Camden Lugoff Area Shag Society (CLASS) Shag Blast, the society's annual fundraiser, was recently held at the Camden Shrine Club, with 232 people attending. Thanks to sponsors and the work of club members, CLASS was able to donate $6,000 -- $3,000 each -- to The Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County and Food for the Soul. CLASS made official check presentations June 30. Shown here is Shag Blast Chair Ray Amyette (sixth from left) presenting a check to Robin McAlpine, board president for Food for the Soul and Paula Sue Truesdale (fourth from right) presenting a check ...