As a Kershaw County teacher for twenty-seven years, I'm not sure I have ever properly thanked my very first teacher -- my father, Dave Spradley -- or told him how great of an impact he has had on my life and on my career. The most important lessons about literacy and education, I learned from him. Whether it was sitting on the couch, snuggled against him as he read aloud to me, or laughing at the silly poetry he recited, I remember how warm and comfortable being immersed in language and literature felt as a young child. I fell in love ...
June 17, 2013|
By Lisa Spradley Stockdale
|People & Places
Habitat for Humanity and United Way will be having a Warehouse Sale Saturday. The sale will run from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and will be located in the United Way parking lot at 110 East DeKalb St. in Camden. Items include furniture, household items, TVs and building supplies. Items are priced to sell.
Camden's local chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. hosted its Fourth Annual Debutante Cotillion, Radiant Rubies: Refined and Ready to Conquer the World, on Saturday, May 18, at the Shrine Club in Camden.
Happy Birthday to Mrs. Sarah B. Rutherford who will be celebrating her 95th birthday June 8. Mrs. Rutherford, the wife of the late Roosevelt Rutherford Sr. is a life-long resident of Cassatt where she attended the public schools of Kershaw County. Mrs. Rutherford is well-known and loved in her community and is also a life-time member of the Hyco Baptist Church. The mother of nine children, Mrs. Rutherford has been blessed so far to see five generations that resulted from her union with Mr. Rutherford. She is presently a great-great-great grandmother and will celebrate her birthday with lots of family ...
The Rev. Iris E. Kennedy, Pastor of Zion Hill A.M.E. Zion Church brings to the community a gospel play presented by The Kennedy Production. The play is called "I Can't Give Up Now" and will have two showings on Saturday. The show will take place at 4 and 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center's Wood Auditorium located at 810 Lyttleton St. in Camden.
With summer quickly approaching and the school year coming to a close, outdoor activities are in full swing. This means more time available to be spent outdoors with family and friends. One family member that might receive more attention with summer is one commonly referred to as "man's best friend." That's right, the family dog. What better way to spend quality time than learning skills to teach your favorite pet some new tricks. It turns out you can teach an old dog new tricks.
Send us your Father's Day stories! We're looking for stories, memories and photos of you and your dad. Or maybe you have a Father's Day greeting you'd like to share? Send them to us by June 12 or as soon as possible!
The NBSC Princess Plunge team held a fundraiser at Lake Wateree the last weekend in April. More than $2,000 was raised in honor of Kershaw County Chair Gene Wise's wife, Joanne Wise. Pictured are "princesses" Blair and Emery Gunter and their mom, Laura Gunter.