October 31, 2014 | | Localife
Kershaw County residents and visitors will converge upon Historic Camden, 222 S. Broad St., Camden for what Executive Director Joanna Craig said is the biggest yearly event at the site. This weekend's event, Revolutionary War Field Days Saturday and Sunday, is the 44th gathering at Historic Camden.
October 31, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Localife
Funeral service for Doris Janet Goff, 84, will be held on Friday at 1:00 p.m. Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Paul Miles and the Rev. George Cashwell will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday 6-8 p.m. at Power Funeral Home.
October 31, 2014 | | Obituaries
Roger Ellsworth Harrell, of Columbia, SC, died Friday, October 24, 2014 at Palmetto Health Richland.
October 31, 2014 | | Obituaries
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Rufus, a 2-year-old male Dachshund and Sonny, a 1-year-old neutered male domestic long haired cat. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The shelter, located at the south end of Fair Street and managed by the Kershaw County Humane Society, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the shelter or to check for a missing pet, call 425-6016 or e-mail wcas ...
October 31, 2014 | | Pets
A former mayor and two political newcomers are vying for two seats on Camden City Council during Tuesday's general election. Deborah Davis, Jeffrey Graham and Bob Davis are the three names city of Camden voters will see on the ballot. They seek to fill seats being vacated by councilmen Walter Long and Willard Polk, who announced earlier this year that they are not seeking reelection.
October 31, 2014 | Martin L. Cahn | Politics
This house on Fair Street, owned by Greg Stroud and his family, is ready to greet trick-or-treaters tonight for Halloween. See more spooky examples of what you'll find walking around Camden -- along with other ghastly treats -- see our Localife section.
October 31, 2014 | | Camden
No trick. No treat.
October 31, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden
Kershaw County Councilman Sammie Tucker Jr. turned himself in to the Clarendon County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) Wednesday afternoon after learning an arrest warrant had been issued. CCSO deputies then booked Tucker at the Clarendon County Detention Center. A CCSO report listed the charge as "unlawful use or disposal of personal property subject to security interest." A judge later released Tucker on a $10,000 personal recognizance bond, according to information taken from VINELink, a website used to track detainees across the country.
October 31, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Crime-Police-Fire
The president of the University of South Carolina's (USC) Lancaster campus offered Kershaw County Council a look at what the school has to offer and improvements being made there. USC-Lancaster President Dr. Walt Collins addressed council during its meeting Tuesday.
October 31, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Kershaw County
"This is a town of ghosts … and people like ghosts," Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site Executive Director Joanna Craig said about Camden.
October 31, 2014 | Tenell Felder | Camden
October 31, 2014 | | Ariail
We wrote recently of a change in the way KershawHealth is managing its emergency department, sending seriously threatened patients to one area for immediate, vital care while directing others who are less ill to be treated in a non-emergency system. It's cost-effective, but also provides quality care for both types of patients.
October 31, 2014 | | Editorials
Renee Zellweger turned up last week looking nothing like ... well, nothing like Renee Zellwegger.
October 31, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns
First off, let me wish one and all a happy, safe and fun Halloween. I hope it brings you all that you hope for. But, that's not my main topic this week.
October 31, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Columns
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CAMDEN -- South Carolina politics never fails to amuse -- and bemuse.
July 11, 2012 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns
It is a sad day in America, which is supposed to be land of the free and home of the brave when so many people have voted for no prayer in schools and no National Anthem and if they do they wind up getting sued by someone has never had a personal relationship with my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We even have a book, The Holy Bible, to go by, and I want to say to the people who deny him in front of other people. The Bible says and this is Jesus speaking "If you deny me, I ...
July 11, 2012 | Edna Payne Camden | Letters
It should come as no surprise to Kershaw County voters that when it comes to November's presidential election, money is going to be the name of the game -- specifically, money to spend on advertising, much of it negative attack ads denigrating either Mitt Romney or President Obama, whichever the case may be. Ironically, voters here in South Carolina are being largely spared the endless spate of advertising drivel because the Palmetto State is considered firmly in Romney's camp, with Obama given little or no chance of winning here. Similarly, voters in states like Vermont and Oregon, where the ...
July 11, 2012 | | Editorials
Photo cutline -- JKA students in Washington -- Joseph Kershaw Academy students, enroute to Canada last month, stopped off in Washington, where they were greeted by Sen. Strom Thurmond. They are Pete James, Amelia Wannamaker, Suzanne Ransom, Stephanie Stein, Liza Tanzer, Cindy Helton, Kim Carmichael, Jo Ellen Howle, Sara Wannamaker, Ellen Penman, Tullie Fellers, Barney Ransom, Merri James, Elizabeth Scott, John Radford, Tricia Marshall, Susan Geddings, and Dove Hewson. Standing are Sen. Thurmond and JKA French teacher, Mrs. Gloria Martineau.
July 11, 2012 | | Yesteryear
Camden resident Steve Reynolds has been named as the new executive director of Camp Discovery at His Acres, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit recreational therapy camp in Blythewood. Reynolds will work closely with Camp Discovery founder Donna Johnson, who will serve in the role of program director for the recreation therapy camp.
July 11, 2012 | | Business
The IRS has expanded its "Fresh Start" initiative by offering more flexible terms to its Offer-in-Compromise Program. These newest rules enable some financially distressed taxpayers to clear up their tax problems even quicker.
July 11, 2012 | | Miscellaneous
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) investigators arrested two men after determining they were responsible for breaking into several homes and outbuildings near the town of Kershaw. Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews identified the two men as David Patrick Schweikert Jr., 21, and Jeffery Joseph Gray, 22, both living at an address on Old Georgetown Road West.
July 11, 2012 | | Crime-Police-Fire
Community volunteer Tony Scully is announcing his candidacy for mayor of Camden in the Nov. 6 election. Scully, married to theatre and film actress Joy Claussen Scully, says he will campaign to bring people together again in an open government focusing on economic recovery.
July 11, 2012 | | Politics
Camden residents living along the 600 block of Lyttleton Street received a rude awakening Sunday morning after neighbors spotted a 250 pound black bear roaming around the neighborhood. Camden Police Chief Joe Floyd said 911 dispatchers first received word of the bear about 11:30 a.m. Sunday after getting phone calls from concerned citizens.
July 11, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | Crime-Police-Fire
Elgin Town Council members unanimously approved an "all or nothing" resolution expressing their stance on Kershaw County Council's recent passage of a ballot measure for a penny tax to fund recreational improvements.
July 11, 2012 | Denise Schnese | Lugoff-Elgin
Funeral service for Michael Lee Grant, 45, of Cordova, TN, will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in Rembert, S.C. with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
July 11, 2012 | | Obituaries
For the past ten years, Kershaw County residents have helped provide school supplies for more than 2,000 local needy students through the School Tools program. In order to make it even more convenient for persons to participate this year, a special account has been set up at First Citizens Bank where donations can be dropped off or sent through the mail.
July 11, 2012 | | Education
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies relocated a Cassatt couple, their neighbor and the neighbor's three children from a home after a man chased the male victim with a gun.
July 11, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire
July 11, 2012 | Julie J. Prickett C-I | Sidewalk Survey
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July 11, 2012 | | For the Record