A memorial service for Charlotte Prosser Looney, 86, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden, SC. Rev. Frank Griffith will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service in the Music Room. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Looney's memory to Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.
October 22, 2014 | | Obituaries
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation (KCSF) Board of Directors will have open seats in 2015 and the public is invited to apply if interested in serving on the KCSF board.
October 22, 2014 | | Kershaw County
The 20th annual Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup 10K road race and the Vonnie Holliday Foundation 5K run/walk will take to the streets of Camden on Saturday, Oct. 25.
October 22, 2014 | | Sports
The Camden High School baseball program will host a fundraising golf tournament at the Camden Country Club on Thursday, Nov. 13.
October 22, 2014 | | Sports
With the start of practice for the upcoming season only a few weeks away, members of the Lugoff-Elgin Middle School wrestling team are getting in some pre-season work by competing in pre-season tournaments.
October 22, 2014 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle
Teresia Hayes of Camden, Sanders Stoney Unit 203, was one of nearly 2,000 delegates, alternates and distinguished guests from across the country who attended the 94th American Legion Auxiliary National Convention August 22-28 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.
October 22, 2014 | | Camden
All three Kershaw County volleyball teams will be in post-season action over the next two nights.
October 22, 2014 | | Seasonal Sports
Jacqueline Ohrstrom's Demonstrative clinched the Lonesome Glory Champions Award as 2014′s leading earner on Saturday when he drew away powerfully to a 3 3/4-length victory in the $250,000 Grand National at the Far Hills Races.
October 22, 2014 | | Equine
After the heartbreak of a 34-28 loss to the Carolina Wildcats one week earlier, the Camden Military Academy football team righted the ship on Saturday with a 20-12 win over the visiting New Covenant Knights.
October 22, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden Military
October 22, 2014 | | Ariail
What should have been a celebration of a sturdy football win by Camden High School (CHS) turned into an ugly incident Friday night at Zemp Stadium when a brawl occurred as players went through the handshake line following the game. The incident led to a significant amount of publicity across the state, causing a black eye to CHS and the city itself. While various investigations of the fight continue, including scrutiny by the Camden Police Department for possible criminal conduct, it appears the brawl was triggered by Dreher players.
October 22, 2014 | | Editorials
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October 22, 2014 | | Yesteryear
WASHINGTON -- So unpopular is President Obama these days that the (D) following Democratic candidates' names might stand for Denial.
October 22, 2014 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns
Growing up, I had a hand full of career goals. My parents signed me up for basketball in 3rd grade, which put the idea of playing for the WNBA in my head.
October 22, 2014 | Simone T. Owens | Columns
Theodore Roosevelt's ideas on immigrants and being an American in 1907:
October 22, 2014 | Bill and Nancy Heil Lugoff | Letters
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Murray C. Hudson (left), major of operations at the Kershaw County Detention Center, accepts a plaque from the detention center's director, Peggy Spivey (right), honoring his work with the county upon his retirement last month. The plaque commended his 15 years of service with the facility: "Thank you for your years of outstanding service, diligent work ethic and many selfless acts of time and dedication which have driven this organization to its high level of operation under your term of leadership. Hudson was joined by friends, family and coworkers, including Supervisory Major Crystal Rufus-Hodge (center), at the detention center ...
August 24, 2011 | | Kershaw County
Ernest F. Hollings served decades in the U.S. Senate from South Carolina, and he was one of those who were in Washington during a time when politicians from both parties were still willing to step across the aisle and compromise. That seems long ago. But Hollings, despite decades in Washington, never lost his penchant for picturing himself as an outsider. In speeches to Rotary clubs and other organizations across the Palmetto State, he railed against "those boys up in Washington," as if he had never stepped foot in the nation's capital.
August 24, 2011 | | Editorials
As Americans, we're blessed to live in the greatest nation in the world. But all too often we tend to take for granted the heroes among us who fought and sacrificed to protect us, our ideals, and our freedom.
August 24, 2011 | Richard Eckstrom S.C. Comptroller General | Columns
August 24, 2011 | Lindsey Lyell C-I | Sidewalk Survey
Sometimes it's an easy formula when running for political office. Tell people what they want to hear and reap the rewards. At one time, that formula was working perfectly for former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford. He knew how to send a political message and how to make people listen.
August 24, 2011 | Michael Ulmer | Columns
After having his team double their win total from 2009 with a 2-8 season a year ago, North Central head football coach Louis Clyburn is not saying that his program has turned the corner. But at least, the Knights have the turn signal on.
August 24, 2011 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle
Why would more than a dozen teen and college students spend a portion of their summer vacation volunteering at KershawHealth medical center? For some -- especially younger students -- it's a chance to gain valuable work experience. Others are looking for opportunities that can help give life to a medical school applicant's personal statement, or add valuable "points" to school or scholarship applications to give them a competitive edge. For most, though, it's the opportunity to learn more about healthcare and to get that all-important insider's view of the industry.
August 24, 2011 | | Localife
Dear Annie: I had a fabulous time in college. I was president of my sorority, a peer mentor at our advising center and active in many organizations. I also was granted many awards and honors. I loved rushing around with little sleep and juggling many things on my plate. Now my life is a different story.
August 24, 2011 | | Dear Annie
I have a confession to make. When it comes to my own hard-earned dollars, I'm a bit stingy. Now, I believe giving to charity is a great thing. And if someone I know needs a volunteer, I'm one of the first to step to the plate and give my time. However, when it comes time for me to ante up cash, I can come up with a million reasons why I can't afford it.
August 24, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Localife
The 7-year-old girl in the red short-sleeve shirt and pink pajama-style pants with polka dots sits down in the deep-cushioned seat and starts thumbing through a book. Her long brown bangs sway as she swings back and forth in the chair, politely -- and directly -- answering questions of the woman sitting across from her.
August 24, 2011 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire
The welfare of animals is very important in American society, and American families own more pets today than ever before. According to the 2011-2012 American Pets Products Association National Pet Owners Survey, 62 percent of American households own a pet, which equates to 72.9 million homes. Unfortunately, of those pets there are hundreds of new animal hoarding cases each year.
August 24, 2011 | | Pets
The Kershaw County School District is temporarily suspending a new $25 S.C. Law Enforcement Division (SLED) background check for volunteers. KCSD Communications Director Mary Anne Byrd said the move is in response to concerns from community members.
August 24, 2011 | Ashley Ford | Education
The following real estate transfers were recently recorded in the Kershaw County Assessor's office:
August 24, 2011 | | For the Record
"Experienced jeans" are back again. Today's young people will call my school days "the dark ages." But way back then, our mothers worked nights to patch our school clothes. And we tried to hide the patches. That is probably where the idea of BIG book bags came from. We wanted something BIG to hide the patches. Patches meant that our parents did not have money for nice clothes.
August 24, 2011 | | Miscellaneous
I read with dismay Mr. Risvold's Aug. 16 letter to the editor and, as I also am a proud American, I feel I must reply to some parts of it.
August 24, 2011 | Peter Witt Lugoff | Letters