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L-E seniors look to break through against Bulldogs tonight at Zemp

With his first pass attempt of the 2016 season, North Central quarterback Michael Williamson hooked up with Markell Portee on a 10-yard fade pattern pass for a touchdown in a game with Buford. Onl...

August 18, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports

Knights host Rocks to open Drakeford era in Boonetown

Tyronne Drakeford has played on football's biggest stage in being a member of the Super Bowl XXIX champion San Francisco 49ers. That does not mean the North Central head football coach does not get...

August 18, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports

L-E vs. CHS advance tickets on sale for $6

In order to help alleviate the expected long lines of fans making their way into Zemp Stadium for Friday's season-opening football game between Lugoff-Elgin and Camden, officials at Camden High Sch...

August 14, 2017 | | Sports

Weather, new coaches will add intrigue to tonight’s jamboree

Well, at least it may feel like football weather. For years, the Camden Shrine Club Football Jamboree could be counted on to bring in the heat and humidity while welcoming the high school football...

August 11, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports

Groundbreaking for Hampton Inn is Tuesday

Hotel group Kali, Inc. and Camden city officials are scheduled to break ground on a new Hampton Inn at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The three acre site of the new hotel at 122 Wall Street is conveniently locat...

August 11, 2017 | | Business

Meet the Bulldogs set for Monday, Aug. 14

The Camden Bulldog Club will sponsor Meet the Bulldogs on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Commons area of the school gym. Members of the school's varsity football, varsity volleyball,...

August 10, 2017 | | Camden High/Middle

Series of football scrimmages on tap Tuesday

All three Kershaw County high school football teams close scrimmage action with contests throughout today. Camden High will host Chapin and Richland Northeast at the school's athletic complex loca...

August 08, 2017 | | Sports

Antoinette G. "Toni" Payne

CAMDEN - Funeral Services for Toni Payne, 59, will be held on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Father John officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Me...

August 08, 2017 | | Obituaries

Two-car accident claims one

A two-car collision that occurred about 3 p.m. August 5 claimed the life of a Camden man. Kershaw County Coroner David West said Ernest Lee Griggs, 83, of Camden, was traveling south, alone, towar...

August 08, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire

Monday, Monday...

Note: this happened awhile back. But it still smarts... If you grew up with me, then you probably lived through, or were part of, a number of insanely stupid mishaps, from a dent in the cabbage fr...

August 08, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Columns

Cosmopolitan with a twist

WASHINGTON -- What better way to usher in the hissingly hot dog days of summer, otherwise known as August, than with a high-wire verbal duel between CNN senior White House correspondent (and well-k...

August 08, 2017 | Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns

Traffic lights needed on U.S. 521

I think lighting of the exit ramp at I 20 and US 521 is an excellent idea; however, there is another issue that needs to be addressed: traffic lights. The more this area of 521 is developed, the g...

August 08, 2017 | | Letters

Writer disagrees with cartoon

At last, the United States is making a stand against South Korea's determination to have nuclear weapons that will reach the United States. The cartoon by Gary Markstein in the Chronicle on 8/4/17...

August 08, 2017 | | Letters

Writer wonders what goes on behind closed doors

Camden is like a little Washington, D.C. -- so much corruption going on behind closed doors, even in so-called public meetings. When a person can't comment in a public hearing, something is bad wro...

August 08, 2017 | | Letters

Try to be that good example of a safe driver

Like every summer, people across the nation have been enjoying vacations and outdoor activities. This is a great time of year (as it usually increases my pre-storm fishing trips!) and even though ...

August 08, 2017 | Joseph M. Floyd | Columns

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