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Sheppard has big guns blazing in Smithwick

Racing Hall of Fame trainer and part-time Camden resident Jonathan Sheppard already has extended his streak of winning at least one Saratoga Race Course race every season beginning in 1969, and on ...

July 30, 2014 | | Equine

17ers try to stay alive with Monday afternoon contest

After suffering a 10-9, 10-inning loss to Inman on Sunday, the Kershae County Post 17 American Legion baseball team fell into the elimination bracket in the double-elimination event. The 17ers wil...

July 28, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports

Tourney action continues in Sumter

The South Carolina Senior State American Legion Tournament continues today through Wednesday at Riley Park in Sumter. Where: Riley Park, Church Street in Sumter. Tickets: Individual daily session t...

July 28, 2014 | | Sports

Summer youth sports camps coming to a close in county

There are still a few youth summer sports camps left in Kershaw County.Youth Soccer Camp: Players, ages six through 14, will be grouped by age, size, and ability. Daily training sessions will inclu...

July 25, 2014 | | Seasonal Sports

P-17ers in it to win it

As he was heading home in the wee hours of Friday morning from Thursday's evening's baseball game at Georgetown, Kershaw County American Legion baseball team pitching coach Will Dorton stopped by a...

July 25, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports

State American Legion Tournament schedule of games

The South Carolina Senior State American Legion Tournament begins Saturday at Riley Park in Sumter. Here is all the information you will need as to the event:Where: Riley Park Church Street in Sumt...

July 25, 2014 | | Sports

Top Striker seeks Saratoga gold

Top Striker, winner of the $50,000 Carolina Cup steeplechase in Camden last March, is part of an 11-horse field which is expected to meet the starter's flag in Thursday's $75,000 Jonathan Kiser Nov...

July 23, 2014 | | Equine

17ers face Rock Hill in Saturday's state tourney opener

Kershaw County will make its long-awaited American Legion State Tournament debut on Saturday when Post 17 takes on Rock Hill in the third (scheduled for 4:30 p.m.) game at Riley Park in Sumter.The ...

July 23, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports

The hand that rocks the ballot box

In their denouncements of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, Hillary Clinton and other Democrats have been accused of pandering to single women -- the so-called "Beyoncé voter" demog...

July 23, 2014 | By Catherine Rampell Washington Post Writers Group | Columns

S.C., immigration and ‘Us vs. Them’

First things first: every nation must secure and control its borders. This is not political rhetoric or an ideological judgment but a simple geo-political fact. Whether it's the Ukraine and inva...

July 23, 2014 | By Phil Noble C-I contributing columnist | Columns

Reader takes issue with sheriff’s letter

Having waded through Sheriff Jim Matthews recent letter as published regarding his endorsement of a "Proposed Firearms Ordinance," I note that the main point (as quoted) "It prohibits the dischar...

July 23, 2014 | Joe Upchurch Lugof | Letters

Letter writer: South Carolina’s African-Americans should run for office

Black Americans in the state of Mississippi understand their time is at hand for their voting solidarity and economic self-reliance. Black Americans in South Carolina should also know their time ...

July 23, 2014 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters

Sports Figures

Who is your favorite all-time sports figure?

July 23, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Sidewalk Survey

Camp Emmanuel kids learn about fruits and vegetables

More than 25 youngsters, ranging in age from 3 to 12 years, learned about fruits, vegetables and healthy eating as part of Camp Emmanuel at Emmanuel United Methodist Church on Tuesday. Piggly Wiggl...

July 23, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Miscellaneous

Yesteryear for July 23, 2014

Camden native helps rescue Haitians with USCG The scenes being beamed into American homes each night from the waters off Haiti are not pretty, and they are even more striking from the deck of a ...

July 23, 2014 | | Yesteryear

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