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Karesh Wing to relocate, build at Beechwood

For years, citizens of Camden and Kershaw County have wondered about two things: Where would the operators of the Karesh Long Term Care Center relocate now that it is no longer part of KershawHealth? When would Beechwood on Knights Hill Road in Camden be transformed into something new?

October 12, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Healthcare


Column: Kavanaugh not suited for court

I wrote this Wednesday, and updated it Friday, just as a U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) inquiry into Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh ended, but not knowing whether Kavanaugh himself or President Donald Trump has withdrawn his name from consideration.

October 09, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns


Two men plead guilty in separate cases

Two Camden men pleaded guilty on Monday to charges in separate cases following their arrests earlier this year.

October 09, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Betty Slade honored with Leader's Legacy bench

Betty Horton Slade, who served as the city of Camden's clerk for most of the 28 years she worked at city hall, received the honor of having a Leader's Legacy bench dedicated in her name Tuesday afternoon. The bench is under a large shade tree on the north side of Rectory Square.

October 09, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


A ‘plum’ reward

The plums disappeared quickly.

October 02, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Short agenda on tap for school board tonight

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees' agenda for its meeting tonight is a relatively short one.

October 02, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Column: Stand up to bullies, don’t be one

Halfway through the first semester of the new school year, and I've been reminded that bullying happens, every school year, every day. Recently, and without going into detail, I read about an instance of bullying on Facebook and decided to respond.

September 28, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns


October is Fire Prevention Month

On a unanimous vote Tuesday -- minus Councilman Jeffrey Graham, who was absent -- Camden City Council proclaimed the month of October as Fire Prevention Month in Camden. The proclamation came just ahead of Saturday's 23rd annual FireFest.

September 28, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Camden man charged with firing shots into home

Camden Police Department (CPD) officers arrested Raheem Kawon Fuller, 28, of Arnett Drive in east Camden, for allegedly firing at least five rounds into a Court Street home around 10 p.m. Monday. No one was injured, according to the CPD report.

September 28, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Three charged in strong armed robbery

CPD officers are charging two men and a woman in connection with a strong arm robbery that took place around 5 a.m. Sept. 19 at the corner of Lakeshore Drive and Kendall Street.

September 28, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


700 block of West DeKalb Street may be rezoned

Fifteen properties along the 700 block of West DeKalb Street in Camden may be rezoned from Limited Business District (LBD) to Central Business District (CBD), allowing additional commercial uses than are allowed now. Camden City Council will consider first reading of an ordinance making the change from LBD to CBD during its meeting tonight. The proposal comes with a unanimous vote by the Camden Planning Commission recommending the zoning change.

September 25, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Column: Florence in the age of ‘fake news’

When I think about Hurricane Florence, two images come to mind.

September 21, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns


School board hears SC READY report

"Our goal is to get away from 'approaching'… to 'meets' and 'exceeds' (expectations)."

September 21, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Fifth Circuit Solicitor indicted on federal fraud charges

South Carolina's U.S. District Attorney announced Tuesday that a grand jury has indicted outgoing Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson, 49, and his director of communications, Nicole Holland, 49, on 26 counts of wire and mail fraud, conspiracy to commit both and the theft of federal funds.

September 21, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Driver in Sept. 2 double fatality charged

The Columbia man whose SUV crashed head-on into a sedan on Sept. 2 causing the deaths of a young man and woman is now being held at the Kershaw County Detention Center without bond on three of four charges.

September 21, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


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Articles By Author - Martin L. Cahn


Woman pleads guilty in MSC embezzlement case

A circuit court judge sentenced Stacey Heather Grein, 45, of Camden, on Dec. 3 for pleading guilty to one count of breach of trust with ...

December 11, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Column: Top stories of the year (so far)

2018 is almost over. For us at the C-I, that recently meant going back and looking at stories, columns and other articles to submit to ...

December 07, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns


HFKC hands out $181,000 in grants to local groups

There might not have been a better "thank you" Monday night inside Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site's McCaa Tavern than the one relayed by ...

December 07, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Healthcare


Lugoff woman arrested for meth trafficking, more

On the morning of Nov. 15, the KCSO's Special Response Team (SRT) and narcotics agents executed a lawful search warrant at a Mockingbird Road ...

December 04, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire


Column: On this day....

I had written a completely different column for today, but then realized it would make much more sense next month. So, to quickly make a ...

November 30, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns


SCDOT prepping new crosswalks on Broad Street

People driving or walking downtown on Broad Street between DeKalb and York streets have likely noticed new mid-block crosswalks recently painted by the S.C ...

November 30, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


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