Cypress Pointe LLC, under contract to purchase the old Camden Middle School (CMS) site, was to have completed its due diligence on the property by Sept. 30. The developer was given an additional 30 days by the Kershaw County School District, until Oct. 31, to complete the process, according to Robert Horton with Re/Max real estate company, who is representing Cypress Pointe. He said they are still working through contractual ...
With two weeks to go before the Nov. 2 election, Kershaw County sheriff candidates Jim Matthews (R) and Sammie Tucker Jr. (D) made their final appeals to the public during a forum at Lugoff-Elgin High School.
A 76-year-old Elgin man was arrested Sunday morning for allegedly assaulting the 82-year-old woman with whom he has shared a Wildwood Lane home for 30 years.
With the Boston Tea Party, colonists who would soon call themselves Americans took a stand: taxation without representation would not be tolerated.
Looking out her display window while creating a paper maché snowman, Melissa Goodale has seen something that was a nuisance turn into what she says is a real problem.
More than a dozen heroes were honored Tuesday night by the city of Camden for their roles in saving the life of Lugoff resident Virginia Wilder. Almost two months ago, Aug. 21, Wilder was driving down York Street when, for reasons still not clear, her car went off the road and flipped into a creek between Rippondon and Henry streets. Wilder was in the water for seven minutes. She drowned. But ...
Two Camden men were arrested early in the morning Oct. 5 after they were caught with approximately $1,200 in meat and other food items they allegedly stole from a Market Street restaurant.
Shakeem Coleman, Imani Simon, Deneshia Reid, Precious Williams and Shynell Wells were all called to Camden High School (CHS) Principal Dan Matthews' office Friday afternoon. They didn't know why and more than one was, perhaps, a little hesitant about getting there promptly.
In the course of human events there comes a time when you realize you're old.
In August, Camden police, fire and rescue units along with several civilians worked together to save Virginia Wilder's life. Those officers, firefighters, EMS technicians and citizens -- along with Wilder -- will be honored by Camden City Council during its meeting Tuesday evening.
2 a.m., Sunday. Camden Police Department (CPD) Patrolman B. Kyle Hewitt conducts a routine property check of the city’s Woodward Park. He quickly sees something unusual: the tail lights of a silver 2002 Oldsmobile Alero near the woods beside the Don Holland Memorial Bridge.
Most KershawHealth employees can expect a little more in their paycheck at the end of December, thanks to a 2 percent across-the-board raise enacted as part of the healthcare system's Fiscal Year 2011 budget.
A man who called himself "Rev. Life" allegedly swindled a Pageland couple out of $42,000, according to a Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) report.
This week is National Newspaper Week. This column is about a website. Those two sentences aren't -- and shouldn't be -- incompatible. As announced on our front page, the Chronicle-Independent is launching a full-service website later this month. Our addition of a digital platform for our flagship newspaper has been a simultaneously daunting task and natural evolution of our brand of community journalism. "This newspaper remains the best source available to ...
They tore up a parking lot to put in a paradise. Or at least they will.
A limb falling on a line on Lakeview Avenue caused a power outage Tuesday morning in a residential section of Camden.
It might not happen until at least 2016, perhaps later, but if the city of Camden decides to move ahead with a proposed plan to put a section of Broad Street on a "road diet," it will happen in four stages and take 18 months to complete. That was the word from Ernie Boughman of URS, the city's engineering firm, to Camden City Council during a 4 p.m. work session Tuesday. Council also learned ...
For more than two months, the S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP) sought the driver of an unknown vehicle that fatally struck and killed a pedestrian on Blaney Road during the early morning hours of March 1.
As Carolina Motorsports Park (CMP) waits to hear if the city of Camden will provide $24,000 in hospitality tax (HTAX) funds in conjunction with its bid for a 2014 national go-kart championship, a Mt. Pleasant-based company is making a request for assistance for a bicycle racing event at the track.
Somehow, the man who walked the Appalachian Trail all the way to Argentina to see his mistress got elected to Congress last Tuesday in a voting outcome that almost defies belief.
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