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.
Two purported drug dealers allegedly threatened a woman at gunpoint after they picked her up while she was walking on the way to her boyfriend's house Wednesday, Sept. 22.
Camden City Council voted unanimously Tuesday morning to revoke the business licenses for Midtown Market on Rutledge Street and Shop 'N' Go on North Broad Street after determining both businesses had engaged in unlawful activity. Councilman Pat Partin was not present.
For weeks -- no, let's be fair -- months, perhaps as long as a year and a half, there has been a growing anti-Islamic sentiment in America. Despite being raised a Jew in my youth, I was fairly protected from anti-Semitism ... but not completely. I know something of what it's like to be derided for my heritage.
The owners of Midtown Market on Rutledge Street and the Stop-N-Go convenience store on North Broad Street may lose their business licenses. Camden City Council will hold a public hearing on exactly that possibility as part of its regular meeting Tuesday morning.
A 19-year-old Camden man was arrested late Friday night and others were being sought after a Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputy witnessed a drug deal while on patrol.
The first thing Terry Gunn mentions is how the older of his two sons loves photography.
The city of Camden continued its long tradition of lighting a Christmas tree in front of Camden City Hall on Friday night. In opening remarks, City Manager Mel Pearson noted that city staff planted the Eudora Cedar tree only two and a half years ago.
Despite grey skies and a fairly constant drizzle, laughter from 50 people filled the southeast corner of Monument Square late Saturday morning. The laughter came as Bob Wood brought forth memories of his father, Dr. Paul Ariel Wood. The laughter highlighted the dedication of a Leaders Legacy bench in Dr. Wood's honor.
Arnett Muldrow, a Greenville-based consulting firm, will officially present the designs it came up with for the city's new "Camden: Classically Carolina" brand and a draft of its marketing plan for the city. The designs, revealed during a public presentation in mid November, include the new logo featuring graphics representing different aspects of Camden life and heritage and a mock-up of a magazine advertisement. <p class="MsoNormal" align="left" style="text-align: left; ...
I'm the parent of a Camden Middle School (CMS) student. Each weekday morning, I drop him off after taking his brother to another school.
Terry J. Gunn is now acting as KershawHealth's interim chief executive officer (CEO). Gunn signed an employment agreement Wednesday with KershawHealth Board of Trustees Chair Karen Eckford and began working that day.
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