With my busy schedule here at the C-I and being a dad to two rambunctious boys, it's sometimes hard to watch what I want when I want.
Everything you want to know about what's going on in the city of Camden -- from city hall's perspective -- has been summed up in an 8-minute, 57-second video. The State of the City was posted Wednesday on the city's website and YouTube and features what Mayor Jeffrey Graham called a "more conversational" style.
A 20-year-old Camden man was arrested by the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) after allegedly firing shots in an east Camden bar's parking lot early Saturday morning.
A 17-year-old Elgin man was arrested Dec. 1 and charged with multiple counts of burglary, larceny and robbery.
No later than August 2011, TruVista cable television, Internet and wireless customers will have a new location where they can purchase products, get hands-on demonstrations and pay their bills.
He's seen but only briefly described. He cut a 14-by-16 inch hole in the wall and crawled on the floor in an attempt to avoid detection. He stole $600 in quarters and approximately $7,200 in debit, credit, cash and checks.
It was my own fault.
If Camden City Council signs off on a Camden Planning Commission (CPC) recommendation, Camden's bed and breakfasts, or B&Bs, will be allowed to have more guests.
Three men were arrested in Bethune Saturday on drug charges after they were caught driving erratically and in the wrong lane by a Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputy.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is investigating two home invasions, one of which sent a woman to the hospital. Both incidents took place Saturday night.
Cypress Pointe LLC will not develop the former Camden Middle School (CMS) property on Laurens Street.
To fly or not to fly, that is the question.
When the city of Camden broke ground in the East Back Lot for the city's transformative Town Green project Oct. 29, few outside city officials and contractors knew things would move so swiftly.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is investigating two separate burglaries at a Cherokee Boulevard, Elgin, convenience store.
In a lightly attended ceremony, re-elected Camden City Councilman Walter Long and newly elected Councilman X. Willard Polk took their oaths of office Tuesday morning. They will officially take office Dec. 1. Polk will attend his first meeting as a sitting councilman during a Dec. 9 afternoon work session. His first regular meeting will be Dec. 14.
I love my job. As harried as I can be sometimes, I really do love it. I think long-time readers of this column know that by now -- that I love to write stories about Kershaw County, especially in Camden, which has been my primary beat (along with healthcare) for 14 years. You know that I'm passionate about the S.C. Freedom of Information Act and that I truly believe it doesn't just benefit journalists like myself, but individual citizens like you.
A 23-year-old county man died in a two-car collision in the Cassatt area shortly after noon Saturday when he failed to stop for a stop sign and collided with another vehicle. The collision occurred at the intersection of Old Georgetown Road West and Robinson Town Road, according to Kershaw County Coroner Johnny Fellers.
A proposed budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 presented during the KershawHealth Board of Trustees' Aug. 25 meeting projects an operating loss of a little more than $1.92 million. A total margin loss of approximately $1.69 million is also projected in the proposed budget.
Camden City Council devoted part of its regular meeting Tuesday night to wish Municipal Judge Michael E. Stegner a happy retirement after 20 years on the bench. Camden Mayor Tony Scully read a certificate of appreciation to Stegner and his wife, Neal, that noted Stegner took office on Feb. 1, 1994.
Angel waited patiently outside as Leslie Fender sipped a cup of coffee inside a shop on Broad Street around a quarter to 10 on Tuesday morning. Even with her reins simply dropped on the curb, the well-trained 9-year-old quarter horse filly knew that Fender would come back out to continue their journey to Washington, D.C.
On a split, 6-3, vote, the KershawHealth Board of Trustees, voted at its meeting Monday to approve a new version of its financial assistance, or charity, policy. The new policy will go into effect Oct. 1, the beginning of KershawHealth's fiscal year.
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