Something I didn't do very well in 2010 was managing my family's personal finances.
Camden City Council will consider first reading of an ordinance repealing the city's entire procurement code Tuesday. The move is being made as a first step toward replacing that section of city code with an administrative policy that would be both more flexible and yet compliant with federal regulations.
An estimated 1,000 people crowded into an all but standing room only sanctuary at First Baptist Church of Camden to see Jim Matthews sworn in as Kershaw County's new sheriff Tuesday.
Five hours after being sworn in Tuesday, Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews asked Kershaw County Council for extra money to create a new traffic enforcement unit and enhanced victims advocate services. Matthews made the requests during a "State of the Sheriff's Office" report he gave to Kershaw County Council before a crowd of more than 100 people.
A change in a long-standing policy came as Jim Matthews took the reins of the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Tuesday.
The mother of a high school student has accused another student of providing her son drugs that landed him in the hospital.
About this time last year, I started a new tradition: looking back at the year in crime -- but from a funny point of view.
Clouds covered the sky. Turkey vultures and other black birds cawed one morning just before Christmas, loudly protesting the new arrival's intrusion into their feeding grounds. But Chester stood his ground or, rather, his perch on a rail fence near Kendall Lake. The caws soon faded, the other birds flew higher and away, and the young red-tailed hawk felt comfortable enough to fly across the lake. <p class="MsoNormal" style="text-indent: ...
On this last day of 2010, we come to the last part of a look back at the year as it comes to a close. A groundbreaking event heralded change to come. An election heralded even more change (while keeping some other things the same). It is sometimes said that we can never know where we're going until we know where we've been. 2011 promises to ...
When President Barack Obama signed the Omnibus Lands Bill in March 2009, it marked another step forward in a years-long process to turn the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site and the Battle of Camden site into a joint national military park.
The lazy, hazy days of summer were -- well, hazy and hot with temperatures sometimes hitting the century mark. They were anything but lazy, however, as the news barely slowed down in the late spring and early summer.
The Camden Police Department (CPD) is looking for a 24-year-old woman officers say stabbed her 33-year-old boyfriend at a West DeKalb Street motel.
It's cliché to say it was the best of times and it was the worst of times, but when it comes to year-end reviews that cliché also serves as truth. 2010 was beset with tragedies and controversies but also rewarded with triumphs. For some in the political arena, 2010 marked the end of an era. For others, it was only the beginning.
Kaptin, Siren, Kare Bear, Venom and Professor. They sound like superhero names. And they are certainly heroes in my book.
Two more suspects have been arrested in connection with the Dec. 12 shooting incident in Antioch Baptist Church's cemetery.
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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