"You are holding a first-class newspaper in your hand."
"Hallelujah!" Camden City Councilwoman Alfred Mae Drakeford shouted Thursday afternoon.
Completion of Camden's new Town Green is just weeks away, and the city and a local business have already made plans for the venue's first major event.
Two Camden men are behind bars, one charged with attempted murder, in connection with two shooting incidents Tuesday night, including a drive-by shooting in Camden.
Byron Michael Wood was 18 years old in late 2007 when he ordered Markelle Jamar Reid, also 18 at the time, to "ride someone" in order to get back into Camden's Nine Trey Bloods gang. That order ultimately led Reid to shoot and kill 17-year-old Michael Joseph Smith -- the first, and so far only, person to die in a gang-related shooting in Kershaw County -- on Dec. 7, 2007.
Michael Nienhuis and Vanessa Wideman came to medicine from two very different directions. Yet, the two KershawHealth Primary Care at Elgin physicians got into medicine for the same reason: to help people.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is investigating a shooting incident at a West DeKalb Street, Camden, motel.
Both Camden City and Kershaw County councils seem to be made up of people with good heads on their shoulders.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) in Lugoff, South Carolina, is 5,260 miles, or 8,465 kilometers, from Kiev, Ukraine. If the half-dozen men and their two interpreters had taken a direct flight from Kiev, spelled by Ukrainians as Kyiv, the trip would have lasted nine and a half hours.
"To provide jobs for existing residents and bring new residents to Camden by attracting businesses and industries."
"To construct an expanded multipurpose recreational facility located as close to downtown Camden as possible with partners to operate it."
One man was injured and another man arrested in an early Tuesday morning shooting on Chesnut Street in Camden.
Two Camden men were arrested after complaints of unusual levels of traffic, drug dealing and other suspicious activity, including people entering and staying at a Woodside Drive, Camden, home without permission.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested a S.C. Department of Corrections lieutenant Friday after a total of 34 weapons were recovered from his Elginwood Drive home in Elgin.
Today, you'll find a correction and clarification to a story I wrote recently about a pair of neighboring home invasions.
I did not know Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Deputy Rob Evans, who passed away last week. I knew him, but only in the sense that I spoke to him a few times when the two of us happened to be at KCSO headquarters at the same time. Evans certainly seemed like a nice guy; I remember him smiling a lot.
Camden City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to increase electric utility rates by 6 percent starting with the first billing cycle in January 2014. The increase is necessary, City Manager Mel Pearson said during council's Tuesday meetings, because of an expected 12.9 percent increase in the cost of purchasing power from Duke Energy Progress (DEP).
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