Starting today, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies are no longer serving Kershaw County Probate Court orders of detention for mental health evaluations and commitments within the municipal limits of Camden, Elgin and Bethune. While deputies will continue to handle mental health probate court orders, the change leaves those municipalities' police departments to handle such matters within their jurisdictions.
A Lugoff man already charged with stealing money from the American Legion post where he was treasurer has been accused of stealing more money over a longer period of time.
The Camden Police Department (CPD) arrested a 59-year-old Camden man after he allegedly slashed a tire on a vehicle in an East DeKalb Street parking lot and swung his knife at a witness.
A man walking on U.S. 521 near Carolina Motorsports Park was killed Tuesday morning.
If your high school and college-age kids are going to the Carolina Cup this year -- especially to Springdale Race Track's "College Park" area -- you might want to pass along a message: it might take them a few extra minutes to get to their spots.
Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself -- where were you born? Where did you go to school and how did you get the job (originally) as Camden Downtown Manager?
It just so happens that this week -- a week after we announced this paper's win in the S.C. Press Association's General Excellence category -- is Sunshine Week.
A Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) constable has been arrested and charged with two counts of electronic benefits transfer (EBT) card fraud and one count of misconduct in office.
Charles King, owner of Atlas Gym, said he was "disheartened" after reading of the city's possible plans for a portion of the former Boylan-Haven-Mather Academy property.
The economy continues to be a challenge for many, and KershawHealth is no exception. Although January was a better month for the health care system -- compared to both its budget and to financial reports of the previous three months -- "year to date, we are still extremely challenged," KershawHealth Board of Trustee Vice Chair Scott Ziemke told his fellow trustees during the board's Feb. 28 meeting.
A Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputy responded to an Elgin concrete plant in Richland County around 2 p.m. March 3 in response to a company truck driver who had been stabbed.
Jamie Lubell Dixon, the 33-year-old Elgin man Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews has called a "well-known" drug dealer, has been arraigned on federal charges.
A Camden man and his common-law spouse, both 23, were arrested and charged with trafficking crack cocaine, simple possession of marijuana and three counts of child neglect after Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) narcotics agents raided a West DeKalb Street motel in Camden.
"You are holding a first-class newspaper in your hand."
"Hallelujah!" Camden City Councilwoman Alfred Mae Drakeford shouted Thursday afternoon.
About 50 people spent some time Nov. 13 to help the city of Camden celebrate the official grand opening of its new wastewater treatment plant. The plant, which cost around $35 million to build, actually began operating in late-February. The city chose to wait until late in the year to have a ribbon cutting ceremony and offer tours of the plant while it worked to drain the old plant's remaining lagoon. The new plant replaces one built in 1979.
As 2015 approaches, Kershaw County's oldest continually operating business is celebrating its 150th anniversary by doing what it's always done: offering a wide variety of insurance products with competitive pricing and hometown service.
Even as I close in on 50 (mark your calendars for next March), I still like to play computer games. Frivolous, I know ... or is it?
In addition to passing first reading of an ordinance authorizing an up to $4 million bond to renovate Rhame Arena and contribute to the construction of a community building at an expanded Central Carolina Technical College campus, Camden City Council took up several other matters at its Nov. 11 meeting.
A large crowd gathered early at Hampton Park in downtown Camden on Wednesday afternoon for a 3 p.m. ceremony honoring a long-time physician known as "Dr. Mac." About 70 people sat in chairs while another 30 to 40 stood across the street from the house where Dr. Francis N. McCorkle first lived in Camden. Several people were on the agenda to speak. The Camden Military Academy (CMA) color guard became a last-minute addition, representing the facility where McCorkle has served as school doctor for 57 years.
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