A highly-anticipated movie is set to premiere in Camden this weekend and Little Theatre owners James and Rita Trivett have donated tickets for every member of law enforcement in Kershaw County. The Camden movie theater will also sell tickets to "Courageous" at a reduced price of $5 to the general public.
After his book "Angry Management" was removed from, and then returned to, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) libraries, author Chris Crutcher came to the county to speak with local residents and students about book banning and censorship.
Troy Davis died Wednesday night. It's been 20 years since he was convicted for the murder of an off-duty police officer. Appeals had been filed. Stays of executions have been granted. But on Wednesday, the 42-year-old Georgia inmate had a fatal cocktail of drugs inserted into his arms. Before his death, Davis had millions of people around the world -- including ex-president Jimmy Carter, a former FBI director and Pope Benedict ...
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) could consider partnering with the county's recreation department for the use of its pool to expand athletic offerings to include swim teams.
Betsy Long is a runner. So it didn't take long for the Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) media specialist to come up with the DMES "You Go, Girls" running club -- the perfect way, she said, to include her students in one of her favorite pastimes. What started out as a running club for only fourth-grade girls in 2009 quickly expanded. This year, about 70 fourth- and fifth-grade girls participate in the ...
A coalition of 19 chambers of commerce in the Midlands area -- including the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce -- will work together on regional issues affecting business and commerce. Chamber First Vice President Chip Galloway reported on a recent meeting of the Midstate Chamber Coalition at the local chamber's Thursday meeting.
As it turns out, I will be an aunt by the end of the year -- not once, but twice.
More than 15 years ago, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office deputies brought three tombstones to the Camden Archives and Museum, hoping the archives director and staff could help find their origins.
Thanks to a recent unanimous vote by the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees, two Columbia-based for-profit, after-school programs are able to use multipurpose rooms at Blaney and Doby's Mill elementary schools at reduced rates.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) currently has nine performance goals for its students. The goals are varied, and range from having every student in kindergarten through second grade performing math and reading on grade level by the end of the school year to having every high school student graduate with either a S.C. high school diploma or general equivalency diploma.
Most of the time, I can't remember what I ate for breakfast or if I even locked the front door after racing out my apartment each morning.
Students at Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) can now enjoy an outdoor library space and have money for new library books, thanks to the Target Distribution Center in Lugoff.
They may be high school seniors, but Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students Kyle Griggs and Adam Smith are also pioneers.
For those of you who may be unaware -- or haven't read any of my columns during the past year or so -- I love reality shows.
Residents at Springdale Healthcare Center got a nice surprise this summer.