We in South Carolina love our history. As William Faulkner said of the South, "The past is never dead. It's not even past."
Family vacations often have a profound and lasting effect on children. For some, it's an Instagram or Facebook album of selfies taken at landmark sites with the occasional snarky comment about being dragged to "old" places.
On Feb. 23, the Humanities Council of South Carolina, in conjunction with the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, Lugoff sponsored a Black History Program featuring Sharon "The Gullah Lady" Cooper-Murray presented on Gullah culture as the guest presenter.
James Best, better known as Rosco P. Coltrane from TV's The Dukes of Hazzard will bring his one-man, multi-media show to the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County on March 22 at 7 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium.
Morse code, once a vital method of sending messages across telegraph lines, was the primary method of communication with other amateur radio operators. As technology evolved amateur radios became capable of voice transmissions and code slowly, over the past 100 years, lost its important role.
By Jackie Jordan
Kershaw County Council was scheduled last night to hold first reading on an ordinance which would allow Sunday alcohol sales in the county. Both the towns of Camden and Elgin have in past years changed their laws to allow Sunday sales, and businesses in unincorporated areas are now left at a disadvantage in not being able to match those sales.
Students vie for county crown in district spelling bee tonight
WASHINGTON -- When the going gets tough, well, why not just make the going easier?
SAFE Federal Credit Union recently recognized Dee Dee Cannon, of the credit union's Rutledge Street branch in Camden, as its Teller of the Year. SAFE honored Cannon during its annual Staff Training and Recognition Day in February. During the ceremony, the credit union recognizes "the best of the best" in different job categories, along with awards for sales, volunteerism, service, and leadership.
Abundant Life Fellowship Church is hosting the Building People Conference, Thursday through Saturday at the church on the 800 block of Laurens Street in Camden.
Chronicle-Independent (C-I) staff reporter Gary Phillips recently received a 2013-2014 community service award from Central High School in Pageland. Phillips received the award for supporting Central Eagles athletics while serving as editor of The (Pageland) Progressive Journal. Although Phillips did not attend the event, Central officials announced the award during its Fall Athletic Awards night at the school Feb. 18.
Funeral service for Vernell Douglas Cain, 80, will be held Thursday at 3:00 p.m. at First Assembly Church of God with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Bruce Marthers will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff.
Harold Joseph McNinch, Jr. of Simpsonville, SC passed away on March 7, 2014. He was born in Camden, SC on March 18, 1947. He was the son of Elizabeth W. McNinch and the late Harold J. McNinch.
South Carolina State Guard Commander Major General Thomas Mullikin invites all guardsmen and all South Carolinians to the 2016 Hurricane Hike 10K Race. The South ...
Local businessman and life-long Kershaw County resident Chuck Nash will be chairman of the Referendum Campaign Committee, Taxpayers for Education and Jobs, a group working ...
There is nothing like a rival to spice up an early season volleyball match.
Michaelah Wise and Tristan Ray both carded 54s as the Lugoff-Elgin girls' golf team suffered a 212-239 loss to host Spring Valley in a non-conference ...
Tuesday: Camden at Sumter (G – 4 p.m.); Hartsville, Cardinal Newman at Lugoff-Elgin (G – 4:30 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Fairfield Central (TEN – 5 p ...
Sister Henderson and Sister Ward are two young missionaries in Camden who teach about Jesus and invite people to come to Christ.
The Auxiliary of KershawHealth's 27th annual golf tournament will be held on Thursday, Sept. 8 at the Camden Country Club.
Today readers will probably notice a story about a new program started at Lugoff-Elgin High School. Basically, it involves upperclassmen taking on the responsibility of ...
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump. Would that it were unnecessary to mention his name except, say, as a Viagra pitchman.
Kershaw County Planning and Zoning Department Director Michael Conley is about helping the public understand the functions of the office he heads. Recently, Conley spoke ...
X. Willard Polk has announced his decision to withdraw from the race for Camden City Council.
Danny O. Rush, Jr., 65, of Plano, TX, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 23, 2016. He was born in Camden, SC to Danny O ...
KERSHAW – Funeral service for Raymond "Raybo" Robinson, 67, will be held today at 3:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. The family will ...
CAMDEN – Mr. Reynolds passed away August 26, 2016. Born in Camden, SC, on November 9, 1933, he was the son of the late Thomas Jones ...