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Veterans Day: the challenge for vets to stay fit

When Mark Taylor was medically discharged from the military around five years ago, both his self-understanding and waistband expanded as he adjusted to life on the other side of a 12-year career with the Army and Army Reserve.

November 12, 2014 | | National


Veterans Day: 10 best cities for vets to live in

Veterans make an average of $36,381 a year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. And while that is a higher average than the rest of the population -- $25,820 -- it doesn't mean they can afford to be frivolous.

November 12, 2014 | Linsy Hunsaker Deseret News | National


Veterans Day: Sweet Liberty

The dog is about 39 pounds, low to the ground and well-muscled, her fur a mottle of patches and spots. At a guess, she's a heeler mix, a shelter refugee, maybe 4 years old.

November 12, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News | National


Camden Elementary, Camden High and Camden Military Academy celebrate Veterans Day by honoring vets

Camden Elementary School celebrated Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 10. Students honored veterans starting with a breakfast at 8 a.m. Afterwards, veterans were honored with a program which included singing by 4th graders and special guest speakers, including retired Army Maj. Gen. Juilan Burns, retired Marine Corps Capt. George Gibson and retired Army Sgt. Ramon Guitard, a Purple Heart recipient.

November 12, 2014 | | People & Places


Openings available for CHS baseball benefit golf tournament

The Camden High School baseball program will host a fundraising golf tournament at the Camden Country Club on Thursday, Nov. 13.

November 12, 2014 | | Camden High/Middle


Sporting clays tourney benefits TRF

The Shoot for Second Chances, a sporting clays charity tournament to benefit the retired race horses of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation of South Carolina, will be held on Friday, Nov. 14 at Hermitage Farm Shooting Sports in Camden.

November 12, 2014 | | Sports


McCarthy wraps up leading rider title

Part-time Camden resident Willie McCarthy wrapped up his first National Steeplechase Association leading rider championship with one meet left on the schedule.

November 12, 2014 | | Equine


Ariail for Nov. 12, 2014

November 12, 2014 | | Ariail


Drinking age

Picture this: a young man from Kershaw County graduates at the top of his high school class and turns down academic college scholarship offers in favor of joining the Navy and pursuing his dream of becoming a Seal, the most elite fighting corps. He makes it through the rigorous training, attains his dream and distinguishes himself in combat during two tours of duty in the Middle East. He comes home on leave to propose to his high school sweetheart, votes in a local election and then goes to a local restaurant with some old buddies, where he can't buy ...

November 12, 2014 | | Editorials


Early forecast: More gridlock

WASHINGTON -- Is the government's gridlock about to be dislodged? Imagine the capital as a giant set of pulleys and levers, operating at cross purposes. In the end, the forces tugging President Obama and Republican leaders apart may be more powerful than the ones pushing them together.

November 12, 2014 | By Ruth Marcus Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


The night shift

One of the most common reactions I get when people find out what I do is most people think I get paid to play. It's quite true that I enjoy my work and I never wish to go back to punching the 9-to-5 clock anymore than I wish to go to the same old boring place to work over and over again. Looking across the boundaries of genus and species, our representatives in nature all have a job to do that we call a niche. The jobs that are done in the natural world are as varied and as ...

November 12, 2014 | By Josh Arrants C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Inabinet - Nov. 12, 2014

November 12, 2014 | | Inabinet


Yesteryear for Nov. 12, 2014

NSDAR provides flags for holidays

November 12, 2014 | | Yesteryear


Lady Bulldogs run to a8th place finish in AAA state meet

Pam Chickering placed no pressure on her Camden High girls' cross country team heading into last Saturday's AAA state championship held at Clemson's Sandhills Research facility course in Columbia.

November 12, 2014 | | Camden High/Middle


Too early for the Christmas Spirit?

Some television networks have started showing Christmas movies. Are you in the Christmas spirit yet, or do you think it is too soon?

November 12, 2014 | | Sidewalk Survey


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KC wrestling teams earn state rankings

All three Kershaw County public school wrestling programs were placed in the top 15 of their respective classes in scmat.com's preseason poll.

November 24, 2017 | | Sports


CHS winter sports schedules

Basketball

November 24, 2017 | | Camden High/Middle


L-E winter sports schedules

Basketball

November 24, 2017 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


NC winter sports schedules

Basketball

November 24, 2017 | | North Central High/Middle


CMA winter sports schedules

Basketball

November 24, 2017 | | Camden Military


Kershaw County Library Events - December 2017

(The library will be closed Dec. 22-26; Dec. 31-Jan. 1)

November 24, 2017 | | People & Places


Thankful for you

Thanksgiving is a time to rejoice and a moment you showcase everything you are thankful for. Usually, I would talk about my high school career ...

November 24, 2017 | By Jessica Reynolds, North Central High School C-I high school columnist | High School Columns


Community Camera - Nov. 24, 2017

November 24, 2017 | | People & Places


Ariail - Nov. 24, 2017

November 24, 2017 | | Ariail


Opening day

For many, today is opening day for a different kind of hunting season -- bargain hunting season.

November 24, 2017 | | Editorials


The memory of smell

It was after a speaking engagement in Chattanooga when I was signing books that an arm slipped over my shoulders from the back and a ...

November 24, 2017 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Abe Lincoln’s daddy

Abraham Lincoln is the biological son of John C. Calhoun. The Champion of States Rights is the father of the man who kept the union ...

November 24, 2017 | By Buster Beckham C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Moment of Nature - Nov. 24, 2017

The following information comes from my colleague Dena Whitesides and is reprinted with her permission and my edits.

November 24, 2017 | | Columns


Help needed in Elgin community

The Elgin Toy Round Up and Caring Hands Project serves Elgin families and the elderly at Christmas time. They began serving families in 2005, thanks ...

November 24, 2017 | Kim Stokes Elgin | Letters


Physical exercise vital to life worth living

Recently, I read in the Chronicle-Independent (C-I) that Scott Park Trail is to be paved. Apostle James' waiting tells all of us that all good ...

November 24, 2017 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters


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